By Andy Malt | Printed on Thursday 15 December 2022
US indie label Polyvinyl has signed up to make use of the companies of Downtown-owned distribution agency FUGA. On the identical time, it has additionally entered a brand new settlement with Downtown Neighbouring Rights. , for its neighbouring rights.
“Polyvinyl’s dedication to unbiased artists and their inventive freedom completely aligns with FUGA’s mission to empower unbiased labels”, says Allie Barbera, the distributor’s Senior Enterprise Growth Supervisor for the Americas. “We’re really excited to be working with such a notable, forward-thinking firm that champions the unbiased sector and to supply them with FUGA’s breadth of companies”.
Polyvinyl co-founder Matt Lunsford provides: “This transfer represents Polyvinyl’s continued dedication to our artist-first ethos. We’re proud to supply our artists a totally unbiased path to digital distribution and advertising by way of our partnerships with FUGA and Merlin: each of whom share our ardour for empowering unbiased music”.
Launched in 1996, Poyvinyl’s roster contains Alvvays, Deerhoof, Kero Kero Bonito, Of Montreal and Anamanaguchi.