About Us

Nettwerk Music Group is the umbrella company for Nettwerk Records, Nettwerk Management, Nettwerk Producer Management and Nettwerk One Publishing.
 
Nettwerk Music Group connects music fans with music makers. Built on over 25 years of tenacity and ingenuity, our unique company offers its clients every conceivable service available in the business of music. We are a worldwide organization, designed to provide on-the-ground support in countries far and wide. With a history of being at the forefront of leveraging technologies, our company is storming toward the genesis of a new music model, one that places the artist at both the creative and financial center. Our teams know the value of long-term strategic planning, yet still know a guy (who knows a guy) who can get your van fixed tonight in Omaha.
 
Established in 1984, the Vancouver-based company was originally created by Nettwerk principles Terry McBride, Mark Jowett, Ric Arboit and Dan Fraser, as a record label to distribute recordings by the band Moev, but the label quickly expanded in Canada and internationally, ultimately becoming one of the largest and most influential independent record labels in the world. Initially specializing in electronic music genres such as alternative dance and industrial, the label also became a powerful player in pop and rock in the late 1980s and 1990s.
 
From launching the careers of Sarah McLachlan, Skinny Puppy and Coldplay, to seeking out artists like fun., Old Crow Medicine Show, Morgan Page and Family of the Year, Ladytron, Passenger and Wanting Qu, Nettwerk Records has gone on to release over 400 albums that have amassed worldwide sales in excess of 100 million albums.
 
Today, Nettwerk Music Group is a worldwide organization with offices in Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York City, Boston, London and Hamburg.

Nettwerk Music Group Press Releases

22/01/15

Nettwerk Music Group (Nettwerk) announced today that it has acquired Robot of the Century Music, an independent music publisher founded out of Roadrunner Records, the pre-eminent worldwide rock label, by its former chairman Cees Wessels.

Under the acquisition, Nettwerk’s teams throughout North America and Europe will work directly with the songwriters on the Robot of the Century roster, which includes such marquee rock artists/songwriters as Young The Giant, Black Stone Cherry, Jesse Leach (of Killswitch Engage) and Trivium.

Nettwerk President/COO Simon Mortimer-Lamb says, “We are very excited to welcome the Robot of the Century roster of artists and songwriters to Nettwerk. They have established themselves as some of the best in their genre and have achieved a global reach. We look forward to utilizing our teams throughout the world to ensure their continued growth and success.”