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

24/10/14

In August 2014, a preliminary conversation was held between Dick Clark Productions and Nettwerk Records regarding Sinéad O’Connor and a potential performance at this year’s American Music Awards. Discussions continued for nearly two months, but in the end, no formal offer was made. It was subsequently revealed to Nettwerk and Ms. O'Connor that the involvement of Pope Francis in this potential performance was being pursued. Ms. O’Connor and her management later spoke directly with Dick Clark Productions.