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

10/03/14

Nettwerk Music Group (NMG) announced today that AJ Burton has been named Director Of Publishing, NMG Nashville, to expand the presence of NMG’s publishing division, Nettwerk One (NW1).

Nettwerk’s relationship with AJ began in 2011 with the initiation of a partnership between NW1 and Revelry Music Group, an independent Nashville publishing company co-founded by Burton. Through the joint venture, NW1 and Revelry signed several successful Nashville writers, like Neil Mason and Jessie Jo Dillon. In his new roll with Nettwerk, Burton will seek new writing talent, as well as opportunities for current NW1 clients in Nashville.

“I’m thrilled to have AJ join the Nettwerk team,” says Nettwerk’s Blair McDonald. “He’s been a great partner to us through our joint venture with Revelry Music Group, and I look forward to working closely with him to develop our own roster of talented Nashville songwriters.”

Says Burton, “It’s been a fantastic 3+ years working closely with the Nettwerk staff. I am honored to have this opportunity to build Nettwerk’s Nashville presence and to continue my responsibilities with our shared Nettwerk/Revelry writers and artists.”