FUGA has signed a deal with Ignition Records for digital distribution. The Dutch technology and services company is working on releases by Ignition artists including Primal Scream, Courteeners and The Coral.
FUGA has also expanded with clients from North and South America, including US management services company mtheory, who represent Major Lazer, Dillon Francis and Porter Robinson. Label signings include TTT, Prodigy Music Group, Fresh Goods Music, Interline Music Group and SML/XL.
Pieter van Rijn, CEO of FUGA, said: “It is wonderful to see FUGA’s roster keep expanding, with huge names like Ignition and a broad range of labels and services across the world choosing to use our best-of-breed digital distribution services.”
John Leahy, Ignition Records Director, added: “We’re excited to be partnering with FUGA and working with them for our digital distribution. We’re especially looking forward to seeing them bring their unique brand of innovation and dedication to our artists.”
Meanwhile, FUGA client Fire Records has acquired the complete Atlantic Records Lemonheads catalogue as part of the WMG divestment process. The label has also purchased the first eight albums by blues-rock band The Groundhogs. As before, all new Fire Records catalogue will be digitally distributed by FUGA.
The Dutch company’s label clients also include Domino, Epitaph and Tommy Boy.