A reliable sorcerer: Inside 10 years of Merlin's digital wizardry

Mark Sutherland

For 10 years now, Merlin has been fighting for independent labels’ digital rights – and it’s still growing. Music Week sits down with CEO Charles Caldas to talk through a decade of operation, and why indies still need to stick together…

Life was very different in 2008. Gordon Brown was Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was London Mayor and Portsmouth won the FA Cup. In music, Jay-Z headlined Glastonbury, Duffy had the year’s biggest-selling album and an unheralded digital music company ...

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