Bucks Music Group has signed a worldwide sponsorship deal with Autonomy Music Group that will see it run the artist development and campaign management company’s new publishing arm, Autonomy Music Publishing.
Under the agreement, Bucks will provide back end publishing administration and sync services for Autonomy as well as ongoing creative support and expertise.
Autonomy Music Group is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, having been founded by Richard Engler and David Rowell in 2007. The company supports a wide range of clients including artists, labels, managers and music related brands.
Its new publishing offering will sit alongside and compliment a number of other services across the campaign management, artist management, creative, A&R, digital, distribution and live areas.
The current Autonomy roster includes roles with Feeder, Damien Dempsey, Wildwood Kin, Carly Paoli and Dominic Young Unique as well as consultancy roles with labels such as Decca and Hana Road.
“Autonomy Music Group is one of the most respected names in the independent music community, having consistently provided first class services to their clients over the past 10 years.”
The award-winning Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running independent music publishers. Its catalogue includes works by the likes of David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, DJ Fresh, Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental and Beyonce to name a few.
Label publishing partners include Heavenly, Nude, Raggamuffin, Brownswood, Rekids, Arts & Crafts, VIVa and No Hats No Hoods.
Bucks Music Group MD Simon Platz (pictured) said: “Autonomy Music Group is one of the most respected names in the independent music community, having consistently provided first class services to their clients over the past 10 years. We’re really pleased that they’ve chosen Bucks to help power their publishing operation, and we’re looking forward to providing a similarly stellar service going forward.”
David Rowell, Partner at Autonomy, said: “We have taken our time to search for the right publishing partner. Simon and his team are hugely respected and mirror our ambition for the new publishing venture. They also recognise that our business model and approach can generate a range of new opportunities for the arrangement. We are really honoured to become partners and North London neighbours with the Bucks Music Group team.”Music Business Worldwide