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Finetunes appoint new UK A&R

By | Published on Monday 4 October 2010

Hamburg-based digital distributor finetunes has announced the appointment of music journalist and dance music expert Joe Muggs to its UK team, where he will work as an A&R Representative specialising in electronic and dance music, and especially dubstep.

Says finetunes’ UK boss David Balfour: “Joe is deeply respected in the electronic music world and has a proven ability to spot upcoming talent. Combining Joe’s knowledge and contacts with finetunes’ leading technology and digital music expertise will further strengthen finetunes’ appeal for forward-thinking independent labels”.

Muggs himself added: “It’s a very exciting time for music right now, as the global success of dubstep creates opportunities for musicians of all kinds. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be joining a company with the infrastructure and commitment to great music to help artists use these opportunities to build real, sustainable careers”.