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Mute confirms new [PIAS] partnership

By | Published on Monday 9 September 2013


The v2 Mute company has confirmed a new distribution partnership with [PIAS], which will see the two firms work together once again, there having been various alliances between [PIAS] and the original Mute business. Under the new arrangement [PIAS] will provide digital and physical distribution to Mute in the UK.

Confirming the deal, Mute founder and chief Daniel Miller told CMU: “I’m delighted to be back with our old friends and colleagues at [PIAS] UK. [PIAS] is the natural home for us here and I look forward to a long and successful relationship with Adrian Pope and his excellent team”.

The there mentioned Pope – MD of [PIAS] Artist And Label Services – added: “It’s great to be working with Mute again in the UK. The opportunity to take a joined up approach to physical and digital releases as well as developing other initiatives together across the [PIAS] business is a huge opportunity”.

Meanwhile [PIAS] co-founder and CEO Kenny Gates told CMU: “Mute and Daniel were an inspiration for me when founding [PIAS] back in 1982. Mute and [PIAS] go back a long time, having been Daniel’s licensee in several European countries before initiating Vital distribution together in the UK. I’m very happy on every level to see both our companies working together again in the UK”.