IDOL

Paris, France

Paris
France

Press Releases

Business

IDOL inks two North American deals, appoints US Label Manager

Independent digital distributor and A&L services company, IDOL has strengthened its North American division by striking new deals with Le Plan Recordings and Old Soul Music, as well as hiring a US Label & Project Manager.

Business

IDOL signs Afro B and Yemi Alade, hires new international A&R

Independent digital distributor, IDOL has agreed global artist services deals for two key signings that span diverse African genres, whilst Christophe Mauberqué joins to head up the company's international business development.

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IDOL signs US hip-hop trailblazer Erick the Architect, confirms 2024 debut solo album

IDOL, the independent digital distributor, has agreed a global artist services deal with Erick the Architect; rapper, producer and founding member of Brooklyn hip-hop trio Flatbush Zombies.

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IDOL promotes Thomas Sharp Maxwell to General Manager, USA to drive North American expansion

IDOL, the global artist and label services company, has appointed Nashville-based Thomas Sharp Maxwell as General Manager, USA, to lead the growth of its operations across North America.

About Us

IDOL is a digital distributor that provides world-leading service to some of the most prestigious names in independent music. Its diverse roster, built around the highest standards of artistic curation, includes labels such as Erased Tapes, Fire Records, Microqlima, Gondwana, AIM Awards 2022 winners Local Action, B3SCI Records, Soundway, Glitterbeat, SRD, Ubisoft and Bandai Namco, while it distributes artists including Four Tet, Daphni, L’impératrice, La Femme, Ibrahim Maalouf and Lomepal.

IDOL was founded in 2006 by Pascal Bittard as one of the first fully digital aggregators, with “independence is a strength” as its core belief. Its offering combines unbeatable label management and marketing services with a focus on long-term catalogue development – a combination that consistently achieves better results for its clients.

IDOL operates its own digital distribution platform, Labelcamp, which offers state-of-the-art supply chain management tools and analytics dashboards to its distributed partners. Labelcamp is also available as a SaaS product for third-party labels and distributors, and is used by the likes of [PIAS], Because, Concord and Ditto.

The company has offices in Paris, London, Berlin and Johannesburg, and a presence in New York, LA and Nashville.

Locations

Paris
Paris
France