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News December 4, 2020

BMG signs Slumberjack to global publishing deal

BMG signs Slumberjack to global publishing deal

Slumberjack has signed a global publishing agreement with BMG Australia.

The Perth-based electronic duo joins a growing roster of electronic-leaning Australian artists at BMG, a list that includes Alison Wonderland, What So Not, Cut Copy, Peking Duk, KLP, Golden Features, Client Liaison, Young Franco, SAFIA, Running Touch, Nyxen and Wave Racer.

There’s nothing sleepy about Slumberjack.

Founded by Morgan Then and Fletcher Ehlers, the broke out in 2014 and have blown up with three gold-certified singles. 

Since then, the pair have collaborated with the likes of Alison Wonderland, What So Not, Vera Blue, TroyBoi, Ekali and others, and their 2016 release ‘Open Fire’ with Silverchair’s Daniel Johns was released via Diplo’s Mad Decent in North America and Onelove for the rest of the world.

Career streams across their catalogue top 100 million.

Watch Slumberjack’s ‘Poison’ featuring Sydnee Carter:

“Slumberjack are a leading force in Australian electronic music and on behalf of the BMG team, I’m so pleased to announce this global publishing deal with them,” comments Heath Johns, BMG Managing Director Australia.

“The new music Fletcher and Morgan have been working on is beyond impressive and this next phase of their career is set to be seriously exciting”.

BMG’s Heath Johns

BMG is coming off a high with the release of Tim Minchin’s debut studio album Apart Together blasting to No. 27 in the U.K. and No. 2 in Australia.

That release was the first through an exclusive label deal for the world, stuck by Minchin and BMG’s Australian affiliate.

On signing the new agreement, the lads from Slumberjack commented: “We’ve always had BMG in our sights so we’re very happy to finally be able to work together. They bring a tonne of experience to the table so we’re looking forward to a fruitful partnership”.

Slumberjack will get pulses pacing with a performance Saturday (5th December) at the Castaway Festival at Nodes Park Whitfords in Perth, which is expected to draw more than 15,000 revellers.

This article originally appeared on The Industry Observer, which is now part of The Music Network.

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