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Jorge Brea
Jorge Brea
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CEO of Symphonic Distribution, Tech Nerd, Husband, Movie Buff, Apple aficionado & former DJ.

Spotify and iHeart Radio Launch News
Two recent stories have surfaced last week of which one can now for sure be confirmed. Spotify has launched in Japan. The Nikkei earlier this summer reported that the launch was imminent. The publication, one of Japan’s leading business publications,…
Streaming in Belgium and Sweden is Growing
Two reports were released this week, which shows that streaming in Belgium and Sweden are on the rise. The Belgium music market grew 6.5% in the first half of 2016 thanks to an 80% rise in income from streaming. “Premium…
Simfy Africa Integrated
We're happy to announce the integration of Simfy Africa to our network of Digital Service Providers. Existing clients of Symphonic will now see "Simfy Africa" as a partner to select and we're focused on new releases at the moment in…
Want to release a cover song? Now you can!

Ever wanted to produce or record a cover song but weren’t sure of how to get the process started? Well we’re stoked to announce that with our partner Easy Song Licensing, you now can! Through our partnership, you can easily…

Beatport Update – Payments, Auction, Etc.

(The following article may be outdated. Please look up recent articles before commenting further. For an update, Beatport has further shut down various aspects of their brand). We felt it be important that we communicate regarding the latest around Beatport.…

MetaPop Is the Copyright Solution You’ve Been Waiting For

As YouTube and SoundCloud continue to strive to protect rights holders and their repertoire via fingerprinting, whitelisting, etc., many independent artists will unfortunately be hit with copyright-related strikes from major record labels, publishing societies, and others that don’t see the…

Guidelines on Promotional Activity and Beatport Charts

We’re extremely glad to see Beatport send us this note below. It’s always a thought that the charting of Beatport can be manipulated through services that promise chart-topping success and/or if you as a user buy your music. We have always…

What is Sync Licensing?

If you’ve found yourself wondering, “What is sync licensing?”, you’ve come to the right place. Symphonic’s CEO, Jorge Brea, is here to explain exactly what Sync Licensing means and everything you need to know about it. Let’s get started… What…

Saavn Integrated!

Symphonic Distribution has been hard at work all year to integrate new partnerships and as the year closes, we’ve wrapped up another one. We’re thrilled to announce the integration of Saavn. Saavn is a digital brand focused on English, Bollywood…

Symphonic Turns 9!

It’s pretty incredible that Symphonic began nine years ago. These last nine years have been tremendous–we’ve been able to see record labels and musicians join us in our movement for independence and actually make revenue and take their brands from concept to reality.…