Today, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) is proud to announce the 13 fellows joining their Black Independent Music Accelerator (BIMA) program for its second year running! With the ultimate goal of fostering a more equitable industry, BIMA is a fellowship initiative designed to amplify Black voices in the independent music community through educational and networking opportunities.
Materia Music Reports Record Revenue For Its Artists
Materia Music has paid over twelve million dollars to over one thousand artists. This number includes royalty payments, all time advances, investments, production and assistance.
Materia Music Inc.
January 3, 2022 Today, we are changing our company name from Materia Collective LLC to Materia Music Inc. This update reflects our rebrand from 2020. For our fans, artists, clients, and other payees, not much will change. You may see "Materia Music Inc" on future statements and transactions. If you are a vendor, partner, or … Continue reading Materia Music Inc.
Thank You, Materia Community!
December 1, 2021 2021 and 2020 have been challenging years for Materia, and as its owner and founder, I wanted to address some key community concerns and changes, and shed light on what’s changing as we move towards the future. A short History of Materia Materia Community has been Materia Music's foundation, and the starting … Continue reading Thank You, Materia Community!
Indigenous People’s Day 2021
Materia acknowledges that we operate on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup Tribe. The Puyallup people have lived on and stewarded these lands since the beginning of time, and continue to do so today. We recognize this land acknowledgement is one small step toward true allyship and we at Materia commit to uplifting the voices, … Continue reading Indigenous People’s Day 2021
Materia Music Pledges Support for Credits Due Campaign
Seattle - October 6th - Video game music group Materia Music recently pledged their support for Credits Due, a campaign created by songwriters that helps to ensure writers are credited and paid for their work. Oftentimes, recordings and compositions are not properly linked to their creators, resulting in inefficient processes, and incorrect compensation for creators … Continue reading Materia Music Pledges Support for Credits Due Campaign
Vinyl Spotlight: Chill
Our first Vinyl Spotlight focuses on the Chill series; lofi video game music produced by Mikel and Helynt, and pressed on wax by Materia Collective, stamped by NiPro Records, and cut/mastered by multi Grammy-award-winning engineer Jeff Powell...
Materia Music appoints new Chief Operating Officer
Seattle - March 11, 2021 - Video game music label and publisher Materia Music has appointed Daniel Jiménez-Wall as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will work closely with founder and CEO Sebastian Wolff to improve Materia’s infrastructure and long-term strategy. In this new role, Jiménez-Wall will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, artist product … Continue reading Materia Music appoints new Chief Operating Officer
Materia Collective runner-up in Making Vinyl’s 2020 Best in Vinyl Packaging Awards
February 25 - 2021: Materia Collective is excited to join the ranks of labels whose products we have long admired at Making Vinyl's Packaging Awards. Materia Collective's Hollow Knight Piano Collections (2020, David Peacock & Augustine Mayuga) received the runner-up award for BEST RECORD ART, with illustrations by Nise and design by ROZEN & Isa … Continue reading Materia Collective runner-up in Making Vinyl’s 2020 Best in Vinyl Packaging Awards