Believe’s dedicated dance & electronic division b:electronic signs mobilee records and Feathers & Bones.17 August 2023 - Press release
b:electronic, the global dance & electronic imprint of Believe, one of the world’s leading digital music companies, is excited to announce that it has signed both mobilee records and Feathers & Bones, the new label from esteemed electronic artist Rodriguez Jr. This significant development represents a powerful alliance that is set to redefine the electronic music landscape.
mobilee, founded in 2005 by Anja Schneider and Ralf Kollmann, is a Berlin powerhouse that has become synonymous with innovative, high-quality house and techno (Pan-Pot, Maya Jane Coles, Solomun, Anja Schneider, Giorgia Angiulli, dOP, Jennifer Cardini, Miss Kitten, Timo Maas, etc). The label celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020, marking a decade and a half of visionary work in the electronic music sphere.
Feathers & Bones, the label from Rodriguez Jr. represents a new chapter in the artist's life. The imprint carries a mission to explore a wide spectrum of genres and aims to build bridges between mainstream and niche audiences.
Echoing these sentiments, Meike Nolte, Business Development Manager at b:electronic, said, "Embarking on my music career coincided with the birth of mobilee, a label that was instrumental in defining Berlin's distinctive sound. Now, with its fresh take on concepts like immersive sound, mobilee continues to break new ground. It's a privilege to work closely with Ralf Kollmann on both mobilee and Rodriguez Jr.’s thrilling new venture, Feathers & Bones. Olivier's rare blend of prodigious production skills and captivating performance artistry is exceptional. I'm truly enthused to witness how both these pioneering labels evolve under the b:electronic banner.“
Till Wolf, VP Label and Artist Solutions at Believe Germany added, “We are very excited about our partnership with mobilee. It’s a remarkable addition to the growing roster of amazing electronic music at Believe and a milestone for the recently launched b:electronic brand. I’m sure we will see this partnership thrive on a local and global scale with the combined level of expertise at mobilee and Believe.”
Ralf Kollmann, Director at mobilee records, shared his excitement about the new partnership: "We are always striving to find the best possible configurations for our label and artist businesses, focusing on building long-term partnerships and solutions. Music creation, distribution, and promotion on one side, and listening behaviours and experiences on the other, have undergone significant changes in the past decade. Embracing new technologies and formats is part of our company's DNA, and we are convinced that Believe shares this vision, amplifying our ideas and delivering the right platforms to prepare for the next decade. The future of dance music looks bright. We are happy to join the b:electronic team with the entire mobilee catalogue and Rodriguez Jr.´s new label Feathers & Bones