Nils Frahm and Felix Grimm sign label deal with BMG10 November 2020 - Press release
German musician, composer, and producer Nils Frahm and his long-time manager Felix Grimm have signed an exclusive global label deal with BMG for their newly launched production company Leiter.
Following a decade of collaboration, Leiter bundles Frahm and Grimm's creative activities and experiences. The label is a space for the development and realization of their joint ideas in music as well as a platform for new talent and artist collaborations. Embedded in a network of qualified and long-standing partners, Leiter will retain full creative control over its output.
Frahm and Grimm are currently working on several projects which will be announced and released in 2021.
Leiter co-founder Felix Grimm said, "We are very pleased to be able to face the coming years with a strong and innovative partner like BMG. Their worldwide network and experience are a great addition to our team."
Maximilian Kolb, BMG, Managing Director GSA said, "We have closely followed and admired Nils' artistic journey of breaking, crossing, and redefining genre boundaries with his compositions. It's incredible what he has achieved together with Felix and his team and it's an honor to work with them. I am convinced that the upcoming releases will inspire people all over the world."
Leiter operates from its headquarters in Berlin-Kreuzberg as well as from its own recording studio located at Funkhaus Berlin, an iconic music space, lauded for its unparalleled acoustics, and home to Frahm's extraordinary archive of instruments and recording equipment. Leiter Studio will share the passion and talent of Frahm's music production team with rising and internationally acclaimed artists.
Nils Frahm is one of the most renowned artists in the sphere between classical and electronic music. The Berlin-based pianist is known for his unconventional approach to the age-old instrument. His critically acclaimed and distinctive compositions have found a large following all over the world. Frahm has played a string of sold-out live shows at the Barbican Center in London, the Philharmonie de Paris, Funkhaus Berlin, as well as at music festivals including Dimensions in Croatia, Primavera Sound in Barcelona, and the Montreux Jazz Festival.