"In the music business bigger is not necessarily better. In fact, I believe smaller is actually better." Chuck Kaye, Dreamworks, SBK Publishing
Centrifuge Music Publishing is a boutique publishing company where contact is a phone call away and we see personal attention as essential. CMP is all about our partner songwriters and publishers and ensuring they are all looked after and supported 100%.
Founded in 2008 by industry professional Tim Bradshaw, as a logical extension of Music Mill, one of Australia's leading music supervision and copyright clearance companies, CMP has rapidly developed to reflect the acumen, experience and diversity expected from a major music publishing company, yet maintaining a personal and dedicated focus.
Recently relocated to Bangalow near beautiful and renowned Byron Bay, Australia, Centrifuge is a well-connected, independent music publishing company offering superior sync licensing opportunities, and promoting first-class writers to an international audience. Its diverse quality roster & extensive range of international catalogues comprise award-winning composers, established songwriters & fresh emerging acts.
With an experienced, dedicated and responsive team, we have extensive industry knowledg.....BUT, it is all about our songwriters and sub-publishers. Without our partners, there would be no Centrifuge! We value our gems and we are very proud of our music content, from the classic sounds of Bill Withers and iconic ‘80s band Noiseworks; to young and aspiring NZ/Australian acts, Artisan Guns, Lisa Crawley, Ghoul and Sierra Fin, to name but a few...
PROMOTION & EXPLOITATION
"That's not easy to find in a corporate world, somebody who cares about music." Michael Penn, musician
The Centrifuge team has a distinguished record built over decades, of developing, nurturing and investing in relationships within the industry. Our enthusiasm and belief in our writers, coupled with our marketing expertise and innovative approach, provides CMP with the ability to get its music heard across the world. We are heavily involved in industry forums and are regular attendees at important international conferences such as MIDEM, LA TV & Film Conference and Big Sound in Australia amongst others. This ensures that we remain completely up to date with what is going on in our industry so we can deliver the best services possible for our writers and partner publishers.
"Film, art and music; they work as a map of sorts for your feelings" Bruce Springsteen
This is one of our great strengths at Centrifuge, in fact so musch so that three of Australia's leading independant publishers have appointed us as exclusive agents for their synchronisation business. peermusic, The Kusic Sales Group & The Hebbes Music Group all benefit from out extensive experience in this field. We are also aligned with other like minded publishers globally as well as a long list of the leading music supervisors both here and internationally.
"I sent a demo of the band Confederate Fagg to an A&R friend at Sony. I asked him what he thought. He said, "Don't know yet. Let me see what my boss thinks." Dave: Kathoyd Ray
Who knows where the next great music is going to come from? With an active approach to discovering the next possible signing and a professional eye for detail, Centrifuge Music Publishing pride themselves on developing careers for their writers with the full support of an experienced, creative and committed team. Connections in film, advertising and television throughout the world, provide CMP writers with a range of opportunities and avenues to expose their music and drive revenue. From co-writes, to record deals and film syncs, CMP works closely with their writers throughout the creative process and through business negotiations, always ensuring the writer has full control of when and where their music is used while maintaining the writers ability to earn from their art.
"I wish there had been a music business 101 course I could have taken." Kurt Cobain
Collectionn of royalties is the bread and butter of our writers and sub-publishers lives so this is where our attention to detail and thoroughness is of great value. As members of APRA/AMCOS and with strong worldwide collections we take great pride in providing details and statements of earnings bi-annually to all our writers and partners. Through our global afffilliations we ensure every cent is collected and paid through in a timely and transparent way.