DE: Achtabahn renew publishing agreement with BMG
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Achtabahn, one of the most successful German songwriter, producer and DJ teams, has renewed its global publishing deal with BMG. Achtaban is comprised of Kevin Zaremba and Matthias Kurpiers, who have both been working with BMG since 2017.
The duo said they look forward to many more successful and strong years with BMG: “We want to thank everyone who has accompanied us over the past few years – including the newer BMG team members. Our decision to extend our contract is definitely the right decision."
Florian Schrödter, BMG Director A&R Publishing GSA, said: "Kevin and Maty have an exceptional feeling for the musical development of artists, commercial songwriting and producing. We are pleased that they place their trust in us and that we can continue to work with such personable artists in the future."
Marc Johlen, BMG, Director A&R Publishing GSA, added: "The two are outstanding songwriters and producers who have been demonstrating their exceptional talent for years. We are proud of the joint achievement of our teams in initiating the extension and look forward to shaping the coming years together."
Under the name Achtabahn, Kurpiers and Zaremba have been making music together since their early years. In 2014 they landed their first airplay hit with their remix of George Ezra's 'Budapest'. This was followed by numerous remixes and productions by artists such as Sarah Connor, Andreas Bourani, Kiiara, Oh Wonder and Marit Larsen.
Today, the duo is best known for their award-winning collaborations with artists such as Kush Kush (Platinum-certified in Russia for 'Fight Back With Love Tonight'), Wincent Weiss (Platinum-certified in Germany for Something Against The Silence), Carolina Marquez and Flo Rida (Gold-certified in Italy for 'Sing La La La'), Gestört aber GeiL, Groove Coverage or Nicki Minaj.
September 16, 2020 7:02am ET by Pressparty