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Next Generation Labels: The true creators of a music region?

29. June 2023

Moritz Schunk (Good Kid), Moritz Knabe (WEFOR) and Johannes Götz (Feder Musik) were guests at the Open House discussion with Michael Herberger on Tuesday, 27 June 2023. They discussed the question of how the three labels shape the Rhine-Neckar music region and beyond.

Moritz Schunk is CEO and co-founder of Good Kid Records/Publishing GmbH and Chapter Management. In 2020, he founded Good Kid Records together with Jules Kalmbacher and Jens Schneider. Under the leadership of Moritz Schunk the label has become one of the ten most successful music labels in Germany.
Johannes Götz, managing director Feder Musik, a young music company with a focus on artist management and label work, was also a guest. Founded in 2017 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Feder Musik values exceptionally close and all-encompassing support that extends through all creative processes of music creation, marketing and release.
Also on the panel was Moritz Knabe label manager of WEFOR, one of the most successful indie labels in Germany, founded in 2019. Wefor represents the artists Glockenbach and ClockClock (former Bandpool Popakademie), among others.
The label founders reported on their challenges and various strategies for success, among other things, and answered the students' questions in the subsequent discussion.