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Fito & Los Fitipaldis Honored At Premios De La Musica

Fito & Los Fitipaldis Honored At Premios De La Musica

Singer-guitarist Fito Cabrales took awards at the Premios de la Musica gala in Madrid for best song and best rock album for "Antes De Que Cuentes Diez" (Warner/DRO) by his band, Fito & Los Fitipaldis.
301 Report: Spanish Biz Down 65% In 5 Years

301 Report: Spanish Biz Down 65% In 5 Years

Spain is suffering "a virtual collapse" of its recorded music market because of online piracy, with a drop in overall music sales of more than 65% in the past five years, says the latest IIPA report.
Vampire Weekend, Klaxons Join Benicassim Line-Up

Vampire Weekend, Klaxons Join Benicassim Line-Up

Vampire Weekend, dance act Leftfield, and electro-pop band Klaxons are among a host of musicians added Feb. 25 to the 16th International Festival of Benicassim, Spain, known as FIB Heineken.
Rock In Rio Madrid Adds Motorhead

Rock In Rio Madrid Adds Motorhead

The Rock in Rio Madrid 2010 festival has added veteran rock band Motorhead and Madrid rock group Sober to the bill.
Spanish Indies Challenge Govt On Piracy 'Negligence'

Spanish Indies Challenge Govt On Piracy 'Negligence'

A sizeable chunk of the Spanish indie label and distribution sector is preparing to take the government to court on charges of negligence, and demand compensation for the damage done to the sector by "massive free downloading" over the past few years.

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