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  1. Beggars, Domino and Secretly Canadian's 'Union' Re-ups with Alternative Distribution Alliance, Continuing Pressure

    March 19, 2014 11:16 AM EDT The Independent Distribution Cooperative (IDC), a consortium of five indie labels, has re-signed with the Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), but mainly for physical distribution. The five labels -- Beggars Group, Domino Records, Merge Record ...

  2. Alternative Distribution Alliance Scores New Clients, Exec

    October 18, 2012 3:21 PM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance has picked up some new distribution clients and hired a new senior executive. The company is on an upswing after seeing its U.S. album plus track-equivalent market share drop from 4.43% at the end of 2010 to 4.09% ...

  3. WMG Merges ADA Sales Staff Into WEA

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST While the Warner Music Group is folding the sales staff of the Alternative Distribution Alliance inside that of WEA, the two distribution staffs will be kept separate in their dealings with account and labels. In the new set up, there will be a un ...

  4. ADA Launches Nordic Division

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has launched in the Nordic region. The new division of the leading distributor of indie releases will provide digital and physical distribution services to independent music compani ...

  5. ADA U.K. To Distribute First Night

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K.'s independent distribution arm Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has signed up theatrical stage show specialist First Night Records. The distribution deal with the London-based label is effective immediately. ADA U.K. ...

  6. Allen, Wolk Take New Roles At ADA

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mitch Wolk has been promoted to president of the Alternative Distribution Alliance. He will report to Andy Allen, who - after coming back from a seven-month leave of absence - has been named chairman of independent music for the Warner Music Group ...

  7. ADA Acquires Insound.com

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Alternative Distribution Alliance, an independent distributor owned by the Warner Music Group, has acquired indie music lifestyle store Insound.com, sources confirm. While it marks the first time that ADA or the Warner Music Group has purchase ...

  8. The Orchard, PassAlong Boost Offerings

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Several independent labels and artists are finding their way online in new ways thanks to a pair of deals from The Orchard and PassAlong Networks. The Orchard added digital distribution deals with Reader's Digest Music, MC Records and Giganti ...

  9. ADA President To Take Leave Of Absence

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) president Andy Allen is taking an eight month leave of absence beginning November 1. In his absence, the company will be run by ADA senior mnagement staff; executive VP, Mitchell Wolk; senior VP/GM, Michael ...

  10. Epitaph Inks With ADA, Likely To Exit eMusic Deal

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Epitah Records is shifting its worldwide digital distribution to Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) in October. Until now, ADA had been distributing mobile content for Epitaph. "We do digital distribution for a number of smaller independ ...

  11. ADA Spearheading Indie Rock Compilation Series

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Distributor ADA and top indie labels may be teaming to create a series of compilations modeled after the very successful "NOW That's What I Call Music" series. However, sources tell Billboard.biz the series is in the earliest discus ...

  12. ADA Opens Shop In U.K.

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eyeing expansion to continental Europe. The Alternative Distribution Alliance, the Warner Music Group owned U.S.-based indie distributor, is now targeting the indie sector in Europe with the recent launch of a distribution operation in the U.K. Su ...

  13. ADA Names Wolk Exec VP

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wolk had been working with WMG incubators Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has named Mitchell Wolk executive VP. Based in New York, he reports to ADA president Andy Allen. Wolk comes to ADA, the independent distribution arm of the Warner Mu ...

  14. ADA To Distribute Epitaph

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Punk label will exit Koch in October. Leading punk label Epitaph will sign with a new distributor, Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), in October, according to sources. The label -- which sources say generated between $18 million to $20 milli ...

  15. Koch Distribution Names Key Sales Exec

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bill Kennedy joins from ADA. Bill Kennedy joins from ADA. News Bill Kennedy ...

  16. ADA Cuts Five Staffers

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) arm were let go the week of March 1, as part of the widespread parings following the Warner ownership change. Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative ...

  17. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA News ...