Ash

  1. Updated: Tim Carr, A&R Exec for Capitol, Warner Bros., Dreamworks, Dead at 57

    April 11, 2013 8:38 AM EDT UPDATE : The family of Tim Carr, the former Capitol, Warner Bros. and Dreamworks A&R exec who died under unclear circumstances in Thailand earlier this week, has written about his death and granted Billboard.biz permission to publish it h ...

  2. Bloc Party's Kele Goes Solo, Talks Band's Future

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bloc Party singer/guitarist Kele Okereke has been gearing up for the release of his solo album "The Boxer" (Glassnote) with a series of European shows. Okereke brings his love of electronic music to the fore on "The Boxer," rel ...

  3. Analysis: A Look Beyond The Album Format

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In 2007, the Northern Irish rock band Ash announced it was giving up the album format, which it called “contrived” and “outdated,” and instead decided to release only singles. Last year, it started to release a new digital track every two weeks. C ...

  4. Ash Debuts 'A-Z' Singles Series

    October 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock band Ash has debuted a long-planned subscription model that represents one of the clearest examples of a band’s rejection of the traditional album format and release cycle. Subscriptions are often considered to be the future of recorded ...

  5. Thumbs Up For Seoul's Pentaport Fest

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pentaport, South Korea's biggest annual music festival, wrapped on Sunday with organizers reporting a record attendance for their young festival. The three-day music festival, held July 27-29 at a park about an hour outside Seoul, pulled in m ...

  6. Ash Abandons Album Format

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Northern Irish rock trio Ash's forthcoming album will be its last - with the band announcing bold plans to only release singles from now on. Ash has scored 17 Top 40 hits in the U.K. since 1995 and releases its fifth full-length album "T ...

  7. Snow Patrol, Ash Weigh-In For Belfast Music Project

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Members of alternative rockers Snow Patrol and Ash are throwing their support behind plans to create a dedicated music center in their homeland, Northern Ireland. Snow Patrol's frontman Gary Lightbody and Ash's lead singer Tim Wheeler ar ...

  8. Parlophone Names Coxon A&R Head

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nigel Coxon has been appointed head of A&R at EMI Music U.K. and Ireland label Parlophone, with immediate effect. "I can't wait to start work on the next phase of artist development with Nigel as Nigel Coxon has been appointed he ...

  9. Warner U.K. Ups Marshall, Lousada

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. M ...

  10. Warner U.K. Ups Marshall, Lousada

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. M ...

  11. Warner U.K. Ups Marshall, Lousada

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. Warner Music U.K. has realigned its management structure, with executives Korda Marshall and Max Lousada taking new roles. M ...