Astralwerks artists

  1. The Year EDM Sold Out: Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex and Deadmau5 Hit the Mainstream

    December 14, 2012 5:25 AM EST When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space. Check Out All Our Year-End Coverage and Charts R ...

  2. Backbeat: Astralwerks' Lawrence Lui Talks Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, EDM at Coachella

    April 14, 2012 3:58 PM EDT Lawrence Lui, Senior Director of Marketing at Astralwerks Records, who has Swedish House Mafiaand David Guetta playing this year's festival. Although dozens of bands are vying for a bit of buzz at this year's Coachella Valley Music and A ...

  3. How EMI Plans To Grow EDM: A Q&A With EMI Dance Network Head Bart Cools

    March 30, 2012 10:52 AM EDT EMI Music Executive VP, Marketing Europe/Rest of the World, Bart Cools is head of the newly-formed EMI Dance Network - the label's international, label-wide A&R and marketing network dedicated exclusively to dance artists and records. In ...

  4. Beth Orton Joins Anti Roster

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BRIT Award-winning British singer/songwriter Beth Orton has inked a worldwide deal with Los Angeles-based Anti- Records. The artist has scored three Billboard 200 chart entries to date, peaking at No. 40 with 2002 studio set "Daybreaker" ...

  5. Numbers Up At Scandinavian Conference by:Larm

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST The 12th edition of by:Larm, Scandinavia's largest music conference, increased its attendance by 33%. While other music business events such as MIDEM in Cannes and Popkomm in Berlin suffered a downturn in attendance, by:Larm organizers report ...

  6. Prince Closes Coachella Day Two With Collabs, Covers

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a rare U.S. festival appearance, the late addition of Prince to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., proved to be successful, as the Purple One drew massive crowds to the event's main ...

  7. Kraftwerk/Neu! Member Klaus Dinger Dies

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German musician Klaus Dinger, who played drums in the early days of Kraftwerk and went on to co-found Neu!, died March 21 of heart failure. He was 61. The news was not widely publicized until Neu!'s label, Gronland, announced it today (April ...

  8. BETH ORTON

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST With "Comfort of Strangers," her first record in nearly four years, Beth Orton shakes off any remaining rave dust from her early collaborations with William Orbit and the Chemical Brothers. The U.K. s With "Comfort of Strangers,&quo ...

  9. Basement Jaxx Seek U.S. Label

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ex-Astralwerks act just won Grammy. Ex-Astralwerks act just won Grammy. News ...

  10. Cherry Lane Signs West Indian Girl

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has inked upcoming Astralwerks/Virgin band West Indian Girl to a worldwide co-publishing deal. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has inked upcoming Astralwerks/Virgin band West Indian Girl to a worldwide co-publishing deal. ...

  11. France's Phoenix Flies Stateside

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Parisian rock outfit Phoenix will kick off its first U.S. headlining tour Nov. 29 in Philadelphia. Parisian rock outfit Phoenix will kick off its first U.S. headlining tour Nov. 29 in Philadelphia. The band will play nine dates through Dec. 13 in ...

  12. Rykodisc's Hannibal Licenses Manzanera Set

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has licensed his new “6 PM” album from his own Expression label to Rykodisc's Hannibal label for the world ex-U.S. Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has licensed his new “6 PM” album from his own Expressi ...