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  1. Indies Clear P2P Distribution

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group are among the latest indie label groups clearing their content for distribution through legitimate P2P services. Each company has inked a deal with San Matador Records, V2 Music and the Beggars Group ...

  2. Sprint Nabs Sony BMG, EMI For Wireless Service

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG and EMI Music Group have agreed to license their music for Sprint PCS' upcoming wireless music download service, a source close to the situation tells Billboard.biz. Sony BMG and EMI Music Group have agreed to license their music for ...

  3. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  4. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  5. Beggars, Napster Strike License Deal

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to download store Napster U.K., Billboard.biz has learned. Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to downl ...

  6. AAIM Names Don Rose As Acting Pres

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) has named Don Rose as its acting president, according to sources. Rose, a founding partner of Rykodisc, left the company in 2001 to run the London office The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) ...

  7. Update: M.I.A. Release Date Set

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST A U.S. release date of March 22 has been confirmed for M.I.A.'s debut album "Arular." Additionally, details have emerged on the artist's relationship with Interscope, reported here earlier this week. A U.S. release date of Marc ...

  8. Update: M.I.A. Release Date Set

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Interscope details confirmed. A U.S. release date of March 22 has been confirmed for M.I.A.'s debut album "Arular." Additionally, details have emerged on the artist's relationship with Interscope, reported here earlier this wee ...

  9. Sources: Interscope Signs M.I.A.

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Much-buzzed-about U.K. rapper M.I.A. has signed with Interscope Records, which will release her debut album, "Arular," by mid-April in the United States, sources say. Much-buzzed-about U.K. rapper M.I.A. has signed with Interscope Record ...

  10. Kennedy Confirmed As MidemNet Keynote Speaker

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Daylong music/tech event set for Jan. 22. Incoming IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy will deliver a keynote speech at the sixth annual MidemNet music and technology platform, to be held Jan. 22 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. It will mark Kenn ...

  11. Kennedy Confirmed As MidemNet Keynote Speaker

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Incoming IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy will deliver a keynote speech at the sixth annual MidemNet music and technology platform, to be held Jan. 22 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. It will mark Incoming IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy will d ...

  12. Impala Seeks Details Of Sony BMG Approval

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Opponents of the Sony BMG merger have accused the European Commission of unfairly delaying the disclosure of its justification for clearing the deal. Opponents of the Sony BMG merger have accused the European Commission of unfairly delaying the di ...

  13. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Several European indie labels have voiced concern that they find it difficult to license their repertoire to Apple's online music service iTunes Music Store. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record compan ...

  14. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Several indie label ...

  15. Wippit Catches Key Indie Content Deals

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independent labels Sanctuary Records, Beggars Group and Roadrunner. London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independe ...

  16. Wippit Catches Key Indie Content Deals

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independent labels Sanctuary Records, Beggars Group and Roadrunner. London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independe ...

  17. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

  18. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

  19. ViaStar Nabs Peter Murphy

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Murphy, former front man for Bauhaus, has signed an exclusive, multi-album, worldwide recording deal with the ViaStar Media Corp. Peter Murphy, former front man for Bauhaus, has signed an exclusive, multi-album, worldwide recording deal with ...

  20. Impala Could Face Tough Legal Battle Over Sony BMG

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A legal challenge by opponents to the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG is unlikely to succeed, according to some legal experts here. On June 17, sources at the European Commission said Competitio BRUSSELS -- A legal challenge by opponents to ...

  21. Hatch's Induce Act Targets P2P Services

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced a late-session bill June 22 that would allow artists and labels to sue peer-to-peer companies that profit from e Hatch's Induce Act Targets P2P Services C ...

  22. AIM Urges U.K. Indies To Stand Firm Against Apple

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's Assn. of Independent Music (AIM) is asking its member labels to hold firm in their refusal to accept terms set by Apple for the licensing of their repertoire to the newly launched The United Kingdom's Assn. of Indepe ...

  23. AIM Urges U.K. Indies To Stand Firm Against Apple

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Labels have refused to accept terms of iTunes licensing deals. The United Kingdom's Assn. of Independent Music (AIM) is asking its member labels to hold firm in their refusal to accept terms set by Apple for the licensing of their repertoire ...

  24. Indies Slam Monti's Sony/BMG Nod

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent labels trade body Impala today "expressed outrage" at reports that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti is to recommend giving the green light to the proposed merger of Sony Independent labels trade body Impala ...

  25. Indies Slam Monti's Sony/BMG Nod

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent labels trade body Impala today "expressed outrage" at reports that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti is to recommend giving the green light to the proposed merger of Sony Independent labels trade body Impala ...

  26. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

  27. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

  28. P2P Activity Threatens Mobile Sector

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in the burgeoning mobile-music space, panelists concluded at a forum in London yesterday. The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in ...

  29. P2P Activity Threatens Mobile Sector

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in the burgeoning mobile-music space, panelists concluded at a forum in London yesterday. The scourge of illegal song exchanges on the Internet threatens to re-emerge in ...

  30. U.S. Indies Eye New Trade Organization

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent labels and distributors in the United States are taking exploratory steps to found a new trade organization, styled along the lines of the U.K.'s Assn. of Independent Music (AIM). Independent labels and distributors in the United ...

  31. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

  32. Darkness Shines At U.K.'s Brit Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards today (Feb. 17) at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The Darkness confirmed their status as Britain's new favorite rock band ...

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