Big Life Management

  1. Charlatans Confirms Split With Alan McGee

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie-rock band the Charlatans has confirmed its split with manager Alan McGee. The band is now represented by London-based Big Life Management , which has also financed recording of the new Charlatans album. McGee was the founder of U.K. ind ...

  2. In The City Day 1: Cohen's Unity Message

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lyor Cohen, vice chairman of Warner Music Group and CEO, Recorded Music Americas and U.K., called for unity throughout the music industry at the opening day of Manchester's In The City - the U.K.'s biggest music conference. Sharing the s ...

  3. U.K. Artists Form Coalition To Protect Rights

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dozens of U.K. artists including Radiohead, The Verve, Kaiser Chiefs and Kate Nash have signed up to a new representative body, the Featured Artists' Coalition. The London-based organization was officially launched at Manchester's In The ...

  4. The Verve Makes A Beautiful Racket On Reunion Album

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Talk of a return to the relative glory days of a decade ago is often hostage to the fortunes of the modern music business. But the re-formation of the Verve has its supporters dreaming big. The reunited British modern rock quartet, fronted by Rich ...

  5. Embrace's McNamara Joins Big Life Roster

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Big Life Management has signed Embrace guitarist and songwriter Richard McNamara to its roster of producers. EMI Music Publishing writer McNamara has several production credits for his own band's work in the past decade, including the 2005 si ...

  6. Snow Patrol Signs To Q Prime

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Scottish/Irish alternative rock act Snow Patrol has split with its U.K. management, Big Life, and signed with U.S.-based management company Q Prime. The band has appointed Q Prime's Peter Mensch to represent them as of this week. Q Prime' ...

  7. U.K. Music Biz Demands Copyright Law Overhaul

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. music-industry chiefs gathered today (July 12) to unveil a proposal for a new digital-age copyright framework, which they hope the government will incorporate into a revised intellectual property U.K. music-industry chiefs gathered today (Jul ...

  8. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  9. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  10. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...