Electronica

  1. How Astralwerks Won the Porter Robinson Bidding War

    November 18, 2013 2:22 PM EST Porter Robinson’s debut album is coming, and it’s coming to Astralwerks. The label of the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim -- and most recently, Deadmau5 -- has prevailed in a competitive bid to sign the 21-year-old DJ/producer’s first long-pla ...

  2. Alex Wilhelm, Crazed Hits Blogger, Named Warner Bros. Director Of A&R

    November 13, 2012 11:05 AM EST In an update to the story below, which was published on Billboard.biz in September, Alex Wilhelm finally revealed the company he's joined: "I've joined Warner Bros. Records as Director of A&R. A big thank you to Mike Caren, Jeff ...

  3. Robert Jones

    January 12, 2012 3:15 PM EST Running the Game Why on earth is this not working? On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, R&B singer Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris) was all the buzz at Epic Records’ Epic Moment party, a pre BET Awards event held at the W ...

  4. Listicle Numerical Test

    January 11, 2012 12:43 PM EST A Numberical list test   On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, R&B singer Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris) was all the buzz at Epic Records’ Epic Moment party, a pre BET Awards event held at the W Hotel Hollywood&a ...

  5. Listicle Numberical Testing

    January 11, 2012 1:50 AM EST Captain of Industry On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, R&B singer Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris) was all the buzz at Epic Records’ Epic Moment party, a pre BET Awards event held at the W Hotel Hollywood’s bou ...

  6. The Rise Of Classical Indie Labels

    December 21, 2011 12:30 PM EST With EMI in meltdown and money hardly pouring forth from the major labels into niche classical projects, it's no surprise that the U.K. classical world is taking matters into its own hands. The 2011 BPI figures show that existing classical in ...

  7. 2012 Grammy Awards Readers' Poll

    December 01, 2011 8:28 PM EST Always wanted to vote on the Grammys? Here's your chance. Cast your votes for the four big categories - Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Record of the Year. We'll post the results the morning after the big show. A ...

  8. 2012 Grammy Awards: Best New Artist

    December 01, 2011 4:59 AM EST stars are born THEY'RE FROM country, hip-hop, indie FOLK and electronic dance music- thIS YEAR'S new kids on the block The Band Perry The Band Perry has quietly become one of country's biggest breakouts and pop crossovers in recent ...

  9. Real World Teams With Speaker Firm For Online Project

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios has launched a download service and online community for audiophiles and music fans, in partnership with bespoke U.K. loudspeaker manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins. B&W Music Club will offer exclusive mo ...

  10. DMI In Build-A-Bear Deal

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Build-A-Bear Workshop has tapped DMI Music & Media Solutions to create audio elements and music platforms for the global brand. The deal encompasses new in-store music programs and 12 original bear-themed songs created exclusively for Build-A- ...

  11. Water Music, Forplay Team For Compilations

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dance/electronic music label Water Music and women's lifestyle apparel company Forplay have entered into a multi-year, joint-venture deal to produce Forplay-branded compilations for worldwide distribution. The compilations will be divided int ...

  12. Global Pulse

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having started their musical careers in the 1990s as "gofers" at a London recording studio, Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker have long since blossomed into full-fledged artists as electronica act Zero 7. Having started their musical careers ...

  13. Global Pulse

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fifteen years after its first album, pioneering U.K. "trip-hop" act Massive Attack is hitting the road to promote "Collected--The Best of Massive Attack." Read Tom Ferguson's column. Fifteen years after its first album, pi ...

  14. The Indies

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST As Fontana nears its one-year mark, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music & Video Distribution has initiated efforts to promote its catalog. Read Todd Martens' column. As Fontana nears its one-year mark, the independent ...

  15. Beat Box

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of the dance/electronica community finally see (mostly) eye to eye with the Recording Academy voters. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Members of the dance/electronica community finally see (mostly) eye to eye with the Recording Academ ...

  16. The Beat

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artists usually do not ask fans to pony up for a CD until after the record is out, but Lowen & Navarro decided to do things a little different with their current album. Read Melinda Newman's colum Artists usually do not ask fans to po ...

  17. The Beat

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artists usually do not ask fans to pony up for a CD until after the record is out, but Lowen & Navarro decided to do things a little different with their current album. Read Melinda Newman's colum Artists usually do not ask fans to po ...

  18. R. Kelly Top Winner At BMI Urban Awards

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist takes home two awards. R&B artist takes home two awards. News ...

  19. Al Jarreau

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed R&B/pop crooner gets back to his jazz roots on this album. Acclaimed R&B/pop crooner gets back to his jazz roots on this album. News ...

  20. Particle To Fuel 'Beats of Peace' Tour

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Funktronica" band Particle is set to play the inaugural United Beats of Peace tour (UBoP), co-headlining the four-week run with BT (who will be performing with a full band) and Gorillaz co-founder an "Funktronica" band Particl ...

  21. Stein Joins Counsel To Carroll, Guido & Groffman

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorney Dave Stein has become of counsel to the firm of Carroll, Guido & Groffman, which works primarily with music and new-media clients. Attorney Dave Stein has become of counsel to the firm of Carroll, Guido & Groffman , which work ...