Elektra

  1. Mike Caren Named Warner Music Group's President of Worldwide A&R

    July 23, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Warner Music Group today announced the promotion of Mike Caren to president, worldwide A&R across its myriad labels. Caren had previously served as EVP, A&R for Atlantic Records and as co-president for the recently relaunched Elektra Recor ...

  2. 'Shellac In His Veins': The Billboard Icon Award Interview With Seymour Stein

    January 21, 2012 11:18 PM EST Seymour Stein was helping create music industry history when he was only 14 years old. That was in 1957, when he began working for Billboard as the assistant to Tommy Noonan, then head of Billboard charts. When Noonan decided that the music indust ...

  3. Benjamin Maddahi: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Benjamin Maddahi VP of A&R, Artist Publishing Group; Director of A&R, Atlantic Records; Founder, Madd Music Management Benjamin Maddahi, 27, is a triple-threat. His publishing placements include "Tonight (I'm Loving You)" by ...

  4. Atlantic To Relaunch Elektra Records Imprint

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic has announced that it will relaunch the Elektra Records imprint, which has been dormant since 2004. The label will be run by Fueled By Ramen founder John Janick and Atlantic executive VP of A&R Mike Caren. While the new presidents say ...

  5. John Peel Site To Aid Unsigned Acts

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revered British radio DJ died a year ago. Universal Music U.K. has joined forces with revived indie label Dandelion Records to launch a new-music Web service dedicated to John Peel, the late highly revered British radio broadcaster and DJ. Accessi ...

  6. John Peel Site To Aid Unsigned Acts

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revered British radio DJ died a year ago. Universal Music U.K. has joined forces with revived indie label Dandelion Records to launch a new-music Web service dedicated to John Peel, the late highly revered British radio broadcaster and DJ. Accessi ...

  7. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...

  8. Lineup Grows For Brilli Wilson Fundraiser

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet died March 20. Columbia artist Vivian Green has been added to the line-up of artists performing at the May 23 fundraiser for the family of industry vet Theresa Brilli Wilson, who died March 20 of cancer in Queens, N.Y. Cyndi Lauper, N ...

  9. IDJ Names Marketing Chief

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as executive VP of marketing. Thompson joins IDJ from Warner Music Group, where he has served as executive VP/GM of Elektra since 1999. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as execut ...

  10. Sony BMG Names Executive VPs

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as executive VP of strategic marketing and Jeff Jones as executive VP of catalog. Both report to COO Michael Smellie. Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as ex ...

  11. Singer Laws Sues Elektra/Asylum

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Debra Laws and Spirit Productions have sued Elektra/Asylum Records, alleging that the label has repeatedly breached Laws' 1979 production agreement. LOS ANGELES -- R&B vocalist Debra Laws and Spirit Productions have s ...

  12. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  13. Sue D'Agostino Joins Virgin Mobile

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile USA has tagged industry veteran Sue D'Agostino as public relations director of its brand team. Virgin Mobile USA has tagged industry veteran Sue D'Agostino as public relations director of its brand team. The Warren, N.J.-ba ...

  14. Warner Combines Atlantic, Elektra Labels

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST As expected, Warner Music Group today announced the merger of Atlantic and Elektra. Those labels, along with Lava, will be combined under the Atlantic Records Group banner. As expected, Warner Music Group today announced the merger of Atlantic and ...

  15. New WMG Regime Readies Pink Slips

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Warner Music Group is expected to begin issuing pink slips today (March 2) in a process that could play out over the next month. Some 1,000 employees around the world are being cut as WMG's new ow The Warner Music Group is expected to beg ...

  16. Browne, Smith Sever Ties With Old Labels

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rock veterans Jackson Browne and Patti Smith have left their longtime record homes. Browne has fulfilled his contractual duties with Elektra, and is in the process of looking for a new label. Rock veterans Jackson Browne and Patti Smith have left ...