Funeral For A Friend

  1. Alan Pell Named Group Managing Director At Distiller

    October 09, 2013 12:44 AM EDT Alan Pell has been appointed group managing director of London-based Distiller Music Group. An A&R specialist, the veteran exec brings with him almost three decades’ experience in the U.K. music industry, working in executive roles with the ...

  2. Amanda Palmer Changes the Way Albums are Funded Through Kickstarter

    June 13, 2012 7:20 PM EDT You may have missed it, but music business history was made May 30 when singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer raised $1 million in less than a month for an album no one has heard. She did this on Kickstarter, an online platform that has helped thousands ...

  3. Pledge Music To Launch In Australia

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pledge Music, the London-based fan-funded online investment platform, is to launch in Australia on Sept. 8. The launch date coincides with a visit to Australia by Benji Rogers, founder and CEO of the funding service, which enables artists to set a ...

  4. Pledge Music Adds DVD Campaigns

    July 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pledge Music, the London-based fan-funded online investment platform, will now enable artists to offer DVD pledge campaigns to prospective backers. The U.K. electronic act Archive is the first Pledge artist to take advantage of the DVD facility. P ...

  5. Funeral For A Friend Partners With Pledge Platform

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pledge Music, the London-based fan-funded online investment platform, has partnered with Welsh rock band Funeral for a Friend on the financing for a new EP. The band will record a new, limited EP in June and it will be made exclusively available t ...

  6. Ivor Novello Nominee Signs Publishing Deal

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A month ago, Nick Hemming made history as the first self-published musician to be nominated for an Ivor Novello Award. He may not have won, but a new publishing deal for the frontman, guitarist and chief songwriter with U.K. indie-folk act the Lei ...

  7. Funeral For A Friend Launch VCT-Backed Label

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alternative rock act Funeral For A Friend has partnered with specialist investment company Ingenious Media to launch their own label, Join US. The venture capital trust Ingenious Music VC2 has invested more than £400,000 ($795,00) to fund the ...

  8. Warner U.K. Adds 679

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music has acquired 679 Recordings, home to British urban acts The Streets and Kano plus alt-rock band Mystery Jets, for an undisclosed sum. The label becomes a wholly-owned division of Atlantic Records U.K.; founder Nick Worthington remains ...

  9. Bedingfield, Chemicals Among BT Digital Winners

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bedingfield, who performed her current single "Say It Again" at the awards ceremony in the Roundhouse venue last night (Oct. 2), was named Best Pop Artist. Funeral For A Friend beat Razorlight, Rihanna and Bloc Party to the Artist of the ...

  10. BT Digital Awards Return Oct. 2

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nominations for the annual BT Digital Music Awards, to presented Oct. 2 at the Roundhouse in north London, were unveiled today. Muse won for their official and unofficial sites last year and they are nominated again this time, for best indie/rock ...

  11. Linkin Park Strolls To Euro Chart No. 1

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT One Warner Bros. act replaces another at the European Top 100 Albums summit as Linkin Park's "Minutes To Midnight" (Machine Shop/Warner Bros.) succeeds Michael Bublé's "Call Me Irresponsible" (Reprise) at No. 1. In th ...

  12. EMI, Atlantic Team With ShoZu

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Records and Atlantic Records U.K. are opening up new digital channels for their artists through mobile media service ShoZu. The record companies have struck separate European content pacts with San Francisco-based ShoZu, which will allow artis ...

  13. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  14. Sanctuary Inks Fightstar For Management

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group has added British newcomers Fightstar to its roster of management clients. Sanctuary Group has added new British band Fightstar to its roster of management clients. In recent months, Fightstar has ridden a wave of media exposure in ...

  15. Silvertide Rolls In On Notting Hill Deal

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Notting Hill Music Group has signed Philadelphia rockers Silvertide to a worldwide publishing deal. The pact covers future works and catalog, including the band's debut 2004 album, "Show & Tell" ( Notting Hill Music Group ha ...