Independent Music

  1. U.K.'s AIM Tries To Push Back New Singles Chart

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Assn. of Independent Music is making a last-ditch attempt to push back the release of the first singles chart in the U.K. that will combine physical sales and downloads. Britain's Assn. of Independent Music is making a last-dit ...

  2. U.K. Delays Download Inclusion In Singles Chart

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Official U.K. Charts Co. will begin incorporating download sales data into the weekly U.K. singles chart starting April 17, a month after originally planned. The British Phonographic Industry said The Official U.K. Charts Co. will begin incorp ...

  3. U.K. Delays Download Inclusion In Singles Chart

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Official U.K. Charts Co. will begin incorporating download sales data into the weekly U.K. singles chart starting April 17, a month after originally planned. The British Phonographic Industry said The Official U.K. Charts Co. will begin incorp ...

  4. British Music Biz Wants More From U.S.

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of the music sector are urging U.S. authorities to "ensure that creators and performers are given a fair deal." LONDON -- Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of th ...

  5. NZ Radio Backing Local Music

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Zealand radio stations are showing growing support for domestic repertoire, with close to one record played out of five by local artists. New Zealand radio stations are showing increasing support for domestic repertoire, with nearly one in fiv ...

  6. With Strength In Numbers, Indies Have Cause To Celebrate

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Why would anyone want to read an Opinion piece enthusing about the joys of the independent world? Well, I for one am fed up with the negative stories permeating every level of the industry. Sit up and Lesley Bleakley is CEO of Beggars Group North ...

  7. AAIM Launch Imminent

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) is "very close" to appointing a chief, and is likely to launch in the next few months, Billboard.biz has learned. The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) is "very close" to ...

  8. AAIM Launch Imminent

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) is "very close" to appointing a chief, and is likely to launch in the next few months, Billboard.biz has learned. The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) is "very close" to ...

  9. AIM Relaunches Digital Arm

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent labels trade body the Assn. of Independent Music has relauched its new media arm. U.K. independent labels trade body the Assn. of Independent Music has relauched its new media arm. AIM Digital, formerly known as Musicindie, will n ...

  10. With Strength In Numbers, Indies Have Cause To Celebrate

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Why would anyone want to read an Opinion piece enthusing about the joys of the independent world? Well, I for one am fed up with the negative stories permeating every level of the industry. Sit up and Lesley Bleakley is CEO of Beggars Group North ...

  11. Impala Move Could Affect Future Mergers

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The decision by Impala to legally challenge the European Commission's approval of the Sony BMG merger could raise questions for future deals. LONDON -- The decision by Impala to legally challenge the European Commission's approval of the ...

  12. FIMI Slams iTunes For Ignoring Italian Indies

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's main industry trade body FIMI has criticized Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store for neglecting the country's indie labels in its pan-European offering, which launched yesterday. Italy's main industry trade body FIMI ha ...

  13. FIMI Slams iTunes For Ignoring Italian Indies

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's main industry trade body FIMI has criticized Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store for neglecting the country's indie labels in its pan-European offering, which launched yesterday. Italy's main industry trade body FIMI ha ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Lascelles Named AIM Vice Chairman

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jeremy Lascelles, CEO of Chrysalis Music Division, has been elected as vice chairman of the London-based labels body Assn. of Independent Music (AIM). Jeremy Lascelles, CEO of Chrysalis Music Division, has been elected as vice chairman of the Lond ...

  17. Karma Comes To Indie And Unsigned Acts

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. Karmadownload.com launched yesterday (Aug. 25 ...

  18. Karma Comes To Indie And Unsigned Acts

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. Karmadownload.com launched yesterday (Aug. 25 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...

  24. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...

  25. Nashville Indies Form Association

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to unite the independent community on Music Row, a group of executives has formed the Nashville Independent Recording Assn. (NIRA). The non-profit group seeks to recruit members from amon In an effort to unite the independent communit ...

  26. Nashville Indies Form Association

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to unite the independent community on Music Row, a group of executives has formed the Nashville Independent Recording Assn. (NIRA). The non-profit group seeks to recruit members from amon In an effort to unite the independent communit ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

  29. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

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