Independent music

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. MTV Europe, VPL Look Ahead

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe and British rights collecting society VPL are set to act on a new deal concerning royalty payments for music videos broadcast on MTVNE from independent labels. LONDON--MTV Networks Europe and British rights collecting society V ...

  4. UK Collecting Society, MTV Head To Talks

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) is going back to the negotiating table with British collecting society Video Performance Ltd. (VPL) over video licensing payments. LONDON--MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) is going back to the negotiating table with British ...

  5. Victory Records

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Started with $800 in 1989, the punk label has raised the bar for indie success in its 15 years. Started with $800 in 1989, the punk label has raised the bar for indie success in its 15 years. News ...

  6. Euro Indies, MTV Return To Negotiating Table

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST European independent labels and MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) today (March 24) said they are attempting to broker a last-minute deal to end their dispute over video licensing payments. European independent labels and MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) toda ...

  7. Music Attorneys Increasingly Take On Biz Consultant Roles

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST As more acts record and sell albums themselves, lawyers are taking on more non-traditional duties, such as assisting with online distribution, royalty collection and tour routing. LOS ANGELES--As more bands veer onto a do-it-yourself path, their m ...

  8. Record Companies Must Embrace Changing Digital Landscape

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Charles Darwin would be proud. Today's harsh music climate is certainly putting his survival-of-the-fittest theory to the test. In this do-or-die atmosphere, artists are increasingly being forced to p Charles Darwin would be proud. Today' ...

  9. Down to the Crossroads: Music Industry in 2004

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST In 2004, the beleaguered music business is at a crossroads, the recent mega-deals in the music industry offer the possibility of near-term financial survival and the promise of fresh strategic thinkin In a mythical moment, bluesman Robert Johnson ...

  10. NAIL Inks Deals With Seven Int'l Labels

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels (NAIL) in Portland, Ore., has signed exclusive distribution deals with seven international labels. None of the labels previously had significant U.S. distr The Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels ( ...

  11. NAIL Inks Deals With Seven Int'l Labels

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels (NAIL) in Portland, Ore., has signed exclusive distribution deals with seven international labels. None of the labels previously had significant U.S. distr The Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels ( ...

  12. AIM Launches Digital-Music Licensing Venture

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musicindie, the new-media unit of U.K. independent labels trade body Association of Independent Music (AIM), is launching a new digital-music licensing venture called Rightsrouter. Musicindie, the new-media unit of U.K. independent labels trade bo ...

  13. Univision Tops 2003 Latin Sales

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST California-based indie top-selling Latin label. California-based indie top-selling Latin label. News ...

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