Mark Jones

  1. Midem 2014: Takeaways & Survival Tips



    February 06, 2014 8:15 PM EST While its impossible to take in the entirety of Midem, the international music conference, over the course of its four bustling days several recurring themes became readily apparent, including, Google bashing, going all-in on streaming and major n ...

  2. Updated: Layoffs, New Appointments at Universal-EMI Canada

    November 28, 2012 4:25 PM EST Layoffs took place this week at EMI Music Canada and Universal Music Canada in the wake of the approval of Universal's purchase of EMI in September. The number of people let go was unconfirmed at press time, but a source told Billboard.biz th ...

  3. 'Hurricane' Jones Blows Through This October

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grace Jones' first studio album in two decades, "Hurricane," will arrive Oct. 27 in the U.K. through a deal with British electronic-leaning indie label Wall of Sound. PIAS, the parent company of Wall Of Sound, will distribute " ...

  4. DIY Probed As ITC Concludes

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third and final day of the In The City conference came to a close Monday with a lively panel discussion on new British music. Culminating in a tribute to the late Tony Wilson, who passed away in August of this year, the forum predicted a posit ...

  5. Wall Of Sound, PIAS Strike U.K. Joint Venture

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label aspires to be 'new force' among indies. Two of Britain's most influential independent labels are joining forces to establish a new record company. Eclectic label Wall of Sound and PIAS U.K., the British division of Brussels-ba ...

  6. Wall Of Sound, PIAS Strike U.K. Joint Venture

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two of Britain's most influential independent labels are joining forces to establish a new record company. Eclectic label Wall of Sound and PIAS U.K., the British division of Brussels-based group Play Two of Britain's most influential in ...