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  1. Bart Cools To Lead WMG's Dance Music Strategy

    September 27, 2013 6:46 AM EDT Bart Cools, a key dance music executive with EMI for more than 20 years, has joined Warner Music Group. The Dutchman will lead WMG’s dance music strategy in the role as executive VP, global A&R and marketing, dance music, for Warner Recorded ...

  2. Brandle’s Global Bits: Aussie Live Biz Enters Spin Cycle, HMV on the Comeback Trail, Mercury Prize Noms, IMPALA's Board

    September 17, 2013 10:00 PM EDT Trouble in Aussie Live Biz Paradise An unusually turbulent few weeks in Australia’s live biz has observers wondering whether there’s trouble in paradise. A handful of festivals are falling over, one has changed hands, the two biggest events are ...

  3. Australia’s Harvest Festival is Cancelled

    September 17, 2013 2:01 AM EDT Australia’s three date Harvest Festival has been scrapped just weeks out from its third edition. The event was due to start Nov. 10, visiting Australia's three biggest cities (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane) with a bill that counted Massive At ...

  4. Amazon's 99-Cent Deals Sends 20 Titles Soaring Up the Charts, But at What Cost?

    July 12, 2012 6:49 PM EDT Amazon picked last week -- July 3, to be exact -- to remind everyone that it is the low-price music retailer on the Internet, when it offered 20 current albums at 99 cents apiece. Those 20 titles, which included Katy Perry's "Teenage Dre ...

  5. Alison Donald, Mark Terry Appointed Co-Presidents of Columbia Records U.K.

    April 26, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Alison Donald and Mark Terry are to replace outgoing Columbia Records U.K. managing director Mike Smith. Effective May 1, Donald and Terry will assume joint responsibility for the running of the label, reporting to Nick Gatfield, Chairman and CEO ...

  6. Exclusive: AM Only's UKF Dubstep Tour -- With Gemini, KOAN Sound -- Coming to U.S.

    February 28, 2012 12:30 PM EST Top dance-music agency AM Only is backing the first North American tour of UKF, the brand name of the popular British drum 'n' bass/dubstep YouTube channels, starting March 1. The UKF Dubstep channel on YouTube , owned and operated by U. ...

  7. MoogFest 2010 Expands Lineup

    August 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Devo, Disco Biscuits, Van Dyke Parks, Clare and the Reasons, Bonobo, and Ikonika have been added to the bill of MoogFest 2010, to be held Oct. 29-31 in multiple venues throughout downtown Asheville, N.C. Other artists scheduled to appear at the AC ...

  8. Rage Against The Machine To Plug Arizona Boycott

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine will push for artists and musicians to boycott Arizona because of its new and restrictive immigration law. The politically outspoken rap-rock band's lead singer, Zach de la Rocha, plans to announce Wednesday (July 21) ...

  9. Rage Against the Machine, Michael Moore Lead Arizona Boycott

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine lead singer Zack de la Rocha has enlisted dozens of musicians and activists to join the Sound Strike, an open call by artists to boycott the state of Arizona over its recently passed immigration law. The law passed by the ...

  10. Thom Yorke To Play Big Chill Fest

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has been announced as one of the main acts for this year's Big Chill Festival , joining MIA and Massive Attack on the Deer Park Stage this summer. Other previously announced acts for the 40,000-capacity festival ...

  11. Norah Jones, Phil Collins, Massive Attack To Play Montreux

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music, Massive Attack, Norah Jones and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said on Thursday (April 29). Former Genesis singer a ...

  12. @MIDEM: SoundCloud, Hype Machine Distribute To Blogs

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital platform SoundCloud and blog aggregator the Hype Machine has announced a new partnership during the MIDEM conference in Cannes. Berlin-based SoundCloud is an online service which allows artists and industry professionals to distribute and ...

  13. Massive Attack Launches World Tour In London

    September 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Massive Attack debuted new songs from its long-awaited fifth album and performed with Blur frontman Damon Albarn at the first night of its tour at London's Brixton Academy. The British electronic act - which comprises Robert "3D" De ...

  14. Massive Attack To Return With Huge World Tour

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Massive Attack vocalist and musician Robert "3D" Del Naja has revealed plans for a huge world tour to support the release of their long-anticipated fifth album out in October via Virgin/EMI. The British electronic act has already confirm ...

  15. Duffy, Elbow Win Ivor Novello Awards

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Duffy, the Ting Tings, Elbow and electronic music pioneers Massive Attack were among the winners at the 54th Ivor Novello Awards in London. The ceremony, presented by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and ...

  16. Report: Terra Firma Considers EMI Cash Injection

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Terra Firma has recently put about £10 millon ($14.8 million) into EMI in order to prevent the major defaulting on its £2.7 billion ($4 billion) Citigroup loan, according to the Wall Street Journal. The report says that Terra Firma may have to inj ...

  17. Doherty, M.I.A., Williams Team On Mongrel Project

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty, U.K. dance artist M.I.A. and U.S. rapper Saul Williams are all likely to feature on the forthcoming debut album from Mongrel - the new band from former Arctic Monkeys' bassist Andy Nicholson, Billboard.biz has learned. Nicholson ...

  18. Massive Attack To Curate Meltdown Fest

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. alternative act Massive Attack will curate this year's Meltdown Festival at the London South Bank Centre. The duo, comprising Robert "3D" Del Naja and Grant "Daddy G" Marshall, has been invited to serve as artistic di ...

  19. EMI, DJdownload.com Strike Pact

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has licensed its catalog to U.K. specialist digital dance music store DJdownload.com, becoming the first major to do so. Through the deal, unveiled today, EMI will offer its repertoire in MP3 format, including works released on celebrate ...

  20. Branson Bringing Virgin Festival To North America

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile Canada has partnered with Toronto-based concert production firm Emerge Entertainment to produce a branded festival on Sept. 9 and 10. Virgin Mobile Canada has partnered with Toronto-based concert production firm Emerge Entertainment ...

  21. Coachella Day Two: Madonna Makes It Quick

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Massive Attack, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tool. Massive Attack, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tool. News ...

  22. Coachella Day Two: Madonna Makes It Quick

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna made her festival debut last night (April 30) at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., performing six songs in front of one of the largest crowds ever to witness an Madonna made her festival debut last night ...

  23. Madonna Downsizes For Coachella Performance

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST After months of rumors, Madonna has confirmed she will perform April 30 at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The artist will appear backed by a live band in the festival' After months of rumors, Madonna has c ...

  24. Parlophone Names Coxon A&R Head

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nigel Coxon has been appointed head of A&R at EMI Music U.K. and Ireland label Parlophone, with immediate effect. "I can't wait to start work on the next phase of artist development with Nigel as Nigel Coxon has been appointed he ...

  25. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  26. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  27. IFPI Hands Out 20 Platinum Nods In December

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. During 2004 ...

  28. IFPI Hands Out 20 Platinum Nods In December

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. Twenty albums achieved IFPI Platinum Europe status in December -- the highest monthly total in more than three years. During 2004 ...

  29. Massive Attack's Del Naja Pacts With BMG Publishing

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Massive Attack front man and founding member Robert Del Naja (aka 3-D) has inked an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with BMG Music Publishing for his future works. Massive Attack front man and founding member Robert Del Naja (aka 3-D) has inke ...