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  1. All 12 New Spotify Apps Come From Record Labels

    March 22, 2012 1:39 PM EDT Companies that stand to benefit the most from music discovery are creating the technologies to connect Spotify listeners with their music. Record labels created or backed all 12 of the apps unveiled for Spotify's desktop client Thursday. Spot ...

  2. Beggars Group Opens West Coast Office

    April 25, 2011 6:06 PM EDT Beggars Group , the label consortium that houses seminal indie houses Matador Records, XL Recordings, 4AD and Rough Trade, has opened up west coast offices in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. The move follows the west coast migration of Matado ...

  3. Indie Execs, Publishing Vet Launch Beggars Music

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. music publishing veteran Andy Heath has joined with XL Recordings founder Richard Russell and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills to launch a new publishing company. Heath, currently chairman of umbrella trade organization U.K. Music, has for ...

  4. Briefs: Cold War Kids, Beggars Group, Allegro Media

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The Cold War Kids are debuting a new kind of music video on MTVMusic.com that allows fans to remix various components into their own custom creations. There are four different versions of the songs posted to the site, each dedicated to a differ ...

  5. Insound Beefs Up Indie Vinyl Offerings

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST When online retailer Insound began offering instant MP3 downloads of albums being ordered on vinyl, only a handful of indie labels were on board for the promotion. But by year's end, nearly 500 titles will be part of the program. Driving th ...

  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. 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 ...