Ministry of Sound

  1. Ministry of Sound Launches Copyright Lawsuit Against Spotify

    September 04, 2013 6:22 AM EDT British dance music brand Ministry of Sound is taking the extraordinary step of suing Spotify for copyright infringement. London-based MoS launched proceedings Sept. 2 in the U.K.’s High Court, claiming the subscription service had refused to ...

  2. Pete Tong, Longtime BBC DJ, Joining Clear Channel iHeartRadio For EDM-Focused Station

    November 08, 2012 3:54 PM EST Clear Channel's internet radio streaming arm, iHeartRadio, today announced it is bringing long-time BBC radio personality Pete Tong, a dance/electronica DJ and founder of FFRR Records, to the US to host a show called 'All Gone Pete Tong& ...

  3. Fourth Annual Ibiza International Music Summit Begins Today

    May 25, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Today, May 25, marks the launch of the Ibiza International Music Summit (IMS), which returns to the Mediterranean Spanish Island for the fourth consecutive year. The three-day conference brings together industry leaders, record labels and guest sp ...

  4. Rad Hollow Money Maker

    February 01, 2011 4:47 PM EST CLIVE DAVIS' PARTY, 2/12/2011, MONDRIAN, L.A. Hiroki Beck, International A&R Coordinator, Ministry of Sound U.K.; David Dollimore, Managing Director of Recording, Ministry of Sound U.K.; Dipesh Parmar, Sr. A&R Manager, Ministry of Sou ...

  5. Ministry Of Sound Suspends P2P Legal Campaign

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance label Ministry of Sound says it will continue to pursue illegal uploaders of its repertoire, despite a blow to its campaign to target individuals and seek compensation. Ministry of Sound has put on hold its campaign, launched in the sum ...

  6. Germany's Ministry Becomes Embassy

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Berlin-based label Ministry of Sound has changed its name to Embassy of Music. The new name is intended to be a signal of independence from the former parent company, the U.K.'s dance music giant Ministry of Sound. Von Löhneysen staged a ...

  7. International Music Summit Sets 2011 Date

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The fourth annual International Music Summit (IMS) is to take place May 25-27 next year, in Ibiza. Founded and run by BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong, Ben Turner, Danny Whittle, Mark Netto and Simeon Friend, the electronic music industry conference launc ...

  8. Arvato Partners With Ministry ON D2C

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arvato digital services, part of the Bertelsmann group, has signed a global fulfillment deal for direct-to-consumer (D2C) services with the independent label and dance music brand Ministry of Sound. Sven Deutschmann, CEO arvato digital services EM ...

  9. Warner Snags Ministry Of Sound In Germany

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Central Europe in Hamburg will commence with the distribution for the dance label Ministry of Sound in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with immediate effect. The contract includes future releases and back catalog, which will be trans ...

  10. Mark Ronson To Keynote At International Music Summit

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Producer, DJ and recording artist Mark Ronson is to take part in the keynote interview at the International Music Summit, held at Ibiza Gran Hotel on May 26-28. Music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas from Chop Shop, who has worked on shows including ...

  11. IMS Day Two: Driving Sales By Recommendation

    May 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Day two of the Ibiza International Music Summit once again provided a wealth of business and artist-related topics across a well-attended and generally lively series of conferences. The Presidential Debate featured Rudy Tambala, Ministry Of Sound& ...

  12. Australia's Central Station Relaunched

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australian dance label Central Station Records has been revived within the Universal Music fold. The specialist dance firm will be guided by GM Jamie Raeburn and founders/former owners Morgan Williams and Giuseppe Palumbo, along with Ministry of S ...

  13. MSHK Sues Trinity Street

    March 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST MSHK, the holding company of the Ministry Of Sound label and lifestyle brand, is taking legal action following the demise of digital marketing and direct-to-consumer company Trinity Street. Trinity Street built and administered Ministry Of Sound&# ...

  14. International Music Summit Returns To Ibiza

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ibiza will again host the International Music Summit (IMS), the electronic music industry conference that launched this year. It takes place on May 27 to 29. Around 300 delegates attended the inaugural event in 2008 and the number of places has in ...

  15. Ministry Widget Replaces "Expensive" Microsites

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance label Ministry of Sound has launched a "white-label" widget to drive the online promotion of singles, albums and live events across its lifestyle brands and imprints including Ministry of Sound, Hed Kandi and Hard2Beat. The wi ...

  16. 360-Degree MoS Spins Name Change

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Ministry of Sound Group, one of the foremost names in the global dance music scene, is rebranding itself to MSHK Group. According to the independent music powerhouse, the name-change mirrors its diversification into new revenue streams, which ...

  17. Sony BMG Teams With Muzu TV

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. has become the first major music company to strike a video content agreement with Muzu TV, an ad-funded online multimedia music service launching in Beta format today. Muzu TV, a privately-owned venture belonging to the Ireland-regis ...

  18. MoS Terminates Indian Club Deal

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ministry of Sound International has pulled the plug on its New Delhi club. The dance music brand has terminated its license agreement with New Delhi-based Indus Renaissance Partners Entertainment Private Limited, which in February launched the Lon ...

  19. MoS Restructures Team, Launches Babelgum Channel

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has tweaked its executive structure. David Dollimore has been promoted from senior A&R manager to head of A&R, while Iain Hagger has been elevated from marketing director to GM of Ministry o ...

  20. Licensing Problems Halt MoS' India Party

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Ministry of Sound was forced to briefly close its New Delhi club due to some "temporary licensing issues," according to executives closely involved in the start-up. The British-based dance music powerhouse opened the doors to its new ...

  21. 'Shocked' MoS Quits AIM Over Impala, WMG Pact

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Leading London-based dance music specialist Ministry of Sound today (Feb. 23) confirmed that it has resigned from U.K. trade body the Association of Independent Music over its support of the Impala decision to back Warner Music Group's approa ...

  22. Ministry Sounds On In India

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Leading international dance brand Ministry of Sound has opened its first club in India. London-based Ministry of Sound International president Michael Wilkings visited the capital New Delhi for the opening of the club, the first such club brand to ...

  23. Ministry Of Sound Opens Retail Business

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kicks off Oct. 3. Ministry of Sound (MoS), the U.K. independent music-and-media company, is launching an enhanced digital-download retail service as part of its ministryofsound.com Web site tomorrow (Oct. 3). The 75,000-plus tracks from 2,500 inde ...

  24. RealNetworks To Add MoS Radio

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dance music firm seeks 'new global audience.' British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio service. Mos launched its 24-hour service in 2000 from ministryofsound.com ...

  25. RealNetworks To Add MoS Radio

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio service. British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound has forged a deal that enables RealNetworks to carry the MoS Radio servic ...

  26. Mobile Download Goes Gold In Australia

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ministry Of Sound Australia has notched the country's first gold certification for a mobile download. Ministry Of Sound Australia has notched the country's first gold certification for a mobile download. The independent dance label says ...

  27. Mobile Download Goes Gold In Australia

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ministry Of Sound Australia has notched the country's first gold certification for a mobile download. Ministry Of Sound Australia has notched the country's first gold certification for a mobile download. The independent dance label says ...

  28. 'American Idiot' Rules Europe

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in S In its 18th week on European To ...

  29. 'American Idiot' Rules Europe

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its 18th week on European Top 100 Albums, Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) rises from No. 2 to top the composite survey for the first time. The album spent its first three weeks at No. 4 in S In its 18th week on European To ...

  30. Beat Box

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST British label Hed Kandi founder and president Mark Doyle confirms that Solasso—aka Justin Scharvona and Andrew Galea—has been signed to the label. Read Michael Paoletta's column. British label Hed Kandi founder and president Mark Doyle confir ...

  31. UMI, MoS Team Up For Compilations

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International has struck an exclusive pact to release compilations from British dance music specialist Ministry of Sound in various markets. Universal Music International has struck an exclusive pact to release compilations from Br ...

  32. Palumbo Returns To Control At Ministry

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT James Palumbo is resuming day-to-day operational duties at British dance music brand Ministry of Sound (MoS) to help fill the void left by the departure last month of its CEO Mark Rodol. James Palumbo is resuming day-to-day operational duties at B ...

  33. Palumbo Returns To Control At Ministry

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT James Palumbo is resuming day-to-day operational duties at British dance music brand Ministry of Sound (MoS) to help fill the void left by the departure last month of its CEO Mark Rodol. James Palumbo is resuming day-to-day operational duties at B ...

  34. Ministry Of Sound Splits With CEO Rodol

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Rodol, CEO of London-based dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS), has exited the company after 11 years' service. Mark Rodol, CEO of London-based dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS), has exited the company after 11 ye ...

  35. Ministry Of Sound Splits With CEO Rodol

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Rodol, CEO of London-based dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS), has exited the company after 11 years' service. Mark Rodol, CEO of London-based dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS), has exited the company after 11 ye ...

  36. U.K.'s MoS Acquires 2 Telstar Dance Brands

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS) Recordings has acquired Telstar Records' compilation brands Euphoria and Breakdown for an undisclosed sum. Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Min ...

  37. U.K.'s MoS Acquires 2 Telstar Dance Brands

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Ministry of Sound (MoS) Recordings has acquired Telstar Records' compilation brands Euphoria and Breakdown for an undisclosed sum. Leading U.K.-based independent dance music specialist Min ...

  38. Shazam To Promote MoS Acts Through Songmail

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based mobile music-recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has forged a partnership with Ministry of Sound (MoS) to promote the independent dance label's artists. Rising act Deepest Blue is to be f U.K.-based mobile music-recognition firm ...

  39. Defected Taps Dewar For MD Post

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Ministry of Sound (MoS) Group. Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Minist ...

  40. Defected Taps Dewar For MD Post

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Ministry of Sound (MoS) Group. Hector Dewar has joined U.K. dance music label Defected Records as managing director. He was director of Minist ...