Netlabels

  1. Billboard Power 100: Marc Geiger

    January 26, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 21 Marc Geiger Head of Music William Morris Endeavor Twitter: @marcgeiger All Bases Covered... Talk about breadth of experience. In 2011, agent Marc Geiger was booking Roger Waters' multimillion-dollar extravaganza Wall tour and also tout ...

  2. UPDATED: Sellaband Files For Bankruptcy

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Update: On Tuesday, Sellaband posted a statement on its Web site that indicated the company has obtained a trustee to guide it through its bankruptcy. In addition, the company indicated it expects to find a potential buyer. No indication was given ...

  3. Public Enemy’s Fan-Funded Album Losing Investors

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Public Enemy made headlines in October of last year when it announced it was using Sellaband - a platform that turns fans into investors - to seek $250,000 by the end of 2009 for a fan-funded album and marketing plan. But by December, the band had ...

  4. The Orchard Signs Up For China's iMusic Service

    August 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has entered into an agreement with Chinese mobile services provider ZTEMT to program the English language genre sections of China Telecom's updated iMusic service. The digital music service will re-launch in September and the Orch ...

  5. SellaBand Goes Live With ArenaFest

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST SellaBand, the Netherlands-based online venture that enables unsigned acts to record albums with funding from fans, is extending the same concept to live gigs with ArenaFest, a new U.S.-based summer music festival tour centered on arenas. Launched ...

  6. SellaBand Teams With AOL, Second Life

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT SellaBand, the Netherlands-originated label of unsigned acts funded by fans, has signed a marketing partnership with AOL Europe and launched a site on virtual world Second Life to gain more exposure for its roster of acts. The agreement with Time ...

  7. ArtistDirect Lines Up Lyrics Site

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect is getting on the lyrics bandwagon, with plans to launch a new interactive lyrics page on the company's Web site. The site, which is expected to go live sometime this fall, is designed to augment the company's existing stabl ...

  8. Heineken, Amazon, The Orchard Bolster SellaBand

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Unsigned artist Web service SellaBand reached agreements with Heineken Netherlands, Amazon.com UK and The Orchard. Heineken has signed on as the primary sponsor of SellaBand live events, and has expanded its support to sponsor compilation albums o ...

  9. Orchard, Sellaband Team For Marketing, Distribution

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Digital music aggregator the Orchard has struck an exclusive worldwide deal with Sellaband. Amsterdam-based Sellaband is the online music company which encourages the public to invest in unsigned artists, toward a goal of $50,000. The Orchard will ...

  10. Consumer-Funded Label Releases First Album

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sellaband, the Amsterdam-based virtual record label funded by consumers, today released its first album from a U.K. act. The album "The Elements" was recorded by Second Person, a London-based "post trip hop" act, and produced b ...

  11. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Rykodisc. As part of the restructuring, K ...

  12. SellaBand Adds Live Component

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT SellaBand, the Amsterdam-based online label for unsigned acts which launched last August, is taking part in its first live event during Concert At Sea (CAS), a 60,000-capacity Dutch rock festival on June 30. The four SellaBand acts participating w ...

  13. Sellaband Download Portal To Bow In June

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST SellaBand, the Amsterdam-based "virtual" home for emerging, unsigned bands, is scheduled to launch its downloadable music portal this June. The venture invites unsigned acts to upload their recordings to its Web site , while consumers vi ...

  14. Warner Music Launches e-Label

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cordless Records created by former Elektra CEO. Cordless Records created by former Elektra CEO. News ...

  15. Warner Music Launches e-Label

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has launched Cordless Recordings, an e-label created by former Elektra CEO Jac Holzman. The label will be based in New York and Jason Fiber, founder of Superfecta Recordings, has be Warner Music Group has launched Cordless Recor ...

  16. MediaDefender Acquired For $42.5 Mil

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect leaning toward digital media. ArtistDirect leaning toward digital media. News ...

  17. MediaDefender Acquired For $42.5 Mil

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect leaning toward digital media. Digital music company ArtistDirect has acquired the assets of MediaDefender, a leading provider of Internet-based anti-piracy solutions, for $42.5 million in cash. The move is part of a larger shift away ...