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  1. The Persistence of Punk (Analysis)

    July 15, 2014 6:17 PM EDT It will be 40 years in December, 2015, since the release of Patti Smith's "Horses," on Clive Davis' Arista label, arguably the beginning of the punk movement, emanating from New York's underground in the mid-'70s, ush ...

  2. Australia’s Record Biz Suffers Double-Digit Drop In Digital ‘Transition’ Year

    February 27, 2014 8:00 AM EST Australia’s recorded music market suffered a double-digit slump in 2013 as digital finally replaced the CD as the top format, new data reveals.  Annual recorded music revenue in 2013 declined by 11.6% to Australian $351.6 million ($313 million), a ...

  3. Key Takeaways on Streaming from Midem's First Day (Video)

    February 02, 2014 8:31 PM EST Key takeaways from the Saturday, Feb. 1 panel discussion “Streaming: A Sustainable Platform for Artists?” As well, y ou can stream the panel in full below. MUSIC DISCOVERY IS KEY TO THE FUTURE OF STREAMING SERVICES Axel Dauchez , CEO, Deezer: “Str ...

  4. Nick Cave Doc, Stuart Murdoch's 'God Help the Girl' Among Sundance Winners

    January 26, 2014 12:40 PM EST A documentary on Nick Cave received two awards at the Sundance Film Festival and the jury honored a Belle and Sebastian-related musical with a uniquely worded trophy. Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, who directed the Cave documentary "20,000 Da ...

  5. Nick Cave Film '20,000 Days on Earth' Gets a U.S. Push via British Film Institute Funds

    January 13, 2014 12:43 PM EST The British Film Institute has three movies looking to ink U.S. distribution deals that will debut at the Sundance Film Festival to benefit from the pilot fund. The British Film Institute is set to pilot a P&A fund to help eligible U.K. films ...

  6. Portishead, Interpol Confirmed For ATP’s Iceland Fest

    January 07, 2014 3:20 AM EST Portishead and Interpol are the first headliners confirmed to All Tomorrow’s Parties’ 2014 edition in Iceland.  This year’s July 10-12 event takes place at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, which is 30 minutes from the capital Reykjavík. AT ...

  7. Nick Cave Doc to Premiere at Sundance, Among 118 Film Selections for 2014

    December 04, 2013 5:24 PM EST Documentaries on Nick Cave and of transgender singer Rae Spoon and a musical from Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian are among the 118 full-length films selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documen ...

  8. Tame Impala, Flume Clean-Up At The ARIAs

    December 01, 2013 11:49 PM EST Tame Impala and Flume were the big winners at the 27th ARIA Awards, taking out the bulk of the night’s biggest categories between them. Kevin Parker’s Tame Impala was named best group, and its critically-lauded “Lonerism” (Modular Recordings) won ...

  9. Flume Grabs Eight ARIA Award Nominations

    October 15, 2013 4:26 AM EDT With eight nominations, electronic producer and artist Harley Streten -- aka Flume -- is the runaway favorite to sweep the 27th ARIA Awards in Sydney. Tame Impala is close behind with seven nominations, while Birds of Tokyo and Nick Cave & t ...

  10. 5 Questions with Daniel Miller, Founder of Mute Group of Companies

    June 12, 2013 12:41 AM EDT Simple question. What do Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Moby, Richie Hawtin and Goldfrapp all have in common? Anyone who knows their “indie” music will know the answer: Daniel Miller. The British music man built a culture with his Mute brand, which he ...

  11. Daniel Miller Says Mute Group Positioned for Growth, Bolsters Exec Team

    May 21, 2013 4:53 AM EDT Two-and-a half-years have passed since Daniel Miller and his Mute brand split from EMI and returned to the "independent" community. Now, the British exec is confident his Mute group of companies is positioned for growth, and he's ...

  12. Chart Moves: Nick Cave Scores Highest Charting Album, Eagles Fly Back Onto Billboard 200

    February 28, 2013 8:17 PM EST It was a slow week on the Billboard 200, where not a single album debuted in the top 10. That said, Mumford & Sons' "Babel" held on to the No. 1 slot for a fifth non-consecutive week, making it the longest-running No. 1 album by ...

  13. Exclusive: Kobalt Launches Label Services Division, Preps New Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Release

    January 22, 2013 6:35 PM EST Not only did Kobalt sign a deal with Dave Grohl this week, the company is also formally introducing a new Label Services division that will handle digital and physical releases for independent artists as well as Kobalt clients. Though the division ...

  14. BMG Acquires Mute Records Catalog

    December 21, 2012 6:15 PM EST In its second deal of the day, BMG Rights Management has acquired the Mute back catalog owned by EMI, which includes records released by artists like Depeche Mode, Erasure, Moby, Goldfrapp and Nick Cave. According to sources, BMG paid over 7 milli ...

  15. Dave Grohl to Host New Show on SiriusXM

    November 27, 2012 3:08 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ...

  16. Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Attempt at Record For O Music Awards, 'Great' Relationship With Warner Bros.

    May 23, 2012 4:05 PM EDT When the Flaming Lips set out to break Jay-Z's world record for most live concerts in multiple cities in 24 hours as part of MTV's O Music Awards on June 27th , it will probably look like a scene straight out of "The Magical Mystery ...

  17. Jimmy Little, Iconic Indigenous Australian Singer, Dead at 75

    April 03, 2012 7:25 AM EDT Jimmy Little, one of the first indigenous musicians to enjoy mainstream success in Australia, passed away yesterday, April 2, after a long battle with health problems. He was 75. Little, who suffered with type 2 diabetes and underwent a kidney tra ...

  18. Mute Launches Liberation Technologies Label

    January 26, 2012 4:52 PM EST Mute records today announced the launch of Liberation Technologies, a new label focused on electronic music. The label will be headed by Patrick O'Neill and distributed worldwide by S T Holdings. The label's first release is 'Spring ...

  19. Exclusive: Flaming Lips Plan Record Store Day Release

    October 06, 2011 3:43 PM EDT Ardent Record Store Day supporters the Flaming Lips have started to plan next year's release. Wayne Coyne says he intends to create a compilation of tracks the Lips have done with other artists such as Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt and Prefuse ...

  20. Neko Case, Nick Cave Cover the Zombies For 'True Blood' Season Premiere

    May 04, 2011 3:43 PM EDT Nick Cave and Neko Case have recorded a cover of the Zombie's "She's Not There" for the debut episode of season four of "True Blood. Cave and Case, who shared concert bills about a decade ago, were brought together for the ...

  21. Mute Goes Indie Again, EMI Keeps Depeche Mode

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Mute found Daniel Miller have reached an agreement over the future of the label, which will once again be independent - albeit with a label services deal with EMI, who will also take a minority stake. The label specializing in altern ...

  22. ARIA To Honor Dingoes, Mental As Anything

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Australian rock acts Mental As Anything and the Dingoes, indigenous troubadour Kev Carmody, and pop singers Little Pattie and John Paul Young are to inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame during an Aug. 27 ceremony at Melbourne's For ...

  23. Music Sales Corp. To Serve As Mute Songs N.A. Sub-Publisher

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music Sales Corporation will serve as the North American sub-publisher for London-based Mute Song. The deal will add to New York-based Music Sales Corporation’s extensive catalog, including songs by such artists and songwriters as Nick Cave and th ...

  24. Cave Recruits Bad Seed

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ed Kuepper has slotted into the line-up of Nick Cave's band the Bad Seeds, taking the guitar position left vacant by Mick Harvey (Billboard.biz, Jan. 22). Kuepper, a founding member of Australian punk group the Saints and post-punk outfit Lau ...

  25. Bad Seeds Founder Exits

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mick Harvey is splitting with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds after a quarter of a century. Multi-instrumental Harvey, one of the founders of the Australian alternative rock ensemble, says he is leaving for a "variety of personal and professional ...

  26. Nick Cave To Present 2008 Turner Prize

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based alternative rock artist Nick Cave -- recent winner of the 2008 ARIA Award for best male artist (Billboard.biz, Oct. 20) -- will present the 2008 Turner Prize at the annual award ceremony, held at Tate Britain on Dec. 1. The presentation ...

  27. Radiohead Unveils Social Network

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of 50 Cent, Kylie Minogue and several other artists of late, Radiohead launched its own social network as part of its waste-central.com Web site. Fans can share photos, get touring information and watch videos of not onl ...

  28. Honorary Degree For Rocker Cave

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The correct title is now Dr. Cave. Alternative-rock icon Nick Cave has been presented with an honorary degree of doctor of laws from Monash University in his longtime hometown of Melbourne. The U.K.-based, Australian-bred musician, novelist, actor ...

  29. Former Warner UK Chair Phillips On The Edge

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Warner Music U.K. chairman Nick Phillips has been named as a board member at London-based entertainment industry investment house the Edge Group. Phillips has worked in the industry for 30 years, becoming Warner chairman in 1999. He left th ...

  30. ARIA To Induct Cave Into Hall Of Fame

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alternative rock veteran Nick Cave will be inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame at this year's Motorola ARIA awards, set for Oct. 28 at Acer Stadium in Sydney. Melbourne-born Cave emerged in the punk ...

  31. IFC And eMusic Bring Indie Music To Channel

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Segments to feature the Pixies, Nick Cave. Segments to feature the Pixies, Nick Cave. News Nick Cave ...

  32. IFC And eMusic Bring Indie Music To Channel

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Segments to feature the Pixies, Nick Cave. eMusic and the Independent Film Channel (IFC) have teamed up to add independent music to the IFC's indie film programming. Under the deal, eMusic's editorial team will create a program called &q ...

  33. Cave, Ellis Up For Aussie Screen Awards

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Cave (Mushroom Music), his collaborator Warren Ellis of the Dirty Three (Mute Song) and David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving (Mushroom Music) are among the Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Ca ...