Ninja Tune

  1. Exclusive: Machinedrum Signs to Ninja Tune

    March 15, 2013 9:59 AM EDT Azealia Banks beat maker plans a summer album London-based label Ninja Tune has signed electro/dubstep artist Machinedrum to a four-album deal, with a full-length expected as early as June. The deal was announced at the Ninja Tune SXSW showcase ...

  2. Mobile Roadie Launches New App Builder

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Self-service mobile app builder Mobile Roadie unveiled a new version of its service that provides even greater customization options, called Mobile Roadie Pro. The service lets users log in to an online app management tool, and then provide conten ...

  3. Ninja Tunes Marks 20th Anniversary

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie Ninja Tune celebrates its 20th anniversary with the release of the Ninja Tune "XX" box set. It includes original artwork from Ninja designer Openmind and three hardcover cases filled with new material and an exclusive hardcove ...

  4. Ninja Tune, Cinematic Orchestra Form Label

    November 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jason Swinscoe of the U.K. jazz/electronica act the Cinematic Orchestra has formed a new label, Motion Audio, in partnership with the group's Ninja Tune label. Swinscoe has joined forces with Dominic Smith, the long-term A&R for the Cinem ...

  5. Speech Debelle Sets Sights On Sophomore Set

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. hip-hop newcomer Speech Debelle, winner of the 2009 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, has been in the studio with Adele and Duffy co-writer Eg White ahead of her debut U.S. dates next month. Her debut set "Speech Therapy" (Big Dada/Ninja T ...

  6. Sales Boost For Mercury Winner Speech Debelle

    September 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sales for Speech Debelle's debut album "Speech Therapy" (Big Dada/Ninja Tune) have soared by around 1,000% compared to last week, following her Barclaycard Mercury Prize victory on Tuesday (Aug. 8) evening. The U.K. hip-hop newcomer ...

  7. Speech Debelle Scoops Mercury Prize

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Speech Debelle is the winner of the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2009 with "Speech Therapy" (Big Dada) for the best album of the past year by a U.K. or Irish artist. The debut set proved a popular winner among the audience at ...

  8. We7 Hits 2 Million Users

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ad-supported free music streaming service We7 reports that is has now exceeded two million U.K. users per month. This includes one million site users, and one million unique users via 'Play Anywhere' partnerships with media brands includ ...

  9. Ninja Tune Leaps Into Second Life

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a groundbreaking move, independent U.K. label Ninja Tune is to launch a music video channel in the Second Life virtual realm. Supported by U.K. digital music research firm Music Ally, the new Ninja TV station will feature several hours of full- ...

  10. The Indies

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Electronic label Ninja Tune aggressively-but also selectively-shops for videogame-related licensing ventures. Read Todd Martens' column. Electronic label Ninja Tune aggressively-but also selectively-shops for videogame-related licensing ventu ...