PIAS U.K.

  1. Zulu Winter Reboots

    June 14, 2012 4:50 PM EDT Zulu Winter has been working full-time for only six months, but that hasn't stopped the U.K. rock band from making a rapid impact on the indie scene. The London-based five-piece, all former childhood friends from Oxfordshire, England, last ye ...

  2. Sony Warehouse Riot Fire Was Not a 'Professional Heist,' PIAS MD Insists

    September 02, 2011 1:41 PM EDT A senior executive at PIAS has categorically dismissed reports that the Sony warehouse destroyed during last month's U.K. riots was targeted by "professional robbers" prior to being incinerated. As previously reported, the Sony DADC ...

  3. BRITs Winner Florence Gets The Love

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Florence and the Machine was a major domestic beneficiary from last week's BRIT Awards , with a 53% week-on-week sales increase in the U.K. for her debut album "Lungs" (Island/Universal) and a No. 2 single. The alternative artist� ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. PIAS U.K. Picks Up Sub Pop

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT PIAS U.K. has signed a digital and physical distribution deal with Seattle record label Sub Pop. The deal becomes effective on Sept. 15 and will see PIAS distribute all future Sub Pop releases in the United Kingdom and Ireland, including forthcomi ...

  6. Tiesto Inks Multi-territory PIAS Deal

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dutch dance artist Tiesto has partnered with Brussels-based PIAS Entertainment Group for the release of his fourth album "Kaleidoscope." The distribution and service deal sees PIAS working alongside N.Y.-based Compete Control Management ...

  7. PIAS Launches Synch Service

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT PIAS Entertainment Group has launched a dedicated synchronization service, PIAS Synch & Brand, which will position its label and artist repertoire to brand and media platform partners. The new service is a division of the Brussels-based compan ...

  8. Infectious Partners With PIAS

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Infectious Records has signed a pan-European distribution deal with PIAS Entertainment Group. PIAS will handle all physical and digital releases in the U.K. and Europe for Infectious, the London-based independent label re-launched by former Warner ...

  9. PIAS Signs Placebo

    January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST During the MidemNet conference in Cannes, PIAS Entertainment Group announced that it has signed alternative rock act Placebo, which had a long association with EMI. Placebo has released albums via EMI's Virgin label since its 1996 self-titled ...

  10. Woolworths Group’s EUK ‘Trading As Normal’

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British wholesale distributor Entertainment U.K. (EUK), part of the struggling Woolworths Group, has insisted it is trading as normal amid concerns in the biz as the crucial fourth quarter arrives. Woolworths Group issued a statement that appeared ...

  11. PIAS Makes Vital Name Change In U.K.

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. sales and distribution business Vital is to change its name as part of a major re-branding programme by owners PIAS Entertainment Group. The company will now be called PIAS U.K. in line with the group's other companies, which operate in ...

  12. Wall Of Sound, PIAS Strike U.K. Joint Venture

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label aspires to be 'new force' among indies. Two of Britain's most influential independent labels are joining forces to establish a new record company. Eclectic label Wall of Sound and PIAS U.K., the British division of Brussels-ba ...

  13. Wall Of Sound, PIAS Strike U.K. Joint Venture

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two of Britain's most influential independent labels are joining forces to establish a new record company. Eclectic label Wall of Sound and PIAS U.K., the British division of Brussels-based group Play Two of Britain's most influential in ...

  14. PIAS/Vital Launch Integral In The U.K.

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Leading independent firm Vital Distribution and its parent PIAS U.K. have established Integral, a standalone support service for indie labels. Leading independent firm Vital Distribution and its parent PIAS U.K. have established Integral, a standa ...

  15. Hartley Named PIAS U.K. CEO

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brussels-based independent PIAS has promoted Nick Hartley as CEO of its U.K. group. He was COO of the London-based PIAS U.K. division, which comprises Vital Distribution, PIAS Recordings (U.K.) and Fa Brussels-based independent PIAS has promoted N ...