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  1. AIM Members Urge BBC To Back Indies

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A vote of the AIM membership has approved a proposal for the U.K. independent music companies' trade body to lobby the BBC to play a wider range of independent music on national top 40 station Radio 1 and AC network Radio 2. The proposal won ...

  2. One Little Indian, FatCat Find New U.K. Home

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based independents One Little Indian and sister label FatCat Records have signed a new deal with [PIAS] U.K. following the collapse of their former distributor Pinnacle in early December (Billboard.biz, Dec. 4). The deal will see products fro ...

  3. Strong Q4 Sales For U.K. Biz

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The recorded music market in the U.K. benefited from a strong showing in the fourth quarter of 2008, contributing to an overall volume decline of 3.2% in album sales year-on-year. Album sales fell from 138.1 million in 2007 to 133.6 million last y ...

  4. U.K.'s Dramatico Exits Stricken Pinnacle

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST London-based independent label Dramatico -- the U.K. home to multi-platinum singer/songwriter Katie Melua and Carla Bruni -- has struck a new distribution deal with Warner Music's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA). Dramatico was previou ...

  5. Pinnacle Collapse A 'Nightmare' For Indies

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent labels' representatives have consulted a lawyer through trade body AIM after independent distribution company Pinnacle went into administration on Dec. 3, roughly equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Around 60 labe ...

  6. Pocket Group Pouches CD Baby, INgrooves Deals

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone entertainment supplier Pocket Group is boasting a catalog of 1.5 million tracks available to license following new deals signed with CD Baby and INgrooves. The British company, which supplies music, TV, film and celebrity content to m ...

  7. Eagle Vision Links With Pinnacle Distribution

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock Entertainment has shifted U.K. distribution for its visual division, Eagle Vision. Effective May 1, Eagle Vision's releases in the United Kingdom will be handled by independent distributor LONDON -- Eagle Rock Entertainment has shi ...

  8. Eagle Vision Links With Pinnacle Distribution

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock Entertainment has shifted U.K. distribution for its visual division Eagle Vision. Effective May 1, Eagle Vision has contracted independent distributor Pinnacle to handle its releases in the Eagle Rock Entertainment has shifted U.K. dist ...

  9. Eagle Vision Links With Pinnacle Distribution

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock Entertainment has shifted U.K. distribution for its visual division Eagle Vision. Effective May 1, Eagle Vision has contracted independent distributor Pinnacle to handle its releases in the Eagle Rock Entertainment has shifted U.K. dist ...

  10. U.K. Marketing/Distribution Firm 3MV Shutters

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British independent music marketing and distribution firm 3MV has ceased trading. Until recently, the company counted Ministry of Sound, Rough Trade, V2 and Palm Pictures among its clients. British independent music marketing and distribution firm ...

  11. McGee's Poptones Links With Mercury

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan McGee, the veteran British label chief who discovered Oasis, is revitalizing his indie label Poptones through a marketing and distribution deal with Mercury Records. Poptones' previous distributo Alan McGee, the veteran British label chi ...

  12. McGee's Poptones Links With Mercury

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan McGee, the veteran British label chief who discovered Oasis, is revitalizing his indie label Poptones through a marketing and distribution deal with Mercury Records. Poptones' previous distributo Alan McGee, the veteran British label chi ...