Primal Scream

  1. Artist Development: Musicians Are Now in Control (Guest Post)

    April 28, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Steve Rennie is president of REN Management and host of Renman Music & Business. In addition to having managed  Incubus, Primal Scream and The The, Rennie was a founding member of ArtistDirect and SVP and GM of Epic Records where he worked wit ...

  2. Creation Records Founder Alan McGee Starts New Label

    May 08, 2013 6:53 AM EDT Alan McGee, the legendary Scottish entrepreneur who discovered Oasis and founded the celebrated British label Creation Records, is back in the game. McGee has teamed with British independent music firm Cherry Red Records to launch the new label, ...

  3. Stone Roses Reunite, Announce 2012 Concerts

    October 18, 2011 12:43 PM EDT Seminal U.K. rock band The Stone Roses is to reform for a series of highly lucrative live shows. Following days of speculation that a reunion was imminent, the announcement was made earlier today (Oct. 18) at a packed press conference in The Soho ...

  4. Domino Recordings Launches Pop-Up Internet Radio Station

    June 06, 2011 5:44 PM EDT In this tech age where radio is supposed to be as relevant as a 78 rpm record, Domino Radio today launched a one-week-only online station which you can tune in at http://dominorad.io and can also be heard in the terrestrial world in London (at 87. ...

  5. Strokes, Arctic Monkeys To Play Beniscassim Fest

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Portishead and Primal Scream are the first artists to be confirmed for Spain's 16th Benicassim International Festival (FIB) at the eastern Mediterranean coastal town of Benicassim between July 14-17, 2011, said or ...

  6. Primal Scream's Mani Apologizes To Peter Hook

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Primal Scream bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield has issued a forthright apology to his former Freebass bandmate Peter Hook for attacking him via social network site Twitter. Since 2005 Mounfield and Hook, formerly bassist in New Order, have ...

  7. Freebass Drops 4-Track EP, Sets Album Date

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Over five years on from the project first being announced, Freebass -- the alternative rock super group comprising Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Gary 'Mani' Mounfield from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of ...

  8. New Order Spin-Off Bad Lieutenant Confirms Tour, Album

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bad Lieutenant, the new band formed by New Order singer Bernard Sumner, has announced a three-date U.K. tour to coincide with its debut album in October. Bad Lieutenant's debut studio set "Never Cry Another Tear" is released Oct. 5 ...

  9. U.K.’s AMG Adds Glasgow Venue

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT London-based venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has increased its portfolio of venues to 13 with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of the former cinema, ABC Glasgow. AMG has taken a majority stake in the ABC, previously operated as a co ...

  10. Tixdaq Secures Further Funding

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tixdaq, the entertainment ticketing research consultancy firm, has secured a second round of funding to develop its information services for the music, sports and theatre industries. The company currently operates ticket comparison site Tixdaq.com ...

  11. Primal Scream Unveils 'Future'

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primal Scream launched their new album "Beautiful Future" (B-Unique) with an invite-only set in London last night. The Scottish rockers played six new songs at the 26-32 Britannia Street venue, to an audience including Swedish singer Lyk ...

  12. Stay Of Execution For London's Astoria, Metro Venues

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London is expected to lose three central live music venues, including the Astoria and Astoria two venues, because of the Crossrail development, due for completion in 2017. Construction of the new rail service across London will necessitate the dem ...

  13. Primal Scream Looks To 'Future' With Pre-Release Project

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primal Scream's awaited new album "Beautiful Future" will be supported by a novel multi-platform marketing push which rewards hard-core fans in the United Kingdom who pre-order the set on iTunes. With effect from Tuesday (July 1), v ...

  14. Hook Sets Freebass Release Date

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Freebass, the alternative rock supergroup formed by former Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Mani from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of The Smiths, is planning to release their as-yet-untitled debut album in March 2009 ...

  15. Central Station Exhibition Opens In Manchester

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A who's who of local music stars turned out for an exhibition opening at Manchester's Richard Goodall Gallery, celebrating influential design studio Central Station, the team responsible for creating iconic cover art for groups such as H ...

  16. B-Unique Goes Atlantic Route, Starts Management Arm

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST B-Unique, the British label home to Kaiser Chiefs and Primal Scream, has struck a deal with Warner Music U.K. that will see it become integrated into Atlantic Records U.K., with effect from February 2008. The new partnership, unveiled today, will ...

  17. Arctics, Winehouse Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a typically broad range of musical tastes dominated this year by new, alternative artists. The award, which highlights the best 12 British or Irish albums of the ...

  18. BMG Music Publishing Acquires Complete Music

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catalog includes songs from 1960s through 1990s. BMG Music Publishing has acquired Complete Music from Iain McNay and Martin Costello in the United Kingdom. Complete was formed in 1984 by combining Cherry Red Music and Bayswater Music. The catalog ...

  19. Primal Scream's Gillespie Wins Libel Case

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie and his girlfriend, Katie England, have won a libel case against the News of the World. LONDON -- Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie and his girlfriend, Katie England, have won a libel case against the Ne ...

  20. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...