Shock Entertainment Group

  1. Fatboy's Southern Fried Gets New Oz Deal

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. DJ and producer Norman Cook's label Southern Fried Records has found a new home Down Under. Liberator Music will distribute the label in Australia and New Zealand after striking a deal with Cook -- who records under various guises, the b ...

  2. PIAS Heads Down Under

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brussels-based label and distributor Play It Again Sam is setting up an Australian and New Zealand base. It has signed a 50:50 joint-venture deal with Liberator Music, part of Michael Gudinski's Melbourne-based Mushroom Group of companies, to ...

  3. Indies Up In Arms Over YouTube

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Key players in the independent label community are preparing for a legal skirmish with YouTube over content being used on the video-sharing site. Sources tell Billboard.biz that the independents are aggrieved with terms proposed by the giant socia ...

  4. Indies Cast Collective Digital Spell With Merlin

    January 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST A slew of top independent labels and trade groups have joined forces to launch Merlin, described at the MidemNet event in Cannes today (Jan. 20) as "the world's first global new-media rights licensing agency." Accounting for almost ...

  5. Australia's Shock Unveils New Team

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Major Australian independent company Shock Entertainment Group today (March 10) disclosed its new management team. Major Australian independent company Shock Entertainment Group today (March 10) disclosed its new management team. Marcus Seal, co-d ...

  6. Caldas Steps Down As Shock CEO

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charles Caldas is stepping down after six years as CEO of leading Australian independent music company Shock Entertainment Group. He helped established the firm in Melbourne 15 years ago. Charles Caldas is stepping down after six years as CEO of l ...

  7. Caldas Steps Down As Shock CEO

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charles Caldas is stepping down after six years as CEO of leading Australian independent music company Shock Entertainment Group. He helped established the firm in Melbourne 15 years ago. Charles Caldas is stepping down after six years as CEO of l ...