Software engineering

  1. Alternative Distribution Alliance Scores New Clients, Exec

    October 18, 2012 3:21 PM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance has picked up some new distribution clients and hired a new senior executive. The company is on an upswing after seeing its U.S. album plus track-equivalent market share drop from 4.43% at the end of 2010 to 4.09% ...

  2. Sixth Person Dies From Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

    August 19, 2011 1:37 PM EDT INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Family members say a 22-year-old college student is the sixth person to die from injuries suffered when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last weekend . Along with several people who died immediately, at least four d ...

  3. @SXSW: Inside The Startup Incubators

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Panel: 'Seed Combinators: Startup Incubators 2.0' Participants: Naval Ravikant, chairman at Vast.com Inc.; Marc Nathan, ChaiONE; David Cohen, TechStars; Paul Graham, YCombinator; Joshua Baer, OtherInbox Does location matter? How do you g ...

  4. WMG Merges ADA Sales Staff Into WEA

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST While the Warner Music Group is folding the sales staff of the Alternative Distribution Alliance inside that of WEA, the two distribution staffs will be kept separate in their dealings with account and labels. In the new set up, there will be a un ...

  5. ADA Launches Nordic Division

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has launched in the Nordic region. The new division of the leading distributor of indie releases will provide digital and physical distribution services to independent music compani ...

  6. ADA U.K. To Distribute First Night

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K.'s independent distribution arm Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has signed up theatrical stage show specialist First Night Records. The distribution deal with the London-based label is effective immediately. ADA U.K. ...

  7. NZ's Real Groovy Up For Sale

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Iconic New Zealand music retailer Real Groovy has confirmed it is seeking an injection of capital. But the company, which operates four stores in the main metropolitan centres, insists it is still trading successfully. Real Groovy has been adverti ...

  8. Allen, Wolk Take New Roles At ADA

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mitch Wolk has been promoted to president of the Alternative Distribution Alliance. He will report to Andy Allen, who - after coming back from a seven-month leave of absence - has been named chairman of independent music for the Warner Music Group ...

  9. Clark Rises At Nashville Business Management Firm

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Roger "Duane" Clark has become a VP and owner/shareholder of financial and business management firm Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy. The firm represents Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Gary Allan, Gnar ...

  10. ADA Acquires Insound.com

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Alternative Distribution Alliance, an independent distributor owned by the Warner Music Group, has acquired indie music lifestyle store Insound.com, sources confirm. While it marks the first time that ADA or the Warner Music Group has purchase ...

  11. The Orchard, PassAlong Boost Offerings

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Several independent labels and artists are finding their way online in new ways thanks to a pair of deals from The Orchard and PassAlong Networks. The Orchard added digital distribution deals with Reader's Digest Music, MC Records and Giganti ...

  12. ADA President To Take Leave Of Absence

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) president Andy Allen is taking an eight month leave of absence beginning November 1. In his absence, the company will be run by ADA senior mnagement staff; executive VP, Mitchell Wolk; senior VP/GM, Michael ...

  13. Epitaph Inks With ADA, Likely To Exit eMusic Deal

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Epitah Records is shifting its worldwide digital distribution to Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) in October. Until now, ADA had been distributing mobile content for Epitaph. "We do digital distribution for a number of smaller independ ...

  14. ADA Spearheading Indie Rock Compilation Series

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Distributor ADA and top indie labels may be teaming to create a series of compilations modeled after the very successful "NOW That's What I Call Music" series. However, sources tell Billboard.biz the series is in the earliest discus ...

  15. ADA Opens Shop In U.K.

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eyeing expansion to continental Europe. The Alternative Distribution Alliance, the Warner Music Group owned U.S.-based indie distributor, is now targeting the indie sector in Europe with the recent launch of a distribution operation in the U.K. Su ...

  16. ADA Names Wolk Exec VP

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wolk had been working with WMG incubators Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has named Mitchell Wolk executive VP. Based in New York, he reports to ADA president Andy Allen. Wolk comes to ADA, the independent distribution arm of the Warner Mu ...

  17. Global Pulse

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.S. R&B act the Pointer Sisters have been enjoying unexpected chart action in Belgium. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Veteran U.S. R&B act the Pointer Sisters have been enjoying unexpected chart action in Belgium. Read Tom F ...

  18. MTV Networks Ups Toffler, Graden

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toffler to oversee music networks, Logo. Toffler to oversee music networks, Logo. News ...

  19. Travis Tritt, Manager Split

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gary Falcon calls split amicable. Gary Falcon calls split amicable. News Gary Falcon ...

  20. Koch Distribution Names Key Sales Exec

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bill Kennedy joins from ADA. Bill Kennedy joins from ADA. News Bill Kennedy ...

  21. ADA Cuts Five Staffers

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) arm were let go the week of March 1, as part of the widespread parings following the Warner ownership change. Five staffers at Warner Music Group's Alternative ...

  22. Napster-Branded Discs, Accessories To Hit Target

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Major U.S. retailer to carry 'kitty-logo'-adorned products Major U.S. retailer to carry 'kitty-logo'-adorned products News ...

  23. SpinART Secures Ryko Distribution

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA Brooklyn, N.Y.-based label switches from ADA News ...