Sub Pop Records

  1. Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Wins Independent Spirit Award at Music Biz Conference

    May 08, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Jonathan Poneman, who gave Nirvana and Fleet Foxes their start at Sub Pop, revealed the philosophy that conquered the world of music from an unlikely place as he accepted the award. Jonathan Poneman, cofounder of Sub Pop Records, which launched Ni ...

  2. Andy Kotowicz, 1972-2010

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sub Pop Records VP of sales and marketing Andy Kotowicz died in Seattle from injuries sustained in an Oct. 21 car accident. He was 37. Since arriving at the label in 2000, Kotowicz served as A&R rep for such acts as Mudhoney, Wolf Eyes, Pissed ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. DIY Probed As ITC Concludes

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third and final day of the In The City conference came to a close Monday with a lively panel discussion on new British music. Culminating in a tribute to the late Tony Wilson, who passed away in August of this year, the forum predicted a posit ...

  5. Grokster: Indies Weigh In

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The decision elicited varying opinions from independent sector. Don’t look for consensus among America’s independent labels when it comes to today’s Grokster decision. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against peer-to-peer network Grokster, favo ...

  6. Behind the Deal: The State of the Music Industry -- An Interview With Laurie Soriano

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Laurie Soriano, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, discusses the state of the music industry in an edited version of her interview on Nov. 30, 2004. As 2004 came to a close, Billboard sat down with a dozen lawyers to ...