The Wall

  1. London's Southbank Centre Wins Top UK Venue Honors

    May 29, 2012 3:05 PM EDT London's Southbank Centre located beside the River Thames . London's Southbank Centre has snatched the No. 1 spot in the 2011 top 100 U.K. music venues as compiled by PRS for Music, the U.K. authors' collecting society. The news, ba ...

  2. YouTube Set to Announce TV Initiative With 100 Niche Channels

    October 28, 2011 5:00 PM EDT In a low-budget early effort to compete with satellite and cable TV providers, YouTube is set to announce Friday that it has partnered with several entities to roll out television-style channels with professionally produced shows that will strike ...

  3. Beyonce Wins Big At MTV EMAs In Berlin

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce won a hat-trick of awards at the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at Berlin's O2 World Arena, which also marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The ceremony was also notable for a third MTV EMAs honor for Germa ...

  4. Business Matters: Rhino Records, Verizon, A2IM

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Rhino Records laid off 30-40 employees on Thursday, according to a report. Jobs were cut from all departments, according to the report. In a st ...

  5. Historic U.K. Venue To Re-open

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Manchester music venue Band on the Wall is to re-open Sept. 25 following a £4 million ($6.4 million) investment. First opened in 1975 as a jazz venue, Band on the Wall was at the centre of Manchester's punk scene in the late 1970s and was hom ...

  6. Music Industry Remembers Michael Jackson

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "[A specific memory?] I've got a big one. Thursday morning, 12:30 a.m. He finishes the three-hour rehearsal [at Los Angeles' Staples Center], he goes over and does a group hug with Frank Dileo and Kenny Ortega, then he comes over to ...

  7. UMPG Australia In JV With Indie Publisher Dew Process

    January 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group Australia has entered into an exclusive, long-term, worldwide joint venture with Brisbane-based independent music publisher Dew Process Publishing. Under the deal, Universal Music Publishing Group will handle all c ...

  8. Sony/ATV Signs Urban Songwriter

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing (U.K.) has signed a long-term deal with rising songwriter and producer Alan "N'Glish" Kasirye. Kasirye, who works out of Metropolis Studios in Chiswick, west London, has collaborated with U.K. soul singer L ...

  9. 6 Questions With Noise Pop's Jordan Kurland

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's 16th annual Noise Pop festival, set to hit approximately 15 venues from Feb. 26 through March 2, will boast performances from the Magnetic Fields, the Mountain Goats, MSTRKRFT, Cursive, Stellastarr*, the Walkmen, Helio Sequenc ...

  10. Broadway Putting Up 'Wall'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical based on Pink Floyd's seminal rock opera "The Wall." Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola ...

  11. Bright Eyes' Oberst Starts Label

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, h ...

  12. Bright Eyes' Oberst Starts Label

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, h ...