UFI

  1. Mario Pacheco Dies Aged 60

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Mario Pacheco, a legend of the Spanish indie music scene, has died at his Madrid home after a long illness. He was 60. In 1982, Pacheco founded one of the first authentic indie labels in Spain, Nuevos Medios. Pacheco, who was also a producer and p ...

  2. Delorean, La Bien Querida Win Spanish Indie Awards

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Delorean (Mushroom Pillow) took the Spanish artist of the year award at the Independent Music Awards held by indie label association UFI in Madrid. La Bien Querida (Elefant Records) lifted two prizes - best album of the year for "Romancero&qu ...

  3. Spanish Indies Challenge Govt On Piracy 'Negligence'

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST A sizeable chunk of the Spanish indie label and distribution sector is preparing to take the government to court on charges of negligence, and demand compensation for the damage done to the sector by "massive free downloading" over the p ...

  4. European Music Day Boosts Spanish Sales

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music sales across some 120 stores in Spain have soared thanks to discounts to mark European Music Day on June 21. FNAC, the French-owned music and book retail chain, offered a 16% discount on all recorded music for three days from June 21 to June ...