Underworld

  1. Danny Boyle Details London Olympics Opening Ceremony Plans With Two New Underworld Songs

    June 12, 2012 10:44 AM EDT LONDON - Oscar winning director Danny Boyle plans to transform the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 into a surreal vista of a "green and pleasant land" at the newly-built host stadium in Eastern London. Boyle, wearing his hat ...

  2. Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt On Universal-EMI Deal, Marilyn Manson, the Rise of Indies

    May 03, 2012 12:45 PM EDT The current Cooking Vinyl homege features Marilyn Manson whose new album "Born Villain" is just out. Label founder Martin Goldschmidt says Interscope "dropped the ball" with his last album. Cooking Vinyl, a label founded in 198 ...

  3. Mute Moves Into Management

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Mute label, relaunched as an independent by original founder Daniel Miller albeit with an elaborate arrangement with EMI , has revealed plans to enter the artist/producer management business. The new version of Mute was unveiled in September a ...

  4. Marilyn Manson Goes Indie With U.K. Label

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST A year after being dropped by Interscope, Marilyn Manson is planning his comeback on U.K. indie Cooking Vinyl. The new, as-yet-untitled album is due in the fall of 2011. Manson has agreed a joint venture partnership between his own imprint Hell, e ...

  5. Business Matter: Spotify, Rhapsody, Zune and more

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Two Issues Spotify, Music Services Must Overcome -- Speaking at the Daily Beast's Innovators Summit on Friday, Spotify investor Sean Parker (Founders Fun) explained the music service lures us ...

  6. Great Escape Day Two: Making Piracy Socially Unacceptable

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The second day of the Great Escape, the U.K. music conference and festival in Brighton, focused on the importance of digital marketing and digital services for the music industry. A keynote conversation with Universal Music International's VP ...

  7. Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2009 Lineup

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tiƫsto, Carl Cox, Bloc Party, Deadmau5, the Ting Tings, Cut Copy and Crystal Castles, among others, will perform as part of the 2009 Ultra Music Festival, to be held March 27-29 at Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami. Other artists scheduled to pe ...

  8. Touring Briefs: Slow Food Rocks, SoCo Music Experience, All Points West

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Gnarls Barkley, Ozomatli, the New Pornographers, Medeski Martin & Wood, G. Love & Special Sauce and the John Butler Trio, among others, will perform at the Slow Food Rocks music festival, to be held Aug. 30-31 at the Great Meadow at For ...

  9. Underworld Rings International 'Bells' Release

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. electronic act Underworld will release its long-awaited fifth studio album "Oblivion with Bells" on Oct. 15 via London-based label-development firm Integral and pan-European indie label PIAS. Issuing the album on their in-house labe ...

  10. Underworld Shape Up For Electronic Beats Fests

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British electronic act Underworld will take part in the 2007 Electronic Beats Festivals, the flagship live-music event for wireless carrier T-Mobile International. This year's fest tour kicked off early June in Budapest, Hungary. It continues ...

  11. Madonna Downsizes For Coachella Performance

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST After months of rumors, Madonna has confirmed she will perform April 30 at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The artist will appear backed by a live band in the festival' After months of rumors, Madonna has c ...

  12. V2 Records Pacts With India's Times Music

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST V2 Records has signed a two-year licensing deal with Mumbai, India-based Times Music, owned by Bennett & Coleman Ltd., one of India's leading media groups. V2 Records has signed a two-year licensing deal with Mumbai, India-based Times ...