XL Recordings

  1. Le1f Signs to Terrible Records/XL Recordings Joint Venture, Listen to New Single 'Boom' (Exclusive)

    February 21, 2014 10:20 AM EST The New York rapper and producer Le1f -- who with the release of standout 2012 Internet single “Wut” became one of the most visible members of hip-hop’s queer, left wing -- has signed a multiple-album recording agreement with Terrible Records as a ...

  2. Exclusive: Terrible Records, XL Recordings Sign Joint Venture Deal For Select Releases

    May 23, 2013 9:55 AM EDT Terrible Records, the Brooklyn-based label founded by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and Ethan Silverman, has begun a worldwide partnership with XL Recordings to manufacture, distribute, market and promote certain future releases. The first releas ...

  3. EMI Launches Global Dance Network Headed By Bart Cools

    March 27, 2012 8:31 AM EDT EMI Music is looking to capitalize on the electronic dance music explosion by launching its own international A&R and marketing network solely dedicated to dance artists and records. Launching today (March 27), the EMI Dance Network brings tog ...

  4. '21' And Up: Adele's Billboard Cover Story

    December 08, 2011 6:55 AM EST Newly bleached blonde bouffant a little askew, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins clasps her hands at her waist and begins to dish. "I came home from touring with my first album, and I caught up with some friends, trying to be all posh and stuff," ...

  5. Odd Future Sign Record Deals, Make (NSFW) Video Mocking Record Deals

    March 01, 2011 10:52 PM EST Rising L.A. rap collective Odd Future poke fun at their unhinged reputation and tear apart a record executive's office in "Odd Future Gets Signed," a new comedy video from Funny Or Die (below). The new clip comes as group leader Tyl ...

  6. Indie Execs, Publishing Vet Launch Beggars Music

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. music publishing veteran Andy Heath has joined with XL Recordings founder Richard Russell and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills to launch a new publishing company. Heath, currently chairman of umbrella trade organization U.K. Music, has for ...

  7. Albarn Gives Students Chance To Monkey Around

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett -- the duo behind Gorillaz and the Chinese folk tale-inspired opera project "Monkey: Journey to the West" -- are giving students the opportunity to create a promotional video for a track from the "Monk ...

  8. XL Unveils New PR Biz, A&R Promotions

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British indie label XL Recordings is to house a new PR company to promote its own artists plus signed to other labels. Technique Publicity is being launched as a joint venture between XL and Jon Wilkinson, former head of press at the Darling Depar ...

  9. Muse, Yorke Among BT Digital Award Winners

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 3 in London. British alternative rock trio and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke were the big winners last night (Oct. 3) at the fifth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London, each taking hope a brace of trophies. Yorke's debut so ...