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  1. Noise Pop Fest's Jordan Kurland Sentenced for Domestic Assault

    November 13, 2013 2:09 AM EST Jordan Kurland, the music exec who produces the Noise Pop festival and guides the careers of Death Cab for Cutie and Bob Mould, has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor assault charges relating to an incident with an ex-girlfriend. The 41-year ...

  2. Sub Pop Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman Diagnosed with Parkinson's

    June 04, 2013 2:13 AM EDT Jonathan Poneman, the co-founder of Seattle's Sub Pop Records, who helped launch such seminal bands as Nirvana and Soundgarden, among others, announced May 31 that he has Parkinson's, the degenerative nervous system disease that also ...

  3. Bubbling Under: Kathy Griffin Sings It With 'I'll Say It' on Dance/Club Play Songs

    September 28, 2012 1:18 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Kathy Griffin, Benjamin Gibbard, Joanna Smith and the Gaslamp Killer Kathy Griffin ...

  4. Zooey Deschanel and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard Split

    November 02, 2011 10:51 AM EDT The indie-rock romance to rule them all has ended: She & Him singer and actress Zooey Deschanel and Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard have separated after two years of marriage. A representative for Death Cab has confirmed the split to ...

  5. Sub Pop Signs Australian Deal

    September 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Australian independent music company Inertia has reached an exclusive arrangement with Sub Pop to distribute the iconic Seattle label's works down under. With immediate effect, Inertia will represent all Sub Pop's upcoming and catalog re ...

  6. Billions Corporation, Constant Artists Touring Merge

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Boutique booking agencies the Billions Corporation and Constant Artists Touring have merged. Beginning Sept. 13, Los Angeles-based Constant Artists founder Ben Dickey will begin working as a booking agent for Billions. Dickey brings with him an ei ...

  7. Insound Beefs Up Indie Vinyl Offerings

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST When online retailer Insound began offering instant MP3 downloads of albums being ordered on vinyl, only a handful of indie labels were on board for the promotion. But by year's end, nearly 500 titles will be part of the program. Driving th ...

  8. Update: Billions Corporation, Aero Booking Merge

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Boutique booking agencies the Billions Corporation and Aero Booking will merge, effective June 1. The two firms will combine artist rosters and operate as one entity with offices in Chicago and Seattle, and a total of seven agents. "We have a ...

  9. Music To Get Star Treatment At Sundance

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase in Park City, Utah, will feature a slate of eclectic live performances and ot Music seems to take a bigger role each year at ...

  10. RED Picks Up Lakeshore Records

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lakeshore Records has inked a North American distribution deal with RED. Lakeshore, the music division of film production company Lakeshore Entertainment, was previously distributed by Navarre Corp. Lakeshore Records has inked a North American dis ...

  11. RED Picks Up Lakeshore Records

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lakeshore Records has inked a North American distribution deal with RED. Lakeshore, the music division of film production company Lakeshore Entertainment, was previously distributed by Navarre Corp. Lakeshore Records has inked a North American dis ...