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  1. U.K. Indie Cooking Vinyl Launches in Australia

    September 06, 2013 12:23 AM EDT Martin Goldschmidt’s Cooking Vinyl has expanded into Australia. The British indie label has a new office in Melbourne, which is helmed by a twin-track team of two former Shock Records executives, Leigh Gruppetta and Stu Harvey. “Having enjoyed o ...

  2. Martin Mills: Daniel Miller, Richard Russell, Tom Silverman and Other Friends and Colleagues Recall His Most Memorable Moments

    January 22, 2013 6:45 PM EST Jean-Phillipe Aline Label manager for Beggars Group France Most memorable encounter with Martin Mills: “It was a while ago, in 2002 when he was looking for people to work for Beggars Group France with Laurent Rossi. My job interview turned into ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Business Matters: What Exactly Is Blackwell Fuller's Business Model?

    June 13, 2011 6:07 PM EDT What is Blackwell Fuller's Business Model? -- The new music industry grew on Monday with the announcement of Blackwell Fuller , a new company created by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell and 19 Entertainment founder Simon Fuller. The pai ...

  5. Daft Punk's Ferrari, Katy Perry's Trampoline, Beatles Bicycle Added To EMI Japan Earthquake-Relief Auction

    April 11, 2011 3:34 PM EDT Katy Perry, the Beatles, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Sting, David Gilmour and Tinie Tempah have donated personal items and memorabilia to the second phase of the EMI family's charity auction to raise funds to help the ...

  6. Why Is Apple's Ping Lagging Far Behind Facebook?

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST When Apple launched Ping in September, it was expected - in some quarters - to revolutionize music discovery. Representing the optimism at the time, Wired bravely deemed it "too big to fail" and immediately declared it a social powerhous ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pukkelpop Fest Responds To Singer's Death

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Charles Haddon, the singer with a U.K. electropop act who is believed to have committed suicide at Belgium's Pukkelop Festival, was reportedly upset about an injury sustained by a fan during his performance. There are reports that the 22-year ...

  9. Heineken Breaks With Benicassim Fest

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT International beer producer Heineken is to cease being the main sponsor for Spain's highest-profile summer music festival, held in July at Benicassim on the eastern Mediterranean coast. Heineken had been the main sponsor for the past 10 years ...

  10. Benicassim Fest Attendance Slumps

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spain's highest-profile summer music festival, the international Benicassim festival (FIB) on the eastern Mediterranean coast, suffered an alarming slump in attendance this year. The total attendance of 127,000 over the July 15-18 four-day fe ...

  11. Cooking Vinyl Signs Charlatans, Underworld

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie Cooking Vinyl has signed singer songwriter Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, dance act Underworld and indie-rock veterans the Charlatans. The service and marketing deals for the acts' new albums will work on a revenue share basis rather than ...

  12. Benicassim, Rock in Rio Madrid Fests Unveil Line-Ups

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna, Shakira, Bon Jovi and the Prodigy are among the first artists confirmed for two of Spain's most important summer festivals. Both the 16th International Festival of Benicassim on the eastern Mediterranean coast, known as FIB Heineken, ...

  13. Belgian Fests Win Out At European Festival Awards

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Belgian festivals emerged as the big winners at the first ever European Festival Awards, bagging four of the eight public-voted categories as well as one voted by an industry panel. The awards were held on the opening night of European music confe ...

  14. Digital Year-End Lists Reveal Glimpse At Services' Demos

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Now's the time of year for everyone ( including Billboard ) to serve up their "Best of 2009" lists. Digital music services are no different, with iTunes, YouTube, Last.fm and others all sharing details on what content stood above th ...

  15. Jay-Z, Strokes, Pink For Isle Of Wight Fest

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z, the Strokes and Pink are among the first acts confirmed to play the 2010 Isle of Wight festival, held June 11-13 at Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, England. Jay-Z will headline the main stage on Friday June 11 with New York City alt- ...

  16. Muse, Lily Allen, Kasabian Collect Q Awards

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Muse, Lily Allen and Kasabian all walked away with Q awards at the annual ceremony organized by the U.K.-based monthly music magazine. Held today (Oct. 26) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, Allen won the best track award for "The Fear&q ...

  17. Spotify Signs IODA Deal For 2 Million Tracks

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spotify has signed with IODA to bring the digital distributor's catalog to the ad-funded free streaming service. IODA will provide Spotify users with music drawn from a catalog of nearly 2 million tracks from over 50 countries. Artists covere ...

  18. Slipknot Leads Charge For Kerrang! Awards

    July 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Metal outfit Slipknot has topped the nominations list for this year's Kerrang! Awards, hosted by the U.K weekly rock magazine on Aug. 3 in London. With six nominations, including two for best single ("Dead Memories" and "Psycho ...

  19. Fall Opening For AMG's New Birmingham Venue

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) will open its new site in Birmingham, England this Fall with shows already confirmed by rapper Dizzee Rascal and alt-rock acts Bloc Party and the Maccabees. The venue, the new O2 Academy Birmingham, wa ...

  20. Lily Allen Lined Up For Somerset House Shows

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Soul diva Grace Jones and U.K. pop act Lily Allen are among the first acts announced to play at this year's open-air concert Summer Series at London's Somerset House. The series kicks off with Jones on July 9, followed by Allen on July 1 ...

  21. Amazon U.K. MP3 Sale, iTunes Launches Variable Pricing

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Amazon.co.uk MP3 store is offering 100 top-selling tracks for 29 pence (42 cents), reduced from 59 pence (86 cents), to coincide with the launch of variable pricing on the iTunes store in the U.K. The iTunes pricing in the U.K. now varies betw ...

  22. Radiohead, Monkeys, Kings To Headline Reading/Leeds

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon have been confirmed as the headline acts at the U.K.'s twinned Reading and Leeds Festivals. The festivals will held at Little Johns Farm, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds, over England’s August Bank ...

  23. Slipknot Headlines Download Fest

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Slipknot has been confirmed as one of the headliners for the U.K.'s Download Festival at Donington Park, Derby with dance-rock crossover act the Prodigy, Korn and Mötley Crüe also booked to appear. The three-day rock festival will be held on ...

  24. Coldplay, Pistols, Verve Set For Summer Sonic

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Coldplay has announced its first show of 2008 at Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 9 in Tokyo and the following day in Osaka. The group will be flanked by the Verve, the Sex Pistols, the Prodigy, Alicia Keys and Fatboy Slim, amon ...

  25. Bicknell Splits With WMA

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ed Bicknell, head of international music for the William Morris Agency, has announced that he is leaving the company to return to "civilian life." WMA worldwide head of music Peter Grosslight says in a prepared statement that Bicknell di ...

  26. Ingenious Injects Investment Into The Prodigy

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST The two music venture capital trusts (VCTs) of London-based Ingenious have made a joint investment of £2 million ($3.8 million) to support the release of The Prodigy's fifth album. The investment has been made through the formation of a joint ...

  27. Coldplay, NIN To Headline Coachella

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tix go on sale Feb. 5. Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion performances by Gang of ...

  28. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  29. Anastacia, O-Zone Continue Euro Streak

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia and O-Zone both extend their European chart reigns to 12 weeks. "Anastacia" (Epic) tops European Top 100 Albums for the third consecutive week but 12th overall, while O-Zone's "Dragostea Din Anastacia and O-Zone both ...

  30. Anastacia, O-Zone Continue Euro Streak

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia and O-Zone both extend their European chart reigns to 12 weeks. "Anastacia" (Epic) tops European Top 100 Albums for the third consecutive week but 12th overall, while O-Zone's "Dragostea Din Anastacia and O-Zone both ...

  31. Anastacia, O-Zone Continue Euro Streak

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anastacia and O-Zone both extend their European chart reigns to 12 weeks. "Anastacia" (Epic) tops European Top 100 Albums for the third consecutive week but 12th overall, while O-Zone's "Dragostea Din Anastacia and O-Zone both ...

  32. Wippit Catches Key Indie Content Deals

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independent labels Sanctuary Records, Beggars Group and Roadrunner. London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independe ...

  33. Wippit Catches Key Indie Content Deals

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independent labels Sanctuary Records, Beggars Group and Roadrunner. London-based digital download service Wippit has struck content licensing deals with independe ...

  34. Sony Connect Confirms Indie Content Deals

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed content deals with three key European independent label associations. As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed ...

  35. Sony Connect Confirms Indie Content Deals

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed content deals with three key European independent label associations. As expected, Sony Corp.'s new pan-European digital music service Connect has signed ...

  36. Licensing Talks Stall Between Euro Indies, MTV

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will not be able to see their favorite rockers on video music channel MTV Europe come April 1, as talks between the two sides have broken down over a new lice Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will ...

  37. Licensing Talks Stall Between Euro Indies, MTV

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will not be able to see their favorite rockers on video music channel MTV Europe come April 1, as talks between the two sides have broken down over a new lice Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will ...