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Entries in 'indies' (21)

AIM Start Ups

New AIM initiative to provide up to £25,000 loans to indie start ups

AIM has today launched a new Government-backed scheme offering access to finance for independent music companies and entrepreneurs.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 31st 2014 at 10:09AM
AIM

Merlin's Caldas to keynote AIM Music Connected 2014

A host of senior music business figures have been confirmed for AIM’s Music Connected event, with Merlin CEO Charles Caldas ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:44AM
Merlin 2014

Merlin launches online dashboard for members

Global indie rights agency Merlin has launched a new online dashboard that allows users instant and secure access to their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:17PM
A2IM

Indie labels claimed 34.6% of US market in 2013

Indie labels in the US managed to increase their market share by 2% in 2013 and retain their collective lead ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 17th 2014 at 9:50AM

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Merlin

Merlin demands removal of member content from streaming service Simfy

The deal between independent music licensor Merlin and German streaming service Simfy has been cut short with a demand to ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 10:14AM
ADA

ADA partners with indie EDM label PRMD Music

Warner’s independent music distribution arm Alternative Distribution Alliance has partnered with new indie EDM label PRMD Music, which was founded ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 11th 2013 at 3:53PM
iTunes Radio

US indie labels getting 'significantly inferior' contract terms for iTunes Radio - report

Independent labels in the US are being given “inferior” contract terms for iTunes Radio inclusion with little room for negotiation, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:24AM
Merlin

Indies pay tribute to Merlin on 5th birthday

Leading figures from the independent music sector have paid tribute to Merlin on its fifth anniversary.

Launching in May 2008, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 5th 2013 at 3:44PM

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Last Shop Standing

'We'll still have record shops in 20 years', says Last Shop Standing author

Graham Jones - the author of UK indie record store chronicle Last Shop Standing – is confident that record shops ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 18th 2013 at 1:14PM
Queens Of The Stone Age

Queens Of The Stone Age sign to Matador

Queens Of The Stone Age has signed a worldwide, multi-album deal with Matador Records.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2013 at 1:39PM
US Postal Service

Postage stamp rises in US threaten small labels

The price of a first-class stamp in the US has risen by a penny to 46 cents – but much ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 4th 2013 at 9:56AM
Myspace

Indie labels slam MySpace over Merlin licensing conflict

MySpace came under fire at Midem yesterday as indie labels discussed the platform’s decision not to renew its licensing agreement ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:40AM

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Rough Trade

Rough Trade could open more UK stores following HMV collapse

Indie record retailer Rough Trade could open new outlets across the UK in the wake of HMV’s demise.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:15AM
AIM Awards 2012

AIM Awards 2012 - all the winners

The winners of the AIM Independent Music Awards 2012 have been revealed with The Prodigy, Alt-J, Adele and Bella Union’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2012 at 11:17PM
Aerosmith

Aerosmith could self-release 'if band stays together'

Areosmith could self-release future albums after their deal with Columbia Records comes to an end with the release of upcoming ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2012 at 10:27AM
AIM Independent Music Awards 2012

AIM Awards 2012 nominations revealed

AIM has announced the full category shortlists for the second AIM Independent Music Awards.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Sep 27th 2012 at 10:48AM

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Ethan Johns

Ethan Johns announces debut album and UK Record Store tour

MPG’s producer of the year Ethan Johns has announced details of his debut solo album along with a UK record ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 25th 2012 at 12:27PM
Last Shop Standing

Did record labels really sabotage vinyl on purpose?

Independent retailers have claimed that record labels deliberately lowered the quality of vinyl records they produced in the Eighties in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 7th 2012 at 2:24PM
DJ Antoine

Foreign songs dominate new Nielsen/IMPALA EU airplay chart Gated Content

New European radio airplay charts released by Nielsen Music and IMPALA today highlight the most successful independent artists of 2012’s ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 1:39PM
Bring Me The Horizon sign major label deal

Bring Me The Horizon sign major label deal

Sheffield metallers, Bring Me The Horizon, have signed a record deal with Sony label RCA.  

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2012 at 12:01PM
AIM Independent Music Awards 2012

AIM Independent Music Awards 2012 entry deadline extended

The deadline for entering the AIM Independent Music Awards has been extended until Friday, August 3, 2012.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 27th 2012 at 2:35PM