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Hospital Records: 'Dance is bringing massive revenue to the British music industry'

Hospital Records: 'Dance is bringing massive revenue to the British music industry' Gated Content

Since launching Hospital Records alongside Tony Colman in 1996, Chris Goss has taken the label from strength-to-strength. Today, Hospital ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 14th 2014 at 3:49PM
Sia: 'What feeds my ego is achievement'

Sia: 'What feeds my ego is achievement' Gated Content

Can a true star ever escape the limelight?

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 9th 2014 at 3:41PM
Ministry of Sound: 'In Australia you can really build a record'

Ministry of Sound: 'In Australia you can really build a record' Gated Content

Launching in Australia in 1999, Tim McGee first built Ministry of Sound’s business off the back of the label’s compilation ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 9th 2014 at 3:23PM
On The Radar: Wolf Alice

On The Radar: Wolf Alice Gated Content

Wolf Alice, a four-piece band from North London, are about to release their newest EP Creature Songs when singer Ellie ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 29th 2014 at 3:47PM

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Insieme: 'As publishers we try and work in non-traditional ways'

Insieme: 'As publishers we try and work in non-traditional ways' Gated Content

Based in New York, Insieme music publishing is an affiliate company of Glassnote Entertainment Group. Though a separate entity from ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 23rd 2014 at 4:43PM
Miles Leonard: 'You can't only support the hugely successful records'

Miles Leonard: 'You can't only support the hugely successful records' Gated Content

Miles Leonard’s loyalty to Parlophone has known few bounds in the past two decades, despite the company going through more ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2014 at 3:23PM
Ed Sheeran, credit Christie Goodwin

Ed Sheeran: 'Pharrell took me way outside my comfort zone' Gated Content

The man who never seems to stop touring is back with a new record boasting a lead single that’s already ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 12:20PM
Logan Sama

Logan Sama: 'People should embrace the artistic side of grime music'

In an interview featured today's issue of Music Week magazine, DJ and scene champion Logan Sama has spoken out about ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:41PM

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Guy Garvey

Guy Garvey: 'My job is ridiculous' Gated Content

“Have a great time in New York. We loved it.” Yoko Ono’s warm response to Elbow’s latest single certainly took ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 25th 2014 at 3:55PM
Max Lousada

Lousada: 'The role of the record label is becoming more important'

In the glass lift up to his new sky-scratching office, Max Lousada will scan daily exactly how much responsibility now ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 7th 2014 at 3:27PM
Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega on self-releasing through her own label

Like so many other artists of her generation Suzanne Vega has had to adjust to a new reality. First at ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 18th 2014 at 3:05PM
Rebecca Kane

The O2 London GM Rebecca Kane on a record-breaking 2013 and the year ahead Gated Content

Even when judged its own unmatchable standards, 2013 was a spectacular year for The O2.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Feb 18th 2014 at 2:45PM

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Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins: 'Decca is the right move for me'

His tongue was admittedly rather in cheek, but Dickon Stainer clearly recalls the farewell lunch he gave Katherine Jenkins before ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 11th 2014 at 3:14PM
Jazz Summers

Jazz Summers: 'Sales have gone down - but what's happened to exec salaries?'

“Jazz Summers is a fucking lion. If you’re part of his pride he will fight to the death for you. ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 11th 2014 at 3:08PM
London Grammar 'teaching the music business important lessons'

London Grammar 'teaching the music business important lessons'

BRIT-nominated band London Grammar are enjoying some impressive international success with their debut album - and their manager has suggested ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 31st 2014 at 1:26PM
Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club: 'We've never recycled the same ideas'

Some say UK major labels are too fickle to grow a band and show them the patience they need to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 31st 2014 at 12:11PM

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Sarah Stennett

Turn First's Sarah Stennett on sexism, brand power and never giving up

Music manager, A&R whizz and co-founder of a legal giant, Sarah Stennett is one of the biggest female success stories ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 20th 2013 at 3:17PM
James Blunt

James Blunt: 'Hold on to your sense of what you're in the industry for'

The James Blunt album cycle machine has whirred into motion once more as the musician clocks in for his fourth ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Dec 20th 2013 at 10:07AM
Boyzone - photo credit, Phil Griffin

Boyzone at 20: 'Critically, they're still making great music and that's what matters'

You know that infamous performance.

November 1993, and five fresh-faced Irish lads fling their limbs about in a hyperactive manner ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:34PM
Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams: 'My brain turned into Swiss cheese'

Robbie Williams’ Swing When You’re Winning is his best-selling album to date. Now, nearly 13 years since its release, he’s ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 2:19PM
Craig David: the rise and fall (and rise again) of a pop star

Craig David: the rise and fall (and rise again) of a pop star

“When things are going wrong, the only thing you can do as an artist is write your way out. The ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 20th 2013 at 3:39PM
McFly

McFly 10th anniversary: It's All About Them

In a world of all-too-fleeting pop signings, McFly have managed to forge a ten-year career and one of the most ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Nov 12th 2013 at 3:43PM
Tinie Tempah

Tinie Tempah and Dumi Oburota: 'There's no platform for young grime artists today'

Patrick Okogwu was 14 when Dizzee Rascal won the Mercury Music Prize.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 7th 2013 at 2:30PM
John Lydon

John Lydon: 'My independence worked against me'

John Lydon may have mellowed a bit, but Rock and Roll Hall of Fame organisers in the States discovered a ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Nov 4th 2013 at 10:37AM
Keane

Keane: 'Don't treat your record label like they're drones'

Keane have achieved what many say is impossible in the modern music industry: over the course of 10 years, they’ve ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 29th 2013 at 3:40PM