Latest Independent record labels Stories

2012-02-10 09:00:00

The digital revolution has turned the music industry upside down for labels large and small. The four largest record labels (Warner, Universal, EMI and Sony) are facing the potential collapse of the industry as they know it, and independent record labels (indie labels) are not doing much better. In addition to the digitization of music, advancements in technology and online media platforms are creating a second wave of challenges for indie labels. As recording, mastering and distributing...

2012-02-06 15:30:00

A study carried out by researchers at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M — Carlos III University) analyzes, for the first time, the independent label sector in Spain. It describes both the wide range of activities and strategies that these firms use, and their presence in new networks and digital services. This report presents the results of a survey given to companies that make up the “independent” sector of popular music in Spain, in order to obtain a...

2011-06-01 00:00:00

Available at digital music stores globally, 100% of the album's proceeds will benefit Japanese disaster relief efforts. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Jake Records, a leading independent record label, today announced the release of a charity album for Japanese disaster relief. The aptly titled "Jake for Japan" album features twelve original Hip Hop recordings from members of the Jake Records family, as well as other artists who wished to contribute to the cause. All proceeds from the...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 220 Entertainment Group, a division of Black Fuel Music, LLC, which represents many of Christian music's most exciting new artists, including five-time Dove Award winner Group 1 Crew, has announced its new distribution agreement with Fontana Distribution/UMGD, and Universal Music Christian Group (UMCG). The multi-year agreement grants 220 Entertainment Group physical and digital distribution through Fontana, one of the most diverse...

2011-01-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rdio subscribers can now listen to top indie artists including Vampire Weekend, The Pixies, Belle and Sebastian, Tim McGraw, and Boards of Canada as a result of a licensing agreement with global independent rights agency, Merlin. Rdio (www.rdio.com) is the music service that lets subscribers listen to unlimited music on the web and mobile devices, anytime and anywhere. Merlin (www.merlinnetwork.org) represents the largest collection of...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

International Technology and Digital Distribution Join Forces! European digital distribution giants Danmark Music Group LTD execute long term digital distribution and software partnership with Rainysongs Entertainment USA for exclusive rights in North and South America, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and jamaica. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 The RDS System combined with a worldwide digital distribution platform empowers all music artists and labels leaps and bounds beyond any of the...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

During its 10 years at #1 in the Japanese Urban radio market, Joint One Radio on Japan's INTERFM 76.1 has garnered the trust and respect of record labels, major recording artists and corporations seeking entrée for their products into the Asian market. Known as Japan's "Official Urban Radio Legend", Joint One Radio is the chosen launch vehicle for many exclusive product releases as well as the breaking ground for new music releases in Asia, by major and independent labels from across...

2010-07-20 15:09:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontana Distribution, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, continues its hot streak this summer by breaking the record for longest stay at #1 for an indie label single in music history (source: Billboard), with The Dirty Heads' "Lay Me Down" (featuring Rome of Sublime with Rome), who are signed to the Fontana-distributed Executive Music Group. Moreover, Executive Music Group becomes the first...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'