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Elektra Music Group To Be Launched Oct. 1st

on June 18, 2018 - 9:56am

Stand-Alone Label Group Will Include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Roadrunner, Low Country Sound & Black Cement Labels

Mike Easterlin & Gregg Nadel Named Co-Presidents

Label Group to Launch with Fully Staffed Team

A stand-alone, fully staffed label group to be known as Elektra Music Group will be launched on October 1st. Elektra Music Group will include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen (FBR), Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, and Black Cement Records – which will each be nurtured as a unique, independent label brand.

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Elektra Founder Jac Holzman Launches Cosmic Ringtones & Sonic Realms

on June 15, 2018 - 10:54am

Album Follows in Footsteps of Holzman’s Groundbreaking 1960s 'Authentic Sound Effects Series'

Features Electronic Music interpretations Composed by Adam Holzman

Collection Targets $200 Million Global Ringtone Market

Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman has launched his latest venture, Cosmic Ringtones & Sonic Realms… Your Universe Is Calling. Conceived and produced by Holzman, the collection includes a series of instrumental pieces composed, performed, and recorded by Holzman’s son Adam, a world-renowned keyboardist and synthesizer artist.

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ADA Music 25th Anniversary Concert June 20 at Bowery Ballroom

on June 13, 2018 - 5:17pm

(TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE)

J MASCIS, RON GALLO, TEENAGE WRIST, MICHAEL BLUME, DJ SPOOKY TO PERFORM

AFTER PARTY WITH THE INTERRUPTERS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A2IM INDIE WEEK PRESENTED BY SOUND EXCHANGE

SPONSORED BY YOUTUBE MUSIC & VINYL ME, PLEASE

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Worldwide celebrates its 25th Anniversary as a leading global distribution and services organization within the independent music community by hosting a concert held on June 20th at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.

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Emmy Lovell Promoted to Executive Vice President of WEA Europe

on June 1, 2018 - 11:09am

Innovative Executive to Strengthen Company’s Global Expertise

Emmy Lovell has been promoted to Executive Vice President of WEA Europe, part of the global artist and label services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), effective immediately. Lovell, who was most recently Senior Vice President of Digital at Warner Music UK (WMUK), will report to WEA President Tony Harlow, and remain based in London.

The move is designed to help accelerate WEA’s digital transformation—with an emphasis on putting consumers at the center of its business and strengthening its ability to promote artists globally.

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Warner/Chappell Songwriters Score Hat-Trick of Wins at the Ivors

on May 31, 2018 - 7:05pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) songwriters have triumphed at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards in London today. They collected three awards, including Best Album, Best Contemporary Song and Best Song Musically and Lyrically.

Stormzy’s amazing run of recognition continues, with Gang Signs & Prayer named Best Album. Stormzy said the Ivors was the win that celebrates “your pen and your art”.

Up and coming talent Dave won Best Contemporary Song for his politically charged track ‘Question Time’.

Elbow’s ‘Magnificent (She Says)’ was named Best Song Musically and Lyrically, winning the band their

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