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MXTabs.net Partners with EMI Christian Music Group, Sony/ATV and Alfred Publishing

MADISON, Wis. – Musicnotes, Inc. announced today it has recently reached new agreements with music publishers EMI Christian Music Group (EMI CMG), Alfred Publishing, Sony/ATV and several additional publishers and administrators to make guitar, bass and drum tablature for songs in their catalogues available on MXTabs.net. Under the new agreements, guitar and drum tablature (a [...]

Download EMI Music on the go with MEDIAnywhere’s music download kiosks

LONDON, 28 MAY 2008: Millions of airline passengers are now able to download music from EMI artists on the go as MEDIAnywhere’s music download kiosks have opened for business in Italy’s Fiumicino airport. The international airport in Rome has become the first to feature the kiosks, with many more of Europe’s major airports soon to [...]

Sigur Ros announce new album and free download

New Album: Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (With a buzz in our ears we play endlessly) Released: June 23rd 2008 Free Download: Gobbledigook First play TONIGHT on BBC Radio One Track available from www.sigurros.com Sigur Rós will be releasing their fifth album, Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (English translation: With a [...]

Coldplay announce UK tour for December 2008

Coldplay will play a ten date UK tour in December. The group, whose new album Viva La Vida is released in the UK on June 12, play the following shows. DECEMBER 1 BIRMINGHAM NIA 2 BIRMINGHAM NIA 5 GLASGOW SECC 6 GLASGOW SECC 7 SHEFFIELD ARENA 10 LIVERPOOL ECHO ARENA 11 MANCHESTER M.E.N. ARENA 12 [...]

Brian Wilson returns to Capitol Records/EMI, his original label home

New studio album, That Lucky Old Sun, to be released on September 2 on CD, deluxe CD/DVD, limited edition vinyl and digitally “You don’t have to climb the Capitol tower, or play the Hollywood Bowl, if there’s a roll in your heart, and a rock in your soul…” (lyrics from That Lucky Old Sun’s California [...]

EMI MSF beneficiary Peter Moore wins BBC Young Musician of the Year competition

The EMI Music Sound Foundation (EMIMSF) is delighted to have helped BBC’s Young Musician of the Year Peter Moore with funds this March towards the purchase of the trombone he played at this year’s competition. Peter started playing the trombone aged six. He is now in year 7 at Chethams School of Music where he [...]

EMI Music and Papa Joe Records announce distribution partnership

Ryan Cabrera’s new album The Moon Under Water to be first release to hit stores May 13 New York, NY (May 12, 2008) – EMI Music, the world’s largest independent music company, and Papa Joe Records have entered into a multi-dimensional agreement in which EMI Music will provide digital and physical sales and distribution services [...]

Coldplay announce “Viva La Vida” North American tour with UK/European dates to be announced soon

Details released for free Madison Square Garden & Brixton Academy show tickets on Coldplay.com Coldplay announce their “Viva La Vida” North American Tour in support of their new album of the same name, which will be released on June 16/17th (June 12th in the UK). The US tour will kick off on June 29th in [...]

Coldplay’s new single ‘Violet Hill’ has been downloaded by two million people since it was made available a week ago

The single, which is released commercially today (May 6) would have outsold the whole of last week’s UK Top 40 four times over LONDON, 6 MAY 2008 –Coldplay’s new single Violet Hill is now available commercially through regular digital outlets. For the past week it has been available free only through coldplay.com In the past [...]

And the beat goes on – out-of-print CDs from EMI Music to be made available on Amazon.com, providing customers with greater music selection

SEATTLE–Amazon.com, EMI Music and SONY BMG today announced that they will bring back the music of hundreds of highly coveted out-of-print albums on CD through CreateSpace “Disc on Demand” and to offer these titles on Amazon.com. Formerly out-of-print albums now available to Amazon customers include Hatari Soundtrack by Henry Mancini, Earthquake Weather by Joe Strummer [...]