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Month April 2011

Superstar artists and writers support second phase of charity auction to raise funds for Japan

Personal items donated by global stars to aid the Japanese Red Cross’s disaster relief efforts, via charity auction at ebay.com/EMIfamily4Japan London, 11 April 2011 — Artists and songwriters including Katy Perry, The Beatles, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Sting, David Gilmour and Tinie Tempah have donated exclusive personal items and memorabilia to [...]

Beastie Boys revisit their debut video with star-studded new film

As they prepare to release their new album ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two’ Beastie Boys have produced a 30 minute short film based on their breakout 1987 hit single ‘(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)’. ‘Fight For Your Right – Revisited’ features appearances by the likes of Elija Wood Seth Rogen and Danny [...]

Tinie Tempah teams up with Lucozade Sport

The new ad for Lucozade’s ‘YES’ campaign sees Tinie Tempah trade beats and blows with Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and World Champion boxer Katie Taylor for a special remix of Tinie’s song ‘Simply Unstoppable’. Check out the great film below, and there’s a game too – find it at http://www.facebook.com/lucozade.

New Jane’s Addiction album in August, free download now

Iconic rock band Jane’s Addiction will release their brand new album ‘The Great Escape Artist’ in August, but if you pop over to their website now and sign up for their newsletter you’ll get a free download of their new track ‘End to the Lies’ right away – get it from here. Here’s a look [...]

Alex Metric and Steve Angello turn to Rocky

Alex Metric and Steve Angello’s massive dance tune ‘Open Your Eyes’ now has added vocals from Ian Brown, and this brilliant video inspired by the classic ‘Rocky’ movie, although perhaps not quite how you may remember it…

EMI establishes new one stop North American sync & licensing unit

Brian Monaco to head new US sales operation, as EMI Music Publishing’s industry leading sales team begins to represent EMI Music master recordings New York, NY, 6 April 2011 — EMI has announced that it is creating a new enlarged synchronization and licensing division, as it looks to expand the music licensing service it offers [...]

Miles Leonard promoted to lead Virgin & Parlophone A&R for EMI Music UK

London, April 6 2011 – EMI Music UK has appointed Miles Leonard to the newly-created position of President of Parlophone & Virgin A&R Labels, it was announced today. Previously President of A&R Labels, Parlophone, Leonard will now lead both Virgin and Parlophone’s music discovery and development teams in the UK. He will continue to be [...]

EMI artists and writers unite for Japan with exclusive charity auction

Artists and songwriters from across the EMI family have united for an incredible worldwide auction of personal items and memorabilia to raise funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The charity auction, which will be managed by eBay, features items from some of the world’s [...]

Artists and songwriters from the EMI family unite for Japan

Exclusive charity auction to raise funds for the Japanese Red Cross’s disaster relief efforts, at ebay.com/EMIfamily4Japan London, 5 April 2011 — Artists and songwriters from across the EMI family are raising funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, through an incredible worldwide auction of personal [...]

Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi presents Rome

‘Rome’, the amazing new album from Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi, featuring Jack White and Norah Jones is released next month. The album is inspired by Italian movie soundtracks of the 60s and 70s, as the guys themselves explain in this great trailer. Also check out the track ‘Two Against One’ starring Jack White: