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deadmau5 launches new Touch Mix app

Superstar DJ and producer deadmau5 has just launched a great new upgrade to the Touch Mix app for the iPhone and ipad which now includes 20 tracks from the new album “For Lack of A Better Name”, new effects, tilt control and an integrated Twitter feed to keep up with all the latest news. Touch [...]

Over 20 classic Peggy Lee albums released digitally for the first time

Tomorrow, May 26, would have been the 91st birthday of the legendary music and film star Peggy Lee. To mark this anniversary Capitol/EMI are digitally releasing 22 of her classic albums for the first time, including a number of previously out-of-print titles. The albums will be available for download from all major digital retailers around [...]

Abbey Road Live to record Peter Frampton’s 35th anniversary tour ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’

Rock icon Peter Frampton has partnered with EMI’s Abbey Road Live unit to record his forthcoming global 35th anniversary tour of ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’. The tie-up means that fans attending the concerts will be able to purchase high quality CDs featuring that night’s performance immediately after the gig. The sets now available to pre-order online [...]

Abbey Road Live to record Peter Frampton’s 35th anniversary tour ‘Frampton Comes Alive! ’

London 23 May,  2011 — Abbey Road Live, the leader and innovator in quality live recording and immediate distribution, today announced that it is partnering with Grammy Award winning artist Peter Frampton to record his forthcoming global 35th anniversary tour of ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’. The agreement will enable Frampton fans attending the concerts to purchase [...]

EMI’s catalogue now on eMusic in the US

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with eMusic in the US to make nearly 15,000 albums from EMI’s catalogue available to their members. eMusic’s US customers will now have access to thousands of amazing albums from the likes of David Bowie, the Beach Boys, Radiohead, N.W.A., Kate Bush and many many more. [...]

Tinie Tempah triumphs at the Ivors, goes platinum with debut US single

Huge congratulations to Tinie Tempah who today won a prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song for his huge breakout hit ‘Pass Out‘! The Ivors honour excellence in British music writing and are widely accepted as the top awards in UK songwriting. Tinie won the prize along with his ‘Pass Out’ co-writers Timothy McKenzie [...]

The Japanese Popstars introduce Joshua the baboon

Live electronic band The Japanese Popstars have just launched a brilliant, groundbreaking new Facebook app, Joshua the baboon. Inspired by their new single ‘Joshua’ featuring Tom Smith from The Editors (out May 22), within The Japanese Popstars Facebook page lies animated baboon Joshua, confined to his cage, hungry and howling. Fans can help Joshua by [...]

EMI Classics celebrates hat trick of awards at Classic BRIT Awards

Alison Balsom crowned Female Artist of the Year Double nominee Antonio Pappano wins Male Artist of the Year Violinist Vilde Frang wins Newcomer Award EMI Classics celebrates a hat trick of artist awards at the 2011 Classic BRIT Awards, which took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 12th May 2011. Acclaimed British trumpeter Alison [...]

EMI scores at hat-trick at the Classic BRITs

Congratulations to EMI Classics artists Alison Balsom, Antonio Pappano and Vilde Frang who were all winners last night at the prestigious Classic BRIT Awards in London. Alison Balsom, Antonio Pappano & Vilde Frang. Photo (c) Richard Johnson for EMI Classics Acclaimed British trumpeter Alison Balsom won Female Artist of the Year for her ‘Italian Concertos’ [...]