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HMV had sales of more than £2bn, in it's last year of trading. It currently has 600 stores in the UK and employs 13,000 people. It is also responsible for more than a third of all music CD sales here ...Read More

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The fifth meeting of EDIT took place on Wednesday 14th April 2010 at The Glassblowers. There were no matters arising from the previous meeting and the following items were discussed:- - EDIT Blog - Independents Day 2010 - PRS for Music Update - PPL Update - ...Read More

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Whatever your views on the situation, it’s impossible to deny that file-sharing and piracy have had a big effect on the dance music world. Compilation sales are drastically lower than 10 years ago for the vast majority, and there ...Read More

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INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUMMIT – IBIZA SPAIN, 26/27/28 MAY The Ibiza International Music Summit have revealed more names taking part in the annual Dance Music Conference. Now in it's third year, IMS:10 is taking place from May 26th - 28th in Ibiza. Created ...Read More

Billy_Grant_2Point9

Hi, I'm Billy Grant and am Managing Director of 2Point9 Management & Jayded Records.  I began working at Telstar Records in 1994 on compilations where my main job was championing the trend for mass marketing ‘niche’ compilations (which was ...Read More

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Andy McAllister runs Ground Level Records, a dance music label that’s about to celebrate it’s third birthday. Starting off in the music industry as a drummer in his teens, Andy was playing regularly in his native Scotland, when he got interested in ...Read More

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Chris Goss is half of the partnership behind Hospital, one of the UK’s best loved independent record labels. Chris set up Hospital in 1996 with Tony Colman, following their early 90s excursions in jazz and soul as Tongue+Groove Records. Together they ...Read More

Chris_CR2

Hi, I'm Chris Rodwell and I am the Label Manager for Cr2 Records. I have been working for Cr2 since June 2006 and I look after many aspects of the business such as co-ordinating release schedules, artist liaison, artwork & ...Read More

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suSU stands for Soul Underground Soul Unity, and class. Label styling, A&Ring and plotting comes from Neil Rushton, credited for introducting Detroit techno to Europe via Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and Juan Atkins, Manager of Inner City during their 'Big Fun' ...Read More

Danny Ryan from Kudos

Danny Ryan, is Managing Director of Kudos Records Limited, an independent physical and digital distributor based in Kentish Town, North West London. Kudos Records was established in 1992 and distributes for over 300 labels, with genres ranging from Deep ...Read More