Universal Music UK’s blog on music, the music news stories which interest us most and the wider issues which affect our business. Some food for thought we hope.
Until a few weeks ago it seemed everyone in the music industry thought Record Store Day, the eight year old celebration of the UK’s hundreds of indie music shops, was a great idea. Following recent talk about the annual event's legitimacy, we ask, who does it really benefit anyhow?
Here’s your chance to win one of four direct to vinyl recording sessions at Secret 7”s The Public Records on April 11
Sir Peter Blake, Yoko Ono, Julian Opie, David Shrigley, Martin Parr, Sir Paul Smith, Sam Taylor-Johnson and more to create one-of-a-kind original sleeve designs for Secret 7"
This year’s list of exclusive Universal Music releases for Record Store Day 2015 has been announced this week, consisting of a huge variety of limited edition releases for the fans heading to their indie store on April 18.
Morna Cook - Senior Director, HR at Universal Music UK – has been named as winner of the Music Skills Award at the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2015.
After the Brit Awards on Wednesday evening Universal Music threw the party of all parties later that night, hosted by Bacardi in celebration of the prestigious UK awards.
Right now the hot button topic is data. Everyone is talking about analytics, information and insight.
January is as good a time as any to sniff the air to find out which genres, trends, moods and artists to watch out for in 2015. The polls are out, with Universal Music’s own Years & Years, James Bay and George The Poet making the strongest showing
Indie music stores get festive fillip from Universal Music with “12 Days Of Christmas” promotion
Universal Music UK is offering independent music retailers an early seasonal boost in the form of 12 exclusive vinyl releases to roll out onto their shelves from December 1st.
Universal Music has become the first UK record company to submit a music video to the British Board of Film Classification to be rated as part of a groundbreaking scheme to bring rock and pop videos in line with movies and other DVDs.