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HowTheLightGetsIn2015 playlist

HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, kicks off this week and we’ve compiled a playlist to accompany the diverse and inspiring programme in Hay-On-Wye.

HowTheLightGetsIn 2015

20/04/2015

At the end of May Universal Music makes its way again to HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, in Hay-On-Wye.

Inside Abbey Road Studios

15/04/2015

Abbey Road Studios is opening its doors to the public for the first time after partnering with Google to create an interactive tour of the building.

Remembering Alan Dower Blumlein

07/04/2015

Alan Dower Blumlein is the largely unheralded genius behind stereo sound recording – among a bunch of other inventions - and the man we should all thank for making modern music sound as wonderful as it does.

Who wins from Record Store Day?

26/03/2015

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.

The Public Records

26/03/2015

Here’s your chance to win one of four direct to vinyl recording sessions at Secret 7”s The Public Records on April 11

Secret 7" is back

12/03/2015

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"

Record Store Day 2015

12/03/2015

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 wins Creative & Cultural Skills Award

05/03/2015

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.

Universal Music Brits party 2015

27/02/2015

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.

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