HowTheLightGetsIn 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


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.

The Public Records


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


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"

Universal Music Brits party 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.

Coming up in 2015


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 stores get festive with “12 Days Of Christmas”


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.

Glasto top tips


Every day since asking people for their Glastonbury top tips, communications manager Mike has been receiving some useful texts, tweets and emails. Just as the festival is kicking off, this dropped in to his inbox.

Stevie soundtracks the footie


Last week the BBC unveiled Stevie Wonder’s song Another Star as the theme for its Fifa World Cup coverage. The song, with its Latin American vibe, will feature in the opening sequence for all the BBC’s World Cup programming and will make its debut on a preview show this Wednesday on BBC1.

Never been to Glastonbury: Mike needs you!


Going to Glastonbury is the must do experience for all die-hard music fans, right? When team Umusic discovered communications manager Mike hadn’t been to the world’s biggest festival at Worthy Farm everyone started to question his credentials as a music lover. So, there was only one solution: get him a ticket, hand him a camera and send him to off to the festival to experience it first-hand. Before he gets there, he needs your help and advice.


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