Category Archives: New York

Sony to Buy Additional 60% Stake in EMI Music Publishing

EMI Music Publishing owns or administers more than two million songs, ranging from contemporary artists like Drake to classics by Queen, Carole King, and the Motown catalog.CreditRichard Perry/The New York Times By Ben Sisario Seven years ago, Sony entered a complex deal with Abu Dhabi for control of the EMI Music Publishing catalog, a trove of

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“Clubbing has always been political’ – using house music to send a message” (The Guardian)

Vocalist Amanda Cruz during a project recording session for Bring Down the Walls. Photograph: César Martínez In 1986, British artist Phil Collins (not the singer, but the Turner prize-nominated artist) was 16 years old when he first attended his first acid house party, and he noticed two things upon stepping inside the Haçienda nightclub in Manchester –

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How Nightclubs Became Museum Pieces (New York Times)

By Anna Codrea-Rado May 3, 2018 WEIL AM RHEIN, Germany — In May 1985, the Palladium nightclub opened its doors to a Who’s Who of the New York art world. Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Larry Rivers were all there to check out the new club billed as a successor to Studio 54, the infamous nightspot that had

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