The 1975, Wolf Alice Label Dirty Hits Signs With Ingrooves

Dirty Hit, the hit UK indie label that launched the careers of The 1975, Wolf Alice, Pale Waves and Beabadoobee, has signed an exclusive global digital distribution deal with independent marketing services and distribution company. Continue reading

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Sony Music Launches New Children’s Label Magic Star

Sony Music UK has launched a new children’s entertainment label called Magic Star. Led by former NBC Universal executive Will Speer, the company’s will be to sign and develop artists. Continue reading

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Founder Benji Rogers and A PledgeMusic Staffer Respond To News That Artists Will Never Be Paid

After news broke yesterday that PledgeMusic had $9.57 million in debt and assets worth $25,000 leaving "little prospect" that artists and other creditors will be paid, Hyepbot heard from two. Continue reading

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MMF, YouTube Music Manager Grants, Accelerator Program Is Accepting Applications

The UK Music Managers Forum (MMF) and YouTube Music have opened applications for their unique grants and accelerator program for music managers.

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Sony Launches Spotify Data-Driven Personalized Merch For Bring Me The Horizon

Sony has launched a line of customized merch created by Spotify data for the fans of UK rock band . The ‘Amo in color’ initiative connects streaming with physical merch. Continue reading

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Fierce Panda Records: UK Label With Fresh Talent On The Roster [INTERVIEW]

ReverbNation recently sat down to chat with storied UK record label Firece Panda Records, a UK label with an impressive resume and some promising new artists on the docket, about. Continue reading

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AWAL Inks Juicebox Recordings, Franc Moody, Joe Hertz

AWAL has signed new deals with artists Franc Moody and Joe Hertz and their label Juicebox Recordings. The deal will leverage AWAL's distribution and marketing for the Juicebox’s artist roster. Continue reading

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HMV To 1000 Indie, Unsigned Bands: ‘Come Play Our Stores’

Doug Putman and HMV have announced that the famed UK music retail chain is opening its doors to developing artists and unsigned bands for in-store performances.

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Here Is The Form You Need To Fill Out Now If PledgeMusic Owes You Money

UPDATED: As part of part of our ongoing investigation into PledgeMusic and its recent insolvency filing, Hypebot contacted the UK government's Insolvency Service to learn the procedures and deadlines for. Continue reading

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How To Contact The Court If PledgeMusic Owes You Money plus Confirmation That An Investigation Is Underway

Late last week, a court-approved the "winding up" of PledgeMusic. It's the UK equivalent of liquidation to cover debts, and while the few assets still held by PledgeMusic are likely. Continue reading

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