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Pact recording sesh


Negotiators for AFTRA and major record labels will launch talks Thursday in Gotham on a sound recordings contract, seven weeks prior to the June 30 expiration of the current pact.

Review: ‘Sparta’


Following the unexpected split last year of rising Texas rock band At the Drive-In has come the recent emergence of two compelling and distinct new groups in its place, the fusion-minded Mars Volta…

New tune for labels


Major labels Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have sold off an 85% stake in direct-mail retailing giant Columbia House to Gotham-based investment group Blackstone Capital Partners at a…

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