Martin Jensen drops dancefloor bomb ‘Louder’

Track comes after acclaimed collabs with Timmy Trumpet and James Arthur Multi-platinum DJ and producer Martin Jensen has unveiled raucous new single ‘Louder’, out now via disco:wax / Universal. BUY/STREAM HERE ‘Louder’ sees Jensen deliver a high-energy dancefloor destroyer, fit with an unrelenting drop and infectious vocal sample. It follows on from ‘Rubber Bands’, last month’s collaboration with Australian innovator Timmy Trumpet, and ‘Nobody’, Jensen’s single with fellow multi-platinum…

Martin Jensen and James Arthur drop remix package for summer smash ‘Nobody’

6-track release features reworks from Alle Farben, Giiants, Gil Glaze,  Ferreck Dawn, Nightcall and Xanti Multi-platinum selling DJ and producer Martin Jensen and global superstar James Arthur have unveiled a six-track remix package for their summer anthem ‘Nobody’, out now via Universal. BUY/STREAM HERE Kicking off the package, German DJ and producer Alle Farben ups the tempo by adding a high-energy kickdrum to…

Brazilian superstar Alok remixes Meduza anthem ‘Piece Of Your Heart’

Original spent 8 weeks in the Official UK Top 40 Brazilian DJ and producer Alok has delivered a remix of ‘Piece Of Your Heart’, the summer anthem from mysterious production trio Meduza, out Friday 7th June via Universal. Stream ‘Piece Of Your Heart’ ft. Goodboys (Alok Remix) Here Maintaining the grooving bassline and infectious vocals of the original, Alok ramps up the tempo by…

NERVO drop immersive video for new single ‘Sober’

Impassioned track marks Aussie sister act’s second release of 2019 Australian duo NERVO have unveiled the official music video for heartfelt new single ‘Sober’, out on Wednesday 22nd May via Universal. The visual sees the sisters portrayed in digital monochrome, singing the track while bold, eye-catching lyrics and graphics emerge throughout. As the track reaches…

LE YOUTH MAKES WELCOME RETURN WITH NEW ELECTRO-POP HIT ‘SELFISH’

US DJ/producer returns with another huge track DJ/producer Wes James, aka Le Youth, has released ‘Selfish’ – his first single of 2019 and the follow up to last year’s hit ‘Stay’. First catching the attention of the blogosphere with his 2013 hit ‘COOL’, Le Youth has since found success via ‘Dance With Me’, both of…

CLMD teams up with Madcon to deliver forthcoming summer anthem ‘Anything’

“Norway’s finest!” – Pete Tong CLMD – ‘Anything’ (feat. Madcon) Out Now via Universal Following on from the success of his hit single ‘Trouble’, Norwegian artist and producer CLMD (aka Martin Danielle) has delivered his brand-new track ‘Anything’, featuring the talents of popular duo Madcon. Fusing CLMD’s melodic pop-dance style with the unmistakable vocals of the Norwegian pair, ‘Anything’is an upbeat party starter which…

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD Though rumors of a Spotify buyout were recently squashed, it seems that tech giant Google is the latest to look into buying Soundcloud. According to Music Business Worldwide, Google is reportedly considering purchasing the streaming platform for half of its $1 billion asking price. Last year, Soundcloud made major inroads with the…

Universal’s Aftercluv Signs David Solano

Universal’s Aftercluv Signs David Solano Luis Estrada, Managing Director of Aftercluv, David Solano and Pedro Guzman, EVP of Aftercluv.COURTESY PHOTO Aftercluv Dancelab, Universal Music Latin Entertainment’s dance music imprint, is strengthening its crossover power with the signing of David Solano, the massive touring festival Life in Color’s resident DJ. Solano, who was born in Bogota, grew up…

Universal Music Sets Licensing Deal with SoundCloud

Universal Music Sets Licensing Deal with SoundCloud Ever since it arrived in 2008, SoundCloud has been a popular website for music streaming amongst music listeners. In the past few years however, SoundCloud has clashed with the music industry. One of the battles SoundCloud has endured was that of the major record label group, Universal Music….

DEADMAU5 GOES INDIE, DITCHES MAJOR RECORD LABELS

DEADMAU5 GOES INDIE, DITCHES MAJOR RECORD LABELS Deadmau5 has always been a vocal character, usually playing the “asshole” of most situations he’s involved in. In a turn of events, his newest conflict seems to be a beneficial one, and should serve as a serious wake-up call to major labels trying to ride the EDM wave. The words…

WARNER AND UNIVERSAL WIN ANTI-PIRACY ORDER AGAINST ‘RUSSIA’S FACEBOOK’

WARNER AND UNIVERSAL WIN ANTI-PIRACY ORDER AGAINST ‘RUSSIA’S FACEBOOK’ SEPTEMBER 29, 2015     BY TIM INGHAM Universal and Warner have scored a significant legal ruling against Russian site vKontakte (VK), following an 18-month battle in the courts. VK, the second largest social network in Europe, has become known as ‘Russia’s Facebook’. Unlike Mark Zuckerberg’s creation,…

UNIVERSAL LAUNCHES A NEW LABEL… WITH AN ADVERTISING AGENCY

UNIVERSAL LAUNCHES A NEW LABEL… WITH AN ADVERTISING AGENCY SEPTEMBER 24, 2015      BY TIM INGHAM Those who worry that global brands and music artists are becoming too close for comfort, look away now. Universal has teamed up with French ad agency BETC – owned by Havas, which is best known for its viral…

BBC STREAMING SERVICE NOT LICENSED WITH ‘ISSUES TO WORK OUT’

BBC STREAMING SERVICE NOT LICENSED WITH ‘ISSUES TO WORK OUT’ SEPTEMBER 9, 2015     BY TIM INGHAM The mooted new music streaming service from the BBC took up a page in the Beeb’s pre-Charter report this week and was even teased by Director General Tony Hall in hisaccompanying speech on Monday (07/09). However, MBW understands…

UNIVERSAL CLAIMS 43% OF MAJOR LABEL MONEY IN FIRST HALF OF 2015

UNIVERSAL CLAIMS 43% OF MAJOR LABEL MONEY IN FIRST HALF OF 2015 SEPTEMBER 6, 2015        BY TIM INGHAM Universal Music Group took 42.7% of total revenues accrued by the major record companies in the first half of 2015,  MBW can reveal – slightly down year-on-year. As explained in the below in-depth MBW…

IS THIS THE NEXT BIG MAJOR LABEL ACQUISITION?

IS THIS THE NEXT BIG MAJOR LABEL ACQUISITION? AUGUST 21, 2015 BY TIM INGHAM Sources speaking to MBW are suggesting that Century Media, the independent metal label founded in 1988, is the target of takeover interest from the likes of Sony and Universal – with the former favourite to get a deal over the line. The company…

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO EMI’S MARKET SHARE?

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO EMI’S MARKET SHARE? JULY 17, 2015 BY TIM INGHAM Just three years ago, EMI was the only UK-based major label in existence. In its home country, the recorded music giant was the third-biggest major, positioned between Sony at No.2 and Warner at No.4. MBW has taken a fresh look at stats from the…