More from Richard Smirke, London
‘From Albion to Shangri-La’: Peter Doherty on Drug Addiction and Amy Winehouse
Two excerpts from the ex-Libertines/Babyshambles lead vocalist's new memoir, coming out today.
HMV Considering Selling Live Division to Boost Finances
The struggling U.K. entertainment retailer saw total sales drop 17.6% in the second half of 2011.
U.K. Charity Appeals to Simon Cowell to Resolve ‘X-Factor’ Conflict
A legal battle is brewing over the name Rhythmix, which is being featured on the U.K. version of the hit series.
Sony Warehouse Burned During London Riots Was Not a ‘Professional Heist,’ PIAS Insists
A senior executive at the company dismisses reports that the warehouse destroyed during last month's U.K. riots was targeted by "professional robbers."
London Riots: Indie Labels ‘Devastated’ by Sony Warehouse Blaze
XL Recordings, 4AD, Beggars, Domino, Sunday's Best and Rough Trade are among the indie labels who housed their stock in the three-story building.
Kaiser Chiefs Offer Fans Chance to Customize Track List, Share in Profits of New Album
In addition to choosing the artwork and which 10 songs comprise the band's fourth studio effort, "The Future is Medieval," for every album purchase resulting from a personal recommendation, the original buyer will receive £1.00 ($1.63).
Key Indie Labels Exit eMusic
Repertoire from Domino, Merge and the Beggars Group of labels will no longer be available on the eMusic subscription service.
Coldplay extends Universal publishing deal
Coldplay has extended its publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group to cover future song writing.