RadioandMusic

Israeli electronic experimental/punk band, ‘MALOX’ set to perform at The Quarter on 3 October

News  |  16 Feb 2008

9XM claims spiralling lead over rival music channels

MUMBAI: 9XM claims to have achieved a more than two-fold audience share lead over Viacom's global youth music brand MTV, and an audience share in excess of seven times that of News Corporation's STAR TV music platform Channel [V], both of which have been active in the sub-continent for over ten years (see chart below).The INX Media floated music channel, which last month reached out to an additional six million subscribers across India with a distribution deal on government-owned Direct-To-Home platform DD Direct Plus, says it has established an unprecedented leadership position in only three

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Editorial  |  15 Feb 2008

Malayali rock band Avial - We will bring out another album in the next year and half

With elements of Indie rock and folk, embedded in each of the songs featured on their album, new Malayali rock band Avial has managed to mix to perfection an altogether unique sound that the band members like to call "Alternative Malayali Rock". The band members consist of Anandraj Benjamin Paul (vocalist), Tony John (vocalist turntables and synth), Rex Vijayan (guitar and synth), Mithun Puthanveetil (drums) and Naresh Kamath (bass guitarist).

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Interviews  |  15 Feb 2008

Malayali rock band Avial - We will bring out another album in the next year and half

With elements of Indie rock and folk, embedded in each of the songs featured on their album, new Malayali rock band Avial has managed to mix to perfection an altogether unique sound that the band members like to call "Alternative Malayali Rock". The band members consist of Anandraj Benjamin Paul (vocalist), Tony John (vocalist turntables and synth), Rex Vijayan (guitar and synth), Mithun Puthanveetil (drums) and Naresh Kamath (bass guitarist).

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News  |  15 Feb 2008

Clear Channel gets $19.5 billion buyout approval

MUMBAI: The Justice Department of the US has approved the $19.5 billion sale of U.S. radio operator Clear Channel Communications by two private equity firms. The Justice Department said it would not oppose the acquisition of San Antonio, Texas-based Clear Channel by Bain Capital Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners, as long as Clear Channel divested radio stations in four U.S. cities.

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News  |  15 Feb 2008

Researchers develop software to track music on Net

MUMBAI: A team of international researchers have developed a groundbreaking audio software that could help music lovers searching for music on the Internet.

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News  |  15 Feb 2008

Jet partners launch of The Lord Of The Rings album

MUMBAI: Indian airline Jet Airways supported the launch of Lord of the Rings music album on 11 February 2008 at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, London, UK.

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Editorial  |  14 Feb 2008

Labels , Stores Score on Valentine's day Fervour

Valentine's Day this year is making more music to the ears of labels and stores, thanks to brisk business coming in from smaller towns and the emergence of cheaper MP3 CDs that are helping to push sales. V Day titles are not the trickiest of games for music companies. The rules of the season are simple - compile the best of love songs or simply, those songs that suit the mushy occasion from their libraries; make an audio/video CD out of it; price it appropriately and put it up the racks for sale.

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Features  |  14 Feb 2008

Labels , Stores Score on Valentine's day Fervour

Valentine's Day this year is making more music to the ears of labels and stores, thanks to brisk business coming in from smaller towns and the emergence of cheaper MP3 CDs that are helping to push sales. V Day titles are not the trickiest of games for music companies. The rules of the season are simple - compile the best of love songs or simply, those songs that suit the mushy occasion from their libraries; make an audio/video CD out of it; price it appropriately and put it up the racks for sale.

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News  |  14 Feb 2008

U, Me Aur Hum Music launched on V - Day Eve

MUMBAI: The music of Ajay Devgan's U, Me Aur Hum, released by Eros Music, was launched on the eve of Valentine's Day at a bash held at The Club in suburban Mumbai.

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Press Releases  |  14 Feb 2008

'Lagi raho Munnibai' with Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM

MUMBAI: Flowers¦chocolates¦perfumes¦are you forever waiting for these from your valentine?

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News  |  13 Feb 2008

BBC, 4 Digital Group confirm their commitment to develop digital radio

MUMBAI: BBC Radio and the 4 Digital Group have confirmed their commitment to develop digital radio in the UK. The two parties said they intended to look at ways of encouraging more rapid consumer take-up of digital radio and developing the available technology to secure a successful future for DAB.Signalling their joint commitment to continue to develop DAB as a key platform for the future of digital radio, BBC Audio and Music director Jenny Abramsky and 4 Digital Group chairman Nathalie Schwarz issued a joint statement:

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News  |  13 Feb 2008

Praveen Malhotra becomes national sales head for all Big businesses

MUMBAI: Praveen Malhotra, vice president for sales and operations head for North, at BIG 92.7 FM has been elevated to the position of national sales head for the Integrated Sales Unit which will be responsible for ad sales for not just Big 92.7 FM but also NTR Sales, sales of Big Street and of Big Digital.

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Press Releases  |  13 Feb 2008

MTV VJ's going once…going twice…gone!

MUMBAI: Havent seen a Re.1 coin in a while?

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News  |  13 Feb 2008

Timbaland partners Verizon for mobile album

MUMBAI: Rapper Timbaland has created history of sorts by signing on with Verizon for a mobile album. This album would be directly and exclusively accessible to all the Verizon wireless V CAST (a network created by Verizon wireless to deliver audio, video, and entertainment content) users.The album would be created in the fully equipped Verizon mobile recording studio bus. This bus would stop at various cities across the US which would give the music lover a glimpse of the artist and the recording sessions inside the bus.

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