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Indies not happy about possible Universal-EMI merger

News: 27th July 2012 by Louise Dodgson under Finance, Law & Music Business, Record Labels

Several independent record labels have spoken out about their concerns about how the purchase of EMI by other major label Universal will monopolise the market and spell bad news for indie labels. Bella Union founder, Simon Raymonde, has written an open letter to Music Week where he shares his concerns and Martin Mills of Beggars Group also hopes the merger will be blocked. Catch up on all the latest and read Simon Raymonde's letter in full via the links below...

Related Links

http://www.thelineofbestfit.com/news/latest-news/bella-union-founder-warns-against-universalemi-merger-101596

http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/bella-union-founder-universal-emi-spells-trouble/051115

http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/24/indies-start-to-break-ranks-in-opposing-universal-emi-deal/

http://www.thecmuwebsite.com/article/aim-maintains-opposition-to-universals-emi-bid-while-beggars-chief-backs-fac-proposal/

http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/martin-mills-backs-universal-emi-artist-buyback-scheme


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independent labels, indie labels, bella union, simon raymonde, universal music, emi, universal records, major labels

 

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