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Music magazine research

  1. 1. Music Labels<br />
  2. 2. EMI - History<br />The electric and Musical Industries (EMI) Was formed in 1931.<br />It was formed by the merger of the UK Columbia Graphophone company and the Gramophone company.<br />The new company produced recordings and playback equipments.<br />
  3. 3. EMI – Main Artists <br />Pre-1960’s : Nat King Cole, Liza Minnelli, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, Frank Sinatra.<br />1960’s : The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Pink Floyd. <br />1970’s – Present: 30 Seconds to mars, Lily Allen, Blue, David Bowie, DizzieRascel, Daft Punk, Foo Fighters, Gorillaz, Mcfly, TinieTempah, Spice Girls, Smashing Pumpkins.<br />
  4. 4. EMI – Success <br />Electric and Musical Industries (EMI) are a very successful musical label. They are worth £1,072 million ($1.5 billion). With over 150 contracts and counting they are one of the biggest music labels ever, they were part of the big four which was made into three when EMI brought Warner Music Group.<br />
  5. 5. EMI – How they produce, distribute and market their music.<br />They produce their music in studios they have connections with or with their own studios they have set around their offices and in their offices.<br />Music is distributed through the radio and gigs before the songs are put on to an actual album and sent off to shops.<br />They market their music by advertisement, shows and single releases which they then aim to release full albums.<br />
  6. 6. EMI – Preventing Music Piracy<br />EMI have opened an online download shop where you can purchase downloads or become a member for a certain amount of money a month and download up to a certain amounts of song each day.<br />
  7. 7. Factory Records – History <br />Factory Records was founded in 1978 when Wilson, a TV presenter on Granada Television formed a partnership with Erasmus, an unemployed actor and band manager. They started advertising at clubs until they had 3 bands signed which they released an EP of the trio to advertise their services further.<br />
  8. 8. Factory Records – Main Artists<br />Robin Williams, Railway Children, Steve Martland, Karl Denver, John Dowie, Anna Domino, The Wendys, The Wake, X-O-Dus, Piers Adams, Cath Carroll.<br />These are just a few of the people and bands who have either signed to the label or have done special work with them.<br />
  9. 9. Factory Studios - Success<br />They are quite success with a number of contracts and also helping with a lot of side projects, some of their producers like James Nice have wrote books on what they do within the studios and how to start your own studio and they are also starting to open up other studios in places other then Manchester their home town and where there main business is.<br />
  10. 10. Factory Studios – Produce, Distribute and Market<br />They produce their music by their own made studios that they run and supply all the equipment for where some other independent companies sometimes share.<br />How they distribute it is they advertise themselves and their bands in clubs and music venues and then they sell singles and sometimes albums from one artist or a mix of artists.<br />They advertise online and again around clubs.<br />
  11. 11. Factory Studios – Preventing Music Piracy<br />They sell their stuff to places like Itunes so that there music can be distributed online for a cheap price but they do not actually have their own specific way of preventing it themselves.<br />

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