Music

New music from Lukas Nelson, Jade Bird, more

Austin360 on file is a weekly roundup of new, recent and upcoming releases from local and associated recording artists in Austin. Released this week Lukas Nelson & Promise of reality, “A few stars apart” (Fantasy). Now 32, Willie Nelson’s second youngest child (brother Micah is about a year behind him) …

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Artisan fund joins opposition to Universal Music spin-off

The Universal Music Group (UMG) logo can be seen in a building in Zurich, Switzerland on July 25, 2016. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann The American investment fund Artisan Partners joined Thursday with another minority shareholder of the French media group Vivendi (VIV.PA) to oppose its spin-off of Universal Music Group …

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Universal Music Group and [PIAS] forge a global strategic alliance

Independent music company [PIAS] and Universal Music Group (UMG) have entered into a global strategic alliance. As part of the agreement, Universal has committed to provide [PIAS] with undisclosed funding. In return, UMG will be able to access [PIAS]the international distribution network of through its recently renamed distribution and services …

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Summer Music, by George Grella

The good news is, it feels like summer, which isn’t just a box on the calendar but quite an experience here in New York City. It can seem like a struggle, the heat and humidity and the metro wait in a stuffy station. But after the unease, the terror, the …

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CMT Music Awards 2021: the nominees

The 2021 CMT Music Awards are just around the corner. This year’s nominations are led by two of today’s most popular artists: Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris. Each of the two powerhouses of country music earned four nominations. Two of Morris’ nods are shared with her husband, Ryan Hurd, their …

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