Tag: EMI Music

Depeche Mode signs to Columbia Records for release of new album in March

Depeche Mode signs to Columbia Records for release of new album in March

Depeche Mode today announced that Columbia Records will release its upcoming 13th studio album in March, signalling an end to the synthpop act’s relationship with EMI Music, which picked up the group when it purchased Mute Records in 2002. Neither an exact release date nor the album’s title have been revealed.

Video: Daniel Miller, Andy McCluskey, Martyn Ware discuss history of electronic music

Video: Daniel Miller, Andy McCluskey, Martyn Ware discuss history of electronic music

As part of EMI Music’s ongoing Electrospective campaign designed to celebrate the history of electronic music, Mojo magazine recently convened a roundtable discussion of the genre featuring, among others, synthpop pioneers such as Mute Records; Daniel Miller, Heaven 17’s Martyn Ware and OMD’s Andy McCluskey.

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel 12-album prize pack, plus signed ‘New Blood’ lithograph

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel 12-album prize pack, plus signed ‘New Blood’ lithograph

We’ve got a whopper of a Peter Gabriel prize pack to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader: 12 CDs, including his latest album, the orchestral ‘New Blood,’ which represents nearly his entirely discography, plus a lithograph of the ‘New Blood’ cover signed by Gabriel himself — all courtesy of EMI Music.

Public Image Ltd. reissues entire catalog in Japan on high-quality SHM-CD format

Public Image Ltd. reissues entire catalog in Japan on high-quality SHM-CD format

The Japanese division of EMI Music this week reissued Public Image Ltd.’s entire catalog in limited, digitally-remastered SHM-CD editions, with 10 titles packaged in vinyl-replica paper sleeves, as well as a tin-can encased, triple-disc ‘Metal Box’ and a standard jewel-case edition of ‘The Greatest Hits… So Far.’

Contest: Win R.E.M.’s ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ expanded 25th anniversary reissue

Contest: Win R.E.M.’s ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ expanded 25th anniversary reissue

Today marks the release of the 25th anniversary reissue of R.E.M.’s ‘Lifes Rich Pageant,’ and to help celebrate, the fine folks at EMI Music have provided us with a copy of the set — featuring a whopping 19 previously unreleased studio demos — to award to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.

Contest: Win Depeche Mode ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ 6LP deluxe vinyl, 3CD editions

Contest: Win Depeche Mode ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ 6LP deluxe vinyl, 3CD editions

The fine folks at Rhino Records have provided us with a copy of the super-limited 6LP deluxe vinyl edition of Depeche Mode’s forthcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ set to award to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader — and copies of the 3CD version for five runners up.