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  1. April 17, 2012

    Goldman Sachs: then and now

    Forget the details, the giant squids and the editorial rants of a ping-pong champion. The best way for investors to get...

  2. July 9, 2011

    Buffy Sainte-Marie, Cornbury Festival, Oxfordshire

    The Cornbury Festival is an English summer fete writ large. Primary schools fundraise by baking cakes, mini-Boden-clad...

  1. May 5, 2011

    Warner Music buyer ready to call the tune

    Five years before he emerged as the leading bidder for Warner Music, Len Blavatnik played host to celebrities such as Paris...

  2. November 5, 2010

    James Blunt: Some Kind of Trouble

    James Blunt Some Kind of Trouble (Rocket/Atlantic/Custard) Bad news for James Blunt’s many detractors. The “You’re...

  3. December 27, 2008

    Tate & Lyle prepares to promote healthy side

    With the worst excesses of the festive season behind us, new year diets cannot be far behind. As consumers increasingly look...

  4. December 9, 2008

    Bon Iver, Apollo Theatre, London

    The making of For Emma, Forever Ago has passed into indie folklore. Justin Vernon, buffeted by the dual blow of a previous...

  5. July 1, 2008

    Warner signs to Nokia deal

    Nokia's "all you can eat" mobile music service gained fresh momentum yesterday with the addition of Warner Music, the third...

  6. January 5, 2008

    LIVE MUSIC

    James Blunt January 9, Glasgow Academy, then touring James Blunt tends to dispose of "You're Beautiful" early in his set as...

  7. November 30, 2007

    Slipping disc sales take toll on Warner

    Warner Music's fourth-quarter profits fell 58 per cent as a result of the continuing slide in compact disc sales, and a...

  8. November 29, 2007

    Sliding sales of CDs take toll on Warner

    Warner Music’s fourth-quarter profits fell 58 per cent as a result of the continuing slide in compact disc sales, and a weak...

  9. October 6, 2007

    OK yah to OK yo!

    From the moment I heard a new Sloane Ranger book was in the works, 25 years after the seminal first one, I tried to guess...

  10. October 5, 2007

    OK yah to OK yo!

    From the moment I heard a new Sloane Ranger book was in the works, 25 years after the seminal first one, I tried to guess...

  11. September 18, 2007

    Warner targets MySpace to promote James Blunt album

    Warner Music will sell James Blunt's new album through MySpace in an attempt to capitalise on the social networking site's...

  12. September 15, 2007

    Pop

    James Blunt All the Lost Souls Atlantic The extent to which James Blunt divides opinion was illustrated by two surveys last...

  13. September 7, 2007

    James Blunt, Koko, London

    What will it be? A Jimmy Juice or a Pacha Passion? James Blunt is in town and has brought his complementary-themed cocktails...

  14. August 3, 2007

    Sanctuary under Universal wing

    Universal Music completed its £104m purchase of Sanctuary Group yesterday, bringing artists such as Dolly Parton, James...

  15. July 13, 2007

    Where the stars go to hide

    Estate agents in the French-speaking Canton Valais, in the southern part of Switzerland, pride themselves on being...

  16. June 21, 2007

    Joosting about in Cannes harbour

    Eyebrows were raised and nudges exchanged over the sudden absence of Chris DeWolfe, the co-founder and chief executive of...

  17. FT Alphaville

    June 18, 2007

    Sanctuary not assured for Universal

    The battle for UK music group Sanctuary may not be over yet, with Aim-listed investment bank Crosby Capital Partners...

  18. June 16, 2007

    Universal Music acquires Sanctuary in reach for faster growth

    Sanctuary Group, the troubled music company whose roster stretches from Dolly Parton to James Blunt, has agreed a...

  19. June 15, 2007

    Sanctuary joins Universal’s fold

    Sanctuary Group, the troubled music company that manages Elton John, has agreed to be taken over by Centenary Music in a...

  20. February 3, 2007

    CDs & DVDs

    Pasion Joyce DiDonato Eloquentia The American mezzo-of-the-moment follows last year's Venetian disc with this tour of...

  21. December 2, 2006

    Pay-out helps boost Warner Music

    Warner Music swung to a $12m profit for the fourth quarter, aided by a $13m pay-out from a legal settlement with an illegal...

  22. August 22, 2006

    Rock ’n’ roll ’n’ the Revenue

    Schadenfreude isn’t an attractive emotion but it’s hard to resist when contemplating Bono’s recent run of unwelcome...

  23. July 24, 2006

    Sanctuary set to rebuff Mama approach

    The board of Sanctuary is expected to rebuff an unsolicited all-share takeover approach from its smaller Aim-listed rival...

  24. July 11, 2006

    Gnarls Barkley

    Gnarls Barkley Hammersmith Apollo London The axing of Top of the Pops, the venerable British television chart show,...

  25. June 30, 2006

    Stand your ground

    Before their talks with EMI soured, Warner Music executives had changed their ringtones to London Calling by The Clash. At...

  26. June 24, 2006

    Hope of quick Sanctuary Group recovery dashed

    Hopes that new management might quickly revive Sanctuary Group were dashed yesterday as the troubled record label and...

  27. May 6, 2006

    THE WEEK

    The long-running courtship dance between the UK music group EMI and its US rival Warner came to the fore once again this...

  28. May 5, 2006

    Warner Music’s digital sales surge

    Warner Music Group swung to a $7m loss for the fiscal second quarter, although its revenues climbed and its digital music...

  29. May 4, 2006

    Warner Music offer splits main EMI investors

    EMI's leading shareholders are split over a potential deal with Warner Music which has rejected an offer by the UK music...

  30. May 3, 2006

    Warner Music offer splits main EMI investors

    EMI’s leading shareholders are split over a potential deal with Warner Music, which has rejected an offer by the UK music...

  31. May 3, 2006

    May 3: Nasdaq raises its stake in the LSE

    May 3: The options for the London Stock Exchange narrowed a little today as Nasdaq raised its shareholding to 18.7 per cent....

  32. March 21, 2006

    They say music is the best medicine

    Shakira, the Colombian pop star, has two therapists. “I like to get a second opinion,” she explained in a recent magazine...

  33. March 11, 2006

    Questions

    1(a) Which country buys the most CDs per head? (i) Australia; (ii) France; (iii) United Kingdom; (iv) United States (b) How...

  34. February 23, 2006

    Festival ticket sales typify mobile companies' live music focus

    Tickets will go on sale tomorrow for two summer music festivals in London and Leeds, featuring acts such as the Strokes and...

  35. February 15, 2006

    Digital sales fail to boost Warner Music

    Another jump in digital music sales was not enough to lift Warner Music's total revenues in the first quarter, but the...

  36. February 14, 2006

    Warner Music revenues sag as digital sales surge

    Another jump in digital music sales was not enough to lift Warner Music’s total revenues in the first quarter, but the...

  37. January 18, 2006

    Stephen Fretwell, Shepherds Bush Empire, London

    Which music denotes the average British male? A decade ago it was laddish, mad-for-it Oasis. Now it is more likely to be a...

  38. January 13, 2006

    Changing classes

    With battle soon to be rejoined over Tony Blair's education reforms, it seems a good time to raise this: for the first...

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