‘General news’ Archives
We're preparing some big changes for WM Recordings, which will be unveiled in the months ahead. One such thing is the official WM Recordings Newsletter. You can subscribe by sending a blank e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org OR you can read the first edition online by clicking here. And yes, that's our new logo at the top of the newsletter!
Ever wanted to hear CobSOn play live?Why not buy a CobSOn concert on Ebay!Click here for the auction.Meanwhile, their single Road/Social disaster is still available from iTunes, eMusic and other major download stores.
WM Recordings wants your mobile content! As you may know we already sell a number of ringtones, wallpapers and full tracks through Voeveo.com, the marketplace for mobile content. Voeveo will soon launch its site in the UK, and we're happy to announce that WM Recordings, along with a few other selected producers, will be prominently featured on the new site. So, this is your chance to get your music heard. Contact us for details about submitting ringtones, full tracks or wallpapers, but hurry, we need your quality content soon.
Close followers of the ever-changing world of digital music distribution will no doubt have heard about the opening of Amazon's mp3 store earlier this week. We're happy to announce that our commercial releases - see our shop for more info - will be available in Amazon's store shortly.
The complete WM Recordings catalog is NOW available on Last.fm! A total of 69 free albums and 7 commercial releases can be streamed, tagged, added to playlists etc. Of course all free releases can be downloaded as well. http://www.last.fm/label/WM+Recordings
Gorowski is featured in the latest Machtdose Podcast. Download it here.And more WM goodies have been played on Ouebe Musique. Check out the playlist here.
German website Telepolis has published a Top 10 of interesting netlabels. WM Recordings has made it to number 7.
The Spirit of Gravity and WM Recordings present: ElMaes, Celled and Jim Black Date Tuesday June 26th Marlborough Theatre 4 Princes Street, Brighton, BN2 1RD Time 8:30 Cost GBP 4/GBP 3 ElMAes 21st century Psychedelia. "ouroboric" - The Wire. Celled Playing the hits of Sold - Slowly. Jim Black Canadian improvising guitarist with a new multitrack tape loop setup. The spirit of gravity from Brighton in conjunction with Dutch web label WM Recordings are delighted to present this evening of 21st Century Psychedelia. ElMaes will be performing the live debut of their [Read more...]
Over the next few months we will make our complete catalogue available on Last.fm. Last.fm is a service that keeps track of what music you listen to, and then produces a large number of features personalised to you.You can use Last.fm to listen to music, find out about artists you may like, other people with similar music taste, gigs in your local area, charts and quilts for your personal site, and much more. Eight WM-releases are available for streaming, downloading, tagging and sharing so far. More releases will be added soon.Check out our Last.fm label page here.
We're the 'featured producer' on Voeveo.com! On Voeveo you can buy exclusive mobile content by WM Recordings artists Happy Elf and Rubber Band Banjo. Read the Q&A Voeveo co-founder Annabel Youens had with us here. If you're an artist and you're interested in submitting your mobile content (ringtones and wallpapers), don't hesitate to contact us.
Zappa-related website Kill Ugly Radio plugs Sid Peacock today. Go check it out.
Have you checked out our fast-growing collection of mobile content over at Voeveo.com yet? A series of 10 ringtones by WM-artist Happy Elf is now available:
There's a nice mention of our latest releases (Thiaz Itch and Elmaes) over at Undomondo. Oh, and of course there's this little bit on Blogio Oddio.
WM Recordings goes.... mobile! Nope, it's not a joke: besides releasing free and legal music (over 50 albums so far) and selling music through iTunes, eMusic and other digital music stores (check out our releases by Cobson and Elfferich Four!) WM Recordings now also dives into "mobile content". Yup, ringtones. Do you make music that could be used and sold as ringtones? Do you know anyone who does? Let them get in touch and maybe you will soon find your own tracks available on a new website that will launch internationally this friday. WM Recordings was invited to deliver high [Read more...]
Roy "Chicky" Arad has informed us that Chenard Walcker, a friend of the online music world, is slowly recovering from a diabetic coma. His brother reports that he is not physically suffering. He fell into the coma in September, and is now working on speech development and object differentiation. Chenard is the prolific visual and musical collage artist who operates the Free Sample Zone with 58 releases available for download, including one for Oddio Overplay. Chenard also has two releases available on our label and he has contributed to various compilations. So many of us have benefited [Read more...]
WM Recordings is now also featured on eMusic. Check out our eMusic releases by clicking on the pic below:
The WM/Rallehond release went from 18 to 15 in the Lowlands Top 25 this week: Don't forget you can still vote for us.
"We're not in it for the money" has made it into the Lowlands Top 25:
"Wind in de rug" by Toos Ligtenberg, from our very first release, is part of this month's Machtdose Podcast. Toos is also featured by our friends at Starfrosch.
Two of our releases have made it to Starfrosch's Top of the pods - Jahresbericht 2005. Details here.