[9], In 1985, a new incarnation of Simon Bonney's Crime & the City Solution formed, including ex-Birthday Party members Mick Harvey and Rowland S. [6] The new album was titled Snakes and Ladders. A newer version of the site was launched in July 2004. That year, Mute licensed the single "Fred Vom Jupiter" from the German record label Atatak. Guest performers included Karen O and Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Kimya Dawson (Moldy Peaches), Russell Simins (Blues Explosion), Gibby Haynes (Butthole Surfers), Fred Schneider (The B-52's) and turntablist DJ Atsushi Numata. [6], 1987 saw Depeche Mode recording and working with a new producer Dave Bascombe. The album was supported by a world tour. They had already released two singles with Mute before releasing their debut album, That Total Age, in May 1987. [30], October 2010 saw the release of Dust Lane by the French artist Yann Tiersen. Daniel Miller was given full control of the new label, which left EMI with a minority equity interest in the company. BMG Rights Management (kurz BMG) ist ein internationales Musikunternehmen mit Hauptsitz in Berlin.

The band's 1980 album, Die Kleinen und die Bösen, was the first album released by the new label. [6], In 1984, Bruce Gilbert extended his field of music into dance after a commission to write music for dancer Michael Clark. The wholly independent label[38] continued to sign new artists such as Lee Ranaldo[39] plus the catalogues[40] of Throbbing Gristle and A Certain Ratio plus released new albums from Erasure, Goldfrapp and Ben Frost amongst others. [6] Mute released the single "Hypnotized" in May 1985, by newly signed artist Mark Stewart, produced by Adrian Sherwood. In a video interview by VidoCity, Ivan mentioned that Blues Explosion drummer Russell Simins showed interest in working with the band on their debut album. The single was a cover of the song "In the Ghetto", by Mac Davis, previously made famous by Elvis Presley. [6], Mute signed the American female singer Diamanda Galás who in her first year with Mute released The Divine Punishment and Saint of the Pit. Jackson Pollis. The project's first single, "Never Never", was a hit, featuring Feargal Sharkey on vocals. split up, and in 1983, ex-member Robert Görl released the single "Mit Dir" on Mute. After meeting Robert Rental (who had previously worked with Thomas Leer), Miller began recording and playing live as Robert Rental & The Normal. Upon completion the album was licensed to Great Society/ World's Fair for North America and Mute Records for the rest of the World. [26] Mute released another Depeche Mode solo project that year, Counterfeit² by Martin Gore, a collection of cover songs recorded at Gore's home studio. Warner Music Baltics opens office in Tallinn, Estonia, Warner’s ADA Asia inks deal with Indonesia-based DPM, one of the country’s largest music companies, Soundtrack Your Brand renews global licensing deal with Warner Music, launches new on-demand streaming service for businesses, Partisan Records – Contract & Royalty Administrator: Part-Time (US), Secretly Group – US Projects Coordinator (US), AWAL – Junior Manager, Artist Development (Hip Hop & R&B) (US), Universal Music Publishing Group – Junior Producer (UK), Blue Raincoat Music – Finance Manager, Music Affairs (UK), Universal Music Group just generated over a billion dollars from streaming in a single quarter... during a global pandemic, Calvin Harris sells publishing catalog to Vine Alternative Investments, Twitch music copyright headache gets worse as 'thousands' of videos get deleted over infringement notices, BMG expands into live music, buying majority stake in German concert promoter Undercover, Round Hill: Our $375m IPO will be good news for songwriters. and "Warm Leatherette" and distributed them through Rough Trade Shops under the label name Mute Records. “Mute Partners with ADA” (21 February 2014). [6] A remastered edition was issued in October 1998 with additional tracks, including an original version of the song "Photographic", released on Some Bizzare Records. Boyd Rice (Non) went on to release several more recordings with Mute Records.
We don't send rubbish and they help us continue to exist. The following year Mute released the band's album Opus Dei, which included the cover single, Life is Life.

However, in 2010 the major agreed to licence back assets to Miller, so that he could once again run the company as an independent – Mute Artists Ltd. Today, the label continues to be a home to a crop of emerging talent such as M83, Apparat (and collaboration Moderat), Josh T. Pearson, The Knife, José González (and his band Junip), Polly Scattergood, Fever Ray, Big Deal, and Maps.

[3], D.A.F. This prefix was used through most of the label's album catalogue. Stewart continued working with producer Adrian Sherwood. [8] In subsequent years, the band would also record for the label under the names Fortran 5, John Came and Komputer. [23] To mark the anniversary, Mute released the Rough Trade Shops 25 Years four CD box set. [3] Miller also secured the rights to the back catalogue of the experimental bands Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire and Richard H. Kirk[3], During 1983, the Australian band The Birthday Party transferred from 4AD to Mute Records. [21], Mute was one of the first British record labels to have an Internet presence, entitled Mute Liberation Technologies. [35], In the aftermath of the Universal’s acquisition of EMI, in February 2014, Mute left Caroline Distribution, once part of former parent EMI, and signed a new USA distribution deal with Alternative Distribution Alliance, returning to Warner Music Group, which was its American home 20 years prior. Bruce Gilbert – This Way (Editions Mego) CD sleeve notes. The Germany-based BMG Rights Management acquired the original Mute back catalogue from Universal in December 2012, as part of the regulator-forced sale of European assets belonging to EMI Music that were acquired by Universal Music in September 2012. Then Pick Up a Guitar and Play", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tiny_Masters_of_Today&oldid=966512508, Indie rock musical groups from New York (state), Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 July 2020, at 14:06. The album continues with an archive compilation of the band's output from 2002 to 2010.[32]. [2] The band appeared with Simins on the Public Radio International program Fair Game in December 2006, performing the songs "Stickin' It to the Man" and "Tooty Frooty". Einstürzende Neubauten member F.M. [3], Fad Gadget released his third album for the label, titled Under the Flag, influenced by the current Falklands War and the feeling of being British in the most unseemly of times. Releases are expected this year from Liars, Cold Specks, Yann Tiersen and Beth Jeans Houghton. Marias. The band broke up after releasing their final 12-inch EP, "Mutiny". Warner’s ADA has signed a deal with the UK’s Mute to handle the Daniel Miller-owned indie’s digital and physical distribution in the US and Canada. [15], Erasure released the single "Sometimes" in 1986, and it became a UK top ten hit. [6] The album was originally recorded at Blackwing Studios in May 1981, using sounds created from non-musical appliances, and other studio-generated sounds. [3] Simins went on to tour with the band in 2007 but was replaced by Jackson Pollis in 2008. Mute Records (1978 > TOMORROW) Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz — #7489 (collected works 1974 - 1989) & #9294 (collected works 1992 - 1994) [6], The end of 1986 saw Mute Records sign the Yugoslav band Laibach. It has featured several prominent musical acts on its roster such as Depeche Mode, Erasure, Fad Gadget, Goldfrapp, Grinderman, Inspiral Carpets, Moby, New Order, Nitzer Ebb, Yann Tiersen, Wire, Yeasayer, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Yazoo, and M83. [3] The album had the catalogue prefix "STUMM", a play on the record label's name, meaning "mute" in German. In a mix-up, a photo of Def Jam pioneer Russell Simmons splashed onto the screen instead.

Much of their recording is done using a home computer with GarageBand. In 1979 the band went on tour supporting the punk band Stiff Little Fingers, which had just released an album distributed by Rough Trade. “For the past 35 years, Daniel Miller and the Mute roster have epitomized the independent label spirit, leading the way in fearlessly signing groundbreaking artists that not only span genres, but have often created them. In May 2002, Mute Records was bought by EMI for £23m. [6] Vince Clarke and Andy Bell began recording as Erasure in 1985, and released their debut album the next year. The trio played nearly 60 shows together, including tours of the UK and Europe. In mid-1980, Mute Records released the Silicon Teens' album, titled Music For Parties. [4], Tiny Masters of Today (pictured left to right: Ivan, Ada), "New Liars - "Clear Island (Tiny Masters of Today Remix)"", "Mama Was a Riot Grrrl? [28] Recorded in 2009 in Bath and London, the album included the singles "Rocket" and "Alive".

In November 2017, the book 'Mute: A Visual Document: From 1978 – Tomorrow' was released[41] in partnership with Thames & Hudson, the book was named Book Of The Year[42] by Rough Trade.

In 1987 Mute released the result of the studio sessions, the album The Ideal Copy. Since its launch more than three decades ago, Mute has signed seminal artists such as Depeche Mode, Moby, Erasure, Goldfrapp, Can, Yaz and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. [4] "T.V.O.D.

The entire pressing sold out almost immediately and influential UK music tastemakers Artrocker Magazine featured them on the cover proclaiming them "the future of rock and roll." In September 2014 New Order announced that it had signed with Mute records for its tenth studio album.[37]. [29], In September 2010, EMI and Daniel Miller reached an agreement in which EMI would support Miller in the establishment of a second record label. [3] Emerging out of the British electronic pop scene, Depeche Mode quickly asserted themselves as a radio-friendly pop group, and they had hits with their next three singles, including the UK top ten single "Just Can't Get Enough". MBW will occasionally send important promotional emails that involve strategic collaborations with industry partners. [6] Wire re-grouped to record a 12-inch single, "Snakedrill", produced by Daniel Miller and Gareth Jones. “It is a true honor to welcome Mute into the ADA family of labels,” said Kenny Weagly, Senior Vice President, A&R and Label Services, ADA Worldwide.

He recorded the album Night Full of Tension the following year, including the single "Darling Don’t Leave Me", featuring Annie Lennox.

The first was Kicking Against the Pricks, a collection of covers including All Tomorrow's Parties and Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart. Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) is a music distribution company owned by Warner Music Group, which represents the rights to various independent record labels. Mute Records Ltd. is a British independent record label owned and founded in 1978 by Daniel Miller. The track was recorded by Holger Hiller, Andreas Dorau and the schoolgirl Marinas. [23] Tracks appearing on the box set were carefully chosen to represent some of the most popular records sold during the past twenty five years at Rough Trade shops; these included recordings by Nick Cave, Joy Division and Stereolab.[23]. Mute - Documentary Evidence - Biba Kopf 1986, Muted Response - Daniel Miller Interview - E&MM 1984, Mute - Documentary Evidence (Album Booklet) 1986. [18] In September, Mute released Music for the Masses. Mute Records ist ein britisches Musiklabel und wurde 1978 von Daniel Miller in London gegründet. The critical response to their first singles led to significant label interest in the band although the band remained unsigned during the recording of Bang Bang Boom Cake.

[21] The duo began recording their debut album, Felt Mountain, in a hired cottage in Wiltshire, South West England.