Backfire: HMV plasters new Chris Brown record with “this man beats women” stickers, promotes album.

Well, it looks like social justice has failed again. A HMV store in Cambridge recently labeled Chris Brown’s recent release Fortune with bright yellow stickers reading “WARNING: Do not buy this album. This man beats women”. now, I don’t know about you, but even if I wanted to buy Fortune, the shame from purchasing an [...]

Record Labels shaken by riots helped out by emergency funds!


As violence passed through London, and many independent shops and businesses were permanently damaged or totally destroyed, the music industry did not go unaffected. Sony’s Enfield Warehouse was made a target by the rioters, and enormous amounts of indie label stock stock was destroyed. Independent labels already sit on the edge of success and failure, [...]