Concord Music Group Buys Rounder Records

Yesterday, Concord Music Group made the surprise announcement that they had purchased Rounder Records, the Massachusetts-based folk and roots label now in its fortieth year. The two labels will combine to create the “the world’s preeminent independent music company” (see press release below). Both labels have historically focused on adult listeners. Jazz/r&b and classic rock […]

Americana Gets a Grammy® Bump

The vaunted Grammy® logo "for social networking," stolen from their Twitter feed.

Congrats to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and all at Rounder Records on the big night at the Grammy Awards®. While I am not really a fan of the program, I am happy that the recipient of the “Grammy Bump” is somewhat […]