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  Atlantic Records
When you buy the record through LaLa, you'll get instant digital downloads to your iPod and a physical CD will be mailed to you.
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The record is already getting great buzz; NME recently hailed it as "dexterous" and "startling." We hate to startle anyone, so we're giving you the heads up now.
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  The Elektra Story
Elektra Records was off and running, and after the success of the Ritchie album, Jac purchased his own recording equipment.
Theodore Bikel became the mainstay of Elektra from 1956 to 1961, eventually because of his importance to the founding of Elektra, Holzman sold Bikel a 5% share of Elektra for $20,000 which returned a half million to Bikel when Elektra was sold.
Elektra had never had a successful single, but Holzman finally agreed, and the $10,000 was paid to the group.
www.bsnpubs.com /elektra/elektrastory.html   (3455 words)

  
  Elektra Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elektra was formed in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickholt, who both invested $300.
Excerpts from several Nonesuch Explorer recordings were later included on the two Voyager Golden Discs which were sent into deep space in 1977 aboard the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes.
Elektra was acquired by Kinney National Company in 1970, along with the Nonesuch Records subsidiary, for $10 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elektra_Records   (657 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Elektra Records   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Atlantic Records Group Atlantic Records, founded in 1947 as an RandB label Bad Boy Records, a hip-hop label founded in 1993 by Sean Diddy Combs in 1993 Elektra Records, founded in 1950 as a folk music label Lava Records Cordless Recordings This is a disambiguation page: a...
Elektra Records was a record label started in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickholt, who both invested $300.
Holzman remained in charge until 1972, when Asylum Records and Elektra were combined and Asylum's director (David Geffen) was put in charge.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Elektra-Records   (1709 words)

  
 Elektra Records   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elektra Records is a record label owned by Warner Brothers Music.
Strauss - Elektra / Marton · Studer · Lipovsek · Weikl · Winkler · Sawallisch
Eva Marton is one of today's top dramatic sopranos but she is not the best recorded Elektra.
www.freeglossary.com /Elektra_Records   (303 words)

  
 Elektra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Van der Pol Elektra en Data Gespecialiseerd in het leveren en aanleggen van bekabeling voor elektra, in de breedste zin van het woord, en digitale infrastructuur voor zowel woningen als bedrijfsruimten.
Elektra Festival : Montreal Electronic Music Digital Imagery and Robotics The ELEKTRA series focuses on new electronic music and on linking the various contemporary cultures resulting from the creative use of new technologies.
Elektra Kurtis Home of the violinist and her Ensemble Elektra, who play a fusion of funk, contemporary jazz and Latin beats with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ethnic music traditions.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Elektra.html   (525 words)

  
 Elektra Asylum Records - Part of Los Angeles Rock Music History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elektra Records, started in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickholt, was a label that had the Doors and Love in the '60s.
Asylum Records, founded by David Geffen in 1971 and had such artists as Jackson Browne and Linda Rondstadt.
It was acquired by Warner Communications and merged with Elektra Records in 1972 to become Elektra/Asylum Records.
www.rockandrollroadmap.com /elektra_asylum.html   (137 words)

  
 Jazz News :: 15-CD Elektra Records Rarities Series
Carefully curated with the input of Elektra founder Jac Holzman, and licensed from Rhino, each of the reissues will be mastered from the original tapes with original album art plus liner notes featuring quotes from Holzman himself.
Elektra and Nonesuch founder Jac Holzman, who merged his labels into what what is now Warner Music Group in the early ‘70s, has remained involved in the music industry both as Sr.
These Creem Dreem recordings, hailed on their original release by critics like Lester Bangs and Dave Marsh, are manna for fans of early-’70s bands like The Raspberries and Big Star — or, for that matter, British Invasion bands like the Beatles, Kinks and Hollies.
home.nestor.minsk.by /jazz/news/2005/12/0105.html   (680 words)

  
 elektra records
Although the company was technically listed as “Elektra/Asylum Records” on the label credits, as the years went on the company began to unoffically call itself Elektra Records again, with Asylum...
Elektra Records was founded more than half a century ago in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village by legendary music pioneer Jac Holzman.
Home of the violinist and her Ensemble Elektra, who play a fusion of funk, contemporary jazz and Latin beats with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ethnic music traditions.
www.logicjungle.com /find-elektra+records.html   (248 words)

  
 Excite - Search: Elektra Records
Records was started by Jac Holzman in December, 1950, in New York City.
Records was off and running, and after the success of the...
Records in the US and UK during what are known as the 'Holzman Years'.
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 digihitch Road Shop: Follow the Music: The Life and High Times of Elektra Records in the Great Years of American Pop ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is something for nearly everyone here: The story of the founding and growth of Elektra Records (how an energetic young man, Jac Holzman, with a few hundred dollars, good musical taste and a ton of ideas could actually start a thriving record company).
Elektra emerged from the '60s as one of a very few independent labels to match the majors success.
The exciting and interesting story of Elektra records is told using an oral history approach; illuminating the story with a fascile balance of viewpoint.
www.digihitch.com /amazonroad-0966122100.html   (917 words)

  
 Online Music Elektra Records CEO Goes 'e-label'
Headed by veteran record executive Jac Holzman -- the CEO famous for leading Elektra Records in the glory days of “The Doors” -- is now launching the “e-label” record label and going the totally electronic route.
The boom-or-bust mentality of the recording industry will be altered with this business model as artists will not be required to sell mass quantities of units immediately upon release.
Cordless Recordings will not service the entertainment culture that is not tech-savvy and are still avid CD buyers -- the label’s plan is to release songs in non-traditional format of 1-3 songs at-a-time -- rather than the album context.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2005/11/emw309813.htm   (569 words)

  
 WMG FAQs
Demos should only be submitted to Warner Music Group's record labels (e.g., Atlantic, Elektra, Warner Bros.) for consideration, not directly to Warner Music Group.
These requests should be directed to the publicity department at the artist's record label (e.g., Atlantic, Elektra, Warner Bros) not Warner Music Group.
If you are interested in using the actual sound recording by an artist on a WMG record label, a good place to start is by calling our licensing company Warner Special Products at (818) 953-7900.
www.wmg.com /faqs   (591 words)

  
 Various Artists - Forever Changing: The Golden Age Of Elektra Records—1963 to 1973 (Deluxe Limited Edition) - at ...
Elektra Records never lost its folk roots and, as the sixties progressed, the label embraced the singer/songwriter era by signing Carly Simon, Harry Chapin, and the hugely successful Bread.
Yet in 1969, Elektra went on to release the debut albums by The Stooges and the MC5, groups which still make a fierce impact on young musicians to this day; a far cry from the pristine folk of Judy Collins.
Elektra was the brainchild of Jac Holzman, and it was his vision that drove the label through 1973, when he handed over the reigns.
www.rhino.com /store/ProductDetail.lasso?Number=74746   (1373 words)

  
 Jac Holzman's Follow The Music: Elektra Records Discography 1951-1968
Elektra EKLP 2 [Mono] - Released in 1952 - 10-inch LP Jean Ritchie Singing The Traditional Songs Of Her Kentucky Mountain Family - Jean Ritchie
The recordings were made during ceremonials near Croix-Des-Missions and Pationville in Haiti by Maya Deren.
Elektra EKL 32 [Mono] - Released in 1955 - 10-inch LP Folksongs Of Israel - Theodore Bikel
www.followthemusic.com /disco.html   (2219 words)

  
 elektra records: Web Search on The Skateboard Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
of these recordings were released commercially by Elektra Records in 1966 in a box set called...
After signing with Metal Blade Records, they recorded their rough, but ambitious 1986 *...
Jetsam then signed with Metallica *'s label Elektra, for whom they recorded their second album...
www.skateboarddirectory.com /srch/?qt=elektra%20records&wo=1&woserver=90af516515e7   (714 words)

  
 Elektra Records - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
Elektra Records war eine Plattenfirma in den USA.
Bei seiner Gründung hatte Elektra ein Startkapital von 600 US-Dollar.
Einige bekannte Künstler, die auf Elektra veröffentlichten waren AC/DC, Björk, Bread, Butterfield Blues Band, Tracy Chapman, The Cure, The Doors, Love, MC5, Missy Elliott, Metallica, Tom Waits oder John Zorn.
www.lexikon-definition.de /Elektra-Records.html   (161 words)

  
 Jac Holzman's Follow The Music: Elektra Records Discography 1968-1973
Elektra CC 1 [Mono] - Released in 1958
Elektra SMP 2 [Mono] - Released in 1956
Elektra SMP 3 [Mono] - Released in 1957
www.followthemusic.com /disco3.html   (5396 words)

  
 Founder of Elektra Records
The Doors because their signing did broaden Elektra¹s range inviting new talent to the label.
And Harry Chapin because he was the last artist I produced and he learned the studio so quickly and he was a tremendous human being.
My album collection is mostly Elektra and classic records of the 50-70's and is approximately 1500 albums.
www.liveworld.com /transcripts/Boxtop/7-30-1998.1-2.html   (425 words)

  
 Television: Just The Facts - Official Releases
The only way we’ve tampered with the recording is to remix it--no new overdubs.
Elektra Records (U.K.) No. K 12262, released 1977
Elektra Records (U.K.) No. K 12306, released 1978
www.mindspring.com /~serovner/Discography.html   (917 words)

  
 Follow the Music: The Life and High Times of Elektra Records in the Great Years of American Pop Culture
If you have any interest in the history of recorded music, the music business, and why we listen to the music we enjoy today, you absolutely must read this book.
It's not only a fascinating account of how a major record label came to be, it's a fantastic insight into what goes on behind the scenes in the very quirky world of music business.
This is the musical history tour of Elektra Records, home to The Doors, Judy Collins, Bread, Queen, Tim Buckley, Carly Simon, LOVE, Theodore Bikel, The Incredible String Band, Harry Chapin, Paul Butterfield and dozens of other folk, folk/blues, blues/rock and hard rock acts.
www.centrasoft.net /b09/0966122100.htm   (500 words)

  
 Jobriath: an overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jobriath tried to cash in on the glitter-rock trend and turned out to be one of the most costly and least successful hypes in rock history.
Elektra Records reportedly paid up to $500,000 (some say $300,000) to sign the unknown singer.
After Jobriath and Brandt cinched the Elektra deal, they secured a 43 × 41-foot Times Square billboard of the star nearly nude (a reproduction of the LP jacket) and set up what they claimed was a $200,000 stage debut at the Paris Opera House.
www.crapfromthepast.com /jobriath/overview.htm   (282 words)

  
 About WMG
Warner Music Group (WMG) became the only stand-alone music company to be publicly traded in the United States in May 2005.
With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Lava, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word.
Warner Music International, a leading company in national and international repertoire operates through numerous international affiliates and licensees in more than 50 countries.
www.wmg.com /about   (231 words)

  
 Atlantic Records :: Metallica
Case in point: "Some Kind Of Monster," with its bristling, time-bomb refrain, and yet, underneath, a hint of affirmation: ‘this is the voice of silence no more.' You begin to understand the complex dynamics required for a world-renowned construct like Metallica to be even able to conceive of an intensely personal triumph like St. Anger.
For James, the process obviously begins in a much quieter place than a recording studio.
THE UNFORGIVEN II © 2007 Copyright Atlantic Recording Corp
www.atlanticrecords.com /metallica   (1855 words)

  
 Forever Changing: The Golden Age Of Elektra Records 1963-1973 : Various Artists : Review : Rolling Stone
This outstanding five-CD set is a study in consistent adventure and excellence in which the star is not a particular artist, genre or epoch (despite the subtitle here) but a logo: the capital E that was Elektra Records' signature of quality in the second half of the Sixties.
The above artists are all present with seminal performances, along with cult-hero pillars of Elektra's roster, such as singer-songwriter David Ackles, folk-blues singers Tom Rush and Judy Henske, and progressive-bluegrass band the Dillards.
And some of Holzman's best acts never issued a second album for Elektra, including the L.A. acid-thunder outfit Clear Light (the first band I ever heard with two drummers), songwriter Steve Noonan and folk guitarist Pat Kilroy, who died a year after his brilliant, only album, Light of Day, was released.
www.rollingstone.com /reviews/album/13135059/review/13140770/forever%5fchanging%5fthe%5fgolden%5fage%5fof%5felektra%5frecords%5f19631973   (464 words)

  
 Founder of Elektra Records
As founder of Electra Records back in 1950, Holzman is responsible for signing legendary acts such as The Doors, Carly Simon, and Queen.
Jac, you have been around since the days of 'Hi-Fi' recordings, and now the digital age.
The two biggest developments in the digitalization of music will be responsible electronic downloading with a small charge to the user.
www.liveworld.com /transcripts/Boxtop/7-30-1998.1-1.html   (512 words)

  
 Elektra Records Cancel All European Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elektra Records in the USA have pulled all international touring plans for US based bands.
A statement from the label reads "Due to the impending war in Iraq - Elektra Records has cancelled all international touring plans.
At this stage Elektra is the only label to take such action.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2003/20030319_blindside.html   (190 words)

  
 elektra records on The Skateboard Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Lucky Boys Confusion
The band headed again to California to record their second album for Elektra Records, "Commitment".
Michael Miguel Happoldt of Sublime produced the album, much to the delight of the band (Sublime is one of their biggest influences).
In 2004, the band was dropped by Elektra Records after achieving moderate success with both albums on that label.
www.artistopia.com /lucky-boys-confusion   (793 words)

  
 Elektra Records Master Discography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This discography attempts to list all Elektra Records albums and EPs (and those on associated labels except Nonesuch) during the period when Jac Holzman ran the label.
My thanks to Jac Holzman for his friendship, inspiration and support and to Elektra Records for their kind permission allowing me to reproduce album covers and other art work on this web site.
The 'E' device, the butterfly, the seated guitar player and similar are trademarks of Elektra Records and are acknowledged.
www.atsf.co.uk /elektra/index.html   (323 words)

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