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Press release: Beggars Group artists at SXSW12 March 2015

Our artists have a VERY impressive SXSW schedule!
Here is a list of who is playing when, sorted by label as far as we know!

Future Islands
Tuesday 3/17 – 11pm – Stub Hub Music Experience at Clive Bar
Wednesday 3/18 – 1am – House Of Vans – 912 Red River Rd

Thursday 3/19 – time TBC – Levitation showcase – Hotel Vegas, 1500 E 6th St
Friday 3/20 – 7:00pm – SXSJ party – Hotel San Jose, 1316 South Congress Avenue

Friday 3/20 – 1:00am – Flower Booking showcase – Red 7, 611 E. 7th
Saturday 3/21 – 2:25pm – House Of Vans, 912 Red River
Saturday 3/21 – time TBC – Brooklyn Vegan show – Red 7, 611 E.7th
Saturday 3/21 -9:15pm -Converse/Power Of The Riff, Gypsy Lounge

Tuesday 3/17 – 10:30pm – Hotel Vegas
Wednesday 3/18 – 10:45pm – Converse/Thrasher Death...


Press release: Martin Mills is the first guest on "Turned Out A Punk" podcast!13 November 2014

Damian Abraham is the lead singer and mastermind of the Matador band Fucked Up. He’s just launched a podcast called “Turned Out A Punk”.

Here’s the scoop…..Damian Abraham can be many things: the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978: PUNK. Martin Mills had a great chat with Damian and you can listen via itunes etc.

Visit Damian’s website by clicking here.

Click here for the itunes link.


Press release: US office radio department news11 November 2014

The Beggars Group Announces Expansion And Promotions Within Radio Department
The Beggars Group of Labels (4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade Records, Young Turks and XL Recordings) is excited to announce expansion and promotions within the radio department.

Risa Matsuki has been promoted to VP, Promotions. Risa will continue to run and oversee the ever-growing radio department from the New York Offices and continue to focus on design, implementation and strategy on all Beggars radio campaigns. In addition to her new role, she has tapped her first hire for the newly structured dept.
Brien Terranova has joined as Senior Director, Promotions. Brien comes to Beggars after 19 years in the promotions department of Capitol Records/Virgin Records where he most recently worked as West/Southwest regional in multiple formats including Alternative, AAA, Hot AC and Top 40. Brien will be based out of the Beggars West Coast office and will guide and...