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41 Jozz/Blue Notes: Ken Burns shares his musical visions with latest documenlory. ASCAPi'Ounliin f Uacli* Bankv ASCAP/Benlw SI, ASCAP) TOU SHOULO'VE TOLD ME ILIemll, ASCJ^) BILLBOARD SEPTEMBER 30. K.'s Eclectic Ninja Tune Marks 10 Years With Boxed Set BY RASHAUN HALL NEW YORK— Individuality seems to be a rare commodity in the music industry today. Home to a wide variety of art- ists — including Amon Tobin, Kid Koala, and DJ Vadim — the label is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with "Xen Cu Ls." The three-CD set (also available as a six-pack 12- inch vinyl set), which spotlights live performances, remixes, and B-sides from the label's talented roster, streeted globally Sept 18. "He ensures that things are correct and that everything runs .smoothly, which helps a great deal.
SS Pro Audio: Emily Lozor stokes her claim in the pro audio industry will) the Lodge in New Yort(. To have what I termed 'a psychedel- ic escape pod' that we could just fly off in and do our imn thing." That "escape pod" blossomed into Ninja Tune, home to more than 35 artists and an office staff of 11 . "This whole industry thing about 'Oh God, if you don't get a record out people will forget who you are' is ridiculous," Raj's More.
IWni WHffl WM 49 The soles figures tor Interno - tionol releases continue to fall in shrinking Japanese market. Mac Mii Ti a MMmnmi; 74 The N nlinnn I Assn nl Recording Merchandisers' fdll conlerence tackles hot topics fac- ing retailers. "Paying our artists was also im- portant," adds More, "because we had experienced the nonpayment method of the record industry, which we didn't like verj' much. "If people are into you, they wait That's the Niiya philosophy.
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