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Lindsey Byrnes – Photographer (Rolling Stone, Billboard, Atlantic Records)


Lyndsey Byrnes has had an amazing career as commercial photographer and creative director of a plethora of campaigns and editorials including Rolling Stone, Atlantic Records, Chanel, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Wildfang, Good Dye Young and many others. She chats with us about her career and the hurdles she faced along the way as well as how she got her big breaks!

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Atlantic Records' digital sales surpass CDs


Since MP3s first became popular a decade ago, music industry executives have obsessed over this question: when would digital music revenue finally surpass compact disc sales? For Atlantic Records, the label that in years past has delivered artists like Ray Charles, John Coltrane and Led Zeppelin, that time, apparently, is now. Atlantic, a unit of Warner Music Group, says it has reached a milestone that no other major record label has hit: more than half of its music sales in the United States are now from digital products, like downloads on iTunes and ring tones for cellphones. “We’re like a… Read more »

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Atlantic Records Team up to Release 'Sessions@AOL' Compilation CD


Collection of Exclusive, In-studio Sessions@AOL Recordings to Hit Streets October 14th America Online, Inc., the world’s leading interactive services company, and Atlantic Records have announced the forthcoming release of Sessions@AOL, a compilation CD featuring some of the best performances from AOL(R) Music’s groundbreaking program, Sessions@AOL. Due in stores on October 14th, the album will feature tracks from a diverse array of talent, performed in small studios or rehearsal spaces where the artists had complete creative control over the delivery of their songs. As a result of the unique settings in which these artists performed for AOL, the album includes rare… Read more »

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Atlantic Records names co-presidents


Atlantic Records has named longtime label executives Craig Kallman and Ron Shapiro as the first co-presidents of the Warner Music Group imprint, filling a post that has been vacant since co-chairman and CEO Val Azzoli Azzoli held it six years ago. Both execs will report to Azzoli, who shares his own post with venerable label co-founder Ahmet Ertegun. The teamwork aspect is something that sets Atlantic apart from many other labels, where the focus on one CEO can lead to missed opportunities, Shapiro said. “At some other companies it’s clearly always about one person,” the former publicist told Daily Variety.… Read more »

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Maverick, Atlantic Records cut jobs


Maverick Records and Atlantic Records, two labels owned by AOL Time Warner Inc., said Monday they have cut more than 30 jobs combined over the past week. A spokesman for Warner Music said there had been 16 job cuts at Maverick Records over the last week, while Atlantic has also cut about 15 jobs. These latest job cuts come as industry watchers speculate that AOL Time Warner is looking to cut deeper in the music division after a massive cost-cutting campaign following the merger of AOL and Time Warner, which resulted in the elimination of over 600 jobs over the… Read more »

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Stand Atlantic & Polaris Team Up For New Single, “CRIMINAL”


The alternative Australian music collab of your dreams is here. Stand Atlantic teamed up with Polaris to fuse metalcore and pop-punk in their new single “CRIMINAL” with a corresponding music video. The track is set to appear on Stand Atlantic‘s forthcoming record WAS HERE, due out August 23 via Hopeless Records. “’CRIMINAL’ is a small insight into how it can feel to be in this industry. It sometimes feels like you gotta keep your life a certain level of fucked up so you can make art that comes from a real place,” Stand Atlantic vocalist Bonnie Fraser says. “I found… Read more »

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The Wonder Years Cover Thrice’s “Deadbolt” For Hopeless Records 30th Anniversary


Hopeless Records is celebrating their 30th birthday with help from their beloved artists. The label just announced that they’re dropping Hopelessly Devoted To You, a compilation album where members of their current roster uniquely reimagine the label’s iconic smash hits. As we wait for more information on an LP release date, Hopeless dropped two thrilling renditions: The Wonder Years covering “Deadbolt” by Thrice and Point North covering “Unholy Confessions” by Avenged Sevenfold. Dan Campbell, lead vocalist of The Wonder Years shares, “I think we are the longest-tenured Hopeless Records artist of all time. It was the label that took a… Read more »

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Stand Atlantic “LOVE U ANYWAY” On New Single


With only a few short months standing between us and the highly anticipated new Stand Atlantic album, WAS HERE, the Aussie darlings have treated fans to the mesmerizing allure of their latest single, “LOVE U ANYWAY.”  Accompanied by a swoon-worthy music video, “LOVE U ANYWAY” delivers a double dose of intoxicating passion that’s as irresistibly sugary-sweet as it is captivating. Departing from their signature pop-punk sound, Stand Atlantic unveils a softer side in “LOVE U ANYWAY,” showcasing the versatility and depth of the four-piece. With its infectious melodies, the track marks an exciting new chapter on WAS HERE. “‘love u… Read more »

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Devin Papadol Of Honey Revenge Adds A Punch To Stand Atlantic’s “GIRL$”


Honey Revenge frontwoman Devin Papadol has surprised fans with an updated “open verse challenge” of Stand Atlantic’s recent collaborative single, “GIRL$.” The original track features fellow Hopeless Records labelmate Lynn Gunn of PVRIS and BRUSES. The new addition to the song adds a punch of poppy feminine aggression. “I love this song,” Papadol writes in her Instagram caption. “So I did my best to pay homage to the original verse.” The meaning behind “GIRL$” showcases love and appreciation for queer women. Stand Atlantic vocalist Bonnie Fraser explains, “I wrote it for anyone who’s ever felt squashed by the strange and… Read more »

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Stand Atlantic Unveils EU/UK Tour Following idobi Radio Summer School


As Stand Atlantic gears up for the greatest summer ever at the idobi Radio Summer School, the Aussie darlings have announced a headline tour across the UK and Europe to support their forthcoming album, WAS HERE. Fellow Australians, Slowly Slowly, will join the group as support throughout the run. Tickets will officially go on sale this Friday, April 19, at 10 AM local time. The group shares, “AHHH!!! Our biggest headline shows in the UK and EUROPE!!! We are so, so keen to come and bring you guys the ‘WAS HERE ‘live experience! It feels like forever since we’ve done… Read more »

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