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Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines. Bringing you quality music for the past 30 years, we are home to artists like: Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Jay R, Billy Crawford, Kris Aquino, Edu Manzano, Marian Rivera, Mark Herras, Nina, Ronnie Liang, Gail Blanco, Sam Concepcion. Our band roster includes: Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Sponge Cola, Imago, Silent Sanctuary, Kenyo, Paraluman. We are equally committed to bring you exciting international releases covering various genres like pop, jazz, new age, classical, alternative, indie pop, rock, electronica, dance, r&b, and hip-hop. Name it, we definitely have it!

November 12, 2009

The Sun UK | Why The Drums are causing a buzz

New York quartet THE DRUMS are creating the kind of music biz frenzy I haven't seen since Artic Monkeys arrived in 2005.

Their gig at Camden's Barfly on Tuesday was a roadblock and only their second headline capital show.

They are already looked after by Coldplay's handlers, 3D Management, and now record labels are fighting to sign them.
Scores of A&R scouts were stuck outside the gig as demand was so high.

Singer JONATHAN PIERCE, guitarists JACOB GRAHAM and ADAM KESSLER and drummer CONNOR HANWICK fuse Fifties surf-rock with electronica and have a mini album on indie label Moshi Moshi.

This time next year they will be huge.

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