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XL Recordings released Jack White's new solo single "Love Interruption"

Exactly two weeks ago on January 31, Jack White, founder and frontman of the now officially ex-band White Stripes, premiered the song "Love Interruption" as the introductory single to his upcoming album "Blunderbuss". Jack announced the official release of the album for the April 24 through White's own label Third Man Records in association with XL Recordings and Columbia Records, and it will be his first solo artist album since the beginning of his career.
The song "Love Interruption", a true lament over the power and promise of love, has been created in a collab with the Nashville singer Ruby Amanfu and you can check it out HERE.



The 54th ceremony of the most important annual music awards, The Grammys, was held 2 days ago at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
This year's Grammys, as well as the entire previous year, was all about ADELE (EMI Music Publishing/BMG Chrysalis/XL Recordings), who won 6 Grammys - for the 3 most important categories:  Album of the year, Record of the year and Song of the year, as well as for the best pop solo performance, best pop vocal album and best short form music video.

Besides Adele, IDM Music is proud to present (and represent :)) other artists and authors who won other most important categories:
Bon Iver - Best New Artist; Best Alternative Music Album (Kobalt)
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - Body And Soul -  Best pop duo/group performance (BMG Rights)
Skrillex - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites - Best dance recording; Best Dance/Electronica Album (Kobalt)
Foo Fighters - Walk - best rock performance; Best rock song; Wasting Light- Best rock album
(BMG Rights).

Congratulations to all the winners!



The project "ULIKA" that Tamara Obrovac quartet formed in 1998, for the first time represented a new way of thinking and composing of Croatian ethno/jazz singer Tamara Obrovac: she blended in it a local Istrian music spirit with the universal jazz expression.
After a while the quartet met again last summer in Grožnjan and, inspired by a completely new creative ideas that they found in themselves, they decided to gather again and reedit the previously created compositions from a new, more developed artistic point of view, in a new project "ULIKA revival".
This project also marks a new cooperation between fantastic and multiple music award winners Tamara Obrovac and Matija Dedić, both having their own successful careers that cross their paths every once in a while.
"ULIKA revival" project will start with a series of concerts that will take place in February, after which the quartet is planning to work on their new album.
Check out the dates of the "Ulika revival" mini-tour:

13.02.2012. – Koper, Slovenija Circolo, ciklus Radio live – 20:00h
14.02.2012. – Pula, RH Istarsko Narodno Kazalište (INK) – 20:00h
15.02.2012. – Zagreb, RHKD Vatroslav Lisinski, koncert Jazz ciklus Lisinski – 20:00h



As we announced few weeks ago, IDM's duo Ja i Ti (Jana Valdevit and Tin Ostreš) officially released their first single "Ogledalce".
The song, inspired by the eternal theme of human stupidity and misunderstandings, has been composed by Jana Valdevit, in a moment of her creative madness in her family basement, while she was getting some rest of the serious musical works, while Tin Ostreš wrote the lyrics.
In recording this creative madness, Jana and Tin got a little help from their friends - Mario Rašić on contrabass and Ivan Božanić on slide guitar.
To hear how this fresh, original and unique expression on the Croatian music scene sounds, click on their

 Ja i Ti Facebook page


EMI MP writers win Golden Globe for the 2012 Best Original Song

At the 69th annual Golden Globe Award ceremony held 2 days ago in Beverly Hills, California, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry won the award for the best original song from a motion picture, for their song "Masterpiece" co-written with the pop diva Madonna.
The trio beat Elton John and Mary J Blidge that were nominated in the same category.
The song "Masterpiece" was written for the end credits of Madonna' directorial film "W.E", but it will also be included in Madonna's upcoming 12th studio album that should be out in March 2012.
Julie Frost, signed to EMI Music Publishing, already has a notable list of hits that she wrote in her career including the 2010 Eurovision winning song "Satellite" by Lena, B.E.P.'s "Just can't Get Enough" and Beyonce's "Countdown".
Jimmy Harry, also an EMI writer/composer, has worked in the past with the names like Pink, Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson and Santana.
Congrats to EMI MP and to Julie and Jimmy!


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Zdenko Runjić (born October 26, 1942 in Slavonski Brod, during the Independent State of Croatia, died October 27, 2004, Split, Croatia) was Croatian songwriter based in Split. In his long career, he established himself as the most prolific and most popular songwriter of the former Yugoslavia, now Croatia. Many of his songs, inspired by the folk traditions of Dalmatia, became classics and Runjić helped the careers of many notable Croatian musicians such as ...More

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