Cooking Vinyl Artists Turn Up Heat at SXSW

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  • Cooking Vinyl’s Counting Crows and The Cult to Headline SXSW 2012

Cooking Vinyl artists come out swinging with two recent heavyweight signings taking prime slots at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas.

Counting Crows and The Cult with perform on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March respectively, in headline slots at the Auditorium Shores Stage on Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin.

Californian multi-platinum selling act; Counting Crows, signed to Cooking Vinyl for Europe and the UK, and are soon to release studio album number six- the covers collections ‘Underwater Sunshine’, due in April.

Legends of rock The Cult are shaping up to unleash the album ‘Choice of Weapon’ – their 9th – on their ravenous fans 21st May, released globally by Cooking Vinyl. It comes after sessions with long-time collaborator and producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bush) and co-producer Chris Goss (Queens of the Stone Age, U.N.K.L.E., Masters of Reality).

Martin Goldschmidt, Managing Director, Cooking Vinyl says “Thank you SXSW for your support.  It’s a rare honour for a UK label to have the Friday and Saturday night headline slots.  It’s going to be fun.

About Cooking Vinyl

Cooking Vinyl has developed a reputation as one of Europe’s prime artist-focused independent labels, inspiring an enviable loyalty among its artist roster. It is also in the vanguard of music companies offering innovative services-only deals that claim no stake in artists’ copyrights.

 Cooking Vinyl take full responsibility for the management of a project whether functioning as a label or in a services-only setting. Adding more than just marketing muscle, Cooking Vinyl devise and implement worldwide sales, marketing and distribution plans for their artists, working alongside booking agents and artist managers.

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