Rob Hallett, former head of AEG Live's UK operation, has returned to the music business as the head of a new venture, Robomagic. According to Music Week, Hallett bills Robomagic as a multi-faceted "360" company, focused on the live sector. While Hallett described it as a boutique, Hallett says the firm has the financial backing to compete with larger players in the market, including Live Nation and AEG. "The size of the financial backing I’ve got enables me to compete with Live Nation and AEG Live at their own game and pay similar advances,” Hallett told Music Week. “I can...

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