On Monday, an appellate court in Seattle will hear arguments in a long-running court battle that focuses on the right to re-sell CDs. In 2007, Universal Music Group sued Troy Augusto, a Los Angeles…
For lovers of the most obscure and thrilling figures in American music, there's no festival more exciting than Ponderosa Stomp. Presented by the New Orleans-based non-profit Ponderosa Stomp…
Continuing its pursuit of classic copyrights, BMG Rights Management has acquired the Adage IV catalog.
The play-the-whole-album touring gambit has been good to the Pixies — the band is taking their 1989 album "Doolittle" back on the road in the U.S. this fall for dates in 11 markets. Last year, the…
SoundCheck wasn't invited, for some reason, but we do have some details about Wednesday evening's concert honoring the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize recipient Paul McCartney, courtesy of White…
On June 15, the Criterion Collection will re-release Jim Jarmusch's "Mystery Train" on DVD and Blu-ray in a new director-approved edition. While not a music film per se, it's a picture with a…
The "Glee" cast's "Showstoppers" fights off a challenge from a new album by Stone Temple Pilots and retains its hold on the No. 1 slot of the U.S. album chart by a slim margin this week.
As a native Chicagoan whose first blues album was the Paul Butterfield Blues Band's 1965 debut, this writer has always been fascinated with the young white Windy City performers who took up the…
Man, these are some bad SoundScan numbers this week. Looks like everyone spent all their money on charcoal briquettes, booze and small American flags. Best of a Bad Lot: The highest debut outside…
Live Nation is eliminating service fees on tickets to shows in its 50 U.S. amphitheaters in June.
Latter-day Temptations lead vocalist Ali-Ollie Woodson died Sunday in Southern California of cancer. He was 58.