In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
Music for Screens: Spring 2013
Count back 50 summers, and you find the Technicolor precedent for "Spring Breakers" in the trendsetting 1963 teen comedy "Beach Party," which Variety warned "many adults might find a frightening…
With "The Great Gatsby," opening May 10, director Baz Luhrmann revisits the delirium of star-crossed romance evocative of his signature films "Romeo + Juliet" (1996) and "Moulin Rouge!" (2001).
Artists like the Who, James Taylor and the B-52s have turned to the Public Broadcasting System to boost their profile, and vice versa.
The Rolling Stones are rolling out their 50 and Counting tour across America, while Andrew Loog Oldham, the manager who launched the Stones' storied career 51 years ago and parted ways with the band…
ASCAP's I Create Music Expo has been on a roll since its inception in 2006, rising in attendance by 5%-7% each year.
Fast-multiplying streaming services are beautiful music to fans' ears — but can produce earaches for some in the larger music industry.
You've known them for years, maybe all your life: the great comicbook movie and TV themes. John Williams' soaring brass flourishes for Superman, Danny Elfman's brooding Gothic fanfare for Batman…
Given the "any revenue is good revenue" mantra adapted by the music biz in the wake of the digital revolution, across-the-board destigmatization of commercial sponsorship is not only the norm, it's…
Girls gone wild in Harmony Korine's A24 release "Spring Breakers" resulted in the best-ever per-screen average for this time of year, with $90,000 — but would have the sensation have survived a wide…
Rising tour pressure calls for preventative measures