Without an ambitious view of the way gospel and R&B stylings could affect the interpretation of a pop song, we might never have heard Aretha Franklin in all her glory. Recent albums have seen that…
Nothing about punk revivalists Green Day has ever felt wholly original. The band's "American Idiot" crafts a reasonable story that tackles love, the Iraq war and suburban disillusionment. Like much…
In the race for the prized 18-49-year-old crowd, MTV is returning to its roots with a round-the-clock music channel just for college kids.
CBS has got Ray Charles on its mind. Eye is teaming up with Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich for a star-studded concert salute to Charles dubbed "Genius: A Night to Remember."
Leo Gregory will play the late Rolling Stones guitarist in "The Wild and Wycked World of Brian Jones," Stephen Woolley's directorial debut after a 20-year producing career.
In a deal reflecting Tom Freston's imprint, Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have signed Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine and Eminem's manager Paul Rosenberg to a three-year first-look…
Johnny Ramone, who pioneered a buzzsaw guitar sound that paved the way for punk rock with the band he co-founded, the Ramones, died in his sleep Wednesday at his Los Angeles home. Ramone, 55, had…
Matthew Shipp has proven himself one of the more adept barrier vaulters in modern jazz. He's played unabashedly "out" dates, explored more straightforward hard bop and, most recently, managed to…
Just for Variety: Good Morning: "I'm very much an activist," Christine Lahti enthused as we discussed the "fascinating parallels" between her role of Grace McCallister in the WB's "Jack And Bobby."
Far more than a dusting off of classic bits of psychedelic Scottish folk, Donovan has incorporated a celebration of bohemian poets and their forefathers in his "Beat Café" album and concert…
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