French lawmakers gave final approval Friday to government-backed legislation that could force Apple Computer Inc. to make its iPod music player and iTunes online store compatible with rivals'…
Legendary London jazz club Ronnie Scott's reopened Monday after a £2 million-plus ($3.6 million) three-month refurbishment. One other notable change is the club's no-smoking policy.
"You in Reverse," Built to Spill's first album in more than three years, is uncharacteristically poppy and cohesive, filled with energetically played, tightly constructed songs. At the Troubadour on…
Tensions -- and prices -- are rising in the Warner-EMI saga. Each company disclosed Wednesday that it had received a sweetened offer from the other -- and that it had rejected that offer.
ITunes' discordant relationship with France could hit another bum note. A proposed new law will open the way for rivals to challenge Apple Computer's domination of the online music biz in France by…
Beck may no longer hold the pop-culture spotlight but at the Wiltern the mercurial Los Angeles singer-songwriter proved he's still got a few tricks up his sleeve. Although perf shared much of its set…
Nelly Furtado's "Loose" bowed at No. 1 on the Nielsen Soundscan chart last week, giving the artist her first debut at the top spot.
The directors of EMI Group and Warner Music are testing each others nerves as it emerged today the two record companies have made a series of bids and counter-bids to buy each other in the past two…
Starting today, iTunes Music Store will offer the song "Maybe Tonight, Maybe Tomorrow," with proceeds going to the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
Grammy-winning arranger and record producer Arif Mardin, who was behind sounds as diverse as the Bee Gees' falsetto and Norah Jones' debut album, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his New York City…
Sony chairman-CEO Howard Stringer is negotiating with co-owner Bertelsmann to raise Sony's stake in Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Stringer told a media roundtable in Tokyo on Monday.