With beats and influences from Korea, India, the U.K., Argentina, and New York, World Beats was true to its name. The electronica-themed night was complemented by live musicians who illustrated that…
Tommy Mottola, who ankled his post as the head of Sony Music earlier this year, is returning to the label business with the relaunch of Casablanca Records.
When Sandy Stewart sings, she can make you laugh, make you cry and make you think. In her 10-day turn at the venerable Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel, Stewart is joined by her son, pianist Bill…
Scandinavian jazz musicians tend to operate in a realm where stirring the gray matter is more important than shaking the hips, and this young Norwegian pianist is no exception. But where many of his…
The Mars Volta -- which formed nearly two years ago from of the ashes of the late, great At the Drive-In -- served convincing notice at this very sold-out Hollywood show that the group's well poised…
TuneData.com, a Web-based service that allows movie and TV music supervisors to connect with rights holders, has launched.
Music-swapping service Blubster has relaunched with a new network structure it says will complicate efforts by Hollywood and the music industry to track down users.
As always, this year's edition of that traveling musical money-maker known as OzzFest presented a wide variety of heavy metal styles on multiple stages around this expansive desert venue. And just…
Open-air summertime rock shows are usually marked by bouncing beach balls and tunes designed to sate short-attention-span fist-pumpers -- pretty much the antithesis of the fare served up at this…
Velvet-voiced R&B crooner Barry White, whose lush baritone and throbbing musical compositions oozed sex appeal on songs like "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe," died Friday. He was 58.
A collection of 17 new interpretations of songs by blues men J.B. Lenoir and Skip James is among the slate of soundtracks and compilations set for release in association with "Martin Scorsese…