Contract negotiators for record labels and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists will resume Dec. 4 in Gotham after a five-month hiatus.
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Salif Keita, the fine guitarist and astounding singer from Mali in West Africa, opened and closed his Royce Hall performance with gentle acoustic music from his current Universal release "Moffou."…
Numerous powerful "sky-tracker" beacons marked the site of String Cheese Incident's "Hulaween" Shrine event. The talented band, fronted by violin and mandolin player Michael Kang, confidently crafted…
BMG artists will be feeling the burn online, thanks to a new deal cut with Listen.com. The music Netco has cut a deal to let users of its digital subscription service Rhapsody download from a…
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's apparently boundless curiosity has led him down some strange and often wonderful roads, but perhaps none as long and as potentially significant as his Silk Road Project. His…
The Strokes are making a final go-round celebrating the pop-punk-rock of their disc "Is This It" (RCA). The Strokes continue to behave like a disinterested party as a live act, trying to turn blase…
The Rolling Stones opened their three-night Southern California stand with a sluggishly paced concert nearly identical to the one delivered at New York's Madison Square Garden five weeks ago. Either…
A fledgling effort to cap the length of record contracts in the state of New York got the backing of the American Federation of Musicians on Friday.
Move over, "Popstars," soaps are the newest way to create singing stars -- and revenue -- in Argentina.
A federal judge has set out aggressive terms for an injunction against troubled file-swapping company Madster, leaving the record labels and studios to claim a major victory in their ongoing…