"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller has launched 19 Recordings, pacting with Universal Music and Video to distrib the new label.
In sharp contrast to many of her post-punk peers, Kristin Hersh isn't mellowing with age. In fact, the former leader of Throwing Muses actually seems to be getting louder with the passage of time -…
Moby, the eclectic techno musician, has come on board to produce a biopic of late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Project is being developed by Gotham-based producer Amy Hobby ("Secretary") with…
According to a new report released today by market research group NPD, paid online music downloads have more than tripled among regular CD buyers so far this year.
New peer-to-peer service Qtrax has signed a deal with BMI to pay artist royalties on songs illegally downloaded on the Internet.
Graham Parker pointedly calls his new album "Your Country," but the Bloodshot release shows the British singer-songwriter can speak the language of Haggard, Cash and Owens like a native. Backed by…
A professional musician for 10 years, Ben Kweller is an ambitious, maturing performer who is now, at 22, an endearing mixture of coltish innocence and showbiz savvy. One minute he's joyfully rolling…
Fountains of Wayne couldn't have known it when they booked the gig, but it was a terrible night to play L.A. Saturday's Lakers game looked to be the most important game so far this season. Low…
After a decade in development, "The Wild and Wycked World of Brian Jones" is finally ready to rock 'n' roll, with producer Stephen Woolley making his directorial debut.
Andre Benjamin, better known as one-half of the multiplatinum group OutKast, has inked a deal for his first starring vehicle with Sam Nazarian's Element Films, with Paris Barclay attached to direct.
The Washington farewell tour has begun for Jack Valenti, even though no one can believe he's really leaving -- and no one has yet materialized to take his place.