Divas are a dime a dozen these days; when underbaked tartlets like Christina Aguilera lay claim to divadom, you know it's time to give the title a rest. Marianne Faithfull understands that, while she…
Canadian power-punk quartet Sum 41's sold-out show was supposedly held to promote the day-earlier release of the group's new "Does This Look Infected" album. The mostly teen crowd, however, was…
Pianist Jason Moran has rapidly developed a reputation as one of the few jazz musicians under the age of 30 with both a respect for the music's past glories and the willingness to discard antecedents…
The music sector called on the EU Monday to reduce VAT on CDs, ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels Tuesday.
Police in Luxembourg have made the largest-ever seizure of pirate CDs in Europe, uncovering what is thought to be a huge, international illegal bootlegging ring.
Shanghai will stage the ninth Channel V Chinese music awards on Jan. 19. Collaborators Channel V and China Central Television (CCTV) will again broadcast the awards, and will hook up with Shanghai…
Folk duo Simon & Garfunkel and salsa king Tito Puente are among the five artists to be feted with lifetime achievement awards for 2003 from the Recording Academy on Wednesday.
Country-pop superstar Shania Twain vaulted to the top of a crowded slate of new releases on the album charts last week, debuting at No. 1 and beating out her nearest rival by a sales margin of almost…
Carla Cook returned to Jazz Standard for a steamy two-night Gotham gig with a gritty quartet, fronted by pianist Andy Milne. Extended opener was the classic Bronislau Kaper film theme, "Invitation,"…
Possibly the most intriguing and talented band in the entire Latin rock spectrum, Cafe Tacuba has established a tradition of being weird for the sake of weirdness -- and getting away with it.
Nonesuch Records has a history of smacking the pop world upside the head with non-mainstream titles. The label is representative mostly of president Robert Hurwitz's taster, generating gold and…
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