Mark Cerami, co-founder of groundbreaking hip-hop imprint Priority Records, has launched a new Los Angeles-based label project called M.S.C. Music & Entertainment.
British music major EMI has appointed Caryn Tomlinson to the new position of director, artist relations.
After more than two years of fighting pitched legal battles against online piracy, Universal Music Group is making plans to dabble in the same file-format technology -- MP3 -- that helped make…
The atmosphere was subdued as near-defunct consulting firm Jupiter Media Metrix rolled out its seventh-annual Plug.In digital music festival Monday in Gotham, reflecting the pall that has hung over…
The government has awarded Abba's Benny Andersson an honorary doctorate for "creating quality music that reaches people all over the world."
Irish production company Little Bird and South African financial services company Coronation Capital have inked to produce a feature documentary on the legendary music of Johannesburg's Sophiatown in…
The ceaselessly imaginative World Festival 2002 at the Hollywood Bowl thrives upon seemingly off-the-wall matches between acts that turn out to be surprisingly interrelated. Its "World Roots" program…
In a career-spanning perf that was never short of brilliant, the wondrous songwriter Neil Finn spent nearly 2½ hours delivering music from his latest solo disc, "One All" (Nettwerk America); hits and…
Long associated with the ragtime blues guitarist Rev. Gary Davis whenever he picks up an acoustic guitar, Jorma Kaukonen has extended his reach into the white country music of the 1920s and '30s on…
Michael Jackson is pumping up the volume in his war with Sony. He took to the streets of Manhattan Saturday, once again referring to Sony Music topper Tommy Mottola as "devilish" and adding…