German music channel Viva is adding Jurgen Grabosch to its executive board, after Viva's acquisition of production company Brainpool.
The words "Afrobeat 2000" wafted from the electronic gizmos overseen by Doctor L as Psycho on Da Bus opened its short set, creating a hypnotic mantra that sifted through the down-tempo, bass-driven…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Guitar/pedal steel virtuoso Junior Brown's very apparent efforts to pander to an audience looking for instrumental wizardry over musical substance made for a noisy and frustrating experience. It's…
With sales of jazz records on the wane, newly promoted Verve Music Group topper Ron Goldstein plans to scale down the company's roster and put more emphasis on artists with mainstream appeal -…
A Britpop double bill uniting one of the last enduring exponents of the 1990s Manchester Sound and a much-hyped new outfit from Chorley -- the Charlatans UK and Starsailor, respectively -- delivered…
If Abba can have its own musical, why not the Boss? The songs of Bruce Springsteen have been fashioned into a rock 'n' roll opera called "Drive All Night."
It was once said that only a handful of people actually bought Velvet Underground records when that band was in existence, but all of them ultimately started bands. The same could easily be said of…
Creed made it eight weeks in a row atop the nation's music sales chart, and its "Weathered" (Wind-up) was the only disc to sell more than 100,000 units in the week ended Jan. 13.
Ecast, which distribs music, games, movies and other entertainment to Internet-powered jukeboxes inside public venues, such as restaurants and bars, has inked music-licensing agreements with BMG…
Oscar has no category that's more out of touch with commercial and critical tastes than its music collections. While picture winners tend to perform well at the box office, it's rare that a song from…