Warner Music has tapped veteran producer Danny Bramson to run a newly created division, Warner Music Group Soundtracks, to consolidate the various soundtrack operations at the music giant's…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Watching a performer exorcise demons isn't supposed to be fun. It can, however, be wholly compelling -- a description quite fitting for the spare Gotham show staged Saturday by Mark Oliver Everett…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
New York University prexy L. Jay Oliva and philanthropist Alberto Vilar tapped the first batch of Alberto Vilar Global Fellows on Tuesday.
Fresh from axing 400 artists from its roster, music empire EMI Group was negotiating a multimillion-dollar deal on Monday to stop its star British act Robbie Williams from defecting to a rival label.
San Diego punk band Unwritten Law, formed about 10 years ago, has certainly paid its dues, enduring numerous early lineup changes (only drummer Wade Young is an original member), signing three record…
Although he has recorded a whopping number of Grammy-winning albums and performed thousands of shows all over the world, Pat Metheny remains an unassuming musician enamored with the sound of his…
Over the past decade, bassist Ben Allison has quietly established a reputation as one of the East Coast's more cerebral jazz voices, heading up the Jazz Composers Collective, working with the Aaron…
Roy Wood is the very model of a vintage British pop loon: Gnome-like and garishly attired, bagpipe-toting and firmly ensconced in the music hall tradition of his grandpa's generation. Wood kicked off…
The worldwide music market may have declined 10% in value to $33 billion in 2001, according to analyst estimates, the worst drop in record biz history.
The second night of this "MTV2 Handpicked" package tour, following a San Diego bow the night before, featured short but impressive turns by two up-and-coming young rock bands, one Brit, one Yank…