Last summer around this time, Diana Krall and Tony Bennett sold out the Hollywood Bowl in a twin weekend bill. On Wednesday, a weeknight, Krall did it all by herself, the latest in a string of Bowl…
As anyone who has had their vision clouded and throat constricted by an overactive fog machine can attest, rock music has a love affair with murk. It's mysterious, sexy and an easy way to connect a…
Multi-instrumentalist and Tom Waits associate Ralph Carney, Nick Laird-Clowes of the rock act Dream Academy and Welsh composer Ceiri Torjussen will be joined by Kysia Bostic, Emilio Kauderer and…
Rather than channel pure energy (as many of his peers tend to do) David S. Ware uses the collectivism of Coltrane's latter-day groups as a jumping-off point for a singular trip through a shadowland…
Showbiz reps gave as good as they got at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, blunting calls for a universal ratings system and charging that the government's repeated attacks on hip-hop and rap…
It is a visual overload, this PopOdyssey tour starring the reigning champs of the pop music marketplace, 'N Sync. There are films and explosions and dancers and mechanical bulls and more costumes…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
It was ladies first on the album charts this week, as J Records phenom Alicia Keys kept a firm grip on the top spot and two more R&B divas cracked the top five with formidable debuts.
Cartoon rock group Gorillaz wants to pull out of the prestigious Mercury Music Prize competition.
Europe's artists and composers will get a financial boost thanks to a resolution announced Wednesday by U.S. and European Union trade authorities.
Former Arista U.K. exec Tim Delaney has been tapped senior VP of international marketing for J Records, the joint venture between Arista founder Clive Davis and BMG Entertainment. He will report to J…