Former Gotham karaoke king Andrew W.K. is on a beer-, sweat- and vomit-soaked mission to bring the "party" back to rock 'n' roll, joining pop songs, heavy-metal guitars and danceable beats into one…
Doug Frank has been promoted to the new post of president of music operations at Warner Bros. Pictures, responsible for administrative, production and day-to-day ops of Warner Bros. Pictures Music.
Detroit rock duo the White Stripes play a stripped-down, punk-infused modern blues blend that's currently the toast of the industry. But like Beck, Oasis, Moby and the Strokes, the band's appeal…
It would be hard to imagine two operas more divergent in tone and tonality than Bartok's "Duke Bluebeard's Castle" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi."
It's the singer not the song," Mick Jagger once sang. The Junior Brown/Jim Lauderdale bill at the Roxy Saturday night put Jagger's theory to the test, and neither Brown (a distinctive stylist and…
Starting in July, music buyers will get a lot more than just a "parental advisory" on BMG Entertainment records that contain explicit lyrics.
It's not a coincidence that Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson has chosen the 1969 classic "Living in the Past" as a show opener during the British group's current tour. The past is, indeed, hard to…
In its 56-year plan to link the idyllic Ojai Valley -- 80 miles and several millennia from the reality of downtown Los Angeles -- to cultural currents in the outside world, Ojai Festival planners…
Defunct online file-sharing network Napster made it official Monday, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and moving forward in its plan to sell out to its longtime financial backer, German media conglom…
Jason Moran is one of the more intriguing young musicians -- on any instrument -- to emerge in the past decade. As a pianist, he's demonstrated the ability to percolate along in the pocket as well as…