Familiar tunes made registers ring at the nation's music retailers last week as a remix collection, three hits compilations, a reshaped album and a live disc were the top 40 debuts.
"They may be old songs to you," 18-year-old Peter Cincotti announced to the capacity aud at the Oak Room, "but they're new to me!" The confident, good-looking young pianist and vocalist, making his…
In a twist that could put a kink in studio and record company online plans, a federal magistrate in Pennsylvania has ruled that patents held by SightSound Technologies for distributing audio and…
She's been called "a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll." But that shorthand description doesn't even begin to unravel the prodigious charm of Aussie songstress Kasey Chambers, whose…
For the 1½ decades that he spent as a recording artist, Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart) was avant-rock's most iconoclastic figure. He fused surrealism with situationist thought, infuriating…
Dave Van Ronk, a leader of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene who influenced and befriended musicians such as Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton and Janis Ian, died Sunday at New York U. Medical Center…
Rock group Our Lady Peace scooped the most nominations for this year's Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced on Monday.
Nineteen-year-old Michelle Branch is obviously being groomed for stardom by Maverick Records, but her first headlining show in Los Angeles was distinguished more by its slick professionalism than any…
Brit music indie Sanctuary Group has named Peter Asher co-president artist management U.S. Industry vet Asher will be based in Sanctuary's L.A. office, and brings to the company Donald Fagen of…
The British music market grew 5.3% in value to £1.23 billion ($1.75 billion) in 2001, defying the global downturn.