The Federal Trade Commission acknowledged Tuesday that showbiz has lived up to many of its promises regarding the marketing of violent and sexually explicit material to minors.
As far as her listening public is concerned, singer-songwriter Anne Phillips has led a Rip Van Winkle-like existence. Having made a promising debut album, "Born to Be Blue," in 1959, she didn't…
The Harry Fox Agency, the powerful licensing clearinghouse arm of the National Music Publishing Assn., has named veteran music industry number-cruncher Alfred C. Pedecine chief financial officer.
Eyeing the music television biz, German media giant Bertelsmann may end up the majority shareholder in fast expanding German music channel Viva if a series of deals come off.
With the Hollywood-Washington war expected to be reignited today, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti on Monday warned lawmakers in no uncertain terms to back off.
It's been five years since the Dallas quartet Toadies released an album or toured, but when they hit the stage of the Troubadour (to the strains of "Jesus Christ Superstar") and dove headlong into…
U.K. media conglom Sanctuary Group is upping its U.S. presence with a deal that will fold L.A. music management outfit Big FD into its management division.
This worshipful musical chronicle of the life and untimely demise of the Texas-born singer features the considerable talents of Cristina Souza (who alternates with Veronica Vazquez) in the title role…
Brit bands almost always have an easier time than Yanks of grasping the intricacies of the Laurel Canyon sound that ushered in a new era of folk rock in the late 1960s. American acceptance has been…
Despite being declared dead a few years ago, the modern pop song refuses to die, and nowhere was that more in evidence than at the Troubadour on Sunday. A few hundred music fans decided to tape "The…
Beyond the fact that Arturo Sandoval and David Sanchez are Latin jazz artists who lead sextets, a gulf of stylistic differences split the two, who hail from Cuba and Puerto Rico respectively. It was…