Major labels EMI Group and Warner Music Group separately unveiled new online systems Wednesday to streamline and improve the way their music is licensed.
Quaint yet bracingly stimulating, guitarists Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz have developed a rapport that appears to envelope all the good things about instrumental duets. These two do everything except…
In a famous prank, Andy Warhol once hired an imposter to "play" him at a lecture; the joke was that no one could tell the difference. For his dispiriting set at the El Rey Theater, Bob Mould (Husker…
Brit music major EMI has named Erwin Goegebeur prexy of EMI Recorded Music Belgium.
C. Michael Greene has resigned as the head of the organization that hands out the music industry's most prestigious award, the Grammys, following an emergency board of trustees vote to remove him…
In the music biz, cult faves are getting a new lease on life thanks to scrappy indie labels.
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the controversial "L" in the R&B chart-topping trio TLC, was killed in a car crash in Honduras near the town of La Ceiba on Thursday. She was 30.
VH1 is halting production on fledgling talker "Late World With Zach." Skein, which bowed March 4, will exit the cabler's lineup after just two months. Final original episode is set to air Thursday at…
RKO Pictures has teamed with indie label Judgement Records to form a joint venture imprint with an eye toward developing new artists and material in conjunction with upcoming film projects.
Organ-based jazz has never won a tremendous amount of respect among jazz cognoscenti. But just about anyone else presented with its impassioned groove inevitably taps a toe. Anchored by masterful…
Two of the bands most responsible for the commercial popularity of melodic punk rock in the 1990s have come together for the coast-to-coast Pop Disaster tour, which touched down Wednesday at the…
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