Under mounting pressure to make peace with the music industry before it is shut down by court order, legally embattled file-sharing service Napster has made an offer of $1 billion in licensing fees…
Behind his steely calm, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti churned with concern. Why was a federal appeals court taking so long to decide if Napster violated copyright laws?
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U.K.-based Warner Music Group imprint WEA Records will absorb the operations of fellow WMG label London Records, combining several departments and slashing 15-20 jobs.
With the threat of a court-enforced shutdown looming large, Napster has finally unveiled the first key details about how it plans to transform its renegade peer-to-peer file-sharing service into a…
CenterSpan Communications, the company that purchased the assets of music and movie file-sharing site Scour.com in bankruptcy court last year, has formed a new digital media and entertainment group…
Nicholas Payton's Louis Armstrong Centennial Celebration came to town Thursday night with good timing on its side -- right on the heels of Ken Burns' nonstop canonization of Armstrong in his…
In the 1990s, pianist Matthew Shipp came to fame playing a style of avant-garde music that combined the harmonic sophistication of jazz with the energy of punk rock. This amalgam gained him fans…
Music broadcaster Viva Media may revamp one of its two music channels.
The center of gravity in Europe's serious-music scene has undergone a northward shift in recent years. As the Baltic states -- Estonia most of all -- have shaken off the cultural restrictions of…
About halfway through an exquisite rendition of her jazzy ballad "Cleva," Erykah Badu offered up a live demonstration of the honest vulnerability that has made her recent studio work so compelling -…