Bonnie Raitt strapped on a Fender guitar deep into Habib Koite's set and immediately drew upon the Mali-to-Mississippi connection that Ry Cooder and Ali Farka Toure explored at the beginning of the…
"What you are going to hear tonight is nobody else's music but mine!", Michael Legrand boasted with impish wit, and the response from the audience was agreeably supportive. The French composer…
Digital music company Echo Networks has received $5 million in financing that will be used to enhance offerings at the community-oriented streaming music site.
A week after announcing its intent to buy bankrupt search engine Scour.com, Listen.com has launched Listen Radio, which will provide streaming audio from a total of 63 stations developed by the Netco…
Metal band Pantera on Thursday announced revised U.S. dates for its "Real Steel" tour, originally skedded to hit the road this fall.
Two of the five digital music security technologies put forth for testing by the Secure Digital Music Initiative have been hacked, the org's executive director said Thursday.
It was strangely appropriate that politically oriented punk band Bad Religion -- one of the few major-label acts to stand up and say that plenty about America stinks -- would end its six-week U.S…
Brilliant Digital Entertainment has pacted with Russell Simmons and Stan Lahan to open Digital HipHop, a production studio that will create animated musicvideos for Ja Rule, DMX and Jay-Z.
Internet audio software services provider Liquid Audio posted its third quarter financial earnings Wednesday, reporting lower net revenues of $3.4 million, compared with $1.8 million a year ago.
In her debut at Manhattan's venerable Oak Room, Karen Oberlin laced together a group of songs that have spanned seven decades, and while the program boasted no collective thread, the singer managed…
It's fitting that A3 (or Alabama 3, as they're known in their native England) would have come to mainstream attention thanks to "The Sopranos," which adopted the band's "Woke Up This Morning" as a de…