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The very name and lingering memory of Louis Armstrong conjures up fervent thoughts in the mind of the musician. It fuels both sideman and soloist with a kind of earthy musical reverence. That's…
Hot jazz throwbacks and all-around goofballs the Squirrel Nut Zippers have settled into a comfortable zone of keeping their fans happy through oddball charm and a tremendous three-man horn section…
Musicians have long included hidden tracks on their CDs as an extra goodie for fans, but rocker David Bowie is taking that one step further.
The Beatles are back: The group's official Web site, appropriately called TheBeatles.com, will bow on Nov. 13.
For the rabid fans of Los Angeles' album alternative outlet KACD-FM (103.1), the station's on-air demise was akin to getting dumped by a longtime steady.
RIAA prexy Hilary Rosen on Tuesday said her org's lawsuit against Napster will continue even though the file swapping service reached an agreement with Bertlesmann last month. Speaking on a panel…
Universal Music Group's stranglehold on the charts was finally broken this week as BMG Entertainment took both gold and silver, thanks in part to a white-hot debut by R&B crooner R. Kelly. Kelly's…
I want my MTV2! Call me strange, but I'm the kind of guy who actually likes music with my music television.
The recent Bertelsmann-Napster marriage is the latest confusion-laden deal to pop up in the entertainment industry. Why would a giant take a stake in an embattled service that might shut down?
Zomba Recording Corp., parent of pop music powerhouse Jive Records, has tapped Liquid Audio to run back-office operations for its Internet-based music delivery services. Under the terms of the…