With lower Manhattan cut off to civilian traffic after Tuesday's terrorist assault on the World Trade Center, officials at independent music mag publisher CMJ decided to put off for a month its…
Though Friday night's program at the Hollywood Bowl was entitled "Hot Nights in New Orleans," the music, along with the weather, was often rather cool, even sedate. It was a case of irresistible…
Eclectic singer P J Harvey has won the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Music Prize for her album, "Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea."
Not many people would cite "Glory Daze," the 1996 Gen-X drama starring Ben Affleck and Alyssa Milano, as offering life-altering inspiration. But Joe Escalante does.
The packed El Rey felt like some faraway Kentucky neighbor's back porch at sunset. The hushed room added extra weight to the ballads of folk singer Gillian Welch and her longtime partner David…
No one has ever walked out of a theater humming a Laurie Anderson tune. "Life on a String" (Nonesuch), her first album of songs in six years, feels like pieces in search of a concept, notebook…
Tower Records said Monday it's seeking to restructure its debt to avoid falling into violation of loan covenants.
The first season of one of Showtime's more successful weekly series, Viacom Prods.' "The Chris Isaak Show," will get an early rerun play on VH1 beginning in November.
In her classy debut, Stephanie Pope puts a refreshing new spin on antique tunes from the Roaring '20s and the Great Depression. The songs, several of which grace her new Jerome CD, "Now's the Time to…
Showing no signs of fatigue or question marks about making a show revolve around material from her last two albums, Madonna started her final stop on the Drowned World Tour Sunday with a mesmerizing…