"Community" is a significant buzzword in the cyberage, a suggestion that the online world can bring together like-minded individuals in a way the U.S. hasn't seen since it abandoned town squares and…
Any suggestion that John Adams is America's finest composer will incur no crossfire in this corner. Just the works of the past two years amply demonstrate his mastery and command over an astonishing…
Innovation in the streaming-music sector is back on track ... and the giants are winning. Streaming locker services are beginning to pepper the digital music landscape, and the one thing they have in…
The taming of folk music and taking a shot at returning it to the wild was a revisited theme at the first of two Neighborhood Church perfs by Dave Alvin. The singer-songwriter's 20 years-plus of…
Intel is leaping into the world of digital music with a portable digital audio player that can store up to four hours of tunes in either MP3 or Microsoft's Windows Media Audio format.
For too long, California hip-hop was equated with the "gangsta" sounds of L.A.'s N.W.A and Ice-T, Oakland's Too Short, Long Beach's Snoop Dogg and the like. But a new generation of SoCal alternative…
Jay Samit may be in charge of all things Internet for EMI, but his first career incarnation -- magician -- might be more appropriate to the business of music on the Web.
Hollywood is taking a lesson in swing as it prepares to throw an inauguration bash for President-elect George W. Bush, headlining country stars Asleep at the Wheel and Lee Ann Womack.
Add Eric Comstock to the small and prestigious clan of performers who bring elegance and charm to the fine art of saloon singing. Comstock has recently emerged as one of the most distinctive young…
Latin America's leading live-entertainment company CIE is acquiring a majority stake in Hauser Entertainment, a top promoter of Latino events in the U.S., for roughly $13 million.
Van Morrison is not participating in performances before the inauguration of George W. Bush. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper.