The Los Angeles Philharmonic, under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Wynton Marsalis with his Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will join forces to perform and record the trumpeter's "All Rise" for…
Ex-Sony Music exec Andreas Kirnberger, German publishing company Eichborn and publisher-producer Achterbahn have launched music distribution and concept company Double Fun.
Laying to rest a raft of speculation, EMI Group has tapped veteran producer-manager Andy Slater to be president and CEO of Capitol Records.
Napster's efforts to block copyrighted files from its system have done very little to stop users from accessing protected music, the Recording Industry Assn. of America claimed in a filing made…
Crass commercialism was the reason the grand poobah of British folk music gave for his sold-out appearance Tuesday just a few months removed from a well-received gig at the Getty. The pitch now is a…
MTV has commissioned fan reality series "Becoming," to debut during the cable net's branded "10 Spot" in May.
The Island Def Jam Music Group has tapped former Atlanta lawyer Jeff Kempler senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
The last word you'd associate with Suzanne Vega is earthy. With her ethereal voice and oblique, analytical lyrics, the New York singer-songwriter has been the most cerebral of pop stars. The…
After keeping the Waterboys on ice for the better part of a decade, Mike Scott has decided that he once again wants to hear what he once dubbed "the big music," a stadium-scaled melange of grand…
The Soft Boys were perhaps the most original band to emerge from Britain in the late '70s, joining acid wit and pop savvy into a surreal noise that answered Johnny Rotten's "God Save the Queen" with…
Sitting at a piano, chain smoking and deflecting audience requests with a mordant wit, Nick Cave displayed his gentler side at the Wiltern Theater Sunday night. But it would be a mistake to assume…
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