This evening, Gayle played the set in the guise of "Streets," a character he employs when he's at his most message-oriented. Dressed in Emmett Kelly mufti, complete with clown nose and moth-eaten…
Online music service EMusic.com said Tuesday it has acquired Tunes.com for $135 million in stock in a deal that adds RollingStone.com and DownBeatJazz.com to its portfolio, a move that may signal a…
The co-founders of Creation Records, home to the group Oasis, are leaving the indie label.
A concert by Detroit rapper-rocker Kid Rock is a lot like an evening of professional wrestling, with lots of tough-guy posturing and flashy but empty moves that pass for entertainment, but very…
Gotham-based indie music and film Web site Insound has announced the launch of new inhouse label Tiger Style Records.
Perched on the cusp of mainstream success for nearly three years now, the genre-bending, impossible-to-classify Euro act Stereolab paid Los Angeles a nice little visit for two nights.
Embarking on his first tour since 1994 to promote "As Time Goes By," an album of 1930s standards, former Roxy Music lead singer Bryan Ferry easily wowed a savvy throng with a deft mix of classy…
Indie label Kinetic Records, currently partnered with Warner-Reprise Records, has pacted with Paradise Music and Entertainment to release a series of dance compilation albums.
Warner Music Group has upped Stephen Shrimpton to chairman and CEO of Warner Music Intl., effective Jan. 1. Shrimpton, president of WMI, will take over the top post from Ramon Lopez, who will retire…
Charles Bernstein has been named winner of an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for outstanding print and media coverage of music.
Time stands still when these two stars of the Buena Vista Social Club perform together. Playing nearly forgotten traditional Cuban music, singer Ibrahim Ferrer and pianist Ruben Gonzalez led their…