Under mounting pressure to make peace with the music industry before it is shut down by court order, legally embattled file-sharing service Napster has made an offer of $1 billion in licensing fees…
Stung by a sharp decline over the final six months of last year, music shipments from manufacturers to retailers slumped by 7% in 2000, according to a report released by the Recording Industry Assn…
The start of a five-year run of Shostakovich works, the music of Arnold Schoenberg and a two-week Mozart festival highlight the 2001-02 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Behind his steely calm, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti churned with concern. Why was a federal appeals court taking so long to decide if Napster violated copyright laws?
Listening to the current crop of U.K. bands, it's possible to believe 1977 never happened. With Travis, Gomez and Coldplay forming a folk-rock column and Radiohead leading a charge from the prog-rock…
Nicholas Payton's Louis Armstrong Centennial Celebration came to town Thursday night with good timing on its side -- right on the heels of Ken Burns' nonstop canonization of Armstrong in his…
U.K.-based Warner Music Group imprint WEA Records will absorb the operations of fellow WMG label London Records, combining several departments and slashing 15-20 jobs.
In the 1990s, pianist Matthew Shipp came to fame playing a style of avant-garde music that combined the harmonic sophistication of jazz with the energy of punk rock. This amalgam gained him fans…
CenterSpan Communications, the company that purchased the assets of music and movie file-sharing site Scour.com in bankruptcy court last year, has formed a new digital media and entertainment group…
Music broadcaster Viva Media may revamp one of its two music channels.