The Washington state punk-pop trio MXPX played it just as they advertised it -- hard, fast and loud -- at the first of two soldout Palace gigs. The band moves mostly in underground circles, following…
BBC Worldwide has sealed a distribution deal with Universal Music Intl. for its children's music product.
In a striking turnaround from the debut drought of the past couple of months, the album rankings were riddled with new releases this week, including a strong bow from guitar god Eric Clapton. Still…
Universal Music Group is mulling a combination of Farmclub.com, its fledgling Web site to showcase unproven artists, with GetMusic.com, a 50/50 music portal venture with BMG Entertainment.
The American Guild of Musical Artists has launched an assault on the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists and AFTRA's jurisdiction over some broadcasts of operas and ballets.
Continuing its companywide push to streamline operations, Warner Music Group will revamp its Warner Classics Intl. unit, shuttering the European home offices of classical imprints Teldec and Erato…
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The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has tapped veteran exec Ann Chaitovitz for the newly created post of national director of sound recordings and will send her to Capitol Hill.
A new series of concerts celebrating Broadway tuners of the past kicked off at Town Hall on Monday night with 1943, a year that marked a revolution in the history of musical theater with the arrival…
Tom Waits' blues inauguration occurred back in 1978 when he got up from the piano, picked up the guitar and recorded the tunes that became "Blue Valentine," a love letter of sorts to a ruddy…