The "golden age of radio" probably produced no greater wit than nasal-voiced social commentator Fred Allen (1894-1956), whose weekly chats with the colorful denizens of "Allen's Alley" were a…
Not much has changed in the bizarre world of Primus since the release of the distinctive post-punk trio's first album in 1990: The San Francisco band, fronted by lead bassist and vocalist Les…
Sony Music Entertainment Japan will bow a new business Dec. 20 that will sell music over the Internet.
Paul Robinson has been upped to senior veep, deputy general counsel, at Warner Music Group.
Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss have been reinstated as plaintiffs in their lawsuit against Universal Music Group, charging that Universal and its parent Seagram have destroyed A&M Records, the company…
The concert began with an unaccompanied piano solo by George Shearing. The tune was Cole Porter's "Dream Dancing." It began with a reverent, hymn-like approach and moved on to a second chorus that…
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.