Looks can be deceiving, even when it comes to the blues. The left hands of the seated septuagenarian blues guitarists R.L. Burnside and Robert Belfour move at startlingly facile speeds yet generate…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Musicians that aim for the head often end up missing their target because they end up firing their missives far too high to be grasped. While Kurt Rosenwinkel, perhaps the most admired of jazz's…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Midem attendees began to take stock Wednesday of how the music confab has changed since the heady dot-com euphoria that colored the market in 2000. Many of last year's feisty upstarts have fallen by…
The Beatles continue to power music sales in the country, once again topping the chart with sales of more than 200,000 units for the week ended Sunday. The group's Capitol compilation "1" sold more…
Leonard Chiariglione will ankle his post as executive director of the Secure Digital Music Initiative in the coming months.
With five nods each, newcomer Nelly Furtado and the Barenaked Ladies lead the pack at this year's Juno Award nominations, Canada's answer to the Grammys, announced Wednesday.
MTV Networks Europe redoubled its commitment to live music at Midem Tuesday, announcing a swath of new concert programming and revealing that its flagship spectacle, the MTV Europe Music Awards, will…
Disney has agreed to pay $3 million to a small British music publisher for breaching copyright in the video release of "Fantasia." The settlement is a big reduction in the $200 million that Boosey…