British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello has inked a multiyear deal with BMG Music Publishing to manage all his future writing efforts, the company announced Tuesday.
The 25th Sydney Festival wrapped Jan. 26, after three weeks, with organizers claiming to have met B.O. targets and achieved "a substantial six-figure surplus."
In case there was any doubt, Mark Knopfler, former front man of Dire Straits, is now officially a rock dinosaur: a newly discovered prehistoric species has been named after him.
Over the course of their 15 years together, They Might Be Giants' members have used just about every communication device extant to bring their music to the public. And while they've progressed from…
Professor Kenny Burrell, head of the Jazz Studies department at UCLA and also one of the most esteemed guitarists of the last half-century, is giving what amounts to a series of master classes in…
At a time when political figures such as John Ashcroft, Gale Norton and even President George W. Bush describe the Confederacy in nostalgic terms, 16 Horsepower provides a much-needed antidote. In…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has asked a federal court to overturn a new U.S. copyright rule requiring broadcasters to pay additional royalties for music streamed over the Internet.
Bertelsmann and EMI are still discussing marriage, but the big day -- if it comes -- may still be weeks away.
Napster fans better hurry up and download all the free songs they want. Company will reportedly bow a paid subscription service this summer, although execs with the file-swapping company and…
TVT Records and Napster have reached an out-of-court settlement in which master recordings and compositions will be allowed on the file-swapping service. TVT execs said they were prompted to drop…