Radiohead has always been a very compelling live band, going back as far as 1993, when the group was playing small area clubs like the Whisky and the Troubadour. But the English group was never in…
Benjamin Britten has always fared well at the Los Angeles Opera, from his "Midsummer Night's Dream" in the company's second season to this year's triumphant "Billy Budd." Its current staging of…
What kind of jam, pun intended, has Bob Weir got himself into? His 5-year-old side project, Ratdog, has issued its first studio album, loaded with wonderful tracks, and yet a show coinciding with its…
BMG Entertainment's Arista Records imprint has signed singer, songwriter and prolific producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to a multiyear, multialbum recording contract as a solo artist.
Music and video retailer Musicland Stores saw its third-quarter profit sink 91%, as e-retailing losses ballooned and overall sales were hampered by what execs called a weak record-release period.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. called a truce with embattled music download site MP3.com Wednesday, inking a licensing deal that helps clear the road for the Netco's controversial My.MP3.com…
"We're going to play some tunes," Lee Konitz deadpanned as he and Alan Broadbent opened a six-night-long series of duets at the Jazz Bakery. Well, yes and no; there were a few tunes to be detected…
On the concert stage, Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez takes a deconstructionist approach to jazz and the music of Latin and South America within the boundary-free confines of his Motherland Group, a…
NEW YORK -- VH1 has put three gameshow pilots into production, one based on the venerable network-daytime quiz program "Name That Tune."
Queens, N.Y.-born hard-core rapper Ja Rule reigned supreme over the U.S. album charts this week, knocking Radiohead's fourth release, "Kid A," deep into the top 10 with his second full-length album.
Even as her embattled music file-sharing employer battles it out with the record industry in federal court, Elizabeth Brooks has ankled her position as VP of marketing at Napster to join iCast Music…
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