It's easy to take pleasure from concerts by blues singer Robert Bradley and his Blackwater Surprise, comprising the remnants of Chicago alternative rock band Second Self. At the packed Troubadour in…
Carlos Santana has renegotiated a deal that will keep him in the Arista fold. The move comes as somewhat of a surprise as Santana had widely declared his desire to continue working with recently…
Former Warner Bros. Music exec David Goodman has been tapped to head LockStream Corp, the Seattle-based digital rights management startup that protects digitally distributed music and video files…
EMI shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the music major's $20 billion merger with Warner Music.
Singer k.d. lang has joined the board of advisors of Netcaster Eveo, where she will evaluate video submissions with an eye toward picking talent to use in her own musicvids.
Tony Dunaif has been upped to VP of business development for MTV and VH1. In his new post, Dunaif will identify and develop revenue-generating opportunities that will enhance MTV and VH1's brands. In…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America, which reps all the major labels, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Bakersfield, Calif.-based MP3Board Inc.
For Hollywood's much-loved, much-visited Bowl, "opening night" has always been an elusive concept. For the classical-minded, opening night is the first Los Angeles Philharmonic concert, scheduled…
EMI said late Sunday that a rumored approach from a rival bidder had not emerged and that today's vote on its merger with Warner Music would proceed as planned.
Taj Mahal rolled out the roadhouse version of his multiple personalities, emphasizing the brisk and gritty R&B that influenced several of his late-1990s recordings. All fun and good, the horn-driven…
The bloated stadium tours mounted by Pink Floyd since founding member and chief sage Roger Waters left the group in 1983 have been more about sensory spectacle than music, whereas the infrequent…