Danny Strick has joined the senior A&R staff of the Maverick Recording Co. He'd previously served as prexy of BMG Songs, the U.S. division of BMG Music Publishing, since 1996.
Following the BMG Distribution convention held in Toronto last week, Arista Records' newly installed prexy-CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid has unveiled what he calls his "dream team" of senior execs.
Napster vets Bill Bales and Adrian Scott have launched AppleSoup.com, a legal, artist-friendly, file-sharing site.
There was no onstage mention of the Napster controversy that's lately swirled around Metallica as the group offered a solid, nearly two-hour survey of their impressive multiplatinum career as the…
Don Henley may no longer be the long-haired wild man and troublemaker he was as drummer for the Eagles back in the '70s, but he still knows how to rock, damn it, and if you don't believe that, all…
The war of words continued Friday as Internet file-sharing firm Napster reacted to the Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) and National Music Publishers Assn.'s Thursday response to the…
AtomFilms has pacted with New Line Cinema and GarageBand.com, where visitors to the short-film Netcaster will be able to edit a musicvideo for a song to appear in Adam Sandler's upcoming laffer…
Sony Music Entertainment announced Friday that "on a worldwide basis, approximately 500 employees may be leaving the company" in what may be the first rumbles of the seismic changes that digital…
he bawdy but musically correct 12-member Mediaeval Baebes choir opened this past weekend's 23rd Vancouver Folk Music Festival, an event in transition. This year's edition is highlighting the "deep…
Ron Broitman has been elevated to veep of the Los Angeles-based film & TV music division of BMG Songs, the U.S. arm of BMG Music Publishing Worldwide.
A conceptual triumph for the Hollywood Bowl's jazz series, the program of singer Cassandra Wilson demonstrated the potential strength of the venue's one-time-only perfs in conjunction with the…