The Jazz Bakery has quickly become a favorite recording locale for dueting jazzers who like to obliterate the boundaries between the factions within jazz and those between jazz and other forms. This…
L.A.-based Dualstar Entertainment has signed German/U.S. entertainment company IN-Motion to handle worldwide licensing of soundtracks and compilations for Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. Deal will last…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Continuing its company-wide push for an expanded presence in the U.S., German media conglom Bertelsmann on Wednesday named renowned former government antitrust warrior Joel Klein to the newly created…
Actress and pop diva Jennifer Lopez became the first artist to hit No. 1 with both a film and a non-soundtrack album simultaneously since SoundScan began tracking music sales a decade ago.
Los Angeles' Staples Center, whose owners include entertainment entrepreneur Philip Anschutz, has wrested a top arena-of-the-year accolade away from Cablevision's Madison Square Garden.
In one of the first concrete efforts to wring synergies out of the recently consummated Time Warner-America Online megamerger, Warner Music Group on Wednesday unveiled a plan to cross-market its…
Software company Loudeye Technologies has acquired DiscoverMusic, giving the infrastructure provider access to song samples from BMG Entertainment, EMI Recorded Music, Universal Music Group and…
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…