When he was young, someone must have stolen J. Mascis' blankey. How else to explain the yearning for security at the center of his songs that feels so adolescent, if not positively childlike.
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' MusiCares Foundation has tapped veteran singer/songwriter Paul Simon as the 2001 MusiCares Person of the Year, NARAS prexy and CEO Michael Greene…
Attorney John T. Frankenheimer will be honored at the UJA's Spirit of Music Award black tie gala dinner Dec. 6 at the Pierre in New York City.
The mega-selling Orange County pop-punk-metal outfit the Offspring launched their U.S. tour over the weekend in Inglewood, promoting their just-released sixth album, and the quartet offered a…
Paul Simon never lets up on the surprises. A decade and a half ago, "Graceland" was one of the huge shockers of pop music; now it is deeply woven into pop music's fabric. Then came the Brazilian…
Those lucky enough to obtain tickets to a sold-out Royce Hall Thursday night were in the presence of real greatness. Informally known as the "Standards" Trio, these three musicians have been working…
Music producer David Foster will help create an all-girl band for the WB's "Popstars" series. He will assist with the selection and participate in the recording of the group's debut album, which will…
American pop reigned at MTV Europe Music Awards in Stockholm Thursday night, with Madonna and Eminem taking two trophies each.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) intends to hold another hearing on Hollywood and violence, this time asking major retailers to describe how they can stop the sale of certain music, vidgames and pics to…
One of the first musicians to gain worldwide prominence beyond the West Africa-to-Paris pipeline, Senegal's Youssou N'Dour turns his back on Western accoutrements on his new disc "Joko (The Link),"…