BMG Entertainment unit Arista Records has tapped former LaFace Records exec Karen Kwak as vice president of operations and administration at Arista's A&R division, the label said Monday. Kwak, to be…
Universal Music Group-backed Farmclub.com has pacted with Netcaster Eveo to help aspiring filmmakers create musicvids based on songs from unsigned musicians.
Still on a shopping spree following its takeover of British outfit J&M Entertainment earlier this month, German media group IN-motion has now purchased a 51% stake in L.A.-based Trauma Records for $6…
In his first Los Angeles shows since his Grammy Award victory, Carlos Santana showed his recent pop success is only one part of his multifaceted talents; at the Hollywood Bowl his triumphant…
You know the routine these days from the biggest amphitheaters to the tiniest clubs: Everything is heavily miked and amplified. It's as if people like to be -- need to be -- blasted out of their…
The Senate has approved a bill that would block legislation that classified musical recordings as "works made for hire."
Just before Christina Aguilera took the stage for her sold-out show, the first of two at Universal, all the large video screens in the amphitheater came to life ... and showed a commercial for tour…
To probably nobody's surprise, Scour.com has filed for bankruptcy reorganization.
Most jazz piano trios underline the word "piano" -- turning the spotlight almost completely upon its formidable 88-key centerpiece. Those that don't often revolve around the designated bass or drum…
Recent mega-platinum sales, a superstar producer (Don Was), and the advancing age of the group members all served to lessen a fair amount of the Barenaked Ladies' edge on its new album, however the…