Chinese authorities shut down 42 illegal video production lines in the southern province of Guangdong and seized 2.5 million pirated audio and video products, a newspaper said Monday.
"Virtual jukebox" and Internet-based music provider N2K Inc. has forged an alliance with "push" technology pioneers PointCast Inc. to provide original and comprehensive music content for a number of…
It seems as though pop music has been on the verge of a ska breakthrough for 10 years. But after a recent run of Southern California ska-related success stories --- No Doubt, Goldfinger and Sublime…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The Hollywood Arts Council once again outdoes itself with its annual Jazz Pilgrimage concert, this time with a superb program performed by two outstanding units injected with historical assignation.
A novice being introduced to the blues might well have walked away from Wednesday's Hollywood Bowl program thinking New Orleans was the home of the middle-of-the-road ballad and Chicago is the…
Sacramento quintet Cake doesn't exactly follow pop convention. The band's members dress as if they live in the woods, they use a trumpet instead of keyboards and they inflect their quirky…
Donald Mills, the only surviving member of the four original Mills Bros., has teamed with his son John to continue the family's legendary tradition of smooth, classy harmonies. Surprisingly, the mere…
With legal and financial troubles mounting and its chairman Marion (Suge) Knight in prison, Death Row Records has been put on life support by execs at Universal Music Group and Interscope Records.
While pop culture historians may be scratching their heads a hundred years from now over the meaning of the almost inexplicable popularity of such bands as Duran Duran, Culture Club and Huey Lewis…
When a voiceover needs approval, the deadline is now and the studio isn't available until later, who ya gonna call?
John Lennon sparked outrage when he joked that his band was more popular than Jesus Christ. But if the hype surrounding the third album from Oasis is to be believed, then today's controversy is…