All-day radio festivals usually look better on paper then they turn out to be in reality, and such was the case with this year's Weenie Roast, mounted again by the nation's most influential…
The Microsoft Network and U2 have teamed to launch the band's first official Web site, which will bow with "Pop Invasion," a live one-hour webcast that will emanate on Friday from the studios of KROQ…
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has bowed a Latin Academy and has tapped industry vet Mauricio Abaroa its executive director. The move paves the way for the creation of a Latin…
The music industry is being whipsawed by a whole new baby-boom boom. Traditionally, record-buying has been dominated by the 14-24 demographic, while the boomers' favorite artists were rarely able to…
If Saturday's edition of the Playboy Jazz Festival bore any resemblance to a barometer of the state of jazz's artistic health, one would think seriously about calling the paramedics for a blood…
Julie Sheppard, after a 10-year absence from performing, has dusted off her arresting Judy Garland impression, resurfacing with her thoroughly engaging one-woman show in this perfectly suited…
After months of planning, DreamWorks Records has bowed a Nashville outpost and tapped veteran producer and former Giant Records prexy James Stroud as its chief.
New York's attorney general has found a secret weapon in the fight against crime in the music industry: Hootie and the Blowfish.
A Bulgarian court Wednesday acquitted a defendant in the country's first case involving alleged piracy of compact discs, in which Bulgaria ranks second only to China.
Capitol-EMI has found a yellow brick road paved with gold. A flood of media reports has portrayed Pink Floyd's 1973 classic "Dark Side of the Moon" as an ersatz score for the 1939 film "The Wizard of…
With more than 612,000 copies of its latest album ringing retail registers last week, rappers Wu-Tang Clan topped the album sales chart and scored the second biggest debut of 1997.