Shipments in the recording industry dropped 9.7% in the first six months of 1997, due to a decline in record club and direct mail sales, according to figures released by the Recording Industry Assn…
Nearly 18 months after its first scheduled release, Capitol Records/EMI-Capitol Entertainment Properties will issue the four CD "Pet Sounds Sessions" by the Beach Boys on Nov. 4.
Four years between albums and four years without touring can mean the death of an artist as fickle fans find the next fair to visit. Although the return of pop wizard Karl Wallinger to Los Angeles…
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The 1997 version of the Hollywood Bowl's annual "The Great American Concert" wasn't a terribly auspicious one, marked by erratic material from the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and erratic performances by…
Alliance Entertainment, the indie music distributor in bankruptcy proceedings, has withdrawn the planned sale of its Red Ant Records after unsecured creditors objected to the price. The move sets the…
Music industry publicity vet Deborah Radel has ankled her post as veep of publicity and artist relations for MCA Music Publishing and has bowed her own eponymous praisery.
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer exec veep. The nod to the former Enclave G.M. significantly raises the profile of the publisher's West Coast outpost.
Atranquil spirit has overcome Sinead O'Connor, helped along by hip-hop beats and the Irish-inflected accoutrements of cello and accordion. She's plenty softer now --- the shaved head replaced by a…
Six months after severing ties with Arista Records, producer/songwriter Dallas Austin has emerged as co-chief of Freeworld Entertainment, a merger of his Rowdy Records banner with Volcano Records.
Fifty-five years after the release of the classic pic, the soundtrack to "Casablanca" will finally see the light of day Oct. 14. Turner Classic Movies Music and Rhino Movie Music will release the…
Radar Bros. is about nuance; as well-tempered as any other slowcore act --- and that stretches from Low to Mazzy Star to Spain --- this trio crawls from point to point, distinctly picking up one…