AdVenture Inc. has created a one-stop post-production facility with the reorganization and restructuring of its three wholly-owned subsidiaries, Voodoo Effects & Graphics, Crush Editorial (formerly…
Dutch electronics giant Philips signaled Wednesday that it is looking to sell its 75% stake in Polygram, the world's No. 1 music company and an increasingly important player in the film and…
Lillian Briggs, a former recording artist and performer during the 1950s and '60s, died April 11 of lung cancer in North Miami Beach, Fla. She was 64.
Another phenomenally successful Aussie pre-school group is about to follow the trail of "Bananas in Pyjamas" and invade the U.S. and Europe.
It would be easy to ignore San Diego-based greenhorn punk band Blink 182 if they weren't doing so well these days. The youthful trio's unpolished music is loud and fast, and isn't terribly original.
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. will give its affiliated TCI Music a boost by adding the division's music video channel the Box to 3 million households over the next few years, the Box announced…
Tied to traditional methods and outlooks dating back 200 years (and then some), the institution of the symphony orchestra moved a little further into its own century last week.
Sony Music Entertainment has upped Thomas D. Mottola to CEO, a promotion that recognizes Mottola's successful efforts to elevate Sony from the middle of the pack, with single-digit market shares, to…
Music sales worldwide were a mixed bag in 1997, growing only 2% on average in terms of value and units, and with widely disparate results among the world's top 10 markets.
Though he turns 83 in June, Les Paul still has the compulsion to perform, whether at his regular Monday-night gig at the Iridium club in New York City or in a rare West Coast appearance as part of…