Kirsten Smith used to take the somewhat seasonal nature of the scoring stage business for granted.
Unlike in the TV and film industries, attorneys in the music business frequently wield more power and have more influence.
A comfortable three-bedroom house on a narrow street in Silverlake --- pool in the back, thick cables running through the living room --- is shaping up as one of the hottest studios in town, if not…
Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell has organized a "relapse" of Jane's Addiction, the band he fronted and earned considerable kudos with in the late '80s and early '90s. The band will begin a…
It seems almost too perfect. The Newman music family. The legacy of the triumvirate of Alfred, Lionel and Emil carried on by the younger generation of Randy, Thomas, David and Maria.
Ornette Coleman (Avery Fisher Hall, New York; ,738 seats; $ 55 top) Presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Performers: (July 8) Ornette Coleman, Denardo Coleman, Dave Bryant, Bradley…
Long before Alanis Morissette delivered her treatise about what life is like when it is "Ironic," Randy Newman was pop music's ironist par excellence.
Sir David Puttnam, Richard Branson and Oasis manager Alan McGhee have been named as members of a new government task force to help promote British film, music and the arts.
The volume and diversity of musical talent in Los Angeles is simply staggering. From classical players, jazz hounds and studio aces to grunge rockers, mariachi bands and polka outfits, L.A. is home…
Jac Holzman cringes when he calls his office voicemail to check his messages and hears the company's outgoing recording.