Under the heading of Cool Britannia, the L.A. Philharmonic delivered a decidedly old-fashioned and relatively stuffy presentation that seemed to stifle the buoyant star of the night, Jamie Cullum.
Once the future of acoustic finger-picked blues, Corey Harris turns to reggae for his ninth studio album.
In Nicole Atkins, Columbia Records has secured the services of someone whose voice is remarkably similar to another one of their young acts, Brandi Carlile, but whose musical sensibilities are far…
Brit trip-hop unit U.N.K.L.E.'s latest is a masterful mix of electronic and rock rhythms, one epic tune after another.
A drunk and unfocused Jim Morrison stumbles through two Boston Arena shows that are loaded with evidence of the potency of Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Robbie Krieger.
The old rule of the music biz used to be that record sales drive concert sales, and vice versa. But its tough these days to find an act that can deliver robust album sales and move concert tickets.
The hardline Union of Students Islamic Assn. has created a computer game that enables gamers to rescue a pair of Iranian scientists captured by U.S. forces while on a pilgrimage to the holy Shia…
Marty Mills, who started out in music publishing and became a celebrity photographer later in life, died of cancer June 23 in Los Angeles.
Jerry Hadley, a world-class tenor known for his agile and lyric voice, died Wednesday in Poughkeepsie, NY, , more than a week after an apparent suicide attempt left him with a severe brain injury. He…
Chinese music website 5fad.com has filed a lawsuit against top Chinese search engine Baidu, saying Baidu posted links to sites that offer free downloads of music it owned.
Performers associated with Stax Records plus a pair of artists freshly signed to the restarted label gave energetic yet short perfs of gritty soul before Isaac Hayes filled the second half of the…