Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of legendary music producer Phil Spector -- four years after an actress who starred in a cult movie was shot to death in the foyer of his castle-like…
Peter Foldy's Filmstreet Prods. has launched development of a feature about Focal Point, the first band signed to the Beatles' Apple Music label.
In the latest move to combat rampant music piracy in China, Chinese portal Sina.com plans to team up with five record companies to provide copyrighted music online.
The biggest surprise any of the 1,300 bands performing at South By Southwest could pull an audience would be to proclaim from the stage, "we don't have a MySpace page." This edition of the U.S.'s…
"You Don't Miss Your Water," a 1961 release on Stax Records, was the genesis of the new sound that would be labeled Southern soul, providing Memphis with an air of distinction much in the way "My…
High-end red wine and punk rock generally don't mix. Concert riders barely ask for anything beyond a bottle of reasonable quality vino. Sure there are rockers who enjoy a fine bottle. Tori Amos. Not…
Although he consigned toon-town toe-tappers Gorillaz to the pop-culture scrap heap after two acclaimed albums, the ever-restless Damon Albarn didn't dispense with all the elements that went into the…
Natalie Bodanya, a soprano with the Metropolitan Opera in the 1930s who also performed popular music in nightclubs and on radio, has died. She was 98.
The music and career of Emmylou Harris was celebrated Thursday at the South by Southwest Festival as Rhino Records used the opportunity to announce the Sept. 18 release of a four-CD/one-DVD boxed set.
Several top execs from companies that have faded in the digital music biz -- or didn't get much traction in the U.S. to begin with -- are trying again with a startup called Slacker.