The Hold Steady is living a dream: Five guys in their late 30s, banging out a brand of punk rock with a Minnesota lineage and a Springsteen heart, and a lyric book that attempts to reconcile a…
It was hard to square the Black Kids' perf at the El Rey on Tuesday night with all the controversy the band has engendered online. But the band that clambered onstage was so unsubstantial that it was…
Howard Stern is revisiting "Rock 'n' Roll High School." The shockjock is producing, along with Larry Levinson, a remake of the 1979 film. Alex Winter, best known for playing alongside Keanu Reeves in…
Although the ASCAP workshop hinges on film composition, TV and video game music may offer even greater opportunities. Said Gerard Marino ("Gods of War"), "I signed a boob after a [gaming music]…
The phenomenon of actors dipping their toes into the pool of rock music isn't exactly a new one, with a long list of largely derided recordings from thesps like Russell Crowe (30 Odd Foot of Grunts)…
The transition from "Hannah Montana" to Miley Cyrus at the top of the album sales chart has been completed.
Rob Stevenson, who signed a number of successful rock bands during his years as exec veep of A&R at Universal's Island Def Jam, will take over as president at Virgin U.S. in August.
Warner/Chappell Music has installed Scott Francis, the former president of BMG Music Publishing's BMG Songs North America, in a new position one rung below chairman-CEO David Johnson.
Sony is looking to spend ¥100 billion ($931 million) on Bertelsmann's 50% stake in Sony BMG Music Entertainment, according to a report in the Nikkei Business Daily newspaper.
The ASCAP Workshop process began months ago, when more than 300 applicants submitted their scores. Today, it was down to the dozen who would face a 60-piece orchestra on Fox Studios' Newman scoring…
Japan's Fuji TV is back in the North American music publishing business thanks to a new partnership with Studio City-based Alan Ett Creative Group.