Microsoft on Thursday revealed new details about its Zune digital music software and player that it will unveil this holiday season to challenge Apple's ultra-successful iTunes/iPod combo.
That existential problem in tights is back at home at the Carlyle. Elaine Stritch, who lives on the third floor of the venerable hostelry, steps down to the ground-floor cafe where she regaled New…
The Who frontmen Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are hoping satellite radio will help them connect to a new generation. The two surviving members of the Who are launching their own channel on Sirius…
U.S. Hispanic media giant Univision and The Latin Recording Academy are giving fans the first-ever chance to buy tickets to the 7th Annual Latin Grammys Awards, to be held in New York City for the…
Billionaire music entrepreneur Richard Branson is launching versions of the highly successful V Festival around the world in an attempt to cash in on the growing popularity of live music events.
An admission by a high-ranking politician that he downloads music illegally from the Internet has kicked off a debate about proper copyright restrictions in Italy, a country with one of the worst…
Danny Elfman wasn't the first rock 'n' roller to become a film composer, and he certainly won't be the last. While he endured more flak than almost anyone in the history of the profession -- in part…
Danny Elfman scored "Men in Black" (1997) and "Men in Black 2" ('02) for Sonnenfeld. While "MIB" highlighted a reeling, comical, sci-fi sound, "MIB2" was a throwback to '60s swinging lounge music.
Released under the Touchstone label in 1993, stop-motion-animated pic "The Nightmare Before Christmas," scripted by Tim Burton, was the Disney anti-musical at a time when the studio was bathing in…
Paul McCartney's done it, and so has Elvis Costello. Now Danny Elfman has joined their ranks, penning a piece that fits the broad definition of classical music. If that's a far cry from Oingo Boingo…
Danny Elfman didn't begin playing music until just after his 16th birthday -- a date that he says "made me think I'd missed my chance and I was too old to pick up an instrument at all."