Among the best overviews of prolific musician Frank Zappa's canon is a series of live perfs titled "You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore." His death in 1993 unfortunately reinforced that notion, but…
Like most cult heroes, Arthur Lee -- the driving force behind the orchestral-rock supernova Love -- has seen his legacy grow monumentally in the years after his performing heyday. A pioneer…
After a New York season that has included hip-hop flavored offerings both on Broadway and off, the theatermakers behind that genre face a crucial question: What's the next step for a movement in its…
The 'Korean Wave' has finally splashed down in the U.S. MTV will Tuesday launch MTV K, a new channel targeting young Korean-Americans.
Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, died June 18 in Maplewood, N.J., after a long illness. He was 57.
New Line now has "Snakes on a Brain." Studio announced Thursday that Los Angeles-based band Captain Ahab had been tapped as the official winner of the "Snakes on a Plane" soundtrack contest.
Amid the tributes and celebrations of varying generations that fill the JVC Jazz Festival, guitarist Ralph Towner is undoubtedly responsible for the quietest moments of the 12-day fest. Using just a…
Every couple of years, a female singer releases an album that inspires folks to crown her the new queen of "adult pop. "British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae is the latest to assume that…
When Keane arrived in America two years in support of their debut "Hopes and Dreams," they came off as a band with a fine singer and a couple of tunes that distilled adolescent romantic angst into…
Universal Music Group is acquiring Spanish independent label Vale Music for an undisclosed sum to boost its share of the global $1.8 billion market for Spanish-language repertoire.