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 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.
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…
From its earliest incarnation, Oingo Boingo never adhered to any particular formula, equally at home performing Cab Calloway covers and Zappa-esque instrumentals -- all filtered through the ghoulish…
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."
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…
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…
In New York: Cybil Christopher and Murphy Davis will produce "Last Dance" a new musical featuring the songs of the late Paul Jabara next summer at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. "Last Dance"…
Robbie Williams will become the latest in a growing list of foreign pop stars to come to China when he makes his mainland debut Nov. 4 in Shanghai as part of his Close Encounters World Tour.