The cult influence of Joy Division is reaching Velvet Underground-like levels. First it was Interpol, then She Wants Revenge and now Editors, a British quartet whose singer, Tom Smith, owes the late…
Struggling digital music company Loudeye is being acquired by cell phone maker Nokia for $60 million and will be put to use developing a mobile music service.
Popular post-punk rock band Hawthorne Heights has sued its label Victory Records and owner Tony Brummel seeking release from the company.
The sale of Bertelsmann's BMG Music Publishing could be wrapped up next month as the media giant continues to whittle down its list of potential buyers.
They're separated by four decades of age and several degrees of exposure to the music business, but at this rare Gotham summit, Appalachian products Hazel Dickens and Will Oldham came across as…
The very fact that a nonagenarian keeps leaving her luxury N.Y. digs to jet around the country in a one-woman show might seem so remarkable as to render any further comment moot. But Kitty Carlisle…
One of the many reasons Los Angeles will miss John Mauceri when he departs the Hollywood Bowl at the end of this season: Who else will be watching for symmetrical centennials that give a piece of…
Google and MTV Networks are joining forces for a deal that could turn the Netco into a powerhouse distributor of ad-supported video content on the Net.
The four major music distributors have stopped shipping CDs to Tower Records, and DVD suppliers are starting to follow suit. Come Tuesday, it's quite possible that shelves at Tower's 89 stores will…
It could have turned ugly at Bloc Party's Greek Theater show Thursday night. The band from Essex, U.K. had only played for 35 minutes when, at the end of "Helicopter," bassist Gordon Moakes decided…
The members of punky rock band Panic! At the Disco have fulfilled at least one childhood fantasy since becoming rock stars: joining the circus. For their U.S. tour, Panic! Invited the Laurent Dossier…