KCRW annually puts together a diverse lineup for its benefit concert, but on paper this year's bill looked a little bereft. In fact, it may have been the most musically satisfying Sounds Eclectic…
Only a few months ago, Bertelsmann was perceived as a bully, demanding a management shakeup at Sony BMG and the removal of Andy Lack from atop the heap. Now comes an odd second act. Bertelsmann has…
The Beatles' record company will return to London's High Court on Wednesday in the third trademark case against Steve Jobs' Apple Computers. Apple Corp. is claiming that the computer manufacturer's…
Buck Owens, a pioneer in California's honky-tonk country music scene who gained considerable celebrity as co-host of TV's "Hee-Haw," died Saturday at his home in Bakersfield. He was 76.
The majors have a spotty record when it comes to targeting urban auds, but Warner Bros. will have another go when it rolls out "ATL" on about 1,500 screens on March 31.
"The Park Avenue Whirl" at Feinstein's at the Regency is a politely mannered program of vintage tunes. The breezy hour of songs by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin offers ample…
Scott Dinsdale, former digital strategist for the Motion Picture Assn., has joined Sony BMG as exec VP, digital operations and new technology. Dinsdale had worked for BMG before working for Jack…
Having posted sales increases for an astonishing nine consecutive weeks, Disney's "High School Musical" returned to No. 1 on the nation's album sales chart. Soundtrack to the Disney Channel telepic…
Tyro documaker Don Sikorski has completed "Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops," which shows that law enforcement has been compiling secret dossiers on hundreds of hip-hop artists and execs for years.
Gallic pols forwarded a copyright bill Tuesday that could radically alter the way music is sold over the Internet and drive Apple's iTunes out of France.
By design, every performance of Terry Riley's classic "In C" is an event. No two performances are alike; the piece is written with no set instrumentation, only 53 fragments and a repeated C-octave…