More than two years since his debut single became a top 10 hit in the U.K. after its appearance in a Volkswagen commercial, Aqualung finally journeys Stateside. Had he ventured across the Atlantic…
For the first time, Nickelodeon has opened its doors to talent holding deals, signing 14-year-old comedian-thesp Lil' JJ and "Spanglish" thesp Shelbie Bruce.
Acclaimed rock 'n' roll shutterbug Anton Corbijn has signed to helm a feature biopic of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, based on the biography "Touching From a Distance."
"Access Hollywood" and music network Fuse are teaming up to cover this year's Grammys. "Access" and Fuse will co-produce a pair of specials to air on Fuse, with the first slated to bow today.
Apparently taking their cue from the album's title, Sire/Warner Brothers have treated Regina Spektor's major label debut, "Soviet Kitsch," as if it were samizdat. Released with little fanfare in the…
Why isn't Tift Merritt a star? She's writes country-soul songs that can hold their own beside those of Dan Penn; sings them with a voice that can seduce with a whisper or a shout; she's attractive…
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's jazz series at the Walt Disney Concert Hall delivered a jolt of enterprise by unveiling a newly commissioned Third Stream mass by Eduardo Gutierrez del Barrio. The Phil…
The annual SnoCore winter tour was co-founded by the band Sublime 10 years ago, and has repeatedly featured some of the top up-and-coming alternative and nu-metal bands of the day, including Incubus…
Sweden's the Soundtrack of Our Lives is that rarest of all beasts -- retro, but without any of the smirking post-modern attitude that gives so many '60s and '70s revivalists their self-satisfied…
Pop culture may be the only place where even bad ideas are recycled. If a soft-drink executive proposed reintroducing New Coke, it would probably fall flat; no Ford employee would dare suggest the…