Monsted is a longtime collaborator with Baz Luhrmann and comes from his production company, Bazmark, where he was general manager working between New York and Sydney. Most recently, he was executive music supervisor and co-producer of this summer’s “The Great Gatsby,” and co-produced the three star-filled soundtrack albums with Luhrmann.
Monsted has also worked with Luhrmann on “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet,” “Moulin Rouge!” and “Australia” and their respective soundtracks.
In one fell swoop, Wilco have released a new video for “Before Us,” a song from their recent album “Ode to Joy,” and a brace of North American tour dates for the spring of next year. is pleased to announce their 2020 spring North American Tour. The video was directed and filmed by Zoran Orlic at The Loft in Chicago during recording [...]
During an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beat 1, Danielle Haim of the band Haim revealed that she was so starstruck when meeting Justin Timberlake that she messed up the title of “FutureSex/LoveSounds” and cried in a bathroom afterward. “We met him maybe a couple of years ago, and first of all I [...]
Singer-songwriter-actor Mandy Moore has announced dates for a 2020 North American tour — her first concert tour in more than a decade. The trek kicks off on March 20 in Pittsburgh and wraps in Denver early in May (full dates appear below). Singer-songwriter Bedouine supports on the first half of the tour; Verve recording artist Madison [...]
Going into the nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, which will be announced Wednesday morning, there are some big question marks: Will Lil Nas X take the old town road to Staples Center, or be told to hit the highway? Might Taylor Swift, nearly shut out of nominations on her last album, have her awards [...]
With the help of 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, the 2020 Grammy Awards nominees will be announced Nov. 20 at approximately 8:20 a.m. ET. Done in conjunction with with “CBS This Morning,” Recording Academy president/CEO Deborah Dugan and chair of the board of trustees Harvey Mason Jr. will announce the nominees in select categories [...]
Billie Eilish has been named Variety‘s Hitmaker of the Year, capping off a whirlwind 2019 for the 17-year-old singer and songwriter. The Darkroom/Interscope Records artist will be feted at the third annual Hitmakers Brunch, sponsored by Citi, to be held on Dec. 7 in Los Angeles. Eilish will also grace the cover of Variety’s all-music [...]
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers today announced a 30-city North American tour to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the band’s founding — one that will include singer/keyboardist Michael McDonald. While the group has been treading the boards consistently for many years, this is the first time the band’s key [...]