Elvis Costello is determined to make his mark on TV as well as popular music; his show, "Spectacle," blends music and interviews with superstars and up-and-comers. A DVD of the first season was released November 17, and the second season premieres December 9 on the Sundance Channel.
Elvis Costello's next solo studio album, curiously dubbed "Momofuku," will arrive April 22 via Lost Highway. For the time being, the set will be released only on vinyl, with a digital download code included in the package.
Eagle Rock Entertainment's debut release in its "Club Date" DVD series is a doozy. It stars Elvis Costello & the Imposters, with special guest Emmylou Harris, and was recorded live before 250 fans at the Hi Tone Cafe in Memphis.
Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the first installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Martens and Melinda Newman soak up Elvis Costello, Mary Gauthier, Shooter Jennings, Tom McCrae, Sleater-Kinney and Magnola Electric Co.