Bowie Plans 'Marathon' Mini-Tour

Bowie Plans 'Marathon' Mini-Tour

Catch him if you can! With a routing inspired by the footrace of the same name, David Bowie will launch the seven-date New York City Marathon tour Oct. 11 on Staten Island. The artist will visit small venues in the city's other four boroughs through the following Sunday's gig at Manhattan's Beacon Theatre. Afterward, Bowie will play rare theater engagements in Philadelphia (Oct. 21) and Boston (Oct. 23).
Update: Love, UMG Reach Settlement In Contract Suit

Update: Love, UMG Reach Settlement In Contract Suit

As expected, Courtney Love and Universal Music Group (UMG) have settled their long-standing contractual dispute. Under terms of the deal, Love is now free from her UMG contract and has already begun recording her debut album for the U.K.-based Poptones Records. The first single is expected in January; the set will feature songwriting contributions from 4 Non Blondes principal Linda Perry.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - The family of Frank Sinatra files suit against Newark, Calif.-based discount clothing company Ross Stores Inc. for copyright infringement. The suit alleges that an album of 75 songs, ""The Sinatra Collection,"" which the chain sells at its 500 Ross Dress For Less stores nationwide, is unauthorized.
Long Way Around: An Anthology1991-2001

Long Way Around: An Anthology1991-2001

It's always a real treat when the work of an artist whose critical acclaim far outweighs his or her commercial success gets this sort of treatment, especially from a top-notch reissue company like Legacy.
Down the Old Plank Road—The Nashville Sessions

Down the Old Plank Road—The Nashville Sessions

Recasting country and bluegrass standards in a Celtic light isn't that much of a stretch, but hooking up Irish legends the Chieftains with a diverse range of Nashville-based artists is a savvy move and results in an exuberant, enjoyable album.
Sea Change

Sea Change

After the electro-bump of 1999's Midnite Vultures, this chameleon-like singer/tunesmith returns with a set of introspective, acoustic-based compositions.
End Transmission

End Transmission

Snapcase's fourth full-length is a provocative quest that explores a vision of the world's future using aggressive guitar and drum riffs and lead singer Daryl Taberski's booming, defying voice.
A Hundred Days Off

A Hundred Days Off

Following the departure of DJ Darren Emerson, Underworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde vowed to "destroy the past" while crafting A Hundred Days Off.
If It Was You

If It Was You

With such addictive, ultra-hooky gems as the swaying "City Girl" and the amped-up "Under Water," this Canadian sibling duo fully delivers here on the promise of its U.S.
Up

Up

How the world has changed in the 10 years since Peter Gabriel's last "pop" release, the sensational Us.
Blacklisted

Blacklisted

Anyone with any kind of ear for music need listen to a Neko Case album only once to recognize that the Canadian singer/songwriter has a Heaven-sent voice.
Talking to Strangers

Talking to Strangers

It's a striking commentary on her extraordinary talent that, at age 23, Shemekia Copeland is releasing her third blues album for Alligator Records.
The G Spot

The G Spot

R&B crooner Gerald Levert has always been able to push female fans' buttons.

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