My Everything

My Everything

Add another event to a year punctuated by Usher's stranglehold at No. 1 and Prince's comeback: the return of Anita Baker.
She Loves You

She Loves You

For his third album under the Twilight Singers rubric, ex-Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli undertakes an all-covers repertoire.
Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

If you've been missing the dulcet tones of the rock clarinet, never fear: Clinic is back.
Beat Cafe

Beat Cafe

In Donovan's first album in eight years, the Scotsman whose best records ("Sunshine Superman," "Mellow Yellow") are lasting snapshots of the '60s backtracks to an earlier decade.
The Secondman's Middle Stand

The Secondman's Middle Stand

Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt's third solo set (his first in seven years, delayed by his commitments with the re-formed Stooges) ranges into new and oft-unusual territory.
Whisper That Way

Whisper That Way

To his credit, Jeff Timmons had a hand in every aspect of this, his solo debut.
Welcome Back

Welcome Back

There's nothing harder than plotting a comeback—particularly in hip-hop.
No Silence

No Silence

Five years ago, Germany's ATB (aka AndrÉ Tanneberger) released its first album, "Movin' Melodies," which spawned such crossover hits as "9PM (Til I Come)" and "Killer 2000."
Radical Connector

Radical Connector

With "Radical Connector," German electronic duo Mouse on Mars blends its signature computerized glitch-beats with a more dance-oriented sound.
Guitar String Maker Ernie Ball Dies

Guitar String Maker Ernie Ball Dies

Ernie Ball, a pioneer maker of rock'n'roll guitar strings used by legions of artists from the Rolling Stones to Merle Travis, died yesterday (Sept. 9) at his home in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He was 74.
Injury Nixes Motorhead Tour

Injury Nixes Motorhead Tour

A month-old foot injury suffered by frontman Lemmy Kilminster has doomed Motorhead's scheduled U.S. tour.
Live Set Pushes Phantom Planet Forward

Live Set Pushes Phantom Planet Forward

Phantom Planet's Alex Greenwald says the recent Internet-only release "Bootleg '04," featuring live material from its 2004 self-titled Epic album, captured an important moment in the band's evolution.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs DVD Brings The 'Rock'

Yeah Yeah Yeahs DVD Brings The 'Rock'

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs will release their first DVD, "Tell Me What Rockers To Swallow," Oct. 12 via Interscope. The disc captures 16 tracks from a recent show at the Fillmore in San Francisco, including the breakthrough single "Maps," which reached No. 9 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart.

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