Luces

Luces

The major-label debut from Miami alternative pop-rock band Volumen Cero arrives after years of toiling in the city's remarkably unreceptive local music scene.
Vuela Muy Alto

Vuela Muy Alto

In his second stab at pop, salsa star Jerry Rivera opts for a hipper, more dance-oriented sound than in his more stylized pop outing last year.
Desert Road

Desert Road

Justin Adams has been a working musician for 20 years.
In the Morning

In the Morning

As a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Joe Louis Walker forges a distinctive sound with In the Morning, his debut outing for Telarc.
2nd Chance

2nd Chance

Five years after her solo departure from gospel's legendary Clark Sisters, Sheard returns with a big, bold effort and all the right pieces in place.
Huelgas-Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

Huelgas-Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

Although little is known about his life, Franco-Flemish composer Jean Richafort was a mainstay of the 16th-century top 40, not only with his scores in high circulation across Europe but with other famous composers basing works on his themes.
Elton John To Stump For Janet Reno

Elton John To Stump For Janet Reno

Elton John has become the latest of Janet Reno's celebrity friends to aid her campaign to become governor of Florida, agreeing to sing at a September fundraiser.
Irish Rock, Dance Artists Team For Charity

Irish Rock, Dance Artists Team For Charity

The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined together for the charity album "Collaborations: The Best of the Irish Independent Music Scene." Profits raised from the set, released by Crimson Entertainment, will benefit the Chernobyl Children's Project, an Irish-based charity which has links to U2 frontman Bono's wife, Ali Hewson, and whose executive director, Adi Roche, was a candidate in Ireland's last presidential election.
Grateful Lesh Preaches Organ Donation

Grateful Lesh Preaches Organ Donation

In terms of between-song banter, Deadheads rarely heard much more than "thank you" in the nearly three decades the Grateful Dead conquered the American touring circuit. And in his post-Dead onstage career, bassist Phil Lesh hasn't exactly become gabby.
3 Doors Down Turns 'Away From The Sun'

3 Doors Down Turns 'Away From The Sun'

Mississippi-based modern rock outfit 3 Doors Down has christened its sophomore Republic/Universal album "Away From the Sun." The set, due Nov. 12, is the follow-up to 2000's "The Better Life," which spawned the chart-topping Mainstream Rock Tracks entries "Loser," "Kryptonite," and "Duck and Run." As previously reported, "Away From the Sun" is being produced by Rick Parashar (Pearl Jam, Nickelback).
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

Stories on Nelly, Celine Dion, Toby Keith, 'Lilo & Stich,' Elvis Presley vs JXL.
Parents Group Spanks MTV Fare

Parents Group Spanks MTV Fare

A TV watchdog group denounced MTV yesterday (Aug. 1) for excessive raunchiness in a new report, "The Ten Best and Worst Shows on Cable Television of the 2001/2002 Season." MTV programs like "The Osbournes" and "The Real World" comprise half of the Parents Television Council's "Worst" list, which is rounded out by offerings on FX, TNN, and Comedy Central.

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