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Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious.
Train Tops California Music Awards

Train Tops California Music Awards

San Francisco-based rock act Train took home several top honors at Saturday's 25th annual California Music Awards, including best album for the Columbia release "Drops of Jupiter." The band's lead singer, Pat Monahan, also won an award for outstanding male vocalist and the group, which led the field with six nominations, took home the outstanding songwriter award.
'Eminem Show' To Boast Free DVD

'Eminem Show' To Boast Free DVD

Eminem's new Interscope album "The Eminem Show" will hit U.S. stores June 4 with will have a free DVD in the package, Billboard Bulletin reports. The disc will be available only in the initial shipment, which is expected to be about 2 million copes in the U.S. and 1.5 million-2 million internationally.
Greene Resigns From Recording Academy

Greene Resigns From Recording Academy

Michael Greene, who transformed the Grammy Awards from a industry ritual into a global television event, has resigned as president of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the organization said yesterday (April 28).
Incredible DJ's

Incredible DJ's

On its U.S. debut, Skratch Comando is out to prove that Spanish men are no slouches in the DJ department.
Espíritu Vivo

Espíritu Vivo

Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest effort by Peruvian sensation Susana Baca reflects the artist's ongoing fascination with her country's black music heritage, which traditionally has been overshadowed by Peru's Andean folkore legacy.
California Blend

California Blend

There's a special magic when two old friends get together, and that heartfelt chemistry resonates throughout California Blend.
When I Was Cruel

When I Was Cruel

Rhino's splendid refurbishment of Costello's catalog shouldn't divert listeners from the fact that he is one of the rare artists of his generation to grow more adventurous with time.
O2

O2

Hip-hopper Tonex returns after a sadly neglected 2000 debut, this time seemingly a new man in both heart and song.
Toshi

Toshi

This is Reagon's big moment.
Vhunze Moto

Vhunze Moto

Medeski Martin and Wood turn in some of their most satisfying and accessible work in years on Uninvisible, the genre-hopping jazz trio's latest exploration of funk-soul-rock-hip-hop fusion.
Champagne

Champagne

Following his much acclaimed, and very beautiful, albums of trio Los Panchos material, using the original Los Panchos recordings, JosÉ Luis Rodríguez (El Puma), returns to nostalgia with Champagne, an album that revisits mostly French hits of the '60s and '70s.

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