26TunesOnTV

26TunesOnTV

Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002.
Blue Man Group Gets 'Complex'

Blue Man Group Gets 'Complex'

Performance art troupe Blue Man Group is plunging headfirst into the rock world for its upcoming stint on the Area2 tour, scaling back its theatrics and putting more emphasis on the musical aspect of its show.
D'Angelo, Common Lead Fela Kuti Tribute

D'Angelo, Common Lead Fela Kuti Tribute

D'Angelo, Common, Dead Prez, Blackalicious, and Macy Gray are among the artists who have contributed to the latest edition in the Red Hot charity album series, "Red Hot + RIOT!," due Oct. 16 from MCA. The set salutes late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, with proceeds benefiting Red Hot's various AIDS-related fundraising efforts, particularly in Africa. Kuti died of AIDS-related causes in 1997.
Oasis Butts Heads With Army Over Video

Oasis Butts Heads With Army Over Video

The British army is retreating in the face of a famously combative enemy: the rock group Oasis. The army said yesterday (June 23) that it was withdrawing a recruitment video featuring two Oasis songs after the Manchester-based group refused to give permission to use the tracks.
Hot Product

Hot Product

Previewing new albums from Nelly, Will Smith, Shedaisy, Sonic Youth, and more.
Alicia Keys Antigua Show Canceled

Alicia Keys Antigua Show Canceled

A concert in Antigua by R&B sensation Alicia Keys was canceled because the concert's promoters didn't pay her appearance fees, her agent said. Scheduled for Friday night, the show was advertised as the first of a Caribbean tour. The amount of the contract was reported to be $60,000.
Duran Duran Deep Into Reunion Album

Duran Duran Deep Into Reunion Album

Duran Duran has recorded 15 songs for its reunion album, which will feature the band going back to its modern rock-meets-dance music roots, Billboard.com has learned. Speaking from a London studio where the band is recording the still-untitled set, producer/Chic founder Nile Rodgers says the song "Taste of Summer" appears to be a frontrunner for the first single.
Everybody's Got a Story

Everybody's Got a Story

Marshall's third recording stands miles apart from her previous work in a variety of ways.
Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival

Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival

To fully grasp the exuberance that made the late Tito Puente bigger than life and stage, it helped to witness one of his live performances.
A Good Tip for a Good Time

A Good Tip for a Good Time

Retro rocker Cato Salsa Experience is the latest entry to the growing list of bands exploring the neo-garage/ post-punk sound most commonly associated with the Strokes and the White Stripes.

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