1. Automator Puts Bounce Into Star-Studded '2K7' CD

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is behind the boards with a host of hip-hop stars on the soundtrack for the upcoming 2K Sports video game "NBA 2K7," due next month via Decon Records. Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is behind the boards with a host of…

  2. MMW, Scofield Play 'Louder' On Collaborative Album

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album "Out Louder," due Sept. 26 via MMW's Indirecto Records imprint. Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album "Out Louder," due Sept. 26 via MMW&…

  3. Noise Pop Fest Drafts Rogue Wave, Thursday

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rogue Wave, Thursday, Isis, the National, Feist, Two Gallants, Minus the Bear, Kid Koala, the Dirtbombs, We Are Scientists and a collaboration between Four Tet and drummer Steve Reid will all be on di Rogue Wave, Thursday, Isis, the National, Feist, Two Gallants, Minus the Bear, Kid Koala,…

  4. Crowes, Wilco, Lips Sign On For Langerado Fest

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals are among the acts confirmed to perform at the fourth Langerado Music Festival. The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals are among the acts confirmed to perform…

  5. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  6. Automator Enjoys 'Omakase,' Remixes Beck

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although his second album with Prince Paul as Handsome Boy Modeling School is due in November, producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura tells Billboard.com he has a host of intriguing projects in various Although his second album with Prince Paul as Handsome Boy Modeling School is due…

  7. Handsome Boys Surrounded By 'People' On New CD

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Handsome Boy Modeling School, an on-again/off-again project featuring Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Prince Paul, will unleash its second album this fall. Due Nov. 9 via Atlantic, "White People" wil As tipped here in March, Handsome Boy Modeling School, an on-again/off…

  8. Bonnaroo Adds Young, Lips, Emmylou

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the Flaming Lips, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, t The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young …

  9. Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second annual Bonnaroo festival, set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on a plethora of acts, including headliners the Dead and Widespread Panic. Other confirmed acts include Sonic Y The second annual Bonnaroo festival , set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on…

  10. It's Monkeys, Gorillaz, And Blue Men For Automator

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is best known for his contributions to such eclectic outfits as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, and Handsome Boy Modeling School. But his varied taste in music is now tak Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is best known for his…

  11. New Year's Eve Live Music Highlights

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations, there's still plenty of top-notch live music being presented in the U.S. on New Year's Eve. If you're planning to get off t While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations,…

  12. Billboard Bits: Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bullfrog, Chuck Berry, Cream/Kinetic Montreal groove sextet Bullfrog will release its self-titled debut album Oct. 16 via Ropeadope/Atlantic, in conjunction with a month-long U.S. tour with labelmates Project Logic. "Bullfrog" will include the group's first two EPs,…

  13. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Powerman 5000, Carter, Moke

    July 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Radiohead, Powerman 5000, Aaron Carter, and Moke. Radiohead has added an Aug. 7 concert at New York's Madison Square Garden to its U.S. tour itinerary. Tickets for the show, which like the rest of the tour will include Kid Koala and the Beta Band, will go on sale to the public…

  14. Gorillaz

    June 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With a scope as broad as the Grand Canyon, the digitally animated U.K. With a scope as broad as the Grand Canyon, the digitally animated U.K. "boy" band Gorillaz is ready to take on America with its debut set, which encompasses everything from rap to garage rock. Such contributors…

  15. Carl Craig Fired By Detroit Electonic Fest

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Carl Craig, the artistic director of the upcoming Detroit Electronic Music Festival, has been asked to step down, but will remain on the job through May 30, two days after the festival ends. Carol Mar Carl Craig, the artistic director of the upcoming Detroit Electronic Music Festival, has…

  16. Detroit Electronica Fest Boasts 70+ Acts

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran hip-hop trio De La Soul, Chicago instrumental quintet Tortoise, and U.K. duo Autechre will join a slew of well-known DJs and electronic artists, including Derrick May, Doc Martin, LTJ Bukem, K Veteran hip-hop trio De La Soul, Chicago instrumental quintet Tortoise, and U.K. duo…