1. Marshall Crenshaw Wants You to Subscribe to His New Music

    November 19, 2012 4:15 PM EST After recording for seven different labels, Marshall Crenshaw has created a music subscription service that kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with a Record Store Day Back to Black Friday offering. Crenshaw's three-song EP, featuring the new track "I Don't See You Laughing…

  2. Jackson Pens 'Bullet-Proof' Tunes For New Album

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson says that working in a trio format for his forthcoming album, "Rain," is part of a long-held desire "to see ... how big a sound can you get from the absolute minimum resources, and just ho Joe Jackson says that working in a trio format for his forthcoming album, …

  3. New Joe Jackson Album Due In January

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson's first album in five years, "Rain," will arrive Jan. 29 via Rykodisc. Joe Jackson's first album in five years, "Rain," will arrive Jan. 29 via Rykodisc. The project features two of the three other original members of Jackson's longtime band,…

  4. Tweedy Gets Into Hunter's 'Heads' On New CD

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American politics and just old-fashioned fun, the singer says. Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American…

  5. Joe Jackson / June 30, 2006 / New York (Town Hall)

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Despite not having a new album to plug, Joe Jackson spent three weeks last month touring the U.S., and whipping a handful of new tracks into shape, which should appear on a forthcoming (as-yet-untitle Despite not having a new album to plug, Joe Jackson spent three weeks last month touring the…

  6. Jackson's 'Night And Day' Revisited, Revamped

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson's "Night and Day" will be re-released July 29 by A&M/UME. The "deluxe edition" of the 1982 album has been digitally remastered from the original analog master tapes, and is expanded wi Joe Jackson's "Night and Day" will be re-released…

  7. Joe Jackson Plans Second U.S. Tour

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Joe Jackson Band will return to the U.S. for a second tour. The reunited Joe Jackson Band will return to the U.S. for a second tour, according to Jackson's official Web site . The trek is due to kick off Aug. 9 in Hartford, Conn., with 13 dates currently scheduled through an…

  8. Pump Up The 'Volume'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I picked myself up off the floor. I was so stunned." Indeed, it is hard to imagine that it was as far back as 1978 that he and the Joe…

  9. Joe Jackson Turns Up 'Volume' With Original Band

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted feature from the magazine for Billboard.com that has been expanded with artist quotes and information exclusive to the online version. After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I…

  10. Original Joe Jackson Band Sets North American Tour

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST The reunited Joe Jackson Band will venture to North America in the spring to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Jackson's first album, "Look Sharp" (A&M). Kicking off March 14 in New Orleans, the 1 The reunited Joe Jackson Band will venture to North America in the spring to…

  11. Jackson Reforms Band For 'Look Sharp' Anniversary

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would never happen, he is reforming the original Joe Jackson Band to record an album and tour in celebration of next year' Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would…

  12. Joe Jackson Tour Spawns Web-Only Live Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the Northwest - The Official Bootleg," that is only available via his official Web site. Recorded last April in Seattle and Portland, Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the…

  13. Natalie Merchant Expands Fall Tour

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant has expanded dates for a tour in support of her forthcoming fourth solo album, "Motherland," due Nov. 13 on Elektra. Dates are now set to begin Oct. 27 in Minneapolis and wrap Dec. 14 Natalie Merchant has expanded dates for a tour in support of her forthcoming…

  14. Merchant Plans Tour Behind 'Motherland'

    October 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant has begun lining up dates for a tour in support of her forthcoming fourth solo album, "Motherland," due Nov. 13 on Elektra. Dates currently are set to begin Oct. 27 in Minneapolis and Natalie Merchant has begun lining up dates for a tour in support of her…

  15. Merchant Wrapping Up 'Motherland'

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant is eyeing a November release date for her third Elektra solo album, "Motherland." The set is being produced by T-Bone Burnett ("O Brother, Where Art Thou?") and features a backing ban Natalie Merchant is eyeing a November release date for her third Elektra…