1. Billboard Bits: Robyn Hitchcock, John Anderson, Tapes 'N Tapes

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock gets an assist from R.E.M./Minus 5 principals Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey and Bill Rieflin on his new album, "Ole! Tarantula." Singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock gets an assist from R.E.M./Minus 5 principals Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey and Bill…

  2. Soft Boys Resurface 'Nextdoor'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reformed new wave pioneers Soft Boys have set a Sept. 24 release date for a new album, their first in 22 years, on Matador Records. The set, titled "Nextdoorland," will be the first Soft Boys full-len Reformed new wave pioneers Soft Boys have set a Sept. 24 release date for a new…