1. Blur’s 'Parklife' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

    April 25, 2014 4:17 PM EDT Because Oasis wrote songs reminiscent of “Hey Jude” and “Let It Be,” they went over huge in America. Blur, their chief rivals in the Britpop wars of the mid-‘90s, were more like the Beatles in terms of inventiveness and musical ability, but they didn’t write universal anthems everyone could…

  2. Tyler, the Creator, 'Wolf': Track-By-Track Review

    March 29, 2013 10:48 AM EDT When Tyler, the Creator first emerged as the mouthpiece of Odd Future, his growl was layered. Most people experienced his projects in the reverse order, starting with the audacious "Goblin" (2011), before realizing 2009's "Bastard" kicked off Tyler's…

  3. Tyler, The Creator Taps Erykah Badu, Frank Ocean for 'Wolf'

    March 26, 2013 8:56 PM EDT Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Pharrell Williams and Odd Future members will also appear on the April-due album. Tyler, The Creator is growing his "Wolf" pack. The Odd Future MC's upcoming solo album will feature members of his crew alongside a handful of other guests:…

  4. Billboard Bits: Black Eyed Peas, Feist, Mice Parade

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas, Nas, Common, John Legend, Macy Gray, Sergio Mendes and Frankie J will perform tomorrow night (Feb. 8) at the third annual Peapod Foundation Benefit at Hollywood club Avalon. Mary The Black Eyed Peas, Nas, Common, John Legend, Macy Gray, Sergio Mendes and Frankie J will…

  5. Hot Product

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A Jive CD/DVD from R&B superstar Usher, "Rhythm City Volume 1: Caught Up," featuring a mini-movie incorporating four songs and a bonus disc with three new tracks. Former Ghost Cauldron/Terranova DJ/producer…

  6. Stereolab Returning To Too Pure

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stereolab has inked a new partnership for its Duophonic label with Too Pure, the label for which it released its earliest EPs. Stereolab has inked a new partnership for its Duophonic label with Too Pure, the label for which it released its earliest EPs. The first release under the deal will…

  7. Stereolab Peers At The 'Eclipse'

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Margerine Eclipse" is the follow-up to 2001's "Sound Dust," which debuted at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. Stereolab will release its next album, "Margerine Eclipse," Jan. 27 via Elektra. The set was preceded in October by the five-song EP …

  8. Top Indie Acts Set 'Haikus' To Music

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo, Mark Eitzel, Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Steve Wynn and Giant Sand's Howe Gelb are among the acts that have leant their vocals to "16 Haiku & Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo,…

  9. Stereolab's Mary Hansen Dies In Bike Accident

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stereolab multi-instrumentalist Mary Hansen died Monday after she was hit by a car in a London bicycling accident. Hansen, a native of Brisbane, Australia, joined the band a year after its 1991 format Stereolab multi-instrumentalist Mary Hansen died Monday after she was hit by a car in a…

  10. Hot Product

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Whitney Houston, Phish, Common, Alanis Morissette, and more. 'Just' Listen Although she reigned throughout the '80s and '90s as one of the most popular vocalists in the world, Whitney Houston faces an uncertain future with the new album "…

  11. Common Ropes In Final 'Circus' Details

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rapper Common has solidified the tracklist for his fifth album, "Electric Circus, which, as previously reported, is due Dec. 10 via MCA. First single "Come Close to Me" featuring Mary J. Blige debuted Rapper Common has solidified the tracklist for his fifth album, "…