1. Gym Class Heroes, Cobra Starship Flex 'Turtle' Power

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST New tracks from Gym Class Heroes, Cobra Starship and Big City Rock will be found on the soundtrack for "TMNT - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Music from the Motion Picture," due March 13 from iTunes an New tracks from Gym Class Heroes, Cobra Starship and Big City Rock will be found…

  2. The Supersuckers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on this "Little Steven's Underground Garage Tour" and I thought I'd share a few notes I've jotted down with you. You can't wait to read my rambling no Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on…

  3. BLOCKHEAD, "Downtown Science"

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Journeyman hip-hop producer Blockhead is best known for providing the beats for some of Aesop Rock's finest moments on wax. Journeyman hip-hop producer Blockhead is best known for providing the beats for some of Aesop Rock's finest moments on wax. However, beyond his work on such…

  4. Chart Beat

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chart news about Mariah Carey, Kristine W, James Blunt and Nelly, as well as Fred's top singles and albums of the year. GIFT-WRAPPED: For the first time in the short history of Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart, a track that is not a current hit ranks No. 1. The 11-year-old song …

  5. Billboard Bits: Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce Shooting has begun in Atlanta on Toby Keith's first feature film, "Angel From Montgomery," which is being produced by Paramount and MTV Networks' new CMT Films division. Noted country music video director Steven Goldmann is…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses various topics with readers. MAKING OUR MINDS UP Hello Fred, I know that you are a big fan of the Eurovision Song Contest and so am I. I just heard the official CD of all 39 contestants in this year's 50th celebration of the contest, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine,…

  7. 18TunesOnTV

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 25-May 1, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: John Legend (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman, Maria & Maya Rodale). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bruce…

  8. South By Southwest Diary: March 18

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the third installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marten Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event is a music festival and…

  9. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (2 of 4)

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Dropping Daylight, The Go! Team, Giant Drag and Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by…

  10. Billboard Bits: 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Vibert

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Luke Vibert Kanye West, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette and Black Eyed Peas with John Legend will headline American Express' second annual "Jam Sessions" in the days leading up to the Grammy Awards. Additional acts will be announced…

  11. Billboard Bits: Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo Electronica artist Amon Tobin will create the soundtrack for the video game "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory," due out in time for the holiday season. Ninja Tune Records will release a companion soundtrack album with extended…

  12. Karmadownload.com, Mixmatcher

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Tangled Web, a weekly column featuring interesting music-related online destinations. This week: Karmadownload.com, Mixmatcher. GOOD KARMA A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. Karmadownload.com launched last week (Aug. 25)…

  13. Dial M for Monkey

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The second album for Bonobo (Simon Green), besides being quite short at slightly more than 40 minutes, is a world-wise blend of lullabies. The second album for Bonobo (Simon Green), besides being quite short at slightly more than 40 minutes, is a world-wise blend of lullabies. Utilizing the…

  14. Brit Awards 2003 Nominees

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court. Below are the nominees for the Brit Awards 2003, which will take place Feb. 20 at London's Earls Court: British male solo artist: Badly Drawn Boy (XL/Beggars Banquet) Craig David (Wildstar…

  15. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for…

  16. MTV2 Presents New Artists On Tour

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST LostProphets and Apex Theory will hit the road next week on an MTV2-sponsored tour. The U.S. tour will kick off March 19 in San Diego and close May 7 in Albuquerque, N.M. Party rocker Andrew WK will j LostProphets and Apex Theory will hit the road next week on an MTV2-sponsored tour. The U.S.…

  17. Talkatif

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra's debut last year on Ninja Tune, Liberation Afro Beat Vol. 1, was a critic's darling. Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra's debut last year on Ninja Tune, Liberation Afro Beat Vol. 1, was a critic's darling. The band was not the tightest out there,…

  18. MTV2 'Handpicks' New Compilation

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, "MTV2 Handpicked," Billboard Bulletin reports. Due Jan. 22, the 18-track set will feature songs from acts that receive MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, …

  19. Anglo Files

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Profile of producer/MC Roots Manuva. Hip Hop's Hope: Roots Manuva Being lumbered with the dubious title of "of U.K. hip-hop's savior" might have sent some individuals spiraling into panic. South London producer/MC Roots Manuva (real name Rodney Smith) shrugged off the…

  20. The Anglo Files

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chemical Bros. at Creamfields, Paul Oakenfold remixes 'Planet Rock,' and albums from Funky Lowlives, Badmarsh & Shri, and Spiritualized. Chemicals At Creamfields Following the success of the Irish leg of the Creamfields festival in Dublin last month (June 23), the Liverpool,…

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