1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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.…

  5. 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,…

  6. 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, …

  7. 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…

  8. 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,…

  9. The Anglo Files

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Lil Devious, Neotropic, Bran Van 3000, Ninja Tune Ministry Secure Lil Devious From Miami The fallout from this year's Winter Music Conference continues to loom large in Europe, as one of Miami's biggest tunes has been picked up by Ministry of Sound's Rulin imprint for a…

  10. The Anglo Files

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Fatboy Slim, Spike Jonze, Christopher Walken, LFO, Depeche Mode, Coldcut, Llorca Jonze Cooks Up Walken Dance For Fatboy Slim Video Fatboy Slim (aka Norman Cook) releases his next single, "Star 69" backed with "Weapon of Choice," on April 23 through Skint Records in…

  11. The Ango Files

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Anglo Files is a weekly European dance music column by Billboard.com Senior Editor/Europe Chucky Thomas. MOONFACE -- DIGWEED'S NEW PROTEGE: Ever had that paranoid feeling that everybody's talking about you? Southampton based deep house producer Phil Thompson -- aka Moonface --…

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