1. Olivia Expresses Range Of Emotions On Debut

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The phrase "Good things come to those who wait" definitely applies to R&B ingënue Olivia. The 20-year-old singer/songwriter has been waiting for that big break, and it has come in the The phrase "Good things come to those who wait" definitely applies to R&B ingënue…

  2. McCartney Delights At NYC Poetry Reading

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It was only his second poetry reading in front of an audience, but Beatle great Sir Paul McCartney handled it in typically assured fashion. McCartney delighted a packed house last night (April 24) at It was only his second poetry reading in front of an audience, but Beatle great Sir Paul…

  3. Olivia Expresses Range Of Emotions On Debut

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The phrase "Good things come to those who wait" definitely applies to R&B ingenue Olivia. The 20-year-old singer/songwriter has been waiting for that big break, and it has come in the form of her The phrase "Good things come to those who wait" definitely applies to R…

  4. Experience Music Project Honors Sun, Reggae

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) will feature live performances by rock legends Jerry Lee Lewis and Ike Turner next month as part of its month-long celebration of Sun Records. "Dawn of Rock: T Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) will feature live performances by…

  5. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting…

  6. Moby Unveils Plans For Area: One Festival

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide variety of music genres for the inaugural Area: One festival tour, which will hit 16 North American markets As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide…

  7. R.E.M.'s Buck Arrested At Heathrow Airport

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport Saturday for allegedly assaulting two crew members on an overnight flight from Seattle to London, Scotland Yard said. The crew on R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport Saturday for…

  8. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio. He and cohort John McBain (ex-member of Monster Magnet) quic Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt…

  9. Noel Gallagher Surprises At Marriott Tribute

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT One of London's smaller venues saw some of British rock music's most influential musicians come together to pay tribute to former Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman Steve Marriott on Friday. The thre One of London's smaller venues saw some of British rock music's most…

  10. Marty Ehrlich, bass clarinet; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus/Paul Herbert

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT David Lang's The Passing Measures is a signal piece of latter-day minimalism, in that it recalls the painterly soundscapes of Morton Feldman more than it does the more recent, motoric Romanticism of P David Lang's The Passing Measures is a signal piece of latter-day minimalism, in…

  11. Pacific Moon

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With last year's Hidden World disc and now Pacific Moon, Gary Stroutsos is moving in a new direction, abandoning his Native American flutes in favor of the alto flute and heading into more ambient, wo With last year's Hidden World disc and now Pacific Moon, Gary Stroutsos is moving…

  12. McCartney Discusses Land Mines With Powell

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradication of land mines during a meeting yesterday (April 19) with U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Washington, D.C., but evidently made no headway on Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradication of land mines during a meeting yesterday …

  13. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Gorillaz, Skunk Anansie

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Gorillaz, Tank Girl, Damon Albarn, Blur, Dan the Automator, Cibo Matto, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Skunk Anansie Paul McCartney tops U.K. newspaper the Sunday Times' annual list of the country's wealthiest musicians. The former Beatle's personal fortune…

  14. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Popstars, Janet Jackson, Gloria Estefan, O Brother Where Art Thou, Coyote Ugly STARMAKER MACHINERY: The "Popstars" conquest of the world continues. Following the success of singles from the "Popstars" groups in Australia, Germany, the U.K., and the U.S., the…

  15. Nelly Furtado Added To Area One Festival

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Up-and-coming Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado has been added to the Area One festival, Billboard.com has learned. As first reported here, the event is the brainchild of Moby and his management team, a Up-and-coming Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado has been added to the Area One festival,…

  16. The Anglo Files

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Orbital, Stereo MCs, Ministry Of Sound. Orbital Come Round Again Electronic music pioneers Orbital will on April 30 release "The Altogether" on FFrr/London Records, the follow-up to 1999's "The Middle of Nowhere." The band -- brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll,…

  17. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Nelson, Continental Drifters

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Continental Drifters "I think the music world is split into two sides," says Paul McCartney, "where you get the people who are not going to last very long and who used to be called 'bubblegum' -- now it might be a bit more like &…

  18. Super Furry Animals Go 'Around The World'

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With a little help from a former Beatle, Welsh popsters Super Furry Animals are set to release their fifth studio album July 16 in the U.K. on new label Epic. The set, titled "Rings Around the World," With a little help from a former Beatle, Welsh popsters Super Furry Animals are…

  19. Shepard, Downey, Sting Highlight 4th 'Ally' Set

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The fourth installment in a continuing series of compilations based around Fox Television's "Ally McBeal" will be released next Tuesday (April 24) on Sony's 550 Music label. Like past sets, the bulk o The fourth installment in a continuing series of compilations based…

  20. Daltrey Joins Marriott Tribute, Adds Acting Roles,

    April 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Who's Roger Daltrey is the latest artist to join the Steve Marriott tribute concert, set for April 20 at London's Astoria Theatre. The show, which will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Humb The Who's Roger Daltrey is the latest artist to join the Steve Marriott…

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