1. Tony Visconti Talks Finding the Next David Bowie & The Future of Music at SXSW: 'It Can Only Get Better'

    March 17, 2016 3:52 PM EDT "I know I'm rambling now. I'll get to the point where I meet David Bowie ," the late icon's longtime producer and collaborator Tony Visconti promised the audience at his South by Southwest keynote speech on Thursday morning (March 17) -- drawing appreciative laughs,…

  2. SXSW's Music Manager James Minor on Japanese Titans, Krautrock Legends, Korean Rap and Everything In Between

    March 11, 2016 12:52 PM EST SXSW’s 30th edition kicks off today in Austin, Texas with its Film and Interactive festivals, with Music following quickly on Tuesday (March 15) . And with more than 2,100 artists, hundreds of showcases and panel discussions and a wide range of activations and innovations all over the city,…

  3. David Bowie Planned a 'Long List' of Music to Release: Report

    January 26, 2016 1:50 AM EST David Bowie  created a legacy of 26 studio albums and golden years of memories, but there could be more to come. The legendary British artist has reportedly left a treasure trove of new music that will be released in stages from next year. Newsweek quotes an unnamed source “close to” the late…

  4. Graham Nash Remembers Fallen Icons David Bowie and Glenn Frey

    January 21, 2016 9:57 PM EST On his beautiful new album, This Path Tonight , due April 15, dual Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Graham Nash , who is enshrined with both Crosby, Stills and Nash and the Hollies , opens up on his own mortality. So when Nash presented This Path Tonight   at L.A.'s landmark Village studios,…

  5. Kanye West 'Parties' to Three Top 10s on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    January 13, 2016 4:24 PM EST The rapper scores a hat trick, while David Bowie's album release sparks two re-entries. Kanye West records a triple play in the top 10 of the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated Jan. 23 , led by the No. 3 debut of “No More Parties in LA” (featuring Kendrick Lamar ). West…

  6. Tony Visconti's Holy Holy Concert Becomes Strange, Mad Celebration After David Bowie's Death

    January 13, 2016 3:00 PM EST There was a strange, mad celebration in Toronto Tuesday night (Jan. 12) for music chameleon David Bowie , whose death Sunday after battling cancer has shocked and saddened the world.  Although it had been booked at Toronto's Opera House since December, Tuesday's Holy Holy concert…

  7. David Bowie Has Written Some 'Classics' For 'Lazarus'

    April 14, 2015 5:26 AM EDT David Bowie has penned some new “classics” for Lazarus , according to the director of the forthcoming musical stage show. Bowie has reportedly taken a close interest in the project, which centers on the veteran British singer’s iconic screen character Thomas Jerome Newton, from the 1976 cult…

  8. Hear David Bowie’s New Jazz-Influenced Song 'Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)'

    October 12, 2014 2:39 PM EDT David Bowie has unveiled his first new song since the release of his 2013 comeback album The Next Day . David Bowie Announces New Song 'Sue' for Career-Spanning Album Release "Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)," from Bowie’s forthcoming career-spanning greatest hits…

  9. David Bowie Producer Confirms New Album

    September 19, 2014 2:58 PM EDT Not quite two years ago, David Bowie broke a 10-year hiatus with the release of The Next Day. And back in July, Bowie put rumors that this was a one-off comeback to rest by revealing he was working on another brand new album. Now, longtime producer Tony Visconti is teasing the next album…

  10. David Bowie Announces New Song 'Sue' for Career-Spanning Album Release

    September 10, 2014 2:08 AM EDT David Bowie promised new music, and he's about to deliver on his word. The Thin White Duke will issue a new song "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" as part of the release this November of a career-spanning collection, titled Nothing Has Changed (The Definitive Collection) . "…

  11. David Bowie Promises ‘More Music Soon’

    July 17, 2014 5:07 AM EDT When David Bowie last shared some new music, it came as a surprise to almost everyone. This time he’s giving a heads-up.  It’s been roughly 16 months since “The Next Day” (Iso/Columbia Records) crashed sales charts around the globe. Now, the Thin White Duke has hinted there will be “more…

  12. Morrissey Writing a Novel, Working On New Album

    January 05, 2014 10:57 PM EST Morrissey has a busy 2014 ahead. The musician announced that he is currently writing his first novel and is about to record a new album. He takes his first foray into fiction after releasingAutobiography last year, saying the title "has been more successful than any record I have ever…

  13. David Bowie Lands First UK No. 1 Album in 20 Years

    March 18, 2013 4:02 AM EDT David Bowie achieved both his first U.K. No. 1 album for 20 years and the market’s fastest-selling artist album of 2013 as "The Next Day" debuted at the top yesterday (Sunday). Justin Timberlake’s "Mirrors" made it a double victory for the RCA label by starting a third…

  14. David Bowie's 'Where Are We Now' Looking for Rock Songs Chart Debut

    January 09, 2013 8:36 PM EST David Bowie's rush-released "Where Are We Now" may currently sit at No. 1 on iTunes' U.K. Top Singles list and figure prominently in download sales worldwide, but it is currently set to miss out on the Official Charts Company's chart on Sunday, as it contravenes OCC…

  15. David Bowie Releases First Single in a Decade, Album to Follow

    January 08, 2013 6:20 AM EST David Bowie celebrated his 66th birthday today by dropping a new single "Where Are We Now?", which went live in the early hours of Jan. 8 through Iso/Columbia Records. Today's retail release is an exclusive across the iTunes Store in 119 countries. The Thin White Duke has been…

  16. Escovedo Ready To Rock On 'Real Animal'

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do something he hasn't done since his days in Rank & File and the True Believers. On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do…

  17. Morrissey Protege Road-Testing New Tunes

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As she heads into her final month of Morrissey opening dates, Kristeen Young is plotting out her next album. As she heads into her final month of Morrissey opening dates, Kristeen Young is plotting out her next album. The St. Louis singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com that she expects to…

  18. Morrissey Touring North America This Spring

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The outing begins April 28 in Stockton, Calif., and has dates on the books through a June 30 show at New York's Madison Square Garden. As expected , Morrissey will tour North America this spring in support of his 2006 album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors." The outing begins…

  19. If You Like You Can Buy The 'Ring'

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due this week via Attack/Sanctuary. Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due this week…

  20. Morrissey Rocks, Revels In Rome On New Album

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due April 3 in the U.K. and a day later in North America via Attack/Sanctuary. Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "…

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