1. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  2. Pinback Dusts Off 'Antiques,' Preps New Album

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock act Pinback has compiled a collection of rare tracks and B-sides for "Nautical Antiques," due Sept. 5 via Ace Fu Records, which released the band's first two studio albums. Indie rock act Pinback has compiled a collection of rare tracks and B-sides for "Nautical…

  3. Jimmy Eat World Making New Album At Home

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Jimmy Eat World is about to begin recording its next album at its own studio in Tempe, Ariz. The set will be produced by Butch Vig, marking his first stint behind the boards with anoth Modern rock act Jimmy Eat World is about to begin recording its next album at its own studio…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss artists with multiple No. 1s in a single year, Madonna and single-word song titles. Fred and his readers discuss artists with multiple No. 1s in a single year, Madonna and single-word song titles. NO REPEATS Hi Fred, I read your columns every week and really enjoy…

  5. Braff Drafts Coldplay, Snow Patrol For 'Last Kiss'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock acts for the soundtrack to his new film, "The Last Kiss." As he did for the soundtrack to 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has rounded up a range of rock…

  6. BEIRUT, "Gulag Orkestar"

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who spent some time in eastern Europe soaking up the culture and music styles of the "old world." Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who…

  7. Third Album Is Written, But Rogue Wave's Not Rushing

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock act Rogue Wave's second Sub Pop album, "Descended Like Vultures," isn't even a year old, but frontman Zach Rogue is already bursting with new material. Indie rock act Rogue Wave's second Sub Pop album, "Descended Like Vultures," isn't even a…

  8. Duenow

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After self-releasing its first album, recording the next and preparing to embark on a national tour, Chicago duo Duenow was struck with lingering illnesses, personal demons and, ultimately, reality. After self-releasing its first album, recording the next and preparing to embark on a national…

  9. Pinback Dusts Off For Spring Tour

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST San Diego-based rock act Pinback will return to the road April 20 in Santa Barbara, Calif., for a month-long North American tour. San Diego-based rock act Pinback will return to the road April 20 in Santa Barbara, Calif., for a month-long North American tour. The group has been off the road…

  10. 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists, to be handed out April 27 in Miami during a ceremony that will air live on the Telemundo network. Below are the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists (listed in alphabetical order by artist). The awards will be handed out April 27 in Miami…

  11. Bad Religion Impresses Itself With Live DVD

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the performance his veteran punk act turned in for its upcoming live DVD, due Feb. 14 via Epitaph. Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the…

  12. ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, "Feels"

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yohe returns from a top 10 debut with a sophomore effort that should firmly cement her place in the upper echelons of both the gospel and contemporary Christian markets. The '60s had the Fugs, the Godz and Holy Modal Rounders. The '70s had Gong. The '80s had the Flaming Lips…

  13. Jack Johnson Bundles Live DVDs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. "Live in Japan" was shot in August 2004, while "A Weekend at the Greek Theatre…

  14. Big Quarters

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Minneapolis-based hip-hop group Big Quarters self-released its debut album last year, the act went by the name of EPL. When Minneapolis-based hip-hop group Big Quarters self-released its debut album last year, the act went by the name of EPL. Though they say they have sold more than 1…

  15. Costello Debuts 'Secret Arias'

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello acknowledges the raucous applause received for debut of his opera 'The Secret Arias' in Copenhagen, Denmark. Elvis Costello (with frequent collaborator Steve Nieve, center) acknowledges the raucous applause received for the Oct. 8 of his opera 'The Secret Arias&…

  16. Green Day Dominates MTV Video Music Awards

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards last night (Aug. 28) in Miami. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" won six awards, including video of Green Day continued its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music…

  17. Billboard Bits: Rogue Wave, Brad Mehldau, MTV VMAs

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rogue Wave, Brad Mehldau, MTV VMAs Rogue Wave looks to expand on the indie success of its 2004 album "Out of the Shadow" with "Descended Like Vultures," due Oct. 25 via Sub Pop. The 11-track set finds group leader Zach Rogue backed by his touring band of multi…

  18. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, Kooper, Grisman/OSFT, Eder

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Kraftwerk, Kooper, Grisman/OSFT, Eder To coincide with its previously announced summer tour, German electronic outfit Kraftwerk will release its first live disc. Due June 7 via Astralwerks, the 22-track "Minimum Maximum" was recorded during the group's 2004 world tour.…

  19. Team Sleep Completes Debut Album

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST The long-in-the-works self-titled debut album from Team Sleep will be released May 10 via Maverick. The long-in-the-works self-titled debut album from Team Sleep will be released May 10 via Maverick. The group, led by Deftones frontman Chino Moreno and also featuring childhood friend Todd…

  20. Billboard Bits: Wilson, DeGraw, Steel Pulse

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Cassandra Wilson, DeGraw, Steel Pulse Cassandra Wilson, the singer largely responsible for leading vocal jazz into the future, is in Los Angeles recording her sixth album for Blue Note with T-Bone Burnett producing. Wilson is writing new material and covering such tunes as "Easy…

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