1. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out of T 2003 - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available…

  3. Man On The 'Moon'

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Releasing "new" music after an artist has died is always a tricky proposition, especially when that artist has a fiercely protective fan base. Olympia, Wash.-based indie label Kill Rock Stars will try Releasing "new" music after an artist has died is always a tricky…

  4. Feist Forward

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die…

  5. Feist Forward: Canadian Singer/Songwriter Gets Major Push

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die…

  6. Sonic Youth Expands 'Daydream Nation' For Reissue

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sonic Youth will release a deluxe edition of its revered 1988 album "Daydream Nation" June 12 via Geffen/UMe. The new version includes a host of bonus tracks and rare photos and will also As expected, Sonic Youth will release a deluxe edition of its revered 1988 album …

  7. Germs Drummer's Soap Tests Positive For GHB

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A soap manufacturer is coming to the defense of a punk rocker who was jailed after his bottle of liquid peppermint cleanser tested positive for gamma-hydroxybutyrate, or GHB, often called the "date-ra A soap manufacturer is coming to the defense of a punk rocker who was jailed after his…

  8. Pearl Jam's McCready Keeps Rocking For Crohn's

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and his U.F.O. tribute band Flight To Mars will take the stage Saturday (April 7) at Seattle's Showbox as part of the fifth annual benefit concert for the Northwest c Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and his U.F.O. tribute band Flight To Mars will take…

  9. Sly Stone's Sister Optimistic About New Music

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & the Family Stone's past, but singer/keyboardist Rose Stone remains optimistic that the groundbreaking '60s group has a future, too. An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & the Family Stone's past, but singer…

  10. Elliott Smith Rarities Compiled On 'New Moon'

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first reported by Billboard last November, a collection of unreleased music from late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith will be released this spring. "New Moon" rounds up 24 tracks recorded between 1 As first reported by Billboard last November, a collection of unreleased music…

  11. Bright Eyes Goes Orchestral On New Album

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 13-track set begins with "Clairaudients (Kill or Be Killed)," where an orchestral swell a la the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" gives way to lonely acoustic guitar picking and lyrics like "I thought An orchestra is an integral component of Bright Eyes' new…

  12. Joe Strummer Celebrated On 'Future' Soundtrack

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST The music of the late Joe Strummer is celebrated on the soundtrack to the new documentary "The Future Is Unwritten," due April 3 via Legacy Recordings. The album features a previously unreleased live The music of the late Joe Strummer is celebrated on the soundtrack to the new…

  13. Underground Garage

    January 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The death of V2 Records would be an interesting cautionary tale if it wasn't so depressing. The death of V2 Records would be an interesting cautionary tale if it wasn't so depressing. The problem from the beginning was that Sheridan Square forced V2 to absorb Artemis, which it had…

  14. Underground Garage

    January 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST You've heard who got into the Rock Hall this year: R.E.M., Patti Smith, the Ronettes, Van Halen and Grand Master Flash & the Furious Five. All good. All deserving. I was hoping it would be the Pat You've heard who got into the Rock Hall this year: R.E.M., Patti Smith, the…

  15. Underground Garage

    January 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Did anybody see the news article about Matthew Fisher winning a composition credit on Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale"? Did anybody see the news article about Matthew Fisher winning a composition credit on Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale"? It struck…

  16. Underground Garage

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST This year's first Coolest Song of the Week comes from an appropriately cool place: Solna, Sweden. This year's first Coolest Song of the Week comes from an appropriately cool place: Solna, Sweden. The Nomads have been leading the contemporary garage rock movement in Sweden since 1980…

  17. Sly & The Family Stone Classics Prepped For Reissue

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Family Stone's first seven studio albums, each with several bonus tracks and new liner notes. Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Family Stone's first seven studio albums,…

  18. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  19. Underground Garage

    December 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST The thing I love about rockabilly is the way it requires no explanation as to how it relates directly to the roots of rock'n'roll. No research, leaps of faith or imagination required. It is the ultimate naked, primitive, savage musical style. The thing I love about rockabilly is the…

  20. Son Volt 'Searches' For New Sounds

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search," on March 6 via Transmit Sound/Legacy. The follow-up to 2005's "Okemah and the Melody of Riot" was produced by frontman Jay Farrar, who suggest Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search,"…

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