1. Bowie, Waits Among 'Artists For Literacy'

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Cash are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a new disc benefiting the programs of San Francisco's Artists For Literacy organization. "Songs Inspired b David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Cash are among the artists who have…

  2. John Doe Gets Simple On 'Dim Stars'

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his... While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his iMusic debut , "Dim Stars, Bright…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progressive rock, dies of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, Calif. He is 57. 2002 - Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progressive rock, dies of lung cancer at his home in…

  4. Female Musicians Lead Domestic Violence Benefit

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks" to "Respond II," a two-disc compilation that will benefit families affected by domestic violence. A host of female musicians have donated "special and previously unreleased tracks"…

  5. John Doe To Be Found On The Road

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year. After a Jan. 20 show in Salt Lake City, the artist has a slate of shows kicking off on Valentine's Day in Los X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year…

  6. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle ""release party"" for Sub Pop's ""Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska,"" issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Dam 2000 - Aimee Mann headlines a…

  7. Mann, Barenaked Ladies To Rock 'West Wing'

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann and Canadian rock act Barenaked Ladies will perform on the next episode of the NBC drama "The West Wing." Part of Wednesday night's (Oct. 2) installment of the series will Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann and Canadian rock act Barenaked Ladies will…

  8. 'In Concert' Series To Benefit Women's Network

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, Lucinda Williams, and former Crowded House frontman Neil Finn are among the artists who will take part in a series of concerts across the country to champion women's healt Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, Lucinda Williams, and former Crowded…

  9. DJ Shadow, Flaming Lips, Bjork Make Shortlist Cut

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Albums by DJ Shadow, Bjork, and the Flaming Lips are among the 10 finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music, whittled down from a much longer list made by a pan Albums by DJ Shadow, Bjork, and the Flaming Lips are among the 10 finalists for the second…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The Billboard 200 is the highest-charting set yet…

  11. Dixie Chicks Make Their 'Home' On Top

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest Monument/Columbia, "Home," sold a whopping 780,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. One of six top-20 entries on The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest…

  12. Lost in Space

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "All the perfect drugs/And superheros/ Wouldn't be enough/To bring me up to zero," sings Aimee Mann on the opening track ("Humpty Dumpty") of this, her fourth solo offering. "All the perfect drugs/And superheros/ Wouldn't be enough/To bring me up to zero,…

  13. 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…

  14. Morissette, Mullen Join Shortlist Panel

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers" panel for the second annual Shortlist Music Prize. Along with the addition of Chicago Tribune music journalist Greg Kot, Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers…

  15. Mann, Orton To Assist Amnesty

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Global human rights organization Amnesty International is set to kick off a benefit concert series with an Aug. 21 show at Los Angeles' John Anson Ford Theatre featuring co-headliners Aimee Mann and B Global human rights organization Amnesty International is set to kick off a benefit…

  16. 'Lost' & Found: Aimee Mann

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Aimee Mann is not quite the depressed, tortured artist that her recordings might indicate her to be. "It's a fair assumption, I suppose," she says with a smile. "I do write a fair amount of dark material." But Mann notes…

  17. X's Doe Sees 'Stars' On New Album

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all-acoustic effort, Aug. 20 via iMusic. The set, dubbed "Dim Stars, Bright Light," finds Doe collaborating with such vocalists X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all…

  18. Mann Heads To Europe Before Getting 'Lost'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann, whose fourth album, "Lost in Space" is due on her own SuperEgo label in mid-August, has a set a handful of summer European tour dates. Starting with appearances at Sweden Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann, whose fourth album, "Lost in Space" is due…

  19. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S.…

  20. Mould Joins United Musicians For Albums, Tour

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded by musicians Aimee Mann and Michael Penn. The company, in conjunction with RED Distribution and Mould's own Gran Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded…

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