1. Orton Gets 'Wild' On 'How To Deal'

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Beth Orton, the Flaming Lips, John Mayer, Liz Phair, and the Donnas are among the artists featured on the soundtrack to "How To Deal," due July 8 on Capitol Records. Beth Orton, the Flaming Lips, John Mayer, Liz Phair, and the Donnas are among the artists featured on the soundtrack…

  2. Posthumous Strummer Album Targeted For May

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST The material Joe Strummer was working on before his sudden death last month is being compiled for an album that may be ready for release by Hellcat/Epitaph as early as May, according to a spokesperson The material Joe Strummer was working on before his sudden death last month is being…

  3. Charango

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Charango, the fourth album borne out of the collective Morcheeba consciousness (brothers/musicians Paul and Ross Godfrey and singer supreme Skye), overflows with a confidence not always present on pas Charango, the fourth album borne out of the collective Morcheeba consciousness (brothers…

  4. U.K. Rockers Hit The Classroom

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A new music school based in Brighton, England, has recruited a stellar cast of tutors to teach courses in songwriting, vocals, guitar, bass and drums. The Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM) has A new music school based in Brighton, England, has recruited a stellar cast of tutors to…

  5. DJ Sasha Draws 'Dagger,' Sets Tour Plans

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DJ Sasha, one half of the renowned team of Sasha and Digweed, has lined up a host of tour dates in support of his upcoming artist debut, "Airdrawndagger," due Aug. 6 from Kinetic. DJ Sasha, one half of the renowned team of Sasha and Digweed, has lined up a host of tour dates in…

  6. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Springsteen, Tantric

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Tantric Prior to commencing work on the band's next album, Radiohead drummer Phil Selway says he "will foolishly be running in the London Marathon 2002." The musician has issued a plea to the band's fans to sponsor his entry in the…

  7. Aaliyah Earns Posthumous U.K. No. 1

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash last August, achieved her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Jan. 13). She became the first female artist to make her initial appearance atop the c U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash last August, achieved her first U.K. No…

  8. Pulling Up Atlantis

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST This Hoboken, N.J.-based neo-hillbilly/ twang group, led by vocalist/guitarist/ mandolinist Elena Skye and guitarist/ vocalist/banjoist Boo Reiners, follows its 1999 debut album (on Vermont indie Nort This Hoboken, N.J.-based neo-hillbilly/ twang group, led by vocalist/guitarist/ mandolinist…

  9. Three Star-Studded Shows To Benefit L.A. Clinic

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST A trio of December concerts featuring the likes of Elton John, Sting, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Third Eye Blind, and Jaguares, will be staged to benefit Los Angeles' Hollywood-Sunset Free Clinic. The A trio of December concerts featuring the likes of Elton John, Sting, the Red Hot Chili…

  10. Open Letter

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Case carries the banner of the sensitive male singer proudly on his third full-length set. Case carries the banner of the sensitive male singer proudly on his third full-length set. Unlike many of his bump'n'grind contemporaries, the New York native is known more for lush, emotional…

  11. Hot Product

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Janet Jackson, the Bee Gees, Tim McGraw, Case, Blind Boys Of alabama, and more. 'All' You Ever Wanted Janet Jackson's "All for You" (Virgin) is the follow-up to 1997's chart-topping "The Velvet Rope." The title track is in its…

  12. Case Readies To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due…

  13. Case Prepares To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, " For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter,"…

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