1. Bright Eyes Giving Christmas Record Wide Release

    October 29, 2013 7:47 PM EDT Bright Eyes is back, though it's with an album recorded over a decade ago. "A Christmas Album," a holiday record Conor Oberst recorded and released on a limited basis through Saddle Creek Records' website in 2002, is getting a wide release Nov. 5, in time for the…

  2. Darker My Love, "Alive As You Are"

    August 31, 2010 4:24 PM EDT Los Angeles-based psychedelic rock band Darker My Love trades distorted haze for a mellow, tighter arrangement that recalls '60s folk-rock on its latest album, "Alive As You Are." Byrds-reminiscent tracks like "Backseat" and "Split Minute" reveal a cleaner…

  3. Coldplay Taps Pete Yorn For Tour Opener

    April 03, 2009 11:58 AM EDT Coldplay has chosen Pete Yorn to open for the band on more than a dozen dates of its spring tour. As previously reported , Yorn is returns to active duty on June 23 with the release of his Mike Mogis-produced "Back and Fourth," his first album since 2006's 'Nightcrawler.…

  4. Snoop Dogg Helms 'Big Squeeze' Compilation

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg is at the helm of a new compilation, "The Big Squeeze," due April 24 via Doggy Style Records/Koch. Snoop Dogg is at the helm of a new compilation, "The Big Squeeze," due April 24 via Doggy Style Records/Koch. Snoop is credited as a producer on 16 of the 19 songs…

  5. Billboard Bits: Allman Brothers Band, Maria Taylor, Pelican

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band will stage their annual run at New York's Beacon Theatre beginning March 22. Tickets for the 13-show extravaganza go on sale Saturday (Jan. 6); plans are in the works to cyber The Allman Brothers Band will stage their annual run at New York's Beacon Theatre…

  6. Moby Jams With Azure Ray, Hosts 'House Party'

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Techno star Moby joined rock act Azure Ray on stage last night (Dec. 3) in West Hollywood, Calif. Techno star Moby joined rock act Azure Ray on stage last night (Dec. 3) in West Hollywood, Calif. Azure Ray, in the midst of a co-headlining tour with Crooked Fingers, first collaborated with…

  7. Wilco, Spoon, SFA Give To Charity Album

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wilco, Super Furry Animals, Spoon and Bright Eyes are among the artists who will contribute rare material ... Wilco, Super Furry Animals, Spoon and Bright Eyes are among the artists who will contribute rare material to the third volume of the charity compilation series "The Amos House…

  8. 18

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For most artists, following up an album like Play—which has amassed worldwide sales of 10 million and whose every track could be heard on big and small screens—would be no easy task. For most artists, following up an album like Play—which has amassed worldwide sales of 10 million and whose…

  9. Moby Drafts Famous Pals For 'Stars' Video

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2, Janet Jackson) on the video for "We Are All Made of Stars," the first single from his forthcoming V2/Mute album "18." The star- Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2,…