1. Dot Allison Reveals An Edgier Sound

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I've always been interested in science, and I still read New Scientist," says Dot Allison, the Scottish singer who left her studies in biochemistry to "follow the music." It proved to be a wise decision, as the debut by…

  2. Beggars Purchases Half-Stake In Matador

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last week, London-based independent the Beggars Group has finalized a 50% acquisition of Matador Records. As first reported here last week, London-based independent the Beggars Group has finalized a 50% acquisition of Matador Records. As expected, the Beggars Group --…