1. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy Planning Espresso Blend

    January 31, 2012 6:10 PM EST With indie rock titans LCD Soundsystem behind him, James Murphy's taking his talents to another industry that requires exacting production. "I make a lot of coffee," the musician told New York Magazine after the Sundance premiere of his concert documentary, "Shut Up and…

  2. Billboard Bits: Taylor Momsen Still 'Gossip Girl' Series Regular, Kanye West Buys More Fatburger Restaurants

    November 23, 2010 6:25 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Momsen Still 'Gossip Girl' Regular While her ventures into music and questionable off-screen behavior put Taylor Momsen on an indefinite hiatus from "Gossip Girl," the actress will…

  3. Lewis & Clarke

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With a sound that recalls Elliott Smith and Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Lewis & Clarke has carved out its own niche thanks to the lush arrangements of its debut, 2005's "Bare Bones and Branches." With a sound that recalls Elliott Smith and Bonnie "Prince"…

  4. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Preps Album, Free Tour

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will Oldham is eyeing a Sept. 19 release for his next Drag City album as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, "The Letting Go." Will Oldham is eyeing a Sept. 19 release for his next Drag City album as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, "The Letting Go." The set will be preceded…

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Get the scoop on new albums from modern rock acts Yellowcard and P.O.D., a Southern soul-infused effort from indie chanteuse Cat Power, a potential American hit for overseas "popera" act Il Divo and m The first solo album from Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard since the band&…

  6. Tortoise Boxes Up Rarities, Remixes

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. According to a label spokesperson, the project was originally titled "Rhythms, Resolutions and…

  7. BONNIE "PRINCE" BILLY, "Summer in the Southeast"

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Though he was once a member of the esteemed indie rock hierarchy the Palace Brothers, Will Oldham is best known these days for his traveling troubadour persona Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Though he was once a member of the esteemed indie rock hierarchy the Palace Brothers, Will Oldham is…