1. Year Of The Cat

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Cat Power is back in the spotlight this week with "Jukebox," her second covers album. The 12-track set includes a new original, "Song for Bobby," plus a fresh rendition of Cat Power's own "Metal Heart Cat Power is back in the spotlight this week with "…

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Cat Power returns to reinterpretations on her second covers album, Natasha Bedingfield finally makes it Stateside with her sophomore project and MGMT shake things up at Columbia in this week's Hot Pro The Drive-By Truckers' first album without guitarist Jason Isbell, "Brighter…

  3. Keys Holds Off Radiohead, 'Juno' At No. 1

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 this week, rebounding 2-1. The J Records effort moved 70,000 copies in the U.S., according to Niel Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am"…

  4. Wilco, Arcade Fire Among Nominees For Shortlist Prize

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize, which will be handed out early next year. The prize recognizes albums released between January and Fifty-four albums were announced today (Dec. 21) as the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Music…

  5. Jones Hits The Big Screen With Law, Portman

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's new film, "My Blueberry Nights." Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's new film, "My Blueberry Nights."…

  6. Cat Power Cements New Album Track List

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power has settled on the track list for "Jukebox," her second covers album. The 12-track set is due Jan. 22 via Matador and includes a new original, "Song for Bobby," plus a fresh rendition of Cat Cat Power has settled on the track list for "Jukebox," her…

  7. Cat Power Goes Back Under 'Covers'

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power has settled on a Jan. 22 release date for "Covers II," her second Matador album of material popularized by other artists. The track list for the project has yet to be confirmed, but it will Cat Power has settled on a Jan. 22 release date for "Covers II," her…

  8. Interpol / Sept. 14, 2007 / New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As recently as two years ago, it would have been almost inconceivable that Interpol would someday soon be headlining at Madison Square Garden. But on Friday (Sept. 14), they did just that, demonstrati As recently as two years ago, it would have been almost inconceivable that Interpol would…

  9. (What Does It Matter If) She's A Lady

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT I originally set out to write this column "celebrating" some incredible female artists. Then I thought of touting artists who just happened to be female. Then I wasn't going to highlight gender at all I originally set out to write this column "celebrating" some…

  10. Vedder, Sonic Youth, Tweedy Do Dylan For Soundtrack

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan-themed film "I'm Not There," due Oct. 30 via Columbia. A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan-themed film "I'm Not…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Texas rap titans UGK return with a new album after a five-year layoff, Bruce Hornsby makes his first foray into instrumental jazz with the help of two esteemed players and Kat DeLuna quickly makes her A new album from rock combo Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, "This Is Somewhere" …

  12. Sonic Youth, GZA, Slint Kick Off Pitchfork Fest

    July 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Performances from Sonic Youth, the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA and Slint kicked off the Pitchfork Music Festival last night (July 13) in Chicago's Union Park. In conjunction with ATP's Don't Look Back series, Performances from Sonic Youth, the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA and Slint…

  13. Mould Completes The 'Circle' With Live DVD

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The project captures Mould's October 2005 show at the 9:30 Club in his Washington, D.C., home base. As tipped here in November, Bob Mould will release a live DVD, "Circle of Friends -- Live at 9:30," Oct. 9 via Trixie. The project captures Mould's October 2005 show at the…

  14. Cat Power Wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat P Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the…

  15. Norah, Bright Eyes, Cat Power Visit 'Hottest State'

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys, Feist and Willie Nelson are amongst the artists that have been tapped to perform new songs written by Jesse Harris for the upcoming soundtrack to E Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys and Willie Nelson are amongst the…

  16. Billboard Bits: McCarren Park, Prefab Sprout, Animal Collective

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The initial lineup has been announced for a slate of free shows at McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn, N.Y., which began hosting concerts last summer after two decades of inactivity. The initial lineup has been announced for a slate of free shows at McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn, N.Y., which…

  17. Shortlist Music Prize Finalists Announced

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the cut from a total of 61 nominations are the Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat Power, Girl Tal The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the…

  18. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fall Out Boy storms back with a new album and one of the hottest singles in recent memory, Bloc Party aims for mainstream crossover on its second album and Jason Michael Carroll scores with country li A new album from Yoko Ono, "Yes, I'm a Witch" (Astralwerks), featuring…

  20. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

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