1. Thievery Corporation Plots 'Retaliation'

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Thievery Corporation's fifth album, "Radio Retaliation," will emerge Sept. 23 on CD via the duo's own ESL Music, with a digital release scheduled for two weeks earlier. Thievery Corporation's fifth album, "Radio Retaliation," will emerge Sept. 23 on CD via…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology conference, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D sings the praises of the coming digital download age. 1999 - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology conference, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D sings the praises of…

  3. Chart Beat Chat: ABBA, Female Dance Artists, Pop-Country

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss ABBA, "Mamma Mia!", ABBA, the timelessness of dance music, ABBA, country-pop crossover and ABBA. ABBA NICE DAY Hey Fred. Thanks for your top 10 ABBA favorites, it made me rediscover and enjoy "Me and Bobby and Bobby's Brother" all over…

  4. Whoa, 'Mamma!': ABBA Mania Back In Swing

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT ABBA is about to take a chance on the movies. Today (July 18), "Mamma Mia!" opens in the United States, employing nearly two dozen songs from the enduring Swedish quartet, including "Dancing Queen," " ABBA is about to take a chance on the movies. Today (July 18), …

  5. The Feelies / July 2, 2008 / Hoboken, N.J. (Maxwell's)

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For Haledon, N.J., new wave heroes the Feelies, the rock club Maxwell's in Hoboken is as vital to their fabric as the Stone Pony is their sonic brother on the South Shore, Bruce Springsteen. For Haledon, N.J., new wave heroes the Feelies, the rock club Maxwell's in Hoboken is as…

  6. Delta Goodrem: Elevation

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Delta Goodrem was cast in Australia's long-running serial "Neighbours" in 2002, the teenager didn't care for the "bad girl" character written for her -- and had the audacity to renege on the pote When Delta Goodrem was cast in Australia's long-running…

  7. 'Hannah Montana' Goes 3-D On Starz

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will air on Starz in 2-D on July 26 -- when Disney Channel is scheduled to air the TV debut of the 3-D version. Then, Starz on De Get out your poster board and scissors. Starz Entertainment will help TV…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 …

  9. Shawty Putt Gets A Lift From Lil Jon, Razor & Tie

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Inspired by the daytime talk show "Maury," where paternity tests are revealed on-air, rapper Shawty Putt's comical single "Dat Baby (Don't Look Like Me)," produced by Lil Jon, has caused quite a chuck Inspired by the daytime talk show "Maury," where…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2006 - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., as he…

  12. Escovedo Ready To Rock On 'Real Animal'

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do something he hasn't done since his days in Rank & File and the True Believers. On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do…

  13. Peter Moren

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A great addition to the tour company I would say! She's a Tetris master and knows how to pack a van properly. 008-04-26: Schubas (Peter Morén "The Last Tycoon" Solo Album Tour), Chicago I'd never been to Schubas Tavern before. Really nice venue. And the restaurant has…

  14. Peter Moren

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "A lot of people, great people (including a stoned guy who clapped along on the wrong beat, totally freaking me out) and me, ending up duckwalking in the aisle like Chuck Berry at the end," says Moren "A lot of people, great people (including a stoned guy who clapped along on…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video…

  16. Bootsy Collins Spearheading James Brown Tribute

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from Brown’s own legendary J.B.’s that is slated for the fall. Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from…

  17. Dylan, Stooges, Chuck Berry Join Virgin Fest Bill

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine I Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the…

  18. 'Bored' By R&B, Ne-Yo Experiments On New Album

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo says he didn't plan to rush his new album, "Year of the Gentleman," his third release in as many years, into production. "I wanted the third album to be something a little different," he tells B Ne-Yo says he didn't plan to rush his new album, "Year of…

  19. Swervedriver Added To Coachella, Expands Tour

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Swervedriver will kick off its reunion tour with a newly confirmed booking on the final day of this month's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Swervedriver will kick off its reunion tour with a newly confirmed booking on the final day of this month's Coachella Valley Music …

  20. Mos Def To Play Chuck Berry In Chess Film

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper/actor Mos Def will play legendary rock'n'roller Chuck Berry in "Cadillac Records," which is filming in New Jersey. Beyonce is starring as Etta James in the film, which chronicles the rise of le Rapper/actor Mos Def will play legendary rock'n'roller Chuck…

Pages