1. CocoRosie, "Grey Oceans"

    June 04, 2010 3:47 PM EDT Mixing opera, electronica and folk genres, eccentric sister duo CocoRosie 's fourth album, "Grey Oceans," is undoubtedly strange, but musically complex and fascinating. With Celtic and Asian overtones, the song "Smokey Taboo" will invoke shivers. Employing acoustic…

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst grows up on a new album with a little bit of everything, superstar DJ Tiesto returns to his own music and Nick Cave gets down and dirty with Grinderman in this week's Hot Pro A new album from indie rock outfit Blonde Redhead, "23" (Touch & Go)…

  3. CocoRosie Saddles Up For New 'Adventures'

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rock duo CocoRosie will unveil its third studio album, "The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn," April 10 via Touch & Go. Rock duo CocoRosie will unveil its third studio album, "The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn," April 10 via Touch & Go. The 12-song…

  4. Byrne Rounds Up 'Freaks' At Carnegie Hall

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST David Byrne showcased artists from the so-called "freak folk" scene such as CocoRosie, Adem, Cibelle, Devendra Banhart, and Vetiver Friday (Feb. 2) at New York's Carnegie Hall. Vashti Bunyan, a pionee David Byrne showcased artists from the so-called "freak folk" scene…

  5. Indie Rockers Old And New Rock Touch & Go Bash

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Past and present signees such as Shellac, Calexico, Ted Leo + Pharmacsits and Pinback descended on Chicago last weekend to help esteemed indie label Touch & Go Records celebrate its 25th birthday. Past and present signees such as Shellac, Calexico, Ted Leo + Pharmacsits and Pinback…

  6. Byrne Sharing 'Perspectives' At Carnegie Hall

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. The former Talking Heads…

  7. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, Family Values, Antony

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on George Harrison, Family Values, Antony George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" will be reissued on CD and in a deluxe CD/DVD package Sept. 26 via Capitol/EMI. The remastered album will feature two additional tracks, the 1971 B-side "Deep Blue" and …

  8. Billboard Bits: Janet Jackson, Touch & Go, John Mayhew

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Janet Jackson, Touch & Go, John Mayhew Janet Jackson's new studio album, "20 Years Old," will arrive Sept. 26 via Virgin. First single "Call on Me," which features rapper Nelly, will hit U.S. radio outlets June 19. As previously reported , the set was…

  9. Touch & Go Turns 25 With Chicago Bash

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Esteemed indie label Touch & Go will celebrate its 25th birthday with a Sept. 8-10 bash at the Hideout in its Chicago homebase. Esteemed indie label Touch & Go will celebrate its 25th birthday with a Sept. 8-10 bash at the Hideout in its Chicago homebase. Twenty-five past and present…

  10. CocoRosie consists of two sisters, Bianca and

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CocoRosie consists of two sisters, Bianca and Sierra Casady, who spent much time apart throughout their lives but reconvened after both discovering a knack for avant-garde traditions. CocoRosie consists of two sisters, Bianca and Sierra Casady, who spent much time apart throughout their lives…