1. Weller Dusts Off Jam Oldies To Begin NYC Run

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Paul Weller dipped into his back catalog with the Jam last night (Jan. 29) during the first of three shows at New York's Irving Plaza. The sold-out gig, for which tickets were being scalped outside fo Paul Weller dipped into his back catalog with the Jam last night (Jan. 29) during the…

  2. Fatboy Slips New 'Jeans' On Hits Album

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Two new Fatboy Slim songs will be found on the artist's upcoming greatest hits set. Two new Fatboy Slim songs will be found on the artist's upcoming greatest hits set. Due June 20 via Astralwerks, "The Greatest Hits -- Why Try Harder" features the electronic artist's…

  3. 42TunesOnTV

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 14-20, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 14 The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Pink (also scheduled: Debra Messing). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  4. Ms. Dynamite Wins Mercury Music Prize

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The debut album from R&B artist Ms. Dynamite, "A Little Deeper" (Polydor), won the Panasonic Mercury Music Prize last night (Sept. 17) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. The debut album from R&B artist Ms. Dynamite, "A Little Deeper" (Polydor), won the…

  5. 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 --…

  6. Doves, Bowie Among Mercury Prize Nominees

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's Panasonic Mercury Music Prize, announced this morning (July 30) in London. U.K. television host and former Squeeze keyb David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's…

  7. Superstar Acts Set For Glastonbury Fest

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT England's Glastonbury festival, one of the crown jewels of the European summer music festival circuit, is back this year after a one-year hiatus, with a lineup that includes Coldplay, Rod Stewart, Ste England's Glastonbury festival, one of the crown jewels of the European summer…

  8. Morrissey, G'N'R Sign On For 'Summer Sonic'

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reclusive rock acts Morrissey and Guns N' Roses will be back in the spotlight for the Summer Sonic festival, set for Aug. 17 in Tokyo and Aug. 18 in Osaka, Japan. They join previously announced perfor Reclusive rock acts Morrissey and Guns N' Roses will be back in the spotlight for…

  9. Cornershop Supplies 'Handcream For A Generation'

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cornershop's "Handcream for a Generation" -- the Euro-Asian group's first album since the 1997 hit "When I Was Born for the 7th Time" -- is also its first for U.S. indie Beggars Banquet. In an unusual Cornershop's "Handcream for a Generation" --…

  10. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  11. Orton Plans Tour Behind 'Daybreak'

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release date for her upcoming Heavenly/Astralwerks album, "Daybreaker." It's the follow-up to 1999's "Central Reservation" (Arista), which debuted a U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release…

  12. Billboard Bits: F. Lips, Depeche Mode, Charlie Daniels

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on F. Lips, Depeche Mode, Charlie Daniels Warner Bros. has set a July 16 North American release date for "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the Flaming Lips highly anticipated next studio album. The set is the follow-up to 1999's critically hailed "The Soft Bulletin,…

  13. Oasis' 'Chemistry' Boils Over In July

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Oasis has dubbed its fifth Epic studio album "Heathen Chemistry" and is planning a July release for the 11-track set. As previously reported, first single "The Hindu Times" will be released commercial Oasis has dubbed its fifth Epic studio album "Heathen Chemistry…

  14. Village Voice Compiles 'Love Songs For NYC'

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST A diverse collection of artists such as Moby, Afrikaa Bambaataa, Loudon Wainwright III, and Baaba Maal have donated tracks to "Love Songs for NYC," a compilation assembled by Village Voice Media. A diverse collection of artists such as Moby, Afrikaa Bambaataa, Loudon Wainwright III,…

  15. Strokes, Beta Band Flesh Out Coachella Lineup

    February 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the…

  16. Cornershop Tease New Set With 24-Hour Remix

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Indian-influenced British rock act Cornershop is attempting to stream the longest ever remix by broadcasting an ever-changing, continuously mixed version of the 14-minute track "Spectral Mornings." Indian-influenced British rock act Cornershop is attempting to stream the longest…

  17. Rough Trade Celebrates 25 Years of Independence

    January 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will celebrated its 25th anniversary in style next month. Commencing Feb. 23 at the V&A Museum, Rough Trade record shops will present 10 days of l Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will celebrated its 25th anniversary in…