1. Byrne, Feist, Sufjan Join 'Red Hot' Compilation

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists, Grizzly Bear and Sharon Jones ... David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists,…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77. 2005 - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77.…

  3. Foos, Plant/Krauss, Beck To Rock Austin City Limits

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Fes Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David…

  4. Simon Shines At Brooklyn Tribute Series

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paul Simon brought the second component in a three-part, month-long series of concerts celebrating his vast discography to a close last night (April 13) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, drafting inte Paul Simon brought the second component in a three-part, month-long series of concerts…

  5. Starbucks Brews Up Simon & Garfunkel Live CD

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has been revived as a Starbucks exclusive, beginning March 25. A release to traditional retail is expected in the The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has…

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z fires back with his second album in a year, Chris Brown tries to defy the sophomore slump with "Exclusive," Little Big Town build on a breakthrough album and Wisin & Yandel fly the reggaeton Ex-Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge's band Angels & Airwaves' sophomore…

  7. Chris Brown, Little Big Town, Wisin & Yandel

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! Check out the new releases that hit stores this week, including Chris Brown, Sigur Ros, David Byrne and more! News David Byrne , Chris Brown …

  8. Thrill Jockey Bands Cover Each Other On Boxed Set

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Thrill Jockey bands old and new have recorded songs for a boxed set to celebrate the Chicago label's 15th birthday. Bands were asked to choose a song to cover by any other act on the roster; the resul Thrill Jockey bands old and new have recorded songs for a boxed set to celebrate the…

  9. Byrne's 'Knee Plays' Making CD Debut Next Month

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne's "The Knee Plays," comprising music written for Robert Wilson's mid-1980s theatrical piece "The CIVIL WarS," will be released for the first time on CD Oct. 30 via Nonesuch. David Byrne's "The Knee Plays," comprising music written for…

  10. Indie Stars Unplug For Bookeaters Benefit

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It was a quiet though humor-filled evening last night (Aug. 26) at the Beacon Theater in New York, as a handful of indie stars took the stage for the Revenge of the Bookeaters benefit. It was a quiet though humor-filled evening last night (Aug. 26) at the Beacon Theater in New York, as a…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, dies in Nashville of cancer. He is 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer play 2006 - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet…

  12. The Space 'Between'

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the eve of his Aug. 17-18 concerts in New York's Central Park, Berlin-based DJ/producer Paul Van Dyk has reasons to be cheerful. The two-night stint marks the fifth anniversary of his Central Park On the eve of his Aug. 17-18 concerts in New York's Central Park, Berlin-based DJ…

  13. 6 Questions With Paul Van Dyk

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Van Dyk is a musician, DJ, producer and artist. He is also a label owner (Vandit) and the founder of Vonyc.com, a 24-hour radio station and digital music store for dance/electronic music. The Ger Paul Van Dyk is a musician, DJ, producer and artist. He is also a label owner (Vandit) and…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The noontime event is sponsored by HBO and will include an announcement of a donation to be made by Bow Wow to the not-fo 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The…

  15. Dozens Of 'Simpsons' Songs Bundled For 'Testify'

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT More than three-dozen original songs from the past nine seasons of "The Simpsons" have been bundled for the album "The Simpsons: Testify," due Sept. 18 via Shout! Factory. More than three-dozen original songs from the past nine seasons of "The Simpsons" have been…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77. 2005 - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77.…

  17. Dance Beat: Van Dyk, Basement Jaxx Prep New CDs

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk is putting the finishing touches on his new studio album, "In Between," due Aug. 14 from Mute. Sources say the album may feature collaborations with Talking Heads' Davi German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk is putting the finishing touches on his new…

  18. Byrne Asks Labels For Help During SXSW Speech

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne called on record labels to remove DRM on digital files and shift from manufacturing and distribution companies to more closely resemble marketing firms in the Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne called on record labels to remove DRM on digital…

  19. 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…

  20. Coldplay Drafts Eno To Produce Fourth Album

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Coldplay has drafted Brian Eno to produce its fourth album, Eno revealed today (Jan. 26) in an interview on BBC Radio 4's "Front Row." A Coldplay spokesperson was unavailable for comment at deadline. Coldplay has drafted Brian Eno to produce its fourth album, Eno revealed today…

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