1. Talking Heads Refurbish Catalog For DualDisc

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Talking Heads have expanded their eight studio albums with previously unreleased content for their release as DualDiscs. The Talking Heads have expanded their eight studio albums with previously unreleased content for their release as DualDiscs. Due Oct. 4 via Rhino, the sets will be…

  2. Punk, Indie Acts Band Together To 'Save CBGB'

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Punk acts young, old and reunited have pledged their support for embattled New York club CBGB, which is fighting to renew a soon-to-expire lease and may be forced to close up shop entirely. Artists su Punk acts young, old and reunited have pledged their support for embattled New York club…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant…

  4. CBGB Eyeing Last-Ditch Summer Benefit Tour

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort to save the legendary punk rock club, founder and owner Hilly Kristal told the handful of journalists and CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1998 - Frank Sinatra, the…

  6. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Canadian rock act Hot Hot Heat, "Elevator" (Warner Bros.). The sophomore album from eclectic duo Fischerspooner, "Odyssey" (Capitol), featuring a guest appearance by David Byrne. A new…

  7. Dylan, Dave, Dead Crowd Bonnaroo Live Set

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews and the Dead lead the track list for "Bonnaroo 2004," an audio chronicle of the third edition of the Manchester, Tenn.-based music festival. The double-disc s Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews and the Dead lead the track list for …

  8. The Cosmic Game

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Electronic duo Thievery Corporation takes listeners on a celestial trip with "The Cosmic Game." Although some songs reference disturbing subjects ("Warning Shots," "Wires and Watchtowers"), their comp Electronic duo Thievery Corporation takes listeners on a…

  9. Billboard Bits: Belew, Kitaro, Waters

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Adrian Belew, Kitaro and Heather Waters. Adrian Belew has set Jan. 25 as the release date for his latest solo album, "Side One" (Sanctuary). The nine-track set was recorded with Primus leader/bassist Les Claypool and Tool drummer Danny Carey. "'Side One'…

  10. Hitting The Right Note In Pitch For Auto-Tune

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top engineer/producers and one controversial piece of technology. The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top…

  11. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Future Soundtrack for America Headed For The 'Future' Blink-182, R.E.M., the Flaming Lips, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Fountains Of Wayne are among the artists who have donated tracks to the fundraising compilation "Future Soundtrack for America," due this week via Barsuk. The…

  12. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Talking Heads Heads Up! Rhino Records this week will release two retrospectives celebrating the work of influential quartet Talking Heads. The label's revamp of the live package "The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads" marks the first CD issue of a fan-favorite release from…

  13. 'Future Soundtrack For America' Revealed

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Barsuk Records has taken the wraps off of its forthcoming fundraising compilation, "Future Soundtrack for America." Barsuk Records has taken the wraps off of its forthcoming fundraising compilation, "Future Soundtrack for America." The set comprises 22 tracks, all…

  14. Once in a Lifetime

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Before you even get to such gems as "City of Dreams" or "This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)," the packaging of this three-disc set is enough in itself to make music aficionados and especiall Before you even get to such gems as "City of Dreams" or "This…

  15. 10,000 Maniacs Build 'Campfire' Collection

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST As expected, Alan Jackson and Martina McBride have put together a tour that will take the pair across the U.S. in the late winter and spring. The tour is slated to kick off Jan. 29 in Moline, Ill., an Rhino/Elektra is celebrating the career of 10,000 Maniacs with a two-disc set compiling the…

  16. Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Music From the Film "Young Adam"

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead Us Not Into Temptation" is the album realization of David Byrne's score to David Mackenzie's film "Young Adam" (starring Ewan McGregor and Til Mostly composed of obliquely lyrical chamber music, "Lead…

  17. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper DMX's "Grand Champ" (Def Jam), which is being touted as his final album. Guests include 50 Cent, Cam'ron, Patti Labelle, and Styles. -- A mini-album from soul vocalist Erykah Badu, "Worldwide…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from 2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1998 - Frank Sinatra, the…

  20. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "American Life," is released. In the…

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