1. Snow Comes In Summer

    July 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy, which will release "The Very Best of Phoebe Snow" Aug. 14, greatly benefited from the powerhouse vocalist's input in compiling her first full-career retrospective. "I helped pick out Columbia/Legacy, which will release "The Very Best of Phoebe Snow…

  2. The Anglo Files

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chemical Bros. at Creamfields, Paul Oakenfold remixes 'Planet Rock,' and albums from Funky Lowlives, Badmarsh & Shri, and Spiritualized. Chemicals At Creamfields Following the success of the Irish leg of the Creamfields festival in Dublin last month (June 23), the Liverpool,…

  3. Etheridge Maps Out Full Tour

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge has confirmed the full itinerary for her summer solo tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off Aug. 6 with the first of three shows at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theatre. The Melissa Etheridge has confirmed the full itinerary for her summer solo tour, which, as…

  4. Spiritualized Prepare To 'Come Down'

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT English trance rock mavens Spiritualized have completed work on their long-anticipated new album, "Let it Come Down," due Sept. 11 via Arista. The album, the follow-up to 1997's acclaimed "Ladies and English trance rock mavens Spiritualized have completed work on their…

  5. Mambo Jazz

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For this recording, Latin band leaders Bobby Matos (Los Angeles) and John Santos (Bay Area) fused their groups for a one-day super-session in Los Angeles. For this recording, Latin band leaders Bobby Matos (Los Angeles) and John Santos (Bay Area) fused their groups for a one-day super-session…

  6. spinART reissues EBTG, Nesmith Albums

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members of U.K. dance/pop duo Everything But The Girl and plans to re-release a solo album from former Monkees guita New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members…

  7. Spiller Nabs 3 DanceStar Honors

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Italian producer Cristiano Spiller walked away with three of the four awards for which he was nominated at the DanceStar 2001 World Dance Music Awards last night (June 6) in London. Italian producer Cristiano Spiller walked away with three of the four awards for which he was nominated at the…

  8. Ron Sexsmith Rocks Out On 'Blue Boy'

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron Sexsmith knew that his new album, "Blue Boy" (released June 5 by Cooking Vinyl/spinART), was going to be a significant depa As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron…

  9. The Anglo Files

    June 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Channel 4 On The Road, Italian Dance, Ashley Beedle, and more. Sheffield On The Map Again With connections to kitsch revivalists All Seeing I and subversive beat combo Add N to (X), I Monster are no strangers to chart success. The group's current single, "Daydream in Blue,"…

  10. Billboard Bits: Jackson Browne, Frampton, Dickey Betts

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jackson Browne, Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, Dickey Betts Jackson Browne has been drafted as the opening act for the second leg of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' summer North American tour. Browne will join the trek beginning June 27 in Scranton, Pa., and will remain on board…

  11. Springsteen Celebrates Stone Pony Anniversary

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans over the holiday weekend when he dropped into the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J., and turned in an hour-long set with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes an Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans over the holiday weekend when he dropped into the…

  12. MTV Movie Awards Add Categories, Weezer To Lineup

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What was the "best music moment" in the films of the last year or so? Fans are being asked to decide just that in one of the four new categories added to the 10th annual MTV Movie Awards, taking place What was the "best music moment" in the films of the last year or so?…

  13. Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker Plan 5-Week Tour

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Sugar Ray has lined up a five-week North American tour with Atlantic labelmate Uncle Kracker and newcomer rock outfit the Start. Set to begin July 10 in Dallas, the trek comes in suppo Modern rock act Sugar Ray has lined up a five-week North American tour with Atlantic…

  14. Dare to Dream

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Already into his second album before most kids are into their second molars, Billy Gilman is now a seasoned veteran. Already into his second album before most kids are into their second molars, Billy Gilman is now a seasoned veteran. With Dare to Dream, however, he sounds more like a rookie…

  15. Fatboy Slim & Daft Punk Lead DanceStar Nominations

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Big beat producer Fatboy Slim and French house pioneers Daft Punk lead the DanceStar 2001 - Tiscali World Dance Music Awards nominations with five each. Big beat producer Fatboy Slim and French house pioneers Daft Punk lead the DanceStar 2001 - Tiscali World Dance Music Awards nominations…

  16. Live at Starbuck's

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Big-hearted. Upbeat. Dynamic. Unpretentious. Fun. Not after these qualities in a jazz trio? Then read no further. Big-hearted. Upbeat. Dynamic. Unpretentious. Fun. Not after these qualities in a jazz trio? Then read no further. Ever since the 75-year-old bassist and bop pioneer began putting…

  17. Pacific Moon

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With last year's Hidden World disc and now Pacific Moon, Gary Stroutsos is moving in a new direction, abandoning his Native American flutes in favor of the alto flute and heading into more ambient, wo With last year's Hidden World disc and now Pacific Moon, Gary Stroutsos is moving…

  18. Billboard Bits: Tim McGraw, Nina Persson, and more

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tim McGraw, Nina Persson, Echo & the Bunnymen, Republica. Tim McGraw will celebrate the release of his new Curb album, "Set the Circus Down" on Tuesday (April 24) with free performances in New York and Nashville. With his band the Dancehall Doctors, the artist will play…

  19. Billboard Bits: Shyne, Midnight Oil, and more

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Shyne, Sean Combs, Midnight Oil, INXS, Men At Work, Built To Spill, Phil Ek, Echo & the Bunnymen, Ian McCulloch, Ian Broudie, Lightning Seeds Sentencing for rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a co-defendant in Sean Combs' recent nightclub shooting trial, has been…

  20. Morning Glory: The Tim Buckley Anthology

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The most promising of a crop of mid-'60s Californian singer/songwriters, Tim Buckley was blessed with a multi-octave vocal range and a rare poetic sensibility. The most promising of a crop of mid-'60s Californian singer/songwriters, Tim Buckley was blessed with a multi-octave vocal…

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