1. HOT PRODUCT

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Rod Stewart, Elliott Smith, Jimmy Eat World and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Jimmy Eat , Rod Stewart , Elliott Smith …

  2. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elliott Smith Fond Farewell Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith's final album, "From a Basement on the Hill," is released this week via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Smith died from knife wounds last October; the material he had been working on was posthumously overseen by members…

  3. MustVote.com, Elliott Smith, Joe Pernice

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith and Joe Pernice. MUSIC FOR VOTES: Many figures in the music community have mobilized this election year to encourage their fans to register and vote in the…

  4. THE TANGLED WEB

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Destinations: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith & More /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Elliott Smith …

  5. Careless Love

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It now appears that vocalist Madeleine Peyroux hit the scene prematurely. It now appears that vocalist Madeleine Peyroux hit the scene prematurely. Her 1996 debut, "Dreamland," showcased an artist whose torchy, Billie Holiday-inflected chops didn't quite connect with the…

  6. 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…

  7. Final Elliott Smith Album Due In October

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "From a Basement on the Hill" will be released Oct. 19 via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith's final album , "From a Basement on the Hill," will be released Oct. 19 via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Smith died from knife wounds last October…

  8. '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…

  9. Coroner's Tests Inconclusive On Elliott Smith

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tests to determine whether Elliott Smith was murdered or committed suicide were inconclusive, a Los Angeles coroner's spokesman said yesterday (Dec. 30). The 34 year-old singer/songwriter died Oct. 21 Tests to determine whether Elliott Smith was murdered or committed suicide were…

  10. UMG To Acquire DreamWorks Records

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for about $100 million. Universal Music Group has reached an agreement in principle to acquire DreamWorks Records from DreamWorks SKG for about $100 million, sources confirm to…

  11. Elliott Smith Memorial Concert Planned

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a memorial concert for late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith. Set for the Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, the e Beck, Bright Eyes and Beth Orton are among the artists who will perform Nov. 3 during a…

  12. Friends, Peers Mourn Elliott Smith

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album Elliott Smith was working on throughout the last year of his life was an extraordinarily diverse effort that ranged from "phenomenal, experimental soundscapes to the most intimate guitar voc The album Elliott Smith was working on throughout the last year of his life was an…

  13. Singer/Songwriter Elliott Smith Dies

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith was discovered in his Los Angeles apartment yesterday (Oct. 21) after an apparent suicide attempt, an L.A. County Coroner's Office spokesperson confirms. Smith, 34, was Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith was discovered in his Los Angeles apartment yesterday …

  14. Billboard Bits: Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards The beleaguered Field Day festival, which yesterday revamped to a single-day event Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J.'s Giants Stadium, has announced its full reconfigured lineup. Original headliners Beastie Boys and Radiohead are set to…

  15. Update: Field Day Moving To Giants Stadium

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After plans fell through to hold this weekend's Field Day festival in Riverhead, N.Y., the two-day event is being abbreviated to a single-day concert Saturday (June 7) at Giants Stadium in East Ruther After plans fell through to hold this weekend's Field Day festival in Riverhead, N…

  16. Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the inaugural Field Day festival, set for June 7-8 at Enterprise Park in Calverton, Long Island, about 70 miles east As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the…

  17. Billboard Bits: Ramones, Elliott Smith, Royksopp

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Ramones, Elliott Smith, Royksopp "We're a Happy Family -- A Tribute to the Ramones" will finally see release Feb. 11 via DV8/Columbia. As previously reported , the oft-delayed set will feature the New York punk band's songs covered by the likes of Pearl Jam's…

  18. Ex-Verve Members 'Shine' Again

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and guitarist Simon Tong have resurfaced in the band the Shining, which will release its Epic debut, "True Skies," this fall in North America. The Shining will play it Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and guitarist Simon Tong have resurfaced in the…

  19. X's Doe Sees 'Stars' On New Album

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all-acoustic effort, Aug. 20 via iMusic. The set, dubbed "Dim Stars, Bright Light," finds Doe collaborating with such vocalists X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all…

  20. Elliott Smith Finishes 'Basement' Tapes

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has completed work on his forthcoming album, tentatively titled "From a Basement on the Hill," according to manager Scott Booker. While label and release date informati Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has completed work on his forthcoming album,…

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