1. Cult Singer Rodriguez Risen in New Film 'Sugar Man'

    July 29, 2012 9:00 AM EDT "Searching for Sugar Man" is a documentary about a musician very few people had heard about prior to this year. In the last six months, film festivals from January's Sundance in Utah through the Hamptons in New York on July 21 have played a central role in introducing a…

  2. Jayhawks Reuniting For Summer Shows

    April 02, 2009 2:41 PM EDT The Jayhawks, the lauded Americana band originally from Minneapolis, are reuniting their mid-90s line-up for a pair of summer shows, with plans to play together more next year. The band is set to headline the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis on July 10, marking the first time the Jayhawks…

  3. Susan Tedeschi Ready To Rock On New Album

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being produced by George Drakoulias (Black Crowes, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers). Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being…

  4. Golden Smog Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cover

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's "Love and Mercy" and an early version of "Until You Came Along" will be found on Rhino's upcoming Golden Smog collection "Stay Golden," due Sept. 23. A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's …

  5. Jayhawks Principals Ready New Album

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson have finished a new album together. While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  7. Semisonic's Wilson Rocks With Crow On Solo Debut

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to his own music this fall with the release of his solo debut. Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to…

  8. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc, Taps Slim Moon

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move…

  9. 'Salvation' And Sorrow On New Olson Album

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "The Salvation Blues," due June 15 via Hacktone. Written in the wake of his divorce from his wife, the loss of his home and Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "…

  10. How The 'West' Was Won

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  12. Lucinda Williams Looks 'West' On New Album

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," slated to be released Feb. 13 via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter coping with ano Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, …

  13. Byrds Boxed Up On 'There Is A Season'

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rock act the Byrds will be back in the spotlight this fall thanks to the four-CD/one-DVD boxed set "There Is a Season," due Sept. 26 via Columbia/Legacy. Legendary rock act the Byrds will be back in the spotlight this fall thanks to the four-CD/one-DVD boxed set "…

  14. Feeling 'Fine'

    July 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lost Highway this week brings forth "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. The lauded supergroup features Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Soul Asylum's Dan Murphy, Big Star's Jody Lost Highway this week brings forth "Another Fine Day,"…

  15. 'Long' Is The New Short

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks re-emerge this week with the most personal album of their career. The Open Wide/Columbia set "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," which addresses the controversy The Dixie Chicks re-emerge this week with the most personal album of…

  16. Legacy Preps Expansive Byrds Box

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One of the most influential American-spawned bands will be celebrated with the five-disc box set, "The Byrds: There is a Season." One of the most influential American-spawned bands will be celebrated with the five-disc box set, "The Byrds: There is a Season." Due Aug. 29…

  17. Billboard Bits: The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park The Sadies will on Aug. 8 release a double-disc live album recorded earlier this year at Toronto's Lee's Palace. "The Sadies: Volume 1" (Yep Roc) will feature 41 tracks engineered by Steve Albini and featuring guest appearances…

  18. Jayhawks Principals Regroup For Tour

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After regrouping for a tour last year, Mark Olson and Gary Louris have once again reunited for brief Western U.S. swing this spring. After regrouping for a tour last year, Mark Olson and Gary Louris have once again reunited for brief Western U.S. swing this spring. The former principals of…

  19. Dixie Chicks Get Personal On 'Long Way'

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks will re-emerge late this spring with the most personal album of their career. Due May 23 via Open Wide/Columbia, "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," which addre The Dixie Chicks will re-emerge late this spring with the most personal…

  20. Golden Smog In 'Fine' Form On New Album

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. The lauded supergroup…

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