1. The Legends' 'Keep Him': Listen to the Exclusive Premiere

    May 12, 2015 10:00 AM EDT It’s been six years since mysterious Swedish alt-pop outfit The Legends released its last album, 2009’s shoegaze paean Over and Over . But frontman Johan Angergård has been far from idle. Angergård has released two albums (in 2010 and 2013) with his more tropically minded duo Club 8 , another…

  2. GZA, of Montreal, Jens Lekman Rock Northside Festival

    June 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT For the fourth year, an onslaught of bands and fans descended upon Brooklyn's Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods for the Northside Festival for four days of non-stop shows featuring bills filled with recognizable names and promising young guns. Northside now includes film, art,…

  3. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Woes, Linkin Park's Secret Show

    July 05, 2011 7:41 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Cover Lowest Seller in 12 Years Justin Bieber may have more than 10 million Twitter followers, and a hit with his documentary "Never Say Never" -- but that doesn't…

  4. Drew Barrymore Whips Up Soundtrack For Directorial Debut

    September 11, 2009 10:59 AM EDT Drew Barrymore is as excited about putting together the music and executive producing the soundtrack for her new film, "Whip It," as she is about making her directoral debut. "What was so exciting was to finally get to make a film that I could make an ultimate mixtape for and…

  5. Jens Lekman / April 5, 2008 / New York (Webster Hall)

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For pop music lovers, there were arguably few 2007 releases that topped the superb sweetness of Jens Lekman's "Night Falls Over Kortedala." For pop music lovers, there were arguably few 2007 releases that topped the superb sweetness of Jens Lekman's "Night Falls Over…

  6. Secretly Canadian Artists Cover Each Other On CD

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its first 11 years with the compilation "SC100," due April 10. The 18-track disc finds the label's artists covering one another's Bloomington, Ind.-based record label Secretly Canadian will celebrate its…

  7. Pitchfork Music Festival / July 29-30, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there was one band that was able to inspire an audience clap-along without any prodding from the stage. That band was Britain's Ar On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there…

  8. Juliana Hatfield, Pearl Jam, Secretly Canadian

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Juliana Hatfield, Pearl Jam and Secretly Canadian. A HEALTHY PERSPECTIVE: At this late juncture, most artists have an idea how they're going to deal with digital distribution and…