1. Death Cab For Cutie Considering Tour With Orchestra

    July 06, 2011 3:00 PM EDT As Death Cab For Cutie gears up for the second leg of its North American tour behind new album "Codes and Keys" later this month, the Washington rockers can't quite shake the notion of taking a string quartet out on tour. Death Cab for Cutie 'Codes and Keys': Track-By…

  2. Billboard Bits: Album Updates from Beyonce and Radiohead, Mariah Carey on HSN

    September 17, 2010 5:55 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce Working on 'Biggest Album Ever' After taking a break from the studio earlier this year, Beyonce is set to record her "biggest album ever," according to songwriter-producer Sean Garrett.…

  3. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, the Dead Weather…

  4. John Vanderslice Going ‘Romanian' For New Album, Label

    April 22, 2009 10:51 AM EDT Bay Area singer-songwriter John Vanderslice will return May 19 with "Romanian Names," his first record for Secretly Canadian offshoot label Dead Oceans. The twelve song set was recorded at his home studio and Tiny Telephone, his professional studio in San Francisco. Vanderslice…

  5. Dave Matthews, Beasties, Pearl Jam For Outside Lands Fest

    April 13, 2009 11:13 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys will headline San Francisco's second Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 28-30 at Golden Gate Park. M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the Mars Volta, Black Eyed Peas, Ween, Thievery Corporation, Incubus and Jason Mraz are also…

  6. Raconteurs, Justice Anchor Treasure Island Festival

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs and Justice will headline the second Treasure Island Music Festival, to be held Sept. 20-21 on the titular island in San Francisco Bay. The event is spearheaded by the team behind San F The Raconteurs and Justice will headline the second Treasure Island Music Festival, to be…

  7. Monolith Festival Reveals Lineup

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Justice, Devotchka, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Vampire Weekend, among others, are scheduled to appear at the second annual Monolith Festiv Justice, Devotchka, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Sharon Jones &…

  8. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts…

  9. Indie Rockers Band Together For Rogue Wave Drummer

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A host of notable indie rock artists will join Rogue Wave for a Sept. 30 benefit in San Francisco for the band's drummer, Pat Spurgeon. A host of notable indie rock artists will join Rogue Wave for a Sept. 30 benefit in San Francisco for the band's drummer, Pat Spurgeon, who, as…

  10. Hot Product

    August 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The third album from Canadan all-star indie rock act the New Pornographers, "Twin Cinema" (Matador). The Bjork-assembled soundtrack for her husband Matthew Barney's film "Drawing Restraint" (One…

  11. Arcade Fire, !!! Lead Initial CMJ Artists

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Arcade Fire, !!!, Blackalicious, Nouvelle Vague, Annie, the Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Wrens, Kaki King and Atmosphere are among the first acts confirmed for the 25th annual CMJ Music Marathon, The Arcade Fire, !!!, Blackalicious, Nouvelle Vague, Annie, the Brian Jonestown Massacre,…

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    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Travis Morrison A New Plan Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison unveils his solo debut, "Travistan," this week via Barsuk Records. The set was co-produced by Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla and veteran Washington, D.C., engineer Don Zientara. Guests include…

  13. Pearl Jam, Mudhoney Rock For Votes

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, comedian David Cross, Queensryche, X's John Doe and producer/multi-instrumentalist Jon Brion are among the acts confirmed to perform at No Vote Left Behind, a festival/political f Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, comedian David Cross, Queensryche, X's John Doe and producer…

  14. Dismemberment Plan Singer Goes Solo

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison has inked with Barsuk Records for his solo debut, "Travistan," due Sept. 29. Former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison has inked with Barsuk Records for his solo debut, "Travistan," due Sept. 29. The set was co…

  15. Unreleased Tracks Bolster Noise Pop Compilation

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a two-disc, 43-track compilation due March 11 from Amazing Grease Records. The set, titled "Ten Years Of Noise Pop," will in San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary…