1. Fiona Apple, Kevin Hart & More Join Judd Apatow at Intimate L.A. Charity Event

    March 14, 2015 11:42 AM EDT Anytime Fiona Apple plays live, it's an event. It doesn't happen that often and she's grown into one of the most mesmerizing live performers in all of music. Then to have her and Jon Brion 's captivating set bookended by Hollywood producer/writer Judd Apatow going back to…

  2. Emile Haynie Tells the Story Behind 'We Fall' Tracks With Rufus Wainwright, Brian Wilson & More

    March 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST Producer and songwriter Emile Haynie is very excited to talk about his first album, We Fall , but not for the reasons you might expect. "It's kind of weird when you're a producer speaking on someone else's work," says Haynie, whose eye-poppingly all-star resume…

  3. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay Buckingham , scheduled to go on after Adams…

  4. Best Coast Team With Jon Brion, Urban Outfitters for Sophomore Album

    May 07, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Best Coast 's Bethany Cosentino still writes all of her songs in her bedroom in Los Angeles, describing the setting as her "safe place." As the indie-pop duo continues developing a national identity and prepares for another U.S. tour, Cosentino feels most relaxed in her native…

  5. Best Coast's Cosentino Launching Clothing Line

    March 01, 2012 8:18 PM EST Bethany Cosentino is bringing her style to Urban Outfitters, the Best Coast rocker revealed on Twitter on Thursday. The indie singer will launch her debut clothing line for the brand in May, following in the footsteps of Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, who previously designed for Urban…

  6. Best Coast Addresses Lineup Changes

    December 09, 2011 8:25 PM EST Best Coast has responded to the departure of drummer Ali Koehler on Facebook . The lineup change caused an online stir upon its announcement on Wednesday. Music blog Hipster Runoff broke the news, posting a photo of the band performing with a new drummer. "Best Coast has and always will…

  7. Johnny Marr Enlists Best Coast, Au Revoir Simone and More for Ray-Ban Project

    October 18, 2011 7:49 PM EDT Indie songs produced for fashion lines are as common as Converse sneakers these days, but Ray-Ban's "Raw Sounds" project landed a legend: Johnny Marr . According to Spin , the former Smiths guitarist was asked to pick four younger acts and provide them with five pieces of…

  8. Keane Strips Down With Jon Brion In L.A.

    December 08, 2008 11:23 AM EST U.K. rock act Keane was joined by producer Jon Brion on stage last night (Dec. 7) for several songs during its 14-song set at the Largo Theater in West Hollywood. The group, whose current album, "Perfect Symmetry," was produced by Brion, completed a trio of promotional dates last…

  9. Dido, "Safe Trip Home"

    November 21, 2008 6:15 PM EST Dido counts herself lucky. She has two homes: one in Los Angeles and one in London. And by "homes," she doesn't necessarily mean houses -- she means places where she feels comfortable and creative. "London is still home -- but I feel real love for Los Angeles," she…

  10. Ludovico Einaudi Plays First U.S. Solo Show

    November 20, 2008 2:29 PM EST A well-known name in his European homeland, Italian composer/pianist Ludovico Einaudi gave his first American solo performance Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Largo in Los Angeles.With his unique blend of classical melodies, pop structures and ambient atmospherics, Einaudi's music has started to…

  11. Ludovico Einaudi Plays First U.S. Solo Show

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST A well-known name in his European homeland, Italian composer/pianist Ludovico Einaudi gave his first American solo performance Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Largo in Los Angeles. A well-known name in his European homeland, Italian composer/pianist Ludovico Einaudi gave his first American solo…

  12. 'Home' And Dry

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dido counts herself lucky. She has two homes: one in Los Angeles and one in London. And by "homes," she doesn't necessarily mean houses -- she means places where she feels comfortable and creative Dido counts herself lucky. She has two homes: one in Los Angeles and one in…

  13. Dido Brings It All 'Home' On New Album

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dido has slated a Nov. 4 release date for her oft-delayed third album, "Safe Trip Home" (RCA Label Group). Album track "Look No Further" is being made available as a free download as of today (Aug. 22 Dido has slated a Nov. 4 release date for her oft-delayed third album, …

  14. Free Download Introduces New Keane Album

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keane is introducing its third album, "Perfect Symmetry," with a free download of the track "Spiralling" via its Web site. The set is due Oct. 13 internationally via Polydor and a day later in North A Keane is introducing its third album, "Perfect Symmetry," with…

  15. Keane 'Nearly Done' With Third Album

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album, according to a Web posting from pianist Tim Rice-Oxley. No title or release date has been confirmed for the project, but it's likely to ap U.K. rock outfit Keane is "nearly done" with its third album,…

  16. Kanye Targeting September For 'Graduation'

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West is eyeing a September release for his third Def Jam album, "Graduation," which, as first reported here in January, will feature Coldplay's Chris Martin on the song "Homecoming" as well as t Kanye West is eyeing a September release for his third Def Jam…

  17. Jon Brion / March 9, 11, 2007 / Chicago (Steppenwolf Theatre; the Hideout)

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jon Brion doesn't get out much, but he sure gets around. Composer, singer, songwriter, session musician, producer: Brion's name crops up at a pretty regular clip even if they guy rarely seems to leave Jon Brion doesn't get out much, but he sure gets around. Composer, singer,…

  18. Kanye Rolling With Chris Martin On New Album

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West is hard at work on his next album, "Graduation," tentatively due in late 2007 via Def Jam. The artist tells Billboard the likely first single from the album will be "Homecoming" featuring C Kanye West is hard at work on his next album, "Graduation,"…

  19. KAADA, "Music for Moviebikers"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't making music 40 or 50 years ago, because he would've given Ennio Morricone and John Barry a serious run for their money. It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't making music 40 or 50 years ago, because he…

  20. FERNANDO, "Enter to Exit"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. It's a hazy waltz of Liverpudlian rolls and Topanga Canyon-esque waves that stands as a fitting testament to the…

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