1. Rough Trade Publishing Unveils Benefit Campaign for Southern Poverty Law Center

    December 20, 2016 8:00 AM EST It's been a tough, strange and oft-brutal year by any measure. Rough Trade Publishing is determined to get the New Year off to the right start.  The music publisher today declares “war on complacency” through its music-led, fundraising project "2017: A Song a Day Keeps the Pain Away…

  2. Elliott Smith Tribute Album to Include Waxahatchee, Yuck, J Mascis & More

    March 03, 2016 6:49 PM EST Lou Barlow, Julien Baker and Tanya Donelly (of the Breeders and Belly) are also involved. Waxahatchee , Yuck , J Mascis , Jesu/ Sun Kil Moon , Amanda Palmer and others will appear on a new Elliott Smith tribute album called Say Yes! A Tribute to Elliott Smith , due out Oct. 14 via American…

  3. Lorde Leaps Onto Radio With 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

    October 08, 2014 9:05 AM EDT The song from the 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' soundtrack makes the highest Alternative Songs bow by a female artist since 1995 Lorde logs the highest launch by a female artist on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart since 1995, as "Yellow Flicker Beat"…

  4. Fashion Week: Nicki Minaj's Gigantic Hair Bow, Plus Alicia Keys and Courtney Love at Alexander Wang

    September 11, 2011 4:15 PM EDT As the sun set on day three of NYFW, a trio of very specific trends have emerged that can be summed up in, yes, three words: bold, soft, and neon. Even though we are only a few days into fashion week, these three trends are taking a strong and powerful presence on the catwalk. From Alexander…

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Staind expands its horizons both musically and promotionally, David Byrne and Brian Eno team up for their first album in 27 years, Shwayze enjoys an MTV-fueled buzz and Amy Macondald aims for Statesid Rapper Ice Cube's "Raw Footage" (Lench Mob). New albums from veteran…

  6. Initial Bands Announced For CMJ 2008

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Broken Social Scene, Deerhoof, They Might Be Giants and Lee "Scratch" Perry are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 CMJ Music Marathon, to be held Oct. 21-25 in New York. Broken Social Scene, Deerhoof, They Might Be Giants and Lee "Scratch" Perry are among the…

  7. Nada Surf Eyes Gibbard, Hatfield For New Album

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfit Nada Surf is eyeing a January release for its next Barsuk album, tentatively titled "Time for Plan A." Veteran rock outfit Nada Surf is eyeing a January release for its next Barsuk album, tentatively titled "Time for Plan A." The set was recorded in…

  8. Shelved Big Star Tribute Due In May

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Big Star tribute album that was originally planned for release in 1999 will finally see the light of day this spring. A Big Star tribute album that was originally planned for release in 1999 will finally see the light of day this spring. "Big Star, Small World" is due May 23 via…

  9. Billboard Bits: X, 'Big In '05,' Urban/Madonna

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on X, 'Big In '05,' Urban/Madonna Veteran rock act X will regroup for a handful of December shows, which run from Dec. 2 in Atlanta to Dec. 10 in Boston. Juliana Hatfield will support on all dates. X was most recently heard from earlier this year via the Shout Factory! DVD…

  10. Billboard Bits: First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!'

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!' Boston's First Act Guitar Studio in Boston will celebrate its first store's grand opening next week with a weeklong series of free in-store concerts and some special private shows. According to its > official Web site , Ben Lee,…

  11. Hatfield Taps Into Her Subconscious On New CD

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Since the start of Juliana Hatfield's solo career 15 years ago, the artist's music has swung on a pendulum between polished expressions of beauty and innocence and raw, primal rock'n'roll. Since the start of Juliana Hatfield's solo career 15 years ago, the artist'…

  12. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Juliana Hatfield Little 'China' Veteran indie rock artist Juliana Hatfield returns this week with her eighth solo album, "Made in China," which will be the first release on her new label, Ye Olde Records. The set was recorded quickly and represents more of the primal side…

  13. HOT PRODUCT

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Staind, Nickel Creek, Juliana Hatfield and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Juliana Hatfield …

  14. Hatfield Gets Raw With 'China'

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran indie rock artist Juliana Hatfield will return Aug. 9 with her eighth solo album, "Made in China," which will be the first release on her new label, Ye Olde Records. Veteran indie rock artist Juliana Hatfield will return Aug. 9 with her eighth solo album, "Made in China…

  15. 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…

  16. Whoa, 'Baby': Evan Dando Returns

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than a decade after delivering the Lemonheads' acclaimed "It's a Shame About Ray," Evan Dando has returned with "Baby I'm Bored." He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than…

  17. John Doe Gets Simple On 'Dim Stars'

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his... While John Doe admits he's not the first musician to venture down the country-influenced acoustic road, as heard on his iMusic debut , "Dim Stars, Bright…

  18. John Doe To Be Found On The Road

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year. After a Jan. 20 show in Salt Lake City, the artist has a slate of shows kicking off on Valentine's Day in Los X singer/guitarist John Doe will take his solo act out on the road early in the New Year…

  19. Billboard Bits: Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Hatfield

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Juliana Hatfield The California Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (June 18) passed "legislative intent" language on a bill that would repeal the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year rule" on personal…

  20. 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…

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