1. Billboard Underground: Marching Band

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. Urband & Lazar Music founder…

  2. Marching Band

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. For a band that rarely tours outside of its native Sweden, Marching Band has done rather well for itself in the United States. Urband & Lazar Music founder…

  3. Katie Herzig

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The daunting competition of breaking into Nashville's music scene hardly phased singer/songwriter Katie Herzig when she moved there from Colorado two-and-a-half year ago. The daunting competition of breaking into Nashville's music scene hardly phased singer/songwriter Katie Herzig…

  4. Glint

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Glint easily cleaned up the Independent Music World Series in New York last year; that's because this space- and psych-rock troupe, fronted by the irresistible Jase Blankfort, has an air-tight live sh Glint easily cleaned up the Independent Music World Series in New York last year; that&…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol"…

  6. Chili Peppers, Arcade Fire Heat Up Coachella Day Two

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon provided extra heat at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. T On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade…

  7. SXSW: Episode 3

    March 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nic Harcourt of KCRW and Albert Hammond of the Strokes give Billboard an insider's look at SXSW, plus coverage of performances from the Dollyrots and the Vacancies. Nic Harcourt of KCRW and Albert Hammond of the Strokes give Billboard an insider's look at SXSW, plus coverage of…

  8. SXSW: Episode 1

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard team interviews visiting SXSW artists like Oakley Hall, IV Thieves and Looker during the fest's first day, plus footage of performances from Lily Allen and Peter Bjorn And John. The Billboard team interviews visiting SXSW artists like Oakley Hall, IV Thieves and Looker…

  9. KCRW Collects 'Covers' For Starbucks Release

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for "Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project." Starbucks is getting "eclectic" in a collaboration with California radio station KCRW for "Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project.…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol"…

  11. Urban Developments

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST During the past three years, Keith Urban has experienced a meteoric career rise. He went from his first theater-headlining tour in 2004 to successfully headlining arenas in 2005, and most industry obs Keith Urban's handsome face is becoming a lot more familiar -- generally a good thing…

  12. Rhino Speeds Through 'Hardcore' Soundtrack

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Appropriate to the breakneck pace of the hardcore genre, Rhino has packed 26 songs into its 37-minute soundtrack for the documentary "American Hardcore." Appropriate to the breakneck pace of the hardcore genre, Rhino has packed 26 songs into its 37-minute soundtrack for the…

  13. Joseph Arthur Readies Fall Tour, TV Visits

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The outing comes in support of his new album, "Nuclear Daydream," due Sept. 19 via his new Lonely Astronaut imprint. As tipped here last month, singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur will kick off a fall North American tour Sept. 25 in Philadelphia. The outing comes in support of his new…

  14. The Head Set

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Formed by Mike Blaugrund and his brother Jordan, the Head Set's members are five-year veterans of the New York music scene. Although the Strokes' guitar interplay have earned them regular comparisons to '70s forebears Television, it was fellow New York act Head Set that…

  15. Killers, Van Dyk Heat Up Ultra Fest Lineup

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival. The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival, which will be held March 25 at Miami'…

  16. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1993 - </b>A 29-cent U.S. postage stamp bearing the likeness of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley is issued at a post office near the King's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn. The U.S. Postal Service held 2005 - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol…

  17. Longwave Flips Lineup, Readies New Album

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York rock act Longwave will release its third album, "There's a Fire," June 28 via RCA. New York rock act Longwave will release its third album, "There's a Fire," June 28 via RCA. The 12-song set was produced by John Leckie (Radiohead, Stone Roses); an MP3 of…

  18. Billboard Bits: MTV Base, KCRW World Fest, Modern Drummer

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on MTV Base, KCRW World Fest, Modern Drummer Will Smith and Ludacris will headline the kick-off concert for MTV base, the music network's first pan-African channel. To be held April 20 in Johannesburg at a venue to be announced, the event will also boast performances from Lebo…

  19. 13TunesOnTV

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 21 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Jesse McCartney. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist: Gwen Stefani (also scheduled: Sandra…

  20. South By Southwest Diary: March 17

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the second installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marte South By Southwest Diary: March 17 Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW)…

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