1. Jet Prepares To "Shaka Rock" With New Album

    June 23, 2009 1:39 PM EDT "She's A Genius" - JET Listen to our exclusive stream of the new Jet single "She's A Genius." As Australian rockers Jet prepare to unleash their third album, “Shaka Rock,” drummer Chris Cester sat down to discuss some of the disc’s standout tracks. Cester shed…

  2. Detroit's Movement 2009 Festival Lineup Expands

    March 25, 2009 8:28 AM EDT Glitch Mob, Anthony Rother, Benga and Marc "MK" Kinchen are among the more than two dozen more performers named for Movement 2009, the annual electronic music festival that takes place each Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The four acts join a roster of 60 DJs and live acts that…

  3. Coldplay, Kings Of Leon To Play Aussie Bushfire Benefit

    February 24, 2009 10:20 AM EST Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Jack Johnson and a reunited Midnight Oil lead the star-studded line-up for Australia's March 14 bushfire and flood benefit concerts, to be held simultaneously in Sydney and Melbourne under the Sound Relief tag-line. The Sydney Cricket Ground and its giant…

  4. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 2:40 PM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime collaborator Brad Wood, the set features guest turns by Missy Higgins, Cary Brothers, the Grates' Patience Hodgson and Nic Johns, among…

  5. Ben Lee Finds 'Rebirth' In February

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee will release his seventh studio album, "The Rebirth of Venus," Feb. 10 via New West. Produced by longtime…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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&…

  10. 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"…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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.…

  15. 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"…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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'…

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