1. Latin Lovers/Canciones de Amor

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Compilations of romantic Latin standards are about as common as compilations of Cuban music, with the main difference being that they've been floating around for years. Compilations of romantic Latin standards are about as common as compilations of Cuban music, with the main difference…

  2. El Baile del Pirulino/Música Para Escamosos

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Given that soap opera Pedro el Escamoso, the inspiration behind this compilation, is hilarious, it stands to reason that the music it features would be similarly inclined. Given that soap opera Pedro el Escamoso, the inspiration behind this compilation, is hilarious, it stands to reason that…

  3. Noise Pop Adds GBV, Modest Mouse

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guided By Voices, Modest Mouse, Big Star, Versus, Folk Implosion, and the Donnas have been added to the lineup for the 10th edition San Francisco's Noise Pop music festival, running Feb. 26 through Ma Guided By Voices, Modest Mouse, Big Star, Versus, Folk Implosion, and the Donnas have…

  4. Billboard Bits: Love, U.K. Chart, Amanda Marshall

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Love, U.K. Chart, Amanda Marshall The first three albums from critically adored Los Angeles cult act Love will be rereleased on vinyl Dec. 18 by Sundazed. The group's 1970 greatest hits set from Elektra, featuring selections from the band's first four releases, will also be…

  5. First Titles Named To Latin Grammy Hall Of Fame

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Famed recordings from Antonio Carlos Jobim ("The Girl from Ipanema"), Santana ("Oye Como Va"), Joao Gilberto ("Chega da Saudade"), Javier Solis ("Sabor a Mi"), and Astor Piazzolla ("Adios Nonino") are Famed recordings from Antonio Carlos Jobim…

  6. Watt Enlists Trio For Fall U.S. Tour

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt is hitting the road again this fall with a new three-piece band for a herculean 50 shows in 52 nights. Fresh off a globe-spanning tour with J. Mascis an Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt is hitting the road again this fall with a…

  7. Buena Vista Social Club Member Dies Onstage

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Buena Vista Social Club violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzalez died last night (April 8) while performing at a concert in Basel, Switzerland, according to the BBC. Gonzalez, who was 55, collapsed shortly a Buena Vista Social Club violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzalez died last night (April 8) while…

  8. Blades, Jobim Among Latin Hall Inductees

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who will be inducted into the International Latin Music Hall Of Fame (ILMHF) tonight (April 4) at the organization's t Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who…

  9. Jane's Addiction, Weezer Head Coachella Lineup

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, Mos Def, the Roots, and a host of top electronic and DJ acts are confirmed for the second Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, Mos Def,…

  10. Full Noise Pop Fest Lineup Unveiled

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized. The event will kick off Feb. 27 and will feature performances from such indie rock favorites as Superchunk, The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized.…

  11. Indie Stars On Tap For Noise Pop Festt

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival will kick off its ninth year Feb. 27, presenting indie rock fans with six days of diverse musical choices. Among the artists who will play various clubs throughout t San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival will kick off its ninth year Feb. 27,…

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