1. Desahogo

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Latin rap veteran Vico C has long straddled the divide between party reggaetón music and thoughtful rap. Latin rap veteran Vico C has long straddled the divide between party reggaetón music and thoughtful rap. On his latest album, "Desahogo," released in the midst of the current…

  2. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  3. Doughty Gets 'Melodic' With Dave Matthews

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will on May 3 release his debut for the Dave Matthews-co-owned ATO Records, "Haughty Melodic." Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will on May 3 release his debut for the Dave Matthews-co-owned ATO Records, "Haughty Melodic.…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebra 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the…

  5. Buena Vista Social Club Presents Manuel Guajiro Mirabal

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Buena Vista spin-off albums tend to be hit or miss. At their best, they showcase Cuban musical tradition in a new package of sound. At their worst, they're derivative, showcasing not-so-stellar talent Buena Vista spin-off albums tend to be hit or miss. At their best, they showcase Cuban…

  6. Amor Por el Tango

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST It may be all too easy for some tango enthusiasts to conclude that their music saw its heyday with Astor Piazzolla's generation. It may be all too easy for some tango enthusiasts to conclude that their music saw its heyday with Astor Piazzolla's generation. It's clear, however,…

  7. Report: Spector Said He Accidentally Shot Actress

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer Phil Spector initially told police he mistakenly shot actress Lana Clarkson, though he has since changed his story to suggest she committed suicide, according to newly released grand jury tra Producer Phil Spector initially told police he mistakenly shot actress Lana Clarkson, though…

  8. Mars Volta Readying Sophomore Album

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock act the Mars Volta will release its sophomore album, "Frances the Mute," March 1 via Strummer/Universal. Rock act the Mars Volta will release its sophomore album, "Frances the Mute," March 1 via Strummer/Universal. Expanding on the progressive epics of the former At…

  9. Police Probe Nightclub Shooting

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a fatal shooting outside a nightclub party hosted by rapper Ja Rule, law enforcement sources said. Police are probing whether a rap industry feud involving platinum-selling label The Inc. led to a…

  10. Frusciante Spins Solo Six Pack Suite

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST As inconceivable as the concept of recording and releasing six albums in approximately six months may seem, Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, who is in the middle of doing just that, sa As inconceivable as the concept of recording and releasing six albums in approximately six…

  11. Solís: Quiet Superstar Spreads His Base

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In the last 30 years, Marco Antonio Solís has sold millions of albums as a leading Mexican grupero artist. Now, with the Nov. 2 release of "Razón de Sobra," he hopes to further build on the mainstream pop success he started with 1999&…

  12. ATDI 'Commands' Reissues, Anthology

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The bulk of At The Drive-In's catalog will be back in print Nov. 9, when Orange County punk label Fearless Records reissues four discs, including the band's 2000 breakthrough "Relationship of Command. The bulk of At The Drive-In's catalog will be back in print Nov. 9, when…

  13. TunesOnTV

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 20 "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lil' Romeo (also scheduled: Melina Kanakaredes, Miss America). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  14. Land of the Sun

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bassist Charlie Haden's 2002 CD of boleros, "Nocturne," won the Grammy Award for best Latin jazz album. Bassist Charlie Haden's 2002 CD of boleros, "Nocturne," won the Grammy Award for best Latin jazz album. It was a disc of balladic love songs from Cuba and…

  15. World Groove

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This streetwise compilation will provide an update for fans of world dance and electronica. This streetwise compilation will provide an update for fans of world dance and electronica. The tracks highlight artists from Mali, France, Turkey, Cuba, Lebanon, South Africa, Germany, Algeria/France…

  16. Handsome Boys Surrounded By 'People' On New CD

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Handsome Boy Modeling School, an on-again/off-again project featuring Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Prince Paul, will unleash its second album this fall. Due Nov. 9 via Atlantic, "White People" wil As tipped here in March, Handsome Boy Modeling School, an on-again/off…

  17. Latin Grammys Add More Performers

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The performance lineup for the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards has expanded to include Akwid, Café Tacuba, Incubus, Paquito D'Rivvera, Ozomatli and Marco Antoni Solis. The performance lineup for the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards has expanded to include Akwid, Café Tacuba, Incubus,…

  18. First Latin Grammy Performers Confirmed

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The initial list of performers confirmed for the fifth annual Latin Grammy awards features Bebo Valdés, Diego El Cigala, Paulina Rubio and Roselyn Sanchez. The initial list of performers confirmed for the fifth annual Latin Grammy awards features Bebo Valdés, Diego El Cigala, Paulina Rubio…

  19. Cuba's State-Owned Label Going Worldwide

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cuban state-owned record company Egrem is getting an international launch for the first time in its 60-year history. Cuban state-owned record company Egrem is getting an international launch for the first time in its 60-year history. The label's catalog features major names in Cuban…

  20. Ponce, Pires To Play Latin Sports Awards

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural Premios Fox Sports Awards. Set for tomorrow (Dec. 17) at the New Radisson Hotel Miami, the event will be te Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural…

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