1. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "The O.C." 'California' Love Just before the Nov. 4 premiere of the second season of the hit Fox show "The O.C.," Warner Bros. is issuing the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. "Music From the O.C.: Mix 2" sports exclusive tracks…

  2. 'The O.C.' Rocks With Two New CDs

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next…

  3. Hymns of the 49th Parallel

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" is the kind of recording that demands repeated listens—not always easy to do in a culture that thrives on multi-tasking, moving on to the next big thing and bloggin "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" is the kind of recording that demands repeated…

  4. Nettwerk Plans Christmas, Kids Compilations

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree, Death Cab For Cutie and Ivy, Nettwerk America will add a third volume to its "Maybe This Christmas" compilation series th With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree,…

  5. Raitt, Earle Tribute NRBQ

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be released March 9 on Spirithouse Records. It will be the first release from the Boston-based independent label. Artists on "The Q Peop NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be…

  6. Lips, Ladies Highlight 'Christmas Too'

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too," a holiday compilation album featuring tracks by the Flaming Lips, Barenaked Ladies and Dave Matthews Band, among others. Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too…

  7. Tilbrook Plans U.S. Return

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Squeeze singer/guitarist Glenn Tilbrook has set up dates for his fifth U.S. solo tour since the breakup of the band. Sponsored by VH1 Classic, the club tour will kick off July 26 in San Francis Former Squeeze singer/guitarist Glenn Tilbrook has set up dates for his fifth U.S. solo tour…

  8. Travis Members To Back Sexsmith

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The rhythm section from British rock act Travis is slated to be the backing band on Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith's sixth album. Bassist Dougie Payne and drummer Neil Primrose will begin wor The rhythm section from British rock act Travis is slated to be the backing band on…

  9. Billboard Bits: Cold, Ron Sexsmith, Reach454

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Cold, Ron Sexsmith, Reach454 Modern rock outfit Cold has been added to this summer's rejuvenated Lollapalooza festival . The band will headline the second stage over 11 dates from July 23-Aug. 10, and join the performers on the main stage -- including Jane's Addiction,…

  10. South By Southwest Diary: Day Four

    March 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Four Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

  11. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  12. Nettwerk Plans Eclectic Holiday Collection

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others make up Nettwerk America's forthcoming compilation "Maybe This Christmas." Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others make up Nettwerk America's forthcoming…

  13. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S.…

  14. Jackson Browne Plans Acoustic Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo acoustic tour, set to begin May 5 in Concord, N.H. The trek will visit a variety of intimate theaters and halls Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo…

  15. Our Lady Peace Leads Juno Nominees

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno Awards nominees. Hard rock act Nickelback and veteran singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen each tied with four no With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno…

  16. Albarn, Lambchop, Queens Cover The Kinks

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jonathan Richman, Fountains Of Wayne, and Bebel Gilberto are among the acts that have recorded Kinks covers for "T Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age,…

  17. Canadian Rock Renaissance Captured In New Book

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Canadian music scene has been home to a number of international superstars, from divas such as Celine Dion to country artist Shania Twain. But in a newly published, meticulously crafted look at th The Canadian music scene has been home to a number of international superstars, from divas…

  18. Walls & Windows

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle) have focused their considerable artistry on a dozen songs, creating one of the best vocal albums of 2001. Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve…

  19. The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventured solo. After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventured solo. Without Chris Difford—Squeeze'…

  20. A Quixotic Venture: Squeeze's Glenn Tilbrook Goes Solo

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On Glenn Tilbrook's solo debut, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook," via his own Quixotic Records, the former Squeeze frontman sings about going it alone in today's marketplace: "I'm pushing out the boat/ On Glenn Tilbrook's solo debut via his own Quixotic…

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