1. Todd Rundgren Debuts New Anti-Trump Video 'Tin Foil Hat' on Fox News: Watch

    May 28, 2017 5:21 PM EDT Continuing the rollout of his new album, White Knight , Todd Rundgren premiered a new video for the album’s conspiracy-theory, Trump-bashing, Donald Fagen-featuring cut, “Tin Foil Hat.” Rundgren went on the Fox News show Watters World to talk about the video with host Jesse Watters,…

  2. Todd Rundgren Drops 'Chance For Us' Video: Premiere

    May 22, 2017 11:07 AM EDT If the video for "Chance For Us" from Todd Rundgren 's new album White Knight  looks a bit like an outtake from Live at Daryl's House , it's not by accident. Rundgren co-wrote and recorded the soulful track with Daryl Hall , rekindling a relationship that goes back to…

  3. Todd Rundgren Announces New Album Featuring Trent Reznor, Daryl Hall and More, Shares Robyn Collaboration

    March 21, 2017 11:31 AM EDT Legendary singer/songwriter/producer/maestro Todd Rundgren will be releasing the new album White Knight this Spring. Rundgren announced today that the 15-track set will come out May 12 on Cleopatra Records, and will precede with a headlining tour that will kick off in April. The set's…

  4. Frank Ocean's 'Blonde': 10 MVPs Who Contributed to the Album

    August 24, 2016 11:40 AM EDT When Frank Ocean returned after a four-year hiatus with his Endless visual album , he followed up with the real comeback album -- his highly anticipated album, Blonde. While the set contains 17 meticulously crafted tracks, Ocean didn't tackle the studio effort solo. Frank Ocean's &…

  5. Watch Todd Rundgren's 'Black and White' From 'An Evening With Todd Rundgren -- Live at the Ridgefield': Exclusive Premiere

    August 18, 2016 5:18 PM EDT Todd Rundgren plays in a lot of configurations, from technology-aided one-man shows to romps with Ringo Starr 's All-Starr Band. But the performance represented on the upcoming An Evening With Todd Rundgren -- Live at the Ridgefield album and video -- check out an exclusive premiere of…

  6. How Classical Music & French New Wave Inspired Lindstrøm's 'Windings' EP

    July 15, 2016 10:30 AM EDT A few years ago, the Norwegian producer Lindstrøm – mostly known for dance tunes – faced what might be considered a crisis for a musician: he stopped liking music. "It started with club music," he tells Billboard. "Then I was getting tired of the '70s and '80s music I…

  7. NAMM: A Mecca for Musical Gearheads -- Don Was To Receive The Les Paul Award

    January 20, 2016 6:00 PM EST Take any song, on any Billboard chart, in any style or genre, and the recordings have one thing in common -- top-notch musical gear created those songs. Even Pentatonix needs microphones to capture its a cappella delights. So consider the importance to the worldwide recorded music industry of…

  8. Todd Rundgren Predicted Music Streaming 37 Years Ago

    May 22, 2015 4:32 PM EDT "In 25 years someone might have a resonant computer in their home with a billion bytes of memory in it, in something that's no bigger than the sink!" Did you know Todd Rundgren envisioned our current media landscape -- in 1978? In a backstage interview from the late '70s,…

  9. Hear Centro-matic' Soulful Take on the 'Squidbillies' Theme Song (Exclusive)

    October 17, 2014 7:31 PM EDT Centro-matic joins Adult Swim Sunday to sing the Squidbillies theme song, becoming the next in a long line of artists who have covered the track. Now in its eighth season, recently Dwight Yoakam , Todd Rundgren and King Khan and the Shrines each tackled the intro.  Check out Centro-matic’s…

  10. Hear Todd Rundgren Sing the 'Squidbillies' Theme Song (Exclusive)

    October 03, 2014 7:45 PM EDT With Adult Swim's Squidbillies back for its eighth season, a list of notable musicians are lending their talent to the animated series' theme song. After Dwight Yoakum gave it a real nice honky tonk rendition last week, now Todd Rundgren has his go, delivering a demented, glitched…

  11. Yo La Tengo Announces New Album & Tour Dates

    November 14, 2012 12:05 PM EST Veteran indie-rock trio Yo La Tengo will release "Fade," the follow-up to their previous album "Popular Songs," on Jan. 15, 2013, through Matador. The label announced the release date for the group's 13th studio album, as well as YLT's 2013 touring schedule, on…

  12. Robert Johnson Feted at All-Star Apollo Blues Hall of Fame Benefit

    March 08, 2012 7:02 PM EST The Roots, Elvis Costello, Taj Mahal, Chuck D and Macy Gray Among The Stellar Line Up A low-key Tuesday night in New York City set the scene for a casually brilliant night of Blues-with-a-capital-B at the Apollo on March 6 as The Roots , Elvis Costello , Taj Mahal , Chuck D , Macy Gray , Todd…

  13. 'Intense' Period of His Life Informed Daryl Hall's New Album

    September 24, 2011 10:17 AM EDT In 1969, Philadelphia friends Daryl Hall and John Oates began a musical partnership that blended rock and pop with their hometown's signature soul-a sound they dubbed "rock and soul." It worked. From the mid-'70s to the mid-'80s, Hall & Oates racked up six No. 1…

  14. Record Store Day Highlights: Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, Regina Spektor & More

    April 15, 2011 7:32 AM EDT As Record Store Day approaches on April 16, the fourth annual event continues to be an increasingly valued channel through which to sell music. The number of stores expected to participate will be about the same as last year: about 1,400 around the world. But the number of retail exclusives…

  15. The Cars Reunite for First Album in 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 3:21 PM EDT The Ric Ocasek -led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.com has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound online message board that have since been…

  16. Steven Tyler Enlists In Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp

    April 17, 2009 10:03 AM EDT Recovered from a recent bout of pneumonia, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is ready to infect the upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles with some wisdom gleaned from nearly 40 years of recording and touring. "I've not done anything like this before. I'm…

  17. New York Dolls Revisit Roots On 'Sez So'

    April 13, 2009 8:37 AM EDT When the New York Dolls formed in 1971, they were greeted with a bevy of strong opinions. "People said, 'They're the best band,' or 'They're the worst band,' " frontman David Johansen recalls. "It was every kind of extreme reaction to what we were…

  18. New York Dolls Reunite With Todd Rundgren For New Album

    March 18, 2009 11:09 AM EDT Veteran rock act the New York Dolls will issue its fourth album "Cause I Sez So" via Warner Music Group's Atco label on May 5 in the U.S and a day earlier in the U.K. The band, which was revived in 2004 at the instigation of Morrissey who was curating the Meltdown festival in…

  19. Rundgren Producing New York Dolls Album

    November 25, 2008 12:56 PM EST Three decades after producing the New York Dolls' seminal 1973 debut, Todd Rundgren will be back behind the boards for the band's next album. The as-yet-untitled set is due next year on Warner Bros.' revived Atco imprint. Work will begin in January at Rundgren's studio in…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

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