1. Third Man Records Announce New Dead Weather, Raconteurs Releases

    October 02, 2013 9:43 PM EDT Two of Jack White's bands are back with new releases coming down the line. White's Third Man Records announced today the newest of its Third Man Vault packages, including material from The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs, two bands of wh ...

  2. Backbeat: Billboard and Spotify's Live Showcase Has 'Harlem Shake' Moneymakers, Kendrick Lamar

    March 14, 2013 3:28 PM EDT Billboard and Spotify presented Spotify Live Wednesday night at the 1100 Warehouse located directly across the street from the Fader Fort. That’s where headliner Kendrick Lamar made a surprise appearance at the end of Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q’s s ...

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  4. Value of Music Streaming is Data, Says Artist Zoe Keating @FutureSound Conference

    November 18, 2012 9:16 AM EST From left: Ethan Diamond, CEO/Co-Founder, Bandcamp; David Marcus, SVP of Worldwide Artist Services, WMG; Emily White, Co-Founder, Whitesmith Entertainment; Zoe Keating, Artist; consultant Antony Bruno; Jon Irwin, President, Rhapsody International; ...

  5. Morning Fix: Lucian Grainge's 'Call To Action'; Rdio's $10 Bounties; Death Grips' Gripes

    October 02, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters UNIVERSAL MUSIC CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE'S MEMO/CALL TO ACTION: UMG CEO Lucian Grainge sent a memo to staff following the company's acquisition of EMI Music. The note , ...

  6. Twitter 140: Page 14

    July 26, 2012 8:02 PM EDT « PREVIOUS RETURN TO INDEX Storme Warren Host, GAC's "The Collection," "Headline Country" @StormeWarren One of Nashville's best-known TV personalities, Warren will often share updates from his various comings and goin ...

  7. Direct-To-Fan Panel at SXSW Explains How Artists, Companies Can Market Outside of the Box

    March 16, 2012 5:09 PM EDT Direct to fan marketing has been breaking down the barriers between artists and fans for some time now, and with mediums like Twitter and Facebook providing a direct link socially and Kickstarter and Pledge Music allowing artists to fund their pro ...

  8. Rachael Ray's SXSW Party to Serve Up Train, Jimmy Cliff, Blitzen Trapper

    March 05, 2012 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Train, preparing for the April 17 release of its sixth album, "California 37," will be the headline act at the fifth annual Rachael Ray's Feedback day party at the South By Southwest Music + Media Conference. The syndicated TV host� ...

  9. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 2:39 PM EST The South By Southwest lineup increased tenfold this week, as roughly 100 new acts were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be Keynote Speaker @ SXSW 2012 Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Ag ...

  10. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, Of Montreal, Danny Brown, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The South By Southwest lineup increased ten-fold this week, as dozens of musicians were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be SXSW 2012 Keynote Speaker Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Agains ...

  11. The Raconteurs Reform, Return Home, Rock Inaugural MI Fest

    September 19, 2011 1:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs capped the first week of their reactivation on Sept. 17, closing the inaugural MI Fest with a blazing 90-minute set at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. It was a homecoming of sorts for the group, which played two ...

  12. The Raconteurs, Sheryl Crow Top Inaugural MI Fest Lineup

    July 06, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs will play their first live show in two years, and their only planned concert of the year, as headliners of the inaugural MI Fest, which takes place Sept. 17 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The performance wil ...

  13. Dean Fertita 'Fires' Up Solo Project, Talks New QOTSA & Dead Weather Albums

    December 29, 2010 10:24 AM EST 0 0 0 Dean Fertita likes making his own music, but not necessarily under his own name. The Queens of the Stone Age and Dead Weather guitarist-keyboardist recently released "Hello=Fire," a title that serves as both the name of the 12-track album ...

  14. The Posies Tour with Brendan Benson For 'Blood/Candy' Album

    November 02, 2010 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a five-year break, the Posies are happy to have a new album, "Blood/Candy," out -- and hope that its next one won't take as long. "There's no way to insure that'll happen," the group's Ken Stringfellow s ...

  15. Brendan Benson Seeks Success Without Raconteurs On New Album

    July 27, 2009 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brendan Benson harbors no illusions about why people may know his name. "I've been making records on my own for a long time," the Nashville-based singer/songwriter says, "but it wasn't until the Raconteurs that I experienced ...

  16. Dead Weather Recording More Music Before Tour

    April 16, 2009 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White and company knocked out their first album as the Dead Weather during three weeks in January, and there may be even more to listen to when "Horehound" is released on June 16. Guitarist Dean Fertita tells Billboard.com that the gr ...

  17. Foo Fighters, Raconteurs Rock Austin City Limits

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the close of Austin City Limits on Sunday (Sept. 28), as Foo Fighters, the Raconteurs, Against Me! and Band Of Horses delivered powerful sets. Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the ...

  18. Meg White Surprises With Raconteurs In Detroit

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The White Stripes returned to the stage last night (June 8) in Detroit, but alas, they didn't play any music. The White Stripes returned to the stage last night (June 8) in Detroit, but alas, they didn't play any music. Coming back from th ...

  19. Raconteurs Album Being Rushed To Market Next Week

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs are eschewing the standard months-long wait between finishing an album and releasing it with "Consolers of the Lonely," which will hit retail March 25 via Third Man/Warner Bros. The set The Raconteurs are eschewing the stand ...

  20. Stone, McGuinn, Colvin To Salute Elton John

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone, the Byrds' Roger McGuinn, Shawn Colvin and Aimee Mann will be on hand Oct. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall for a tribute to Elton John. The event is being produced by Michael Dorf, who in r Joss Stone, the Byrds' Roger McGu ...

  21. Raconteurs In The Thick Of Recording New Album

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs are in a Nashville recording studio working on the follow-up to their 2006 debut "Broken Boy Soldiers" and hope to have a new album out sometime next year. The group, which features Jac The Raconteurs are in a Nashville reco ...

  22. Stooges Confirm New Album Title, Release Date

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Stooges have christened their first studio album since 1973 "The Weirdness" and will release the set March 20 via Virgin. The set is presently being mastered at London's Abbey Road Studios. The Stooges have christened their first ...

  23. Stooges Sounding Like Themselves On Reunion Album

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their first studio album since 1973. The as-yet-untitled disc is due in March via Virgin and was recorded with engineer Steve Albini at his Electrical Audio Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their ...

  24. Stooges Begin Recording First Album Since 1973

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studio in Chicago. The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 a ...

  25. The Raconteurs / Sept. 27, 2006 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs' live show presented an interesting conundrum: mostly how two Type A personalities, Jack White and Brendan Benson, work on stage together. Clearly Benson hasn't enjoyed the levels of co The Raconteurs' live show present ...

  26. Chili's Warm To No. 1 Album Post Again

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili Peppers linger for another frame at the top of the chart with "Stadium Arcadium." The feat is accomplished even thoug A week after making its first No. 1 ap ...

  27. My Kind Of 'Soldier'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, make their first big splash this week with their V2 debut, "Bro The Raconteurs, the band staffed ...

  28. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White and Brendan Benson had back to the garage for their debut album as the Raconteurs, Hoobastank laughs off the critics and T Bone Burnett breaks an extended hiatus from the studio in this wee Rapper Cam'ron's "Killa Season&qu ...

  29. Raconteurs Rock New York Contest Winners

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty lucky contest winners were treated last night (April 4) to an intimate performance from rock act the Raconteurs at New York's famed Hit Factory Studios. Twenty lucky contest winners were treated last night (April 4) to an intimate perfor ...

  30. Little Steven's Underground Garage

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White is taking a minute away from the White Stripes (his bandmate Meg is the cruelest of taskmasters), to hang out with the Raconteurs, who top our chart this week. WELCOME, fellow freaks, misfits and outcasts. Jack White is taking a minute aw ...

  31. Raconteurs 'Soldier' On With Debut Album

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, will release their debut album, "Broken Boy Soldiers," May 16 v The Raconteurs, the band sta ...

  32. Raconteurs Go 'Steady' With Debut Single

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, will release their debut single, "Steady, As She Goes" b/w "Sto The Raconteurs, the ban ...

  33. White Stripes Expand Fall Tour

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The new run of dates gets underway Sept. 8 in Milwaukee and will close with an Oct. 2 hometown show at Detroit's Masonic Temple Theatre. The White Stripes have set out plans for a second leg of their fall North American tour, which, as previous ...

  34. White, Benson Make A Racket With Greenhornes

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The project White Stripes vocalist/guitarist Jack White has been working on with singer/songwriter Brendan Benson and Greenhornes bassist Jack Lawrence and drummer Patrick Keeler has been christened t The project White Stripes vocalist/guitarist Jac ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Siren Fest, Rockin' The Corps & More

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Siren Fest, Rockin' The Corps, Apollo, Pearl Jam Spoon, Brendan Benson, the Dears, Mates Of State, VHS Or Beta, Dungen and the Q & Not U are the first acts confirmed for the fifth Siren Music Festival, sponsored by the Village Voice ...

  36. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Strip ...

  37. New White Stripes Album Due In June

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock duo the White Stripes will release their next studio album on June 14 via Third Man/V2. Rock duo the White Stripes will release their next studio album on June 14 via Third Man/V2. The as-yet-untitled set was recently recorded in the group' ...

  38. Hot Product

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: R&B vocalist Tweet's "It's Me Again" (Atlantic), featuring guest appearances by Missy Elliott. A new album from Detroit-based power-pop purveyor Brendan Be ...

  39. Benson Spreading 'Love' On Tour

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Brendan Benson has begun lining up tour dates ahead of the March 22 release of his upcoming V2 album, "The Alternative To Love." Singer/songwriter Brendan Benson has begun lining up tour dates ahead of the March 22 releas ...

  40. Brendan Benson, Audio Lunchbox, Fiona Apple

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Brendan Benson, Audio Lunchbox and Fiona Apple HOLIDAY SONG GIFTS FROM V2: V2 Records is celebrating Festivus season with free MP3s from a c ...

  41. THE TANGLED WEB

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brendan Benson, Audio Lunchbox, Fiona Apple /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Brendan Benson ...

  42. Benson Readies 'Love,' Records With White

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Detroit-based pop/rocker Brendan Benson is gearing up for a big 2005. Detroit-based pop/rocker Brendan Benson is gearing up for a big 2005. His new solo album, "The Alternative to Love," is set to be released in March via V2 Records, and a ...

  43. Leo, Pharmacists Set To 'Shake' It On Tour

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of headlining tour dates in support of their forthcoming fourth album, "Shake the Sheets." Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of ...

  44. R.E.M., Radiohead, Moby Top Glastonbury Lineup

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, a three-day concert that kicks off June 27. Around 150,000 people are expected to attend this year's edition, which is R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top t ...

  45. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the ...

  46. The White Stripes Plan U.S. Tour

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Detroit-based minimalist blues/rock duo the White Stripes have scheduled a two-week tour of the East coast of the U.S. to kick off in late March. The tour, which will follow the Stripes' ongoing Europ Detroit-based minimalist blues/rock duo the ...