1. Album Reviews: Mitch Ryder, Sharon Van Etten, Dierks Bentley And More

    February 17, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 R&B Mitch Ryder The Promise Producer: Don Was Label: Michigan Broadcasting Corp. Release Date: Feb. 14 It's been nearly 30 years since Mitch Ryder's last U.S. album, but he's hardly been a sleeping dog since that John Mellencamp-pro ...

  2. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys to Honor George Harrison, Pitchfork Fest Comes to NYC

    October 12, 2011 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Alicia Keys' Charity to Honor George Harrison Alicia Keys' charity will pay tribute to late Beatle guitarist George Harrison with a star-studded concert in New ...

  3. The National: Heads Of State

    April 23, 2010 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a band that's considered to be one of the leaders of Brooklyn's indie-rock enclave, the National has a fairly conflicted relationship with New York. "Go out at night with your headphones on, again/Walk through the Manhattan valley ...

  4. Roots, David Byrne Join Dirty Projectors In NYC

    November 23, 2009 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 D avid Byrne and three members of the Roots made surprise appearances with Dirty Projectors on stage Sunday night (Nov. 22) at New York's Bowery Ballroom, capping a four-show local run by the Brooklyn-based critical darlings. For the evening� ...

  5. The National To Play AIDS Benefit Song On 'Fallon'

    April 07, 2009 5:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The National will play "So Far Around the Bend" with an 8-piece string section when the group performs live on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on May 6. "So Far Around the Bend" is the National's contribution to the ...

  6. Red Hot Indie Rock Benefit Concert Coming To Radio City

    March 09, 2009 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Dark Was The Night," a 31-track compilation of indie bands and artists put together by the Red Hot Organization, a group dedicated to raising AIDS awareness through popular culture, is getting the full concert treatment at Radio City Musi ...

  7. Indie Stars Unite For AIDS Benefit Album

    December 15, 2008 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in independent music have banded together to record exclusive songs for "Dark Was the Night," a double-disc album whose proceeds will benefit the Red Hot organization's work with AIDS research. In the works s ...

  8. Byrne, Feist, Sufjan Join 'Red Hot' Compilation

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists, Grizzly Bear and Sharon Jones ... David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben ...

  9. Feist Recording During Tour Lulls

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Feist's Grammy-nominated "The Reminder" is only seven months old, but there's already new material brewing for the Canadian singer/songwriter. Feist's Grammy-nominated "The Reminder" is only seven months old, but t ...

  10. CLOGS, "Lantern"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The idea of the Kronos Quartet being closet Tortoise fans and opting to make their next album a note-by-note cover of "Millions Now Living Will Never Die" is a mind blower, right? The idea of the Kronos Quartet being closet Tortoise fans a ...

  11. Hot Product

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The National Later, 'Gator' New York-by way-of Cincinnati rock outfit the National will release its next album, "Alligator," this week as part of a new deal with Beggars Banquet. The set was primarily recorded in band members ...

  12. The National Preps Beggars Debut

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The set was primarily recorded in band members' home studios in Brooklyn and was engineered by Paul Mahajan, best known for his work with TV On The Radio and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. New York-by way-of Cincinnati rock outfit the National will relea ...

  13. The National Sings 'Sad Songs' On Second Set

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from "Hot Artists" for Artist of the Day feature. A mere 30 seconds into the National's "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers" lead singer Matt Berninger already sounds spent. The Brooklyn, N.Y., quintet's second album ...

  14. THE NATIONAL

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A mere 30 seconds into the National's "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers" lead singer Matt Berninger already sounds spent. A mere 30 seconds into the National's "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers" lead singer Matt Berninger already s ...