1. Exclusive: ACME Creative Group Launches With the Fall, Swans, Bad Brains Vinyl Reissues

    September 16, 2014 9:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The ACME Creative Group , helmed by veteran music executive Jeff Bowers and TV On The Radio co-founder and producer Dave Sitek , officially launches today. Among the independent vinyl manufacturer, design and development company's first contrac ...

  2. Dr Pepper Builds L.A. Recording Studio, to Release EPs feat. RZA, Dave Sitek and Hood Internet (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2014 12:30 PM EDT For several years now, brands like Converse , Red Bull and Sonos have established studio spaces where emerging and established artists could record and perform new music, free of the endorsement trappings one would initially associate with a br ...

  3. Kelis to Host Show on Cooking Channel

    February 17, 2014 8:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Announcement precedes release of new album "FOOD" Kelis enjoys food. That much has been known since she announced "FOOD," her sixth LP, for an April release and included a first single titled "Jerk Ribs" -- not to menti ...

  4. Kelis Readies 'FOOD' Album for April

    December 11, 2013 4:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The singer signs to UK indie record label, Ninja Tune. After teasing two tracks ("Jerk Ribs," "Been Given A Morning'), Kelis announces that her upcoming album, "FOOD," will be released on April 28. The "Flesh Tone& ...

  5. Chuck Inglish's Sounds Like Fun Imprint Signs to Dave Sitek's Federal Prism Label

    June 28, 2013 12:05 PM EDT Rapper Evan "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll, one-half of Chicago duo the Cool Kids, announced a new partnership between his imprint, Sounds Like Fun, and Dave Sitek's label Federal Prism, distributed by ADA and home to Sitek's main ...

  6. Kelis Announces New Album, 'FOOD,' Releases New Song

    April 30, 2013 1:55 PM EDT Last week, Kelis announced via Twitter that her new studio album had been completed. Now, she's sharing a track from it called "Jerk Ribs" and provides more details. The LP is complete and is set for a fall 2013 release, though the ...

  7. Jane's Addiction Go For 'Something Great' on Long-Awaited New Album

    September 30, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Sept. 22, Perry Farrell, the iconic frontman of Los Angeles alt-rock band Jane's Addiction , stood onstage pushing the counterculture before a crowd of Silicon Valley insiders. "I still believe in human communication -- none of this Fac ...

  8. Theophilus London Rules The Tastemakers Rooftop: Video

    September 30, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Brooklyn-by-way-of-Trinidad emcee Theophilus London dropped by for our latest Tastemaker shoot, we knew he'd keep us on our toes. He's been far from bored, staying hyperactive since dropping his debut full-length, "Timez Are Weir ...

  9. Inside the Listening Party: Jane's Addiction's 'The Great Escape Artist'

    September 09, 2011 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two dozen people crammed into Eldorado, the Burbank, Calif., recording studio where Jane's Addiction spent most of 2011 to listen to their fourth studio effort, "The Great Escape Artist," on Thursday evening (Sept. 8). Played loud but ...

  10. Backbeat: Jane's Addiction's New LP Previewed at Listening Party in Burbank

    September 09, 2011 10:49 AM EDT Boys on Film: (From left) Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Perry Farrell, producer Rich Costey and drummer Stephen Perkins (Photo: Screen Grab from Jane's Addiction Studio Videos) Two dozen people crammed into the Burbank, Calif., r ...

  11. Theophilus London Steps Out of Rap Mold With 'Timez'

    July 18, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The video for "Last Name London," the first single from Theophilus London's debut album, "Timez Are Weird These Days," bears a striking resemblance to the video for Michael Jackson's "Jam." The biggest differe ...

  12. Santigold Promises 'Dynamic, Powerful' Second Album This Fall

    June 22, 2011 2:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop singer/songwriter Santigold tells Billboard.com that she is working out the "last-minute details" of her anticipated sophomore album and will release the full-length this fall on Downtown/Atlantic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles, Jama ...

  13. Jane's Addiction Reveals 'Lies' Recording Session in New Video

    April 13, 2011 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After new single "End to the Lies" was debuted last month, Jane's Addiction has given their fans a glimpse inside the making of the lead single from the alt-rock veterans' fourth album, "The Great Escape Artist." A blac ...

  14. Jane's Addiction Debuts New Track, 'End to the Lies'

    March 31, 2011 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before Perry Farrell helps bring Lollapalooza to Chile for the first time this weekend, the Jane's Addiction frontman has unveiled the first taste of his band's upcoming fourth album. Farrell debuted new track "End to the Lies," ...

  15. Jane's Addiction: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Jane's Addiction Title TBD Date TBD Jane's Addiction is headed in "a completely different direction" on its fourth album, according to guitarist Dave Navarro, though he promises it still sounds "like Jane's Addiction.&q ...

  16. Jane's Addiction Headed in 'Completely Different Direction,' Says Dave Navarro

    January 13, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Despite some false starts and changing bass players three times, spirits are high as Jane's Addiction begins recording in earnest for its fourth album this week in Los Angeles. "I'm really happy with where we are, musically speaking,& ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Christina's Love Triangle at Home, John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Dating?

    January 05, 2011 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera No Longer Living With Both Ex-Husband, New Boyfriend Life just got a whole less awkward for Christina Aguilera. Recent reports claim that until yesterd ...

  18. TV on the Radio's Sitek Takes Flight With 'Balloon'

    August 14, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Dave Sitek is usually described as ambitious, it's in relation to the intricate production and instrumentation he employs with his primary band, indie fave TV on the Radio . But Sitek's true ambition, he reveals, is a little more . . ...

  19. 'Justin Bieber Shot Me,' Says Aziz Ansari In 'Funny Or Die' Video

    March 08, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Hyper-sexual crooner Raaaaaaaaandy is starting beef with J ustin Bieber . In this new "Funny or Die" video, the alter-ego of comedian Aziz Ansari alleges that the teen pop sensation shot him in the knee and stole the concept for his single ...

  20. Rapper Wale To Perform As House Band Of 2009 MTV VMAs

    September 02, 2009 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop newcomer Wale and legendary go-go group UCB will perform as the official house band of the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on September 13th. Wale will collaborate live with The All-American Rejects , Pitbull , 3OH!3 , and other artists, weaving ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Art & Soul

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a band that makes such edgy, experimental music, TV on the Radio is almost quaint when it comes to its business strategy. For a band that makes such edgy, experimental music, TV on the Radio is almost quaint when it comes to its business strateg ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Finding Her Voice

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scarlett Johansson describes the recording of her Tom Waits covers album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," as an "intimate experience-almost private, in a way." Scarlett Johansson describes the recording of her Tom Waits covers album, & ...

  27. Johansson Unveils Waits Covers Album In NYC

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Scarlett Johansson unveiled her debut album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," for journalists today (Feb. 12) at New York's Joe's Pub. Scarlett Johansson unveiled her debut album, "Anywhere I Lay My Head," for journalists toda ...

  28. Johansson Sets Date For Waits Covers Disc

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the more unusual albums to be conceived in recent years, actress Scarlett Johansson's interpretations of Tom Waits songs, will hit stores this spring. One of the more unusual albums to be conceived in recent years, actress Scarlett Johan ...

  29. TVOTR, Zinner Bolster Celebration Sophomore Disc

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guest spots from TV On The Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and members of Antibalas will be found on Baltimore rock act Celebration's sophomore album, "The Modern Tribe," due Oct. 9 via 4 Guest spots from TV On The Radio, ...

  30. TV On The Radio / March 10 / Columbia, Mo. (the Blue Note)

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The last time TV On The Radio rolled through, Columbia, Mo., the Brooklynites were in a supporting slot alongside electro dance wunderkinds the Faint. By that point, TVOTR had a stellar EP and first f The last time TV On The Radio rolled through, Co ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Beck, (+44), Musiq Soulchild

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck will unveil a deluxe version of his recent album "The Information" on Feb. 27 via Interscope. The triple-disc set will include the original album with bonus material, a remix collection and an ex Beck will unveil a deluxe version of h ...

  32. Coachella Day One: Depeche Brings The Pain, Kanye Sizzles

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Depeche Mode, Kanye West and Daft Punk highlighted the first day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., which drew a record crowd of 60,000 people to the Empire Polo Field Depeche Mode, Kanye West and Daft Punk highlight ...

  33. Massive Attack Plots Best-Of, New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive Attack has set an April 4 release for the retrospective "Collected." While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive At ...