1. Macy Gray Re-Imagines Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

    September 19, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Macy Gray channels Stevie Wonder for her next project, a reinterpretation of the living legend's classic album "Talking Book." The Oct. 30 release of the 429 Records/Savoy Label Group project coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ...

  2. Macy Gray Has Metallica, Kanye 'Covered'

    February 01, 2012 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 For Next Album, Out March 27, Singer Tackles Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Chemical Romance & Arcade Fire Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Wil ...

  3. Exclusive: Macy Gray Covers Album to Feature Songs by Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead

    February 01, 2012 8:42 PM EST Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Willner, 429 Records will release Gray's "Covered" on March 27. Gray chose mostly indi ...

  4. Tim Robbins to Release First Album in July

    June 01, 2011 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Actor Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band will release their first album July 19 on 429 Records and tour North America beginning July 8. Robbins, who won a supporting actor Oscar for "Mystic River," has been active musician for decades ...

  5. Neil Young Tribute Set For Vancouver Winter Olympics

    December 02, 2009 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Members of Broken Social Scene , Iron & Wine , Sun Kil Moon , Ron Sexsmith and Joan As Police Woman are among the artists confirmed to appear at a concert celebrating the music of Neil Young as part of the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics. The ...

  6. U2, Scarlett Johannson, Courtney Love Set For AIDS Charity Concert

    September 15, 2009 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 U2 will take time away from its "360 Tour" to join fellow musicians Laurie Anderson , Rufus Wainwright , Antony Hegarty , Scarlett Johannson , and Courtney Love for a (RED) Campaign benefit concert on October 4 at New York's Carnegie ...

  7. Celebrate Brooklyn! Turns 30 With Hayes, Orton

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Celebrate Brooklyn! concert series in Prospect Park will mark its 30th birthday this summer via a typically eclectic slate of performances. The Celebrate Brooklyn! concert series in Prospect Park will mark its 30th birthday this summer via a typ ...

  8. How The 'West' Was Won

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highwa ...

  9. Lucinda Williams Looks 'West' On New Album

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," slated to be released Feb. 13 via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter coping with ano Loss and loneliness are at the co ...

  10. Various Artists / Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs / Oct. 5, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment of riches contained in the blue chip Leonard Cohen songbook, the four-hour running time of this tribute show to the septuagenarian singer seemed like too Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment o ...

  11. Williams Takes 'Wheels' For A New Spin

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Lucinda Williams puts the finishing touches on her next studio album, Lost Highway will on Oct. 24 release a "deluxe edition" of her acclaimed 1998 album "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road." While Lucinda Williams puts the finish ...

  12. A Pirate's Life

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due this week via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a h ...

  13. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smi ...

  14. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed Fill 'Rogue's Gallery'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due Aug. 22 via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a han ...

  15. U2, Wainwright Rock Cohen Film Soundtrack

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker and Antony are among the artists paying tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen on the soundtrack to the new Cohen documentary " U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton ...

  16. Jazz Notes

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bill Frisell's new release, "Unspeakable," features samples compiled by producer/collector Hal Willner. Read Dan Ouellette's column. Bill Frisell's new release, "Unspeakable," features samples compiled by produce ...

  17. Unspeakable

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Bill Frisell's 19th Nonesuch release is a revisiting of an old friendship that stretches back 20 years: as with several previous Frisell projects, it's a partnership with producer Hal Willne Guitarist Bill Frisell's 19th Non ...

  18. Faithfull Collaborates With Disciples

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For her forthcoming studio album, Marianne Faithfull has tapped the talents of performers who have been influenced by her iconoclastic career. For her forthcoming studio album, Marianne Faithfull has tapped the talents of performers who have been in ...

  19. Reed's 'Raven' Reinterprets Poe

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 By his own admission, "The Raven" is the most ambitious project undertaken by Lou Reed in a recording career that now spans four decades. The new Sire/Reprise album by the former lynchpin of the Velve By his own admission, "The Raven& ...

  20. Songs to No One: 1991-1992

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Since Jeff Buckley's tragic death at age 30 in 1997, Columbia has offered balm to his still-devoted fans via the two-disc studio work-in-progress Sketches (For My Sweetheart the Drunk) and the excelle Since Jeff Buckley's tragic death at a ...

  21. Evolver Unearths Unreleased Buckley Tracks

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records has unearthed 11 previously unreleased tracks featuring the late Jeff Buckley in collaboration with noted guitarist/Gods & Monsters principal Gary Lu Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records h ...

  22. Laurie Anderson Sails On

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21 via Nonesuch, could have been a whale of a project, but it ended up being something else. She originally planned to make an album drawn fr Laurie Anderson's new album, ...