1. Pitchfork Fest 2013: Bigger Headliners, More Sponsors, Elaborate Production, Killer Mike and El-P's New Beer

    July 18, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Now in its eighth year, the Pitchfork Music Festival has growing pains like any other festival. It's likely to sell out a capacity of 54,000 tickets across three days at Chicago's Union Park. It also has a record sponsor count that� ...

  2. Green Day's Album Trilogy: What Happened with 'Uno!,' 'Dos!' and 'Tre!'?

    December 20, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 An analysis of the rock trio's three new albums and how they've been received so far. It would have been unimaginable as recently as a few months ago for Green Day to release a full-length featuring a dozen new songs and sell less than 100 ...

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  4. Win Treasure Island Music Fest Passes

    October 04, 2012 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Treasure Island Music Fest rocks San Francisco Oct. 13-14. We're giving away two 2-day passes! If you're going to be anywhere near San Francisco on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14, you probably already know that the Treasure Island M ...

  5. ATP's Barry Hogan on His NYC Festival Debut, Landing Frank Ocean, Greg Dulli's Curating, Finances

    September 20, 2012 2:25 PM EDT The poster for NYC's first ATP I'll Be Your Mirror music festival This weekend's ATP's "I'll Be Your Mirror" music festival marks its NYC debut after holding it for the past four years at out-of-town locales Kuts ...

  6. Green Day: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 16, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 How the year's most ambitious project -- three albums over 16 weeks -- came together Two hundred fifty people packed into the Tiki Bar in the Orange County city of Costa Mesa, Calif., on Aug. 11, 2011, paying $20 a head the day before to see on ...

  7. Green Day: How the Year's Most Ambitious Project Came Together

    July 11, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Two hundred fifty people packed into the Tiki Bar in the Orange County city of Costa Mesa, Calif., on Aug. 11, 2011, paying $20 a head the day before to see one of the world's biggest rock bands after an eight-month hiatus. That audience - al ...

  8. Cooperative Music Lures Spunk Records From EMI

    February 21, 2012 12:41 PM EST Australian hipster label Spunk has left the EMI stable to strike a worldwide deal with Cooperative Music. Through a global licensing arrangement unveiled this week, Sydney-based Spunk will be worked through Cooperative's label management and ...

  9. Wild Flag's Carrie Brownstein Sounds Off on Hipsterdom, 'Portlandia' Season Two

    January 05, 2012 4:10 PM EST 0 0 0 On the second season of the culty IFC Channel comedy "Portlandia," Eddie Vedder plays a hot dude with a not-so-hot Eddie Vedder tattoo. Johnny Marr plays a cyclist disgruntled by imcompentent bike valets (they're the worst, right?). A ...

  10. Exclusive: 'The Muppets' Soundtrack Song List

    October 10, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords has four original songs in the Disney film "The Muppets," which features special appearances by Feist , Joanna Newsom and Nathan Pacheco. Walt Disney Records will release the soundtrack Nov. 21. McK ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Preps For India Wedding, The Flaming Lips Playing 'Soft Bulletin' on New Year's

    October 20, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry and Russell Brand Prep For Wedding In India Katy Perry and fianceé Russell Brand arrived in India earlier this week and are rumored to be getting married in th ...

  12. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin 's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10) ...

  13. Florence And The Machine Leads Mojo Nominations

    May 05, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 London act Florence and the Machine has four Mojo music award nominations, ahead of rockers Kasabian who have three and Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley who both have two. The U.K. awards, organized by Mojo magazine, are decided by readers voting o ...

  14. The Roots Enlist John Legend and Jim James, Sample Joanna Newsom For New Album

    April 22, 2010 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Roots have enlisted John Legend and My Morning Jacket main man Jim James to appear on "How I Got Over," the hip hop band's oft-delayed next album, Billboard sources have confirmed. In addition, the band is working on a track that ...

  15. Joanna Newsom / March 19, 2010 / Philadelphia (First Unitarian Church)

    March 23, 2010 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Joanna Newsom first took the stage of the First Unitarian Church a little after ten on Friday night (Mar. 19), and the audience members immediately stopped talking amongst themselves to gawk at the virtuoso singer/songwriter. Newsom giggled at ...

  16. Videos of the Week: Lady Gaga Talks 'Telephone,' Ludacris Gets Tipsy, Nicole Richie Raps

    March 12, 2010 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Lady Gaga reveals the inspiration for her "Telephone" video , Ludacris gets tipsy with Martha Stewart, Nicole Richie busts a rhyme for Ellen DeGeneres, and more. 1) Lady Gaga Tal ...

  17. Analysis: How Important Is Social Media?

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST How important is social media in the development of artists? At Digital Music Forum, Universal Music Group executive VP Cameo Carlson said she was surprised so many twentysomethings are not interested in social networking . Daniel Glass, founder o ...

  18. Newsom Shines With Brooklyn Philharmonic

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joanna Newsom performed her critically acclaimed album "Ys" from start to finish last night (Jan. 31) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, teaming up with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. Joanna Newsom performed her critically acclaimed a ...

  19. (What Does It Matter If) She's A Lady

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 I originally set out to write this column "celebrating" some incredible female artists. Then I thought of touting artists who just happened to be female. Then I wasn't going to highlight gender at all I originally set out to write thi ...

  20. Cat Power Wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cat Power's "The Greatest" has been named the winner of the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The album beat out nine other releases from finalists such as Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat P Cat Power's "The Greate ...

  21. Shortlist Music Prize Finalists Announced

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 finalists for its 2007 award. Those who made the cut from a total of 61 nominations are the Band of Horses, Beirut, Bonnie Prince Billy, Cat Power, Girl Tal The Shortlist Music Prize has listed its 10 fina ...

  22. Ex-Manson Bassist Goes Over The Goon Moon

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fans as Twiggy Ramirez) has united once more with Masters Of Reality singer/guitarist Chris Goss and Hella drummer Zach Hill for the second release by Goo Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fa ...

  23. There are a lot of things about Joanna Newsom

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There are a lot of things about Joanna Newsom "Ys" that make it so undeniably highbrow. Anybody in or out of the rock world wielding a harp, whether virtuosic or not, is certainly a challenge to unacc There are a lot of things about Joanna ...

  24. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusu ...

  25. Newsom Follows Orchestral Muse Underwater On 'Ys'

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The things I wanted to write about, the ideas I was interested in, demanded longer songs," Newsom tells Billboard.com. Indie chanteuse Joanna Newsom went to the depths of the ocean for her sophomore set, " Ys ," due Nov. 14 via ...

  26. Beck, QOTSA Take 'Detour' For L.A. Festival

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Queens Of The Stone Age, Peeping Tom and Basement Jaxx lead the lineup for the first L.A. Weekly magazine-sponsored Detour Music Festival, Billboard.com can reveal. The daylong event will be hel Beck, Queens Of The Stone Age, Peeping Tom and B ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom Former "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry is writing material for his 19 Recordings/RCA debut with matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold, Fuel's Ca ...

  28. FINAL FANTASY, "He Poos Clouds"

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With nothing but a brief break to record a second album accounting for the slightest wane in Arcade Fire mania, the time seems right for all the inevitable side-projects to take center stage. With nothing but a brief break to record a second album a ...

  29. SHELLEY SHORT, "Captain Wild Horse (Rides The Heart of Tomorrow)"

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shelley Short, an art school dropout who now calls Chicago home, is a relatively unexposed singer/songstress, which means she might have a tough time making a dent into what has become an increasingly Shelley Short, an art school dropout who now cal ...

  30. Indie Rockers Sign On For Arthurball, No Fun Fest

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. First up is the inaugural Arthurball, which will be held Feb. 25-26 at the ...

  31. Hot Product

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Smog 'River' Deep Bill Callahan's 12th full-length album as Smog, "A River Ain't Too Much To Love," arrives this week via Drag City. The 10-track set was recorded at Willie Nelson's Pedernales Studios in Austin, Te ...

  32. Smog Stays Loose On 'River'

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bill Callahan's 12th full-length album as Smog, "A River Ain't Too Much To Love," will arrive May 31 via Drag City. Bill Callahan's 12th full-length album as Smog, "A River Ain't Too Much To Love," will arrive ...

  33. Pixies Set For Sasquatch!, Eye Summer Shows

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Sasquatch! Music festival, to be held May 28 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Billboard.com had learned that the Pixies The Pixies, Kanye West, Wilco and Modest Mouse l ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 21-27, 2005).

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 21-27, 2005). LET'S TALK OSCAR: At other times in my life, on the subject of Oscar we'd be talking about Felix Unger's roommate or the maker of hot dogs and lunchmeats and his ...

  35. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the May ...