1. Paul Simon Documentary 'Under African Skies' Wins SXSW Audience Award

    March 18, 2012 1:34 PM EDT Joe Berlinger's documentary on Paul Simon's return to South Africa 25 years after the recording of Graceland won the SXSW Audience Award in the 24 Beats per Second Category. "Under African Skies" is the only music film to win a ...

  2. Paul Simon Doc Wins SXSW's Audience Award

    March 18, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joe Berlinger's documentary on Paul Simon's return to South Africa 25 years after the recording of "Graceland" won the SXSW Audience Award in the 24 Beats per Second Category. "Under African Skies" is the only music fil ...

  3. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 14, 2012 2:11 PM EDT March 20, 2012 | BACKBEAT Backbeat: BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at SXSW BMI, Billboard, Suntrust and Austin's Four Seasons Hotel teamed up to host the BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at the South by Southwest Music Festival on Fri ...

  4. Ladysmith Black Mambazo Experimenting with Gospel Music

    February 15, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Ladysmith Black Mambazo has covered a broad range of music during its 40-plus years together, from indigenous South African styles to the children's music of last year's Grammy Award-nominated "Songs From a Zulu Farm." Now the vo ...

  5. Sundance 2012: 'Under African Skies' Chronicles Paul Simon's 'Graceland'

    January 23, 2012 7:45 AM EST PARK CITY - A pure-bliss celebration of Paul Simon's landmark album "Graceland" coupled with an interesting if not unbiased look at the controversy surrounding its release, Joe Berlinger's "Under African Skies" makes ...

  6. Exclusive: Paul Simon Planning 'Graceland' Tour, Box Set

    October 11, 2011 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 A 25th anniversary tour to celebrate Paul Simon 's landmark "Graceland" album next year is in the early planning stages. The tour would coincide with a "Graceland" box set that Sony Legacy will release in the late spring, mo ...

  7. Metallica Doc Director Turns Camera On Lee

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the directors of the rock documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is poised to make some more noise. One of the directors of the rock documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is poised to make some more noise. B ...

  8. Buffett Notches First No. 1 Album

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett proves he isn't "wasting away" anywhere as he tops The Billboard 200 for the first time a career that has spanned more than three decades. The laid-back singer/songwriter's latest effort Jimmy Buffett proves he isn& ...

  9. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessio ...

  10. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra s ...

  11. Documentary Captures Metallica's 'Growing Pains'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been shooting a Metallica documentary since last April and have revealed that the footage deals "with some really difficult subject matter," according Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sino ...