1. Vulfpeck Stands to Earn More Than $18K From Spotify for Silent Album

    April 04, 2014 1:01 PM EDT "Surely this will chart on the Billboard Silent 100," jokes Vulfpeck songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jack Stratton. He's referring to "Sleepify," Vulfpeck's completely silent album that has so far racked up some ...

  2. Dan Deacon and Domino: United They Dance

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Dan Deacon teams with Domino to gain worldwide support for 'America' Dan Deacon is many things: an electronic music experimentalist, a contemporary classical composer (with a Carnegie Hall performance under his belt), a film scorer (for ...

  3. Morning Fix: House Sends Letter on UMG-EMI; Spotify 2011 Revenue Up; Trey Songz Headed for No. 1; RIP New Albion

    August 23, 2012 8:25 AM EDT TREY SONGSZ HEADED FOR FIRST NO.1: R&B singer Trey Songz is aiming for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his new Songbook/Atlantic album, "Chapter V." Other albums in the hunt for a high debut next week include DJ ...

  4. 'X Factor' Winner Earns No. 1 U.K. Christmas Song

    December 20, 2010 9:04 AM EST 0 0 0 T ake That maintained their album chart supremacy on the U.K.'s last sales charts before the holiday, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) added 330,000 new sales to take its five-week total to 1.44m. Matt Cardle, who won the Dec. 12 fin ...

  5. Sonic Youth, John Paul Jones Compose Dance Piece

    March 10, 2009 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and alternative rock legends Sonic Youth have collaborated on an original musical piece for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and will perform together in Brooklyn, N.Y. in April. "Nearly Ninety," a n ...

  6. PAUL McCARTNEY

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. Christopher Sandford ("Keith Richards: Satisfaction," 2004, etc.) rejects the idea that among the Beatles, John Lennon was the caustic po ...

  7. Mugam Sayagi—Music of Franghiz Ali-Zadeh

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Franghiz Ali-Zadeh was born in 1947 in Baku, Azerbaijan, a former Soviet state that stands at a cultural crossroads with Persian, Turkic, Arab and Russian elements in its legacy. Franghiz Ali-Zadeh was born in 1947 in Baku, Azerbaijan, a former Sovi ...

  8. Rough Trade Celebrates Electronica

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation celebrating electronic artists past and present, with the track list selected by staff members at the Rough Tra Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trad ...