1. DFA, Warp Records, Ghostly International, Fool’s Gold, RVNG INTL Among Labels Curating Moogfest 2014 Showcases: Exclusive

    December 11, 2013 7:30 AM EST Moogfest has announced it is bringing in an array of independent labels including DFA, Ghostly International, Warp Records, Fool’s Gold, RVNG INTL, No. 19 Music’s Social Experiment and Driftless Recordings to curate label showcases at its April ...

  2. Lou Reed's Will Leaves Estate to Laurie Anderson, Sister

    November 05, 2013 12:58 PM EST Rocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to benefit his wife and other relatives. Reed's will was filed Monday in a New York City court. The Velvet Underground f ...

  3. Lou Reed Leaves Estate to Wife, Sister

    November 04, 2013 8:31 PM EST Rocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to benefit his wife and other relatives. Reed's will was filed Monday in a New York City court. The Velvet Underground fro ...

  4. Laurie Anderson Writes Letter on Lou Reed's Passing

    November 01, 2013 12:44 AM EDT Laurie Anderson, the musician, performance artist and widow of Lou Reed, wrote a letter addressing the seminal musician's death in Long Island, New York newspaper East Hampton Star. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 7 ...

  5. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 71

    October 27, 2013 2:49 PM EDT The walk on the wild side has ended. And it was a wild one, indeed. Lou Reed, who died on Sunday at the age of 71 at home on Long Island, was never on any kind of mission other than to satisfy his own muse. And that muse was meandering -- occas ...

  6. Lou Reed Recovering After Life-Saving Liver Transplant

    June 01, 2013 9:36 AM EDT Rock icon's wife says he isn't back to full strength, but 'he's already working and doing t'ai chi.' Rock icon Lou Reed is recovering after a life-saving liver transplant in the U.S., according to an interview with hi ...

  7. NYC's Kitchen Hosting Benefit Art Auction To Rebuild Venue Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

    November 20, 2012 11:07 AM EST The Kitchen, a non-profit, experimental performance space in New York City, is hosting an art auction this Monday, Nov. 26, to raise funds to help rebuild the space which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The historic venue is located on We ...

  8. Laurie Anderson Plays Concert for Dogs at Sydney Opera House

    June 05, 2010 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some in the audience howled with glee, others stood on trembling legs and a few drooled in delight as famed performance artist Laurie Anderson debuted her original "Music for Dogs" composition outside the Sydney Opera House on Saturday. Hu ...

  9. Beatles, Stones, Blur Backing U.K. Record Store Day

    April 16, 2010 9:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beatles , the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen are among the high profile names leading the line for the U.K. leg of tomorrow's (April 17) Record Store Day - an event that organizers are confidently predicting will be Britain's big ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Wainwright Family Teams For Xmas Show

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annual holiday show on Dec. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall. A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annu ...

  12. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  13. Arcade Fire, Air Set For Bowie-Curated Festival

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire, Air, Deerhoof, Secret Machines and the Polyphonic Spree are among the first acts confirmed for the inaugural High Line Festival, which, as previouly reported, will be curated by David The Arcade Fire, Air, Deerhoof, Secret Machines ...

  14. All-Star Lineup Rocks Tibet House Benefit

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Davies were among the featured performers at the 17th annual Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall last night (Feb. 26) in New York. Debbie Harry, Ben Harpe Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Dav ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Tibet House, Imogen Heap, Bernadette Peters

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Damien Rice, Allen Toussaint and others confirmed for the 16th annual Tibet House benefit concert, Imogen Heap and Bernadette Peters make U.S. tour plans. Damien Rice, Allen Toussaint, Laurie Anderson and Sufjan Stevens are the initial artists confi ...

  17. Becoming A Kid All Over Again

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Discovering the joy of a new era of kids music. I absolutely love music. I'm sure that seems like a no-brainer, but it's the main reason I and so many others ended up here at Billboard. Sure, various business-related talents scored these j ...

  18. Billboard Bits: 'Rose & Briar,' Manics, Davie Allan

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Rose & Briar,' Manics, Davie Allan Jay Farrar; Rosanne Cash; Laurie Anderson; Bob Neuwirth; Terre Roche; Shannon McNally; Jenni Muldaur; Rodney Crowell; Steven Van Zandt; Davie Allan; Jimmy Vivino Billboard Bits: 'Rose &a ...

  19. Leonard Cohen Readies New Album

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week after his 70th birthday, Columbia will release a new Leonard Cohen studio album, "Dear Heather." A week after his 70th birthday, Columbia will release a new Leonard Cohen studio album, "Dear Heather." Due Sept. 28, the set ...

  20. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the ...

  21. Vega Takes 'Best' On The Road

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In conjunction with Tuesday's (April 22) A&M/Universal release of "Retrospective: The Best of Suzanne Vega," the veteran singer/songwriter will hit the road next week in the U.S. The run will kick In conjunction with Tuesday' ...

  22. but one day. . .

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ute Lemper's last Decca album—Punishing Kiss, in 2000, featuring songs by Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, and Scott Walker—was a brave, artful attempt to break out of her avant-cab Ute Lemper's last Decca album—Punishing Kiss, in 200 ...

  23. King Crimson 'Believes' In Musical Exploration

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For more than two decades, guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew has been the voice of King Crimson on stage and record. And as the band prepares the release of "The Power To Believe," due March 4 on Sanctu For more than two decades, guitarist/v ...

  24. The Raven

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A wildly ambitious theatrical project revolving around the words of Edgar Allan Poe, Lou Reed's The Raven often falters distressingly in this double-disc audio presentation; overall, though, the recor A wildly ambitious theatrical project revol ...

  25. 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& ...

  26. 'Ziggy Stardust' Leaps To DVD, CD

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie's former record label Virgin Records will on April 1 release "Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars -- The Motion Picture" on DVD, as well as a two-CD soundtrack. The film, which was br David Bowie's former record ...

  27. Bowie, Davies, Marley Set For Tibet House Benefit

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, Ziggy Marley, and the Kinks' Ray Davies are among the performers confirmed for the 15th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert at New York's Carnegie Hall, Billboard.com has David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, Ziggy Mar ...

  28. Duncan Sheik Reveals 'Daylight'

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik is readying his fourth Atlantic album, "Daylight," for an Aug. 27 release. The disc will be Sheik's first since his unconventional 2001 Nonesuch/Atlantic release "Phanto Singer/songwriter Duncan She ...

  29. Anastasio Expands Band For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his self-titled solo debut album, due April 30 from Elektra. The trek, the artist's fourth solo venture since Phish wen Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up ...

  30. Artists To Support Artists Through NYC Benefit

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those who will take part in a Jan. 11 benefit performance, dubbed Arts on a High Wire, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, J ...

  31. Life on a String

    September 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rather than simply release an album version of her recent multimedia presentation Songs and Rather than simply release an album version of her recent multimedia presentation Songs and Stories of Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson has included some songs tha ...

  32. 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, ...

  33. Drawn From Life

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Over the years, Brian Eno has taken ambience into abstraction on such albums as 1997's The Drop and a more recent series of limited-edition releases drawn from his visual installation projects. Over the years, Brian Eno has taken ambience into ...