| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:58 PM
BMG Rights Management has raised its hand as a potential buyer for Parlophone Records, a boutique record label in Britain whose artists include Coldplay, Chemical Brothers and Sigur Ros, according to a music executive familiar with the discussions.
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Universal Music Group has submitted a proposal to the European Commission to sell off major assets in exchange for regulatory approval for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Recorded Music, the company said.
Because the deal would reduce the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:58 AM
The band: Ben Farac – Guitar, vocals
Darren Tyler – Guitar, piano, lead vocals
Mark Pitcher – Guitar, harmonica, vocals
How they started: Mark and Darren played together for 17 years in an all-original rock band called Spiney...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:28 AM
On Coldplay’s latest album, “Mylo Xyloto,” the British quartet traces the story of a desperate couple running from the unnamed bad guys. “From underneath the rubble,” Chris Martin intones, “sing a rebel song.”...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:42 AM
A Frenchman, a Swede and an African meet in a junk store …
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but in reality it’s how the Very Best became a band. One of the more acclaimed international groups of the last few years started almost by...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:33 PM
It has been a landmark year for Young the Giant, who recently concluded their 46-date, sold-out headline tour playing to more than 70,000 people across North America.
And, as the alternative rock band continues to play shows throughout the United...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The year of Phoenix has begun.
After announcing last week that it would release a new album in April, the French band on Monday posted the disc's first song, "Entertainment," on YouTube. It's a speedy electro-rock jam built around the group's...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Swedish House Mafia: It’s last call for the DJ supergroup of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso, on the heels of last year’s “Until Now” album, which featured rave-fueled collaborations with Coldplay and Knife Party....
| Feb 21, 2013
Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton was never particularly interested in politics. She viewed the workings of Congress from afar, giving barely a passing thought to the policies being debated in Washington.
Then her 15-year-old daughter, Hadiya Pendleton, was...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Out on the dance floor, young couples are throwing off dance steps right out of the Roaring Twenties: the Charleston, the fox trot, the shimmy.
Just inches away, up on the bandstand, youthful musicians you'd sooner expect to find covering Radiohead or...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Forbes magazine just released their newest list of “The World’s 25 Highest-Paid Musicians 2012.” Taylor Swift tied with Sir Paul McCartney for the list’s #8 spot, bringing home a $57-million paycheck in 2012. Forbes says Taylor...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)