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  • Universal Music sues Monster over Beastie Boys music

    Universal Music sues Monster over Beastie Boys music
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Universal Music Group units sued Monster Beverage Corp on Wednesday for using music co-owned by the Beastie Boys in a promotional video, accusing the energy drink maker of copyright infringement. The lawsuit, filed in New York...
  • Music exec Boo Frazier dies at 84

    HACKENSACK, N.J. Music executive Boo Frazier of Dumont, who worked with Chuck Berry, the Shirelles, Janet Jackson, Louis Armstrong and, most famously, his cousin Dizzy Gillespie, died Saturday. He was 84. The cause was congestive heart failure, his wife,...
  • Mary J. Blige teams with Disclosure, Sam Smith for new album

    Mary J. Blige teams with Disclosure, Sam Smith for new album
    Mary J. Blige has spent the last two decades blurring the lines among hip-hop, pop, R&B and even rock. For her forthcoming album, “The London Sessions,” she’s tapping into the current British music scene. Blige spent the summer in...
  • Garth Brooks roars back on the music scene with concerts, GhostTunes

     Garth Brooks roars back on the music scene with concerts, GhostTunes
    Four songs into Garth Brooks' opening-night show of his first world tour in 17 years, the country superstar screamed at about 17,500 fans packed into the sold-out Allstate Arena outside Chicago. "You came back!" he shouted, then repeated: "You came back!"...
  • State considers changes to Hollywood earthquake fault map

    State considers changes to Hollywood earthquake fault map
    The head of the California Geological Survey said he is willing to consider changing a preliminary map of the Hollywood earthquake fault, but needs hard data not yet provided by developers who dispute the state’s first draft. Earlier this month, a...
  • Developers' study finds no active faults under Hollywood projects

     Developers' study finds no active faults under Hollywood projects
    A consultant hired by the developers of several large Hollywood projects said his studies found no evidence of an active earthquake fault underneath the properties and is asking the state to reflect that in its official regulatory maps. The consultant,...
  • Annie Lennox previews 'Nostalgia' standards album in Hollywood

    Annie Lennox previews 'Nostalgia' standards album in Hollywood
    Neither the music nor the presentation of Annie Lennox’s forthcoming standards album “Nostalgia” carried a whiff of business-as-usual during a listening session Tuesday night in Hollywood. First was the location. The album will be...
  • An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld

     An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld
    John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street. Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is. Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
  • Beatles cover that generates buzz, bucks

    Beatles cover that generates buzz, bucks
    Jim Otto can't quite recall how the ragged LP cover arrived at his shop, but he surmises it came the same way as many others — in a box full of other records, left by an owner who needed a quick way to part with them. For half a decade, it's...
  • So how good is the music?

    As the saying goes, you should never judge a book — or, presumably, an album — by its cover. But if any artwork of the last half-century has been eclipsed in fame by its own packaging, it's the Beatles' "Yesterday and Today." While some fans...
  • 'New Basement Tapes' album of lost Bob Dylan songs due Nov. 11

    'New Basement Tapes' album of lost Bob Dylan songs due Nov. 11
    “Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes,” an ambitious new project in which a handful of contemporary musicians have completed unfinished songs by Bob Dylan nearly half a century old, has been set for release on Nov. 11. Additionally, a...