| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The major record companies have sued SiriusXM over the satellite radio service’s use of recordings made before 1972, claiming that Sirius is not paying rights holders for the use of that music.
The suit stems from the fact that before 1972,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business.
Engel, who represented some of the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Do you like Beck? Do you like vinyl records? Do you like the idea of watching a guy press Beck's latest music onto a vinyl record?
If so, Beck has got the video for you.
The L.A.-based singer and songwriter on Friday posted a clip on his website...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Katy Perry's "Prism" is a shimmering, dynamic, heavy-duty modern pop album that's as unapologetically bent on moving bodies as it is on moving units. Longer by one song than her mega-selling 2010 record "Teenage Dream," the 28-year-old's follow-up is so...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:42 AM
What does a once-scrappy indie-rock band do after scoring its second No. 1 album? Announce an upcoming tour of some of North America's biggest venues.
That's what Arcade Fire did Thursday, less than a week after the Montreal group's "Reflektor"...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
When veteran guitarist Bob Summers hits the stage at Pasadena jazz joint Red White & Bluezz next Saturday, it'll be much more than a hometown hoedown. The 74-year-old Pasadena-born musician's family helped pioneer the Los Angeles music scene, performing...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Back in 2003, Yellowcard had been together more than five years and had released three albums when its pop-punk music suddenly caught a wave of popularity and the band was signed by Capitol Records. It went into the studio and......
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In an age of constant pre-release leaks, Beck is streaming his own new album, "Morning Phase," online via NPR a week before its official release.
The new album, coming six years after his last, is being released by Capitol Records. It marks Beck's 12th...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:22 AM
A concert that would have brought winners of network television singing competitions to the Lehigh Valley has been canceled. So has an animal entertainment show. An Oh So Acoustic Christmas, which stars “The Voice” winners Javier Colon and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The daughter of a king, a groundbreaking alt-country band and more shows have just been announced for Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis whose new album “Storm & Grace” ...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The highlight of Sam Smith’s recent two-night stint at Troubadour didn’t happen during, “Latch,” his exuberant dance jam with UK electronic duo Disclosure which exploded onto British radio late last year. It came during the...