| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Fans might see Englishman Joe Cocker as a gritty-voiced veteran who for more than 50 years has stayed relevant by evolving from blues rock of such ’60s hits as “Feelin’ Alright” to sing softer, more adult contemporary 1980s fare...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Allentown Fair chose country music’s best before the Country Music Association did. The CMA on Wednesday announced its list of nominees for the 46th annual CMA Awards, to be given away 8 p.m. Nov. 1 on ABC-TV, and two of......
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Berlin music publisher BMG says it has made a publishing and services agreement with the Rolling Stones, marking the first time in 40 years the rock band has appointed an outside music publisher.
This agreement comes as the Stones are celebrating the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Warner Music Group has acquired Gala Records, the oldest privately owned music label in Russia, the company said Monday, marking its first wholly owned presence in Russia.
Gala was founded in 1988 by Alexander Blinov and currently represents artists...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Malcolm Tent and Brute Force
w/ Michelle Riganese. Thursday, May 23, 9 p.m. Two Boots of Bridgeport, 281 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 331-1377. Free. twobootsbridgeport.com
Malcolm Tent's beloved Danbury shop Trash American Style has been...
| 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)
| Nov 24, 2012
| 11:03 AM
They were four completely unknown men living in Liverpool in 1962.
Ordinary 20-something-year-olds who had formed what seemed to be a very ordinary rock band.
Their names were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best -- they called...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials.
If approved by antitrust regulators in...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:32 PM
He is known to artists such as Kanye West and Beyonce simply as "Big Jon."
Jon Platt, a music-publishing veteran of EMI responsible for signing top hip-hop and R&B talent including Usher, Drake, Ludacris and others, announced Monday that he's landed at...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
KPCC-FM (89.9) morning show co-host Madeleine Brand is leaving the station and will be replaced by Alex Cohen as the in-studio partner of A Martinez.
Brand announced Friday that she’s leaving the station to pursue other career opportunities....