| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:30 PM
In a music publishing deal estimated at $90 million, BMG has acquired the catalogs of Virgin Music, Famous UK Music and select Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing writers.
The 21,000 Virgin copyrights include songs by Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, Take That,...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Major Lazer, like many dance-hall and EDM artists, traffics in nostalgia via sentimental ’80s and ’90s samples. New Order, a band that helped forge the sound of dance music decades ago, traffics in the nostalgia of its own songs. At...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out.
During his keynote speech Thursday...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement.
“It’s hard to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
w/ Excision and Vaski. $25. 8 p.m., Mar. 13. Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford, oakdale.com
A single origami formation holds tremendous significance for Alex Botwin, a Boulder, Colo.-based beatsmith professionally...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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In March, the Sunset Strip music venue the Key Club announced that it was closing for good. Few local music fans were especially surprised.
The venue had operated in various guises since...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The choral performance of “This Could be the Start of Something Big” on Friday night by Barbara Ingram School for the Arts students kicked off “A Celebration of Firsts” presented by the school’s foundation at Hager Hall in...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:39 AM
The Rolling Stones played the second of their two-nights at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, and as with every show on their 50 and Counting tour they counted on a couple of special guests to share the stage. Former Nirvana drummer and current Foo...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Jan. 31, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There's a lot to love about Dave Grohl: his body of work with Nirvana and Foo Fighters, his old-school rock boosterism, his...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Diliana Alexander admits that Dave Grohl's fresh-from-Sundance documentary, "Sound City," has little in common with her interactive media festival, Film Gate, opening this weekend, save, perhaps, her admiration for the former Nirvana drummer.