28 items by Lauren Gitlin

  • Moby Opens New "Hotel"

    Moby Opens New "Hotel" | ARTICLE

    Mining New Wave, disco and electro, Moby has taken a trip back to 1981 on Hotel. The ambitious album, which hits stores this week, is two CDs of sample-free tracks, with Moby on almost every instrument....

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Beck to Drop 'Sea Change' Follow-Up This Month

    Beck to Drop 'Sea Change' Follow-Up This Month | ARTICLE

    For the follow-up to 2002's melancholic Sea Change, Beck reunited with Odelay producers the Dust Brothers on a collection of guitar-heavy...

    March 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET
  • Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam, More to Appear on Burma Benefit Album

    Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam, More to Appear on Burma Benefit Album | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam and U2 are just a few of the artists who appear on For the Lady: Dedicated to...

    November 25, 2004 12:00 PM ET
  • Ciara, Princess of Crunk

    Ciara, Princess of Crunk | ARTICLE

    "I'm not a Barbie," says teen R&B sensation Ciara. "Just a regular around-the-way girl. I keep it cool. Keep it real." But unlike most regular girls, the eighteen-year-old Atlanta native (born Ciara Harris) possesses a Lil Jon-produced hit single, "Goodies," which...

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Bjork Voices "Medulla"

    Bjork Voices "Medulla" | ARTICLE

    "Instruments are so over," says Bjork of her new, purely vocal album, Medulla, due out late August/early September. "I think this was probably the most intuitive album I've done," she continues. "I had to use ingredients that I...

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • DJ Makes Jay-Z Meet Beatles

    DJ Makes Jay-Z Meet Beatles | ARTICLE

    It's the ultimate remix record: Underground DJ Danger Mouse (a.k.a. Brian Burton) takes a cappella tracks from Jay-Z's The Black Album and composes new beats for each song using only samples from the Beatles' "White Album." The...

    February 5, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Browne, Dead Play for Seva

    Browne, Dead Play for Seva | ARTICLE

    In 1978, hippie-activist Wavy Gravy launched the Seva Foundation, a charity that helps eradicate blindness and provide eye care for people in Nepal. Twenty-five years later, several of Gravy's musical friends are gathering to raise money and celebrate the organization's tenure. The...

    December 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • TSOL's Grisham Runs for Gov.

    TSOL's Grisham Runs for Gov. | ARTICLE

    Despite having once recorded a song titled "Abolish Government," TSOL's Jack Grisham has joined Arnold Schwarzenegger and many others in the race for California governor. "TSOL were always a big anti-government band," Grisham says of punk rockers, who formed in 1978,...

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM ET