Monthly Archives: December 2007

addicto | 12.21.07

Thom Yorke and David Byrne

  • David Byrne Interviews Thom Yorke
    … Yorke: In Rainbows Has Outsold All Our Previous Albums
    … The ‘Real Value of Music’
    … Yorke: ‘It Wasn’t Nihilistic, It Was the Opposite’
    … ‘Stop Making Sense’ of the Music Business
  • Yung Joc Arrested at Cleveland Airport
    … Gun Charges
  • Big & Rich: No Touring in 2008?
  • Lou Reed to Keynote South By Southwest
  • Mac Users More Likely to Pay for Music Than PC Users
  • Tix for Kanye-Jay Z in Vegas Going For $750/Pair
  • Cash Parody Walk Hard Bombs at Box Office
  • Next Starbucks Release: Kenny G
  • Dave Grohl: I Can’t Listen To Nirvana
  • Ozzy Cancels Cleveland Show
  • Virgin Megastore to Close in L.A.
  • Remy Ma Hit with Civil Suit
  • Police Tour Gross: $131M
    … Year’s Top 10 Concerts
    … New Year’s Eve Concert Guide
  • Best, Worst, Weirdest Music of 2007
  • The Cosmic Legacy of Karlheinz Stockhausen
  • VIDEOS: Against Me!video_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Band of Horses
  • Cass McCombs
  • Tegan & Sara
  • Boredoms
  • Black Mountain


    addicto | 12.20.07


  • Oscar Peterson Dead at 82
    … Legend
    … Videovideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Phil Spector Defends Ike Turner at Funeral
    Little Richard’s Eulogy
  • Jay-Z to Step Down as Def Jam President
    … Quits ‘Day Job’
  • Boredoms to Tour in ’08
  • Live Nation to Take on Ticketmaster
  • R. Kelly Trial Set for May 2008
  • Beanie Sigel, Bill Cosby Lead Anti-Violence March in Philly
  • DMX Signs to New Label
  • Beck’s Odelay Gets Reissue
  • Hip-Hop Dominates Ringtone Rankings

    addicto | 12.19.07

    R. Kelly

  • R. Kelly Misses Court Date, May Face Arrest
    … Arrest Warrant Issued
    … Cancels Target Center Show Over ‘Poor Ticket Sales’
    … Winehouse Released
  • Stephen Stills Diagnosed with Cancer
  • Pink Floyd to Reform For One More Show?
  • Prince Gets $2M to Play Birthday Party
  • Amazon Helping to Change the Business of Music
  • No RZA at Chicago Wu Tang Show
  • Los Lobos Members to Tour as Acoustic Duo
  • Jet Takes Page From Jay-Z Playbook, Tries Branding
  • Smashing Pumpkins to Release Acoustic American Gothic EP
  • Notorious B.I.G. Wrongful Death Suit Delayed Indefinitely
  • Rock Hall Induction Returning to Cleveland
  • If Old Music Business is Dead, What’s Next?
  • Fall Out Boy Star Sets Hair on Fire
  • Ringo: Beatles Labeled ‘Traitors’ When They Left Liverpool
  • Nonesuch’s Digital Strategy
  • Lily Allen Pregnant with Chemical Brother’s Child
  • VIDEO: Richard Hawleyvideo_icon_orange.jpg

    addicto | 12.18.07

    Foo Fighters

  • Foo Tour: Two Stages, Big Band, No Pyro
  • Bloody: 13 Mexican Music Stars Killed in Year and a Half
  • RIAA: Ripping CDs is Illegal
    … PDF: Arizona Lawsuit
  • Jason Bonham: Zep Reunion ‘Up to Them’ Not Me
  • Bacharach, Band, Calloway Get Lifetime Grammys
  • 50 Cent Performs in Kosovo
    … Riot Police on Guard
  • R. Kelly Expected in Court Over Child Porn Charges
  • Will Wu Tang Crack 50,000 in First Week Sales?
  • R.E.M.: New Album in April
    … Keith Sweat in March
  • Snoop Plans Johnny Cash Cover Album
    … ‘To Show He Was a Gangsta’
  • Timberland Leaks Justin-Madonna Collaboration
  • Lawmakers Demand Royalties for Performers
  • Pretty Ricky’s Former Singer Sues for Back Pay
  • Fall Out Boy: ‘We Don’t Fraternize with Douchebags’
  • Winehouse Arrested for Obstruction of Husband’s Trial?
  • In Reversal, BBC Radio Refuses to Censor ‘Faggot’ in Pogues X-Mas Song
    BBC Puts the ‘Slut’ and ‘Fag’ Back in Christmas
  • David Byrne’s Survival Strategies for Emerging Artists and Mega-Stars
  • Dancers Bring New Life to Scores Banned by Nazis
  • Best Jazz Albums of 2007
  • VIDEOS: Black Lipsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Beatles-‘Stairway’ Video Mashupvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Drive By Truckers
    … Pogues
    … Nellie McKay

    addicto | 12.17.07


  • M.I.A. Blasts MTV for Censoring Video
    … Censored Videovideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Uncensored Videovideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Defense
  • Singer/Songwriter Dan Fogelberg Dies At 56
    … Soft Rock Legend
  • Record Producer Joel Dorn Dies at 65
  • Autopsy: Hawthorne Heights Guitarist Accidentally O.D.’d
  • Country Singer J.D. “Cast” King R.I.P.
  • ‘Lady in Red’ Singer to Play Iran
    … First Western Musician Since 1979
  • In Rainbows Wins Billboard Critics’ Poll
  • Police $243M Tour Teases Zeppelin Reunion
  • Warner Music Faces Wall Street
  • Juno Soundtrack Big on iTunes
  • Whole Lotta Zep Reunion Tour Talk
  • Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks
  • Seattle Club Crocodile Closes
  • Celine Dion Ends Five-Year Vegas Run
  • … Final Bow
  • Leonard Bernstein Gets Festival Treatment
  • Presidents of the United States of America to Tour in March
  • Anthrax Hires Vocalist
  • Rolling Stone‘s Top 50 Albums of 2007
  • CSS Cut Gig Short After Shoe-Throwing Attack
  • Behind the Josh Groban Christmas Phenomenon
  • Donald Fagen on Ike Turner
  • ‘Journey Sucks’
  • TOURDATES: Travis
    … Cat Power
  • VIDEOS: … M.I.A.video_icon_orange.jpg
    … Britney Spearsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Rilo Kileyvideo_icon_orange.jpg

    addicto | 12.14.07


  • Zeppelin Could Earn More Than $200 Million for Reunion Tour …
  • Eddie Murphy Starting a Record Label?
  • Tina Remains Silent on Ike’s Death
  • Paralyzed Bon Jovi Fan Sues For Injuries
    … Crushed at Canadian Concert
  • Celine Dion’s Vegas Show Ends Four-Year Run
    … $400 Million in Ticket Sales
  • Entertainers of the Year: Daft Punk
  • McCartney: EMI Was Getting ‘Boring’
  • ‘SuperHeavyGoatAss’: Worst Band Names of 2007
  • ‘Punk Goes Crunk’?
  • Rapper’s Manager Arrested with 80 Pounds of Cocaine
  • Take That Shut Door on Robbie Williams
  • The Decemberists to Return to the Road in January
  • Latest RIAA Battleground: Oregon
  • Interscope, Geffen, Columbia Make Cuts in Light of Poor Record Sales
  • Young Jeezy’s Toy Drive
  • Free Music-Hopping on the Lower East Side
  • Jane’s Addiction Bassist Preps Solo Debut
  • TOURDATES: Gallows
    … High on Fire
    … Sum 41 U.K.
    … Neil Young U.K.
    … Lupe Fiasco
    … Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
  • VIDEO: Los Campesinos!video_icon_orange.jpg

    addicto | 12.13.07

    Ike & Tina

  • Ike Turner Dies at 76
    … R.I.P.
    … The World’s Greatest Heartbreaker
    … R&B Pioneer
    … Obit
    New York Post Headline: ‘Ike Beats Tina to Death’
  • UPDATE: Madonna, Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen Lead 2008 Rock Hall Class
    … Beasties Left Out
  • R. Kelly Show Cancelled Tonight
    … Tomorrow’s to Go On as Planned, Despite Protests
  • Neil Young Opens Sold-Out New York Run After 90-Minute Fire Dept. Investigation
  • Eddie Vedder Snags Golden Globe Nomination for Into the Wild Soundtrack
  • Lawyer Says Confession in Linda Stein Homicide Was Coerced
  • Pimp C Laid to Rest in Texas
  • Were Jam Master Jay Killers Caught on Video?
  • $212 Million: Police Top-Grossing Tour in 2007
  • Flight of the Conchords CD Due in April on Sub Pop
  • Is Ashlee Simpson the Emo Yoko?
  • Coldplay Release Christmas Song
  • DJ’s Gangster-Godfather Mashup
  • Teacher Calls Police Over Guns ‘N’ Roses Singing
  • Charges Dropped Against Scott Stapp
  • Liza Minnelli Collapses Onstage in Sweden
  • Year in Review: Radiohead Kills the Music Business
  • Chris Daughtry Tops 2007 Billboard Album Charts
  • VH1’s Top 40 Videos of 2007
  • Spin: Against Me! Top Album of the Year
  • Indie Rock Hotties
  • New Pornographers Want to Expose ‘Asshole’ Rock Writers
  • Day in the Life of 50 Cent’s Street Teamvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • In Rainbows TV Advideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Cat Power in the Studiovideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Will Amy Winehouse’s Self-Destructrive Behavior Make Her a Music Legend?
  • My Bloody Valentine to Play Spanish Festival
  • Michael Jackson Plotting 2008 Tour to Pay Off Debt
  • TOURDATES: Foals
    … Dolly Parton
    … Switches with The Bravery
    … Cat Power
    … Robert Plant
    … Lupe Fiasco
    … Rush