Monthly Archives: January 2008

addicto | 01.31.08


  • My Bloody Valentine, Radiohead To Headline Roskilde Festival
  • Jay-Z to Headline Glastonbury
    … Is Blueprint 3 in the Works?
  • Roc-A-Fella Label Remaining at Def Jam … For Now
  • Hannah Montana Film Sets Pre-Sale Record
  • Hip Hop Painting Exhibit at Smithsonian
  • Foxy Brown Delays Album Until Jail Release
  • Joanna Newsom Performs with Brooklyn Orchestra
  • Damon Albarn: ‘The Rest of Blur Hate Me’
  • McCartney Denies Heart Condition
  • Star Tenor Cancels Appearances After Swallowing Fish Bone
  • Arab Diva Returns to Damascus
  • Swizz Beatz Working on New Bangers for Usher, 50 Cent, Ruff Ryders, Himself
  • Kid Sister Signs to Downtown Records
  • Warped Tour Announces Dates
  • Rykodisc Turns 25
  • TOURDATES: The Slits
    … Pissed Jeans
    … Holy Fuck
    … Buddy Guy
    … Rascal Flatts
    … Iron & Wine
    … Goldfrapp


    addicto | 01.30.08

    Bill Cosby

  • Bill Cosby Prepping Controversial Rap Album
    … ‘Curse-Free’
  • Kanye, Rihanna, Lupe to Launch ‘Glow in the Dark’ Tour
  • R. Kelly Sued for Missing Concert Date
  • Fat Joe in Fat Debt
    … Owes $145,000 in Back Taxes
  • Universal Overtakes EMI as World’s Largest Music Publisher
  • Thurston Moore Releases Live EP
  • U2 Set for Record 02 Arena Residency
    … Will Beat Prince’s 21 Shows
  • ‘Radiohead: A Blogger’s Wet Dream’
  • Lil Wayne Dismisses Drug Use
    … ‘I Am a Drug’
    … Album Details Emerge
  • Nicole Scherzinger Album Pushed Back Again
  • Report: 70% of 9-to-14-Year-Olds Download Music
  • Indiana Eyes Download Tax
  • David Byrne, Grizzly Bear to Join Paul Simon in Concert
  • VIDEOS: Timberlake’s Super Bowl Advideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Black Mountain
    … Bon Iver
    … Destroyer
    … Dirty Projectors
    … Panther

    addicto | 01.29.08


  • U2’s Manager Calls on Governments to Help Stop Illegal Downloading
    … Criticizes Radiohead Model
    … Wants Mandatory Service Disconnection
    … Blames ‘Hippie Values’
    … Full Text
  • Europe: Downloaders Can Stay Private
  • Judge Denies Foxy’s Travel Request
  • Missy Goes 3-D for New Videos
  • Will Qtrax Be a Major Player?
  • What the MPAA Still Isn’t Telling Us
  • Gnarls Barkley’s Odd Album Coming in April
  • Writers Will Not Block Grammys
  • John Paul Jones to Play with Foo Fighters at Grammys
    … Grohl Sick with Flu, Foos Postpone Two Shows
  • Jacko to Appear at Super Bowl
  • Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra Relaunches
  • Israel Seeks Harmony With the Beatles
  • Seattle Symphony Wins in Court
  • Paul Simon to be Celebrated in Brooklyn
  • New York Daily News to Give Away Ringo Downloads
  • Flo Rida’s ‘Low’ Reaches chart High
  • Sub Pop Turns 20
  • Bluegrass Artist Don Watkins Dies
  • Diddy Ups Harve Pierre to Head Bad Boy Records
  • VIDEOS: My Morning Jacketvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Yeasayervideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Saul Williams
    … Blonde Redhead
    … Gogol Bordello

    addicto | 01.28.08

    Fans @ Leeds

  • Music Industry Weighs Giving Away Music
  • Labels Deny Deals on Filesharing
  • Arctic Monkeys Lead NME shortlist
  • Jimmy Page Wants Zeppelin World Tour
    … No Chance Until September
  • MPAA Corrects College Findings
    … ‘Not the Thieves We Said They Were’
    … Botched Study
  • New Kids on the Block Plotting Comeback?
    … Not So Fast
  • The Britney Economy
  • Ska Infiltrates Children’s Showvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Isolated David Lee Roth Vocals from ‘Runnin’ with The Devil’
  • Record an Album in 29 Days
  • Three Hours of MTV ‘When It Was Awesome’video_icon_orange.jpg
  • M. Ward, Zooey Deschanel Prep Album
  • Hip-Hop Karaoke Battle in New York
  • Grizzly Bear to Co-Headline Show with L.A. Philharmonic
  • Man Claims Blue Man Group Forced Camera Down His Throat
  • Modest Mouse, The National Opening R.E.M. Tour
  • Charlatans Try Radiohead Model
  • My Morning Jacket Sell Out Radio City, Announce New Album
  • Is Rock Radio Slowly Going Post-Modern?
  • Are Guitar Gods Dead?
  • Beyond the Album
  • Lil Wayne Addresses Drug Charges
  • Eminem, Dr. Dre Unite on New Trick Trick Album
  • Hard Day’s Night Hotel to Open in Liverpool
  • Bobby Brown to Release Country Record?
  • VIDEOS: Erykah Baduvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Robbers on High Streetvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … MGMTvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Dirty on Purposevideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Futureheadsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Mountain Goatsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Mark Ronsonvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
    … Diplo
    … Nellie McKay
    … Blood on the Wall

    addicto | 01.25.08

    Jane’s Addiction

  • Vineland Festival Postponed Until 2009
    … Too Much Jersey Rock
  • Dave Navarro Hints at Jane’s Addiction Reunion
  • Global Digital Music Sales Up 40 Percent, Overall Sales Down 10 Percent
  • Lil Wayne Hit With Felony Drug, Gun Charges
  • Plant-Krauss, Stevie to Headline New Orleans Jazzfest
    … Lineup
  • New York Philharmonic’s North Korean Concert to be Broadcast Live
  • Review: ‘Easing Taut Prog-Metal Into a Majestic Crunch’
  • ‘I Was Morrissey’s Roadie’
  • Slash: Weiland Playing STP Reunion This Summer
  • Journey to Enter Second Life
  • UB40 Frontman Leaves Band
  • Of Montreal Cover M.I.A.
  • U2’s Bono: Al Gore is Like an Irish Priest to Me
  • El Perro del Mar Finishes Sophomore
  • $65: Technics 1200 Turntable Watch
  • VIDEOS: Against Me!video_icon_orange.jpg
  • … Cribsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Cut Copyvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: … Hugh Masekela

    addicto | 01.24.08

    ScarJo Jesus

  • Confirmed: Beyonce, Rihanna, Foos, Underwood Performing at Grammys
  • Winehouse Scraps Awards Gig, Heads to Rehab
    … In Real Time, Amy Winehouse’s Deeper Descent
  • ScarJo Sets Date for Waits Cover Album
  • Report: 15% of 2007 Global Music Sales Digital
  • Keys No. 1 as CD Sales Plunge
  • John Mayer Deletes Blog
  • Gnarls Barkley Preps Sophomore Release
  • Is Nas Being Dropped by Def Jam?
  • Bjork Forced to Cancel Big Day Out
    … Swollen Vocal Chords
  • Metropolitan Opera Cancels Pay Per View Plans
  • The Heath Ledger-Nick Drake Connection
  • M. Ward, Zooey Deschanel Reveal She & Him LP Details
  • ‘Suge’ Knight Named in Gang Injunction
  • Arena Rock Album in Rundgren’s Future
  • Rick Ross Recruits Jay-Z, T-Pain, Lil Wayne for Trilla
  • Foxy Brown Raps About Rocky Year in New Track
  • Diddy: ‘Sean John’ Name Change Reports False
  • Ad Age: Why Pitchfork Sucks
  • Rivers Cuomo’s Memoirs: Eight Volumes?
  • Minor Threat Drummer Selling ‘Punk Archives’ on EBay
  • Radiohead: Influenced by M.I.A.
  • Guy Turns iPhone into Guitar
  • VIDEOS: Panic at the Disco
    … Erykah Baduvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Moldy Peachesvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … MGMTvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Nada Surfvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Arcade Firevideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Billy Bragg
    … Portishead
    … Goldfrapp
    … Tom Petty
    … Be Your Own Pet
    … The Death Set
    … Most Serene Republic


  • addicto | 01.23.08

    Lil Wayne

  • Lil Wayne Arrested on Drug Charges in Arizona
  • R.E.M. Shoots Video at NYC Sex Shop, Restaurant
  • Willie to Celebrate 75th with Box Set
  • Police Assessing Winehouse Crack Footage
  • MPAA Revises Piracy Estimates
  • Last.FM Announces Free Streaming Service
  • American Headliners for Reading and Leeds
  • Ghostface Rips Fans Over Illegal Downloadsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … ‘I Thought Y’all Loved Me’video_icon_orange.jpg
  • Def Jam Sued for $20M Over Chrisette Michelle Contract
  • Busta Rhymes Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail Time
  • Ringo Walks Out on Regis
  • Tim McGraw Collaborates with Def Leppard
  • Ministry Adds Shows to Farewell Tour
  • The Future According to Radiohead
  • Pete Wentz Throws Barack Obama Fundraiser
  • Portishead’s Third Album Due in April
  • Lenny Kravitz: I Haven’t Had Sex in Three Years
  • Early Review of Janet’s Discipline: Best Since Rhythm Nation
  • Justice!: Show Moved from MSG to Smaller Theater
  • The Cure to Play MSG, Radio City
  • VIDEOS: Feistvideo_icon_orange.jpg
    … Santogoldvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Feist
    … Cut Copy
    … Tokyo Police Club
    … Bob Mould
    … Toumani Diabate
    … Super Furry Animals