A woman is suing a Lebanon, Tenn., newspaper publishing company and a radio station chain over an ad that she contends falsely claimed she was involved in a broken wedding engagement.
I’ve been in a fog for the last five days, one both literal and figurative, so I missed the sad news that Austin fave Jon Dee Graham was in a serious car accident. Many wishes for a peaceful recovery to Jon and his family. I saw him perform I don’t know how many years ago, and it was one of the best solo shows I’ve ever seen. Please enjoy this footage of the man at work.
In other local-ish news, it doesn’t sound like The Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes has mellowed out much if their recent performance at New York’s Webster hall is any indication. Rawk.
C3 has permanently scrapped plans for the Vineland festival due to the sudden popularity of… New Jersey.
And finally, we’re taking a break here at the SXSW Music Blog ’til the middle of next week as the SXSW 2009 site launches tomorrow. Can’t wait to see the new look, and we’ll have plenty of blogtastic postings for you to start your August off right. The RSS song will remain the same, and you can continue to (not) email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farewell beautiful ‘08. It’s time to move on.
Tchussie for now, lp
SAN ANTONIO The long-delayed deal to take radio and billboard company Clear Channel Communications private closed Wednesday.
When BuckCherry found out that their latest single had leaked on BitTorrent, they didn’t try to cover this up, or take the file down. No, instead, they issued a press release, where they stated: “Honestly, we hate it when this s*** happens, because we want our FANS to have any new songs first.”
Cox Radio Inc. July 30, 2008 11:00 am ET Executives Robert Neil - President and CEO Neil Johnston - VP and CFO Analysts Jim Boyle - C.L. King Tony Wibel - Citi Tim Schlock - Wachovia Jim Goss - Barrington ...
Solange Knowles will headline the new Giorgio Armani jeans promotional
Mark Piibe has been upped to global head of digital business development for EMI Music. He will continue to work from the New York office and will report to Douglas Merrill, president of digital business for the company.
Independent Midas Records Nashville has restructured and the company's promotion staff, including VP of promotion Rob Dalton, has exited.
Philip Morris International has pulled down billboards and posters promoting an Alicia Keys concert Thursday in Indonesia's capital after the singer protested the cigarette company's sponsorship.
By Dean Yates
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Reuters urged the U.S. military on Thursday to immediately release an Iraqi cameraman working for the news organization or to publicly produce evidence to justify his detention.
Ali al-Mashhadani, who also works freelance for the BBC and Washington-based National Public Radio, was detained in Baghdad on Saturday while he was in the Green Zone government compound for routine checks for a U.S. military press card.
U.S. forces have detained Mashhadani before. No charge has ever been filed against the cameraman, who is based in Ramadi, the capital of western Anbar province.
I went to nursery school. But we didn't learn the alphabet, we weren't getting a jump-start, we were just socializing, granting our parents some free time.I went to kindergarten up the street, at Fairfield Woods Elementary, but I don't remember learning the alphabet there either, just doing art projects.But first grade, first grade was [...]
Band Leaks Track to BitTorrent, Blames Pirates
Bubba the Love Sponge still #1 In Tampa
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