Thursday, October 31, 2002

London Handel Festival - annual festival features a mixed programme of innovative productions and new ideas
Bath International Music Festival - annual festival offers a range of events featuring a variety of musical styles
Opera Theatre Company - national touring company of Ireland
Little Creatures - rock band from Ireland. Offers upcoming gigs, mp3s of live recordings, and photos
I Like Music - a community-driven resource for music lovers and musicians. Provides reviews, samples, images, and more
Tear It Up! - documentary attempting to recognize rockabilly music as a separate American musical style - hip-hop radio station in Holland hosted by Rego & Q-bah. Offers MP3s, streaming radio, biographies, and photos
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry - official site for the HBO series
Mica Lee Williams - singer/songwriter whose pop/rock guitar style, diverse, captivating vocals, and poetic lyrics carry momentum that speaks to the human spirit
Out of the Blues - plays covers and original songs based on blues and its derivatives. Available for corporate, public, or private performances
Pete Krebs - singer/songwriter with a improvisational and do-it-yourself attitude
Florence Dore - brings a rockier edge to her version of alt country
Jean Mann - guitarist and singer/songwriter playing in an alternative folk style
Tammy Clowers - includes performance dates, news, audio clips, photos, and more
Dan Lacey - acoustic and Delta blues and traditional roots music guitar instruction and performance in Dallas, TX
Jam Master Jay, part of the pioneering rap trio Run DMC, was shot and killed at a New York City recording studio Wednesday, the group's publicist said - Yahoo

Tuesday, October 29, 2002

Linda Bouchard - Canadian composer featuring orchestral and chamber works for dance scores, concerti, and vocal pieces
Beth Gibbons - official site. Includes info on her 'Out of Season' collaboration with Rustin Man, news, gallery, biography, and video
Risto Toppola - jazz guitarist based in Finland featuring biography, photo gallery, and song samples
Joy Farrall - British clarinet player featuring audio samples, reviews, discography, and biography

Sunday, October 27, 2002

That's Gangway - features discography, photos, FAQs, lyrics, and more. Also in Danish

Saturday, October 26, 2002

Becky Barksdale - Texan blues guitarist and vocalist featuring discography, biography, and reviews
Marilyn Manson - features a virtual gallery of watercolor paintings by the rock artist

Friday, October 25, 2002

New Wave Photos - a wide array of photographs of late '70s and early '80s new wave groups
Fire - includes sound clips, photos, and booking information for this Canadian Jimi Hendrix tribute band
Rubber Soul - Canadian tribute to the Fabs whose show highlights the live touring years, 1962-66
Suns of Light - formerly known as Motown recording artists The Boys - offers sound effects and royalty free music libraries and imaging elements with free soundfx samples available for download

Thursday, October 24, 2002 - all about sex, drugs, and heavy ass stoner rock music. Includes articles, interviews, reviews, radio broadcasts, art, and more
Rag Time Ephemeralist - devoted to the preservation and dissemination of articles and items relating to nineteenth and early twentieth century popular music
Hushpuppies Band - Southern/country rock band from Georgia with a wide variety of musical influences
Team Shania - provides gallery, news, links, and more
Rockin' with the Goose - classic nursery rhymes set to a rock n' roll, blues, and pop music production
Paper CD Case - create and print out your own paper CD covers

Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Hot Air - young quartet comprising three flautists and one clarinettist performing at weddings and other occasions
I Love Irish - offers a selection of Irish music, including rock and blues, folk and rebel, religious and orchestral

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Phoenix Symphony - subscription series of classics, pops, chamber orchestra, and family concerts
Giants of Science - official site for the Australian rock band
Dan Brodie and the Broken Arrows - official site for the Australian maestro. Features downloads, bio, and tour info - community for goths and punks that includes a guide on how to dance like a goth or a punk, as well as essays on both cultures
Nashville Star - the USA Network and Sony Music search nationwide for the next great country music artist
Seafood - official site for the English band. Features live audio tracks, tour info, and full discography
Stromenti Baroque - performs baroque chamber music in concerts and as backgound music

Saturday, October 19, 2002

Kate Smith - repertoire spans light jazz, baroque, classical, folk, show tunes, and popular hits
Sunny Girl - young prodigy from the Detroit area who has been playing the Blues harmonica since she was 4 years old
Michael Jerome Browne - Canadian multi-instrumentalist and interpreter of blues and roots music

Friday, October 18, 2002

Senka Soldatovic - biography, sound samples, performances, and more for the Yugoslavian soprano
Radio-live - selection of radio stations in a wide variety of genres including classical, techno, country, oldies, pop, and more. Access to stations through Real Player - features guide to choosing Ibanez guitars, history, product listing, and a newsletter
Britney Stages - official site of her visual book and DVD set following the stages of her career
Lise Villeneuve - includes news, sounds, and pictures of the Canadian chanteuse who sings touching ballads, warm bossa novas, and thought-provoking funk/jazz pieces
Vince Hill - offers biography, pictures, news, and concert dates for the English singer whose career has spanned over 40 years

Wednesday, October 16, 2002

Fifth Ave - features news, gallery, tour dates, message boards, and band biography
Cuban Music - provides information on artists and bands that originate in Cuba, from Afro- Cuban and Latin Jazz to Mambo and Salsa
Sin Bandera - features history, biography, and more
Ron Carter - features bio, list of recordings, tour dates, and more
Ben Model - a silent film accompanist for the Museum of Modern Art in New York, NY

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Raw Roots - dedicated to underground and independent hip hop in the UK and across the globe
Key of She - unlock the power of the all-female a cappella group
Blazin' Squad - official site. Includes band profiles, SMS updates, and news
Thaxton Ward - official site includes band news, gallery, and more
KVLR - Swedish group focusing on rock, with frantic energy mixes of warm tones with dissonance and distortion
Franny Hall - official web site includes bio, tour information, merchandise, and more
Symeon Cosburn - site features MP3's, bio, photos, and more.

Monday, October 14, 2002

American Composer, Bandleader Ray Conniff dead at 85 - VOA News - 14 Oct 2002

Saturday, October 12, 2002

Vinyl Single Covers Archive - details a collection of vinyl single covers from the 50's to the 90's
Flying Colours - features a band profile, playlist, upcoming gigs, and reviews
Filer - offers images, gig details, and more from this tree loving five piece band
Ballboy - includes a biography, downloads, lyrics, reviews, and more for the Scottish band
Bill Frisell - official site featuring a biography, tour information, and more
Independent Woman - Played by Kittens - imagine if Destiny's Child were from northern England and comprised of cats

Friday, October 11, 2002

Manisha Shahane - singer-songwriter-musician, pianist, and mezzo-soprano performing folk rock originals, jazz and blues standards, and Indian-influenced music
r a g e - features videos, playlists, guest programmers, and behind the scenes
M-One - Rock concerts being held in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide. Features artist details, venue and ticketing information, concert features, and more
Earthdance - aims to unite the positive force of the emerging global electronic music movement
Delta Goodrem - singer/songwriter from Sydney. Features news, tour details, biography, and photo gallery
USA - a musician's search engine. Offers classified ads for guitars, amps, keyboards, drums. Free band webpages, resources, and more

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Alice Cooper's Nightmare: The Breakdown - inspired by the king of horror rock and located in Copper Square, downtown Phoenix
Drop The Beat - show about the challenges of producing a campus radio show and the tribulations of running a successful record label
Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society (PBHS) - non-profit dedicated to the promotion of Bluegrass and Old Time music through regular jams, workshops, concerts, and special events
The Only - all girl punk band based in Singapore
Oleta Adams - official site
plught - features news and tunes by the electronic artist

Tuesday, October 08, 2002

Jenna Browne - official site. Includes bio, photos, news, and audio samples
The Loving Cup - playing a unique blend of modern blues based country-rock. Site includes photos, bio, gig dates, and music downloads

Sunday, October 06, 2002

New album from Robin Bank$ - ROBIN BANK$ LIVE... AFTER DARK - recorded live at After Dark in Dallas TX July 26, 2002
Dave Matheson - independent rock, blues, folk singer/songwriter

Saturday, October 05, 2002

UmbrellaMusic - news, reviews, videos, and tunes from the Canadian scene
Madame Morte - Olympia-based queercore punk band featuring one boy, one girl, and a drum machine
Les Sans Culottes - international mélange of musicians now based in Brooklyn, NY influenced by 1960s French "ye-ye" pop
Vanessa Lowe - singer/songwriter with a unique artistic voice and melodies full of surprises, unexpected rhythms, and chromatic turns
Emilio Antonio Perez - jazz and latin saxophone music entertainment for events

Thursday, October 03, 2002

La Boheme - On Broadway - information on director Baz Luhrmann's Broadway production of the Puccini opera
Dialtones (A Telesymphony) - large-scale concert performance whose sounds are wholly produced through the carefully choreographed dialing and ringing of the audience's own mobile phones

Wednesday, October 02, 2002

London String Quartet Foundation - promotes the discovery and development of talent and audiences for the string quartet
Masterprize 2003 - invites composers from around the world to enter this leading competition for composition of symphonic works. The final will be held at London's Barbican Centre - official site. Features audio clips, downloads, tour dates, reviews, and more
Jennifer Renee - singer and songwriter offering song samples, lyrics, and biography
Sacajhawea - Bolivian duo offering pop music influenced by jazz, soul, and other genres
Vorcza - trio based in Vermont offering funk and latin jazz grooves
Rafael - official site for the flamenco guitarist. includes free online lesson, biography, audio samples, and contact details
Fred and Phil - specialize in Celtic fiddle and guitar. Includes profiles, images, and more
Broker/Dealer - catchy minimal dance music perfect for the den or the dancefloor

Tuesday, October 01, 2002

Labels to Pay $143 Million in CD Price-Fixing Case - by Derek Caney - Sep 30 - Reuters
Arroyo Arts Collective - grassroots, community-based organization of artists, poets, musicians, craftspersons, and supporters of the creative commmunicy in Northeast Los Angeles
Catherine Carraway - offers biography, audio samples, and performance schedule
Hank Marr - official site featuring sound clips, bio, and discography
Neil Feather - sound mechanic and inventor of original instruments used to create his own unearthly idiom of music
Gianluca Cascioli - official site of the Italian pianist
RAPGEN - randomized rap and hip-hop lyrics generator - monthly auctions of sheet music, movie posters, lobby cards, movie magazines, autographs, ragtime, and other assorted memorabilia