Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Sarah McLachlan: World On Fire - video for the song by the singer, also links to relief organizations around the world
Bright Eyes - official site of Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes
Edie Brickell - official site from Universal Records, with news, biography, photos, and more
Christian Stepien - official homepage of the insane rock duo
Meredith Brooks - official site of the pop rock singer
Mos Def - official label site from Geffen, with news, photos, and downloads
Joe Lovano - official site of the saxophonist and composer
Brewer & Shipley - official site of the folk rock duo

Sunday, September 26, 2004

Movieoke - karaoke for movie lovers: instead of singing songs, participants perform scenes from their favorite movies. Takes place weekly at The Den of Cin in New York City
The Online Guide to Whistling Records - find dozens of MP3s from whistlers around the world, discographies, album covers, and more
Hawthorne Heights - official site with band biography, photos, media, lyrics, and more
The Upskirts - post-punk power pop pissed and full of vinegar
Soul Sychedelics - emerging Seattle group that rocks with a rap beat and a touch of funk
Lacquer - French artist who writes his songs in discreet English
Dogwood Mercy - folk-driven rock. Features band bio, audio clips, lyrics, and photos
Big City Rock - features shows, merchandise, bios, news, and more

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Bare: A Pop Opera - official site for the musical. Book, music, and lyrics by Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartmere, Jr
All Shook Up - official site for the musical comedy featuring songs made famous by Elvis Presley
The Dodworth Saxhorn Band - brass band and research/performance project which seeks to obtain musicologically accurate performance of period literature performed on original intrustruments
A London-to-Washington flight was diverted to Maine when it was discovered that passenger Yusuf Islam, formerly known as singer Cat Stevens, was on a government watch list and barred from entering the country

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Technicians at Sweden's public television have unearthed an unexpected delight for music lovers - a complete original recording of a Jimi Hendrix concert in Stockholm from 1969 on a tape long thought to have been destroyed

Friday, September 17, 2004

Pop Rocks - ABC Family original movie about a dad who is also a rock star. Includes a photo gallery
Justin Timberlake - official site of the pop star
Watermark - provides news, tour dates, multimedia, and pics
ArtBlakey.com - official estate of Art Blakey
OneUpOneDown - jazz duo playing original compositions on saxophone and piano. Provides band and individual bios, musical samples, and more

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Johnny Ramone, guitarist and co-founder of the seminal punk band "The Ramones" that influenced a generation of rockers, has died. He was 55

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Sarah Hudson - official site for the confessional pop singer-songwriter with news, biography, multimedia, photos, and more
Wu-Tang Corp. - official site of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Etro Anime - official site of the electronica band founded in 1998

Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Robi Draco Rosa - official site with news, biography, music, photos, tour dates, and more
Billy Gilman.com - official site from Sony Music Nashville. Includes news, photos, videos, and more
Beyond the Sea - official site for the biopic film about '50s singer Bobby Darin. Directed and starring Kevin Spacey
P2P-Radio - program that can distribute audio and video streams (MP3/Ogg Vorbis/NSV) over the Internet in a peer-to-peer manner

Saturday, September 04, 2004

Creem Magazine - online revival of the classic music magazine of the 1960s and 70s
History of Rock and Roll Visual Timeline - choose various eras, genres, artists, and events that shaped rock. From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Ruben Studdard - official site for the R&B artist and American Idol 2 winner
Mr. Children - official site for the Japanese band with articles and discography
Bonnie McKee - includes music, videos, talk back, letter to editor, and more
Alfie - pop/rock band from the U.K.
Big in Iowa - official site of the alt-country band
MSN Music Preview - beta version of Microsoft's music download store

Friday, September 03, 2004

In 1961, Presidential candidate John Kerry was part of a prep school band called The Electras. They pressed 500 copies of a "vanity" album, and 40 years later, the album was rediscovered. This is the authentic reissue, with original artwork and liner notes, as well as a photo of the young men who made up the band. Copies of the original have sold for more than $2,500. The reissue is a limited edition as well, and is destined to become a collector's item in its own right!

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Basikly - power pop band from Charlotte, NC. Site features pictures, bio, and events listings
Maria Rita - official site, with news, music, and media
Britta Phillips - official site for the basssist from Luna

Wednesday, September 01, 2004

NewMusicWest (NMW) - offers emerging artists and bands a chance to showcase their talents to industry professionals from across North America and around the world. Held annually in Vancouver
Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company - official web site of Ray Charles' last recording, a duets album project with guest artists