| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Well, America, now you've done it.
By eliminating Dez Duron last week, you’ve officially knocked Christina Aguilera out of competition on "The Voice," and I warned you, I WARNED you, that she would become insufferable if she had nothing else to do...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 10:11 AM
It’s Rolling Papers Week at Louder Now. Wiz Khalifa, hip-hop’s young pothead-in-charge, drops his highly anticipated major-label debut Tuesday. Every day this week, I’m going to analyze the tracks: what works, what doesn’t and what...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:22 AM
All right, folks ... you know that on these shows where people vote (at least eventually), I tend to stay pretty neutral. I mean, I always give my opinions on performances, but I wouldn't say I exactly root for people.......
| Nov 10, 2010
| 12:33 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
In response to an inquiry from the federal government trade czar, the Recording Industry Association of America released Monday a filing itemizing "notorious markets" across the globe.
Notorious markets are physical places...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Saturday afternoon, the Capitals return to Verizon Center. Up, 3-1, in their best-of-seven playoff series with the Rangers after Wednesday night’s thrilling double-overtime victory, the Capitals can close out the Rangers with another win. One area...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Voicing disappointment over Grammy nominations is similar to complaining to your friends at recess that your 70-year-old teacher just "doesn't get it." In other words, it's pointless, other than feeling slightly better that you made the injustice known to...
| Jul 9, 2011
Of all the singers to hit the pop music scene in the past 25 years, k.d. lang continues to stand out.
There's the timbre of her voice, a sound remarkably dark and rich and deep. Then there's the technique, with its unfailing intonation and evenness of...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:26 PM
She was born in South Korea, loves her homeland's traditions with a passion and has officially served the burgeoning Korean-American community in Maryland for more than six years now. But Michelle Kim still insists that as a cultural ambassador, she...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Jon Ehrens is five years younger than his sister Emily.
It might not seem too important now that they're both adults, but when you're a kid, that's a big gap. Which is why, even though they came from a musical family, the two never really had much...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Artscape kicked off its lineup of headlining acts with Fantasia Barrino, an R&B singer who found fame and a solid fan base on the third season of popular show “American Idol.”
Barrino kept her set-up simple; rather than trick out the stage...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Fans of '90s alternative rock will have more than one chance this year to get their fix. Yo La Tengo, almost 20 years old now, will play Merriweather Post Pavilion in September, opening for The National, natch.
And this Saturday, the seminal three-...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War.
But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...