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  • Dinosaur Jr. back with original lineup

    Dinosaur Jr. back with original lineup
    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-...
  • With White Life, a brother-sister duo goes pop

    With White Life, a brother-sister duo goes pop
    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...
  • Maryland's small but growing connection to 'K-pop'

    Maryland's small but growing connection to 'K-pop'
    Last winter, Leann Kwak put her senior year at Arundel High School on hold to pursue her dreams as a chart-topping pop singer. For nearly three months, thousands of TV viewers determined whether or not she'd move on to the next round of the competition....
  • Playing a little catch up

     
    -- First up, as eagle-eyed reader Bucky pointed out, American Idol is on three times this week. Grr. I am not excited about this. I need to sleep at some point!-- Secondly, if you saw True Beauty last night, I......
  • 'American Idol' visits New York, San Juan

     
    American Idol was searching for talent in San Juan, Puerto Rico and New York City. Surely the judges were going to discover a good amount of gems. The two-city special featured a fare share of duds.Enter Adeola Adegoke, 19, a......
  • 'American Idol' Hollywood week: It's group audition time

     
    I feel 1) like I say this every season about American Idol, and 2) like I already said it about last night's show. But it's still true: I want to see more singing. More than 100 folks took part in......
  • 'American Idol' heads to Hollywood

     
    First up, thanks to John-John for filling in for me last-minute on Thursday. Have a bit of a family situation going on at the moment. Speaking of which, this won't be the usual minute-by-minute recap because I was watching on......
  • 'American Idol': Top 3 perform

     
    It's top three time on tonight's American Idol. And that means three songs apiece, too, as each contestant will sing a judge's choice, a producers' choice and their own choice song. (Random celeb sighting: It's Lloyd -- aka Rex Lee......
  • 'American Idol': Hollywood Week continues

     
    On tonight's American Idol, those left standing in the Hollywood round have one last chance to sing for the judges -- with a band, backup singers and, if they choose, their own instrument. No comments or results until the end......
  • 'American Idol': And the final two are ...

     
    Tonight, we'll learn who the final two are on American Idol. I think a lot of us have a pretty good idea who it's going to be (and who the producers want it to be), but let's see how it......
  • 'American Idol': Top 36 revealed

     
    On last night's American Idol, the remaining contestants sang one last time and 54 of them found out they had made the cut. But they only sort of did, as tonight, we'll learn which 36 actually made it through. (The......
  • Joanna Pacitti disqualified from 'American Idol'

     
    Well, forget all that controversy over Joanna Pacitti and her record deal: She's been disqualified from the competition, and Felicia Barton is replacing her. (Thanks to my commenters on the previous Idol post for bringing this to my attention so......