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  • First call of "Taps"

    First call of "Taps"
    It’s just 24 notes sounded on a bugle — and it lasts only 50 to 60 seconds all told. Yet no piece of music is more widely known in America than the strains of “Taps” — or more deeply felt. When the plaintive call was...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Knockouts halve Teams Adam and Shakira

    'The Voice' recap: Knockouts halve Teams Adam and Shakira
    It's the Knockouts, that instant elimination round sandwiched between the Battles and the live shows, on "The Voice" this week. On Monday night, in the first of two back-to-back two-hour shows that will trim 32 contestants to only 16 (four from each team)...
  • Tera Melos' Deliciously Freaky Skronk Pop Invades The Space on April 30

    Tera Melos' Deliciously Freaky Skronk Pop Invades The Space on April 30
    Tera Melos w/ TTNG, Ports of Spain, Langosta. April 30, 7 p.m., $12, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespace.tk.   Is it John Clardy catching a hot dog plushie and cradling it as if it was a baby? Is that the...
  • Fiona Apple's letter about her dog will break your heart

    Fiona Apple's letter about her dog will break your heart
    Fiona Apple has postponed plans to tour South America, telling fans in an impassioned note posted on Facebook that she has opted to stay home with her ailing dog. "I just can't leave her now," she wrote. "Please understand."  The four-page handwritten...
  • Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre

    Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre
    An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
  • Photographer Battles Yale Over Peru Photo

    A Glastonbury photographer claims in a lawsuit that an image he photographed in 2000 in Peru - showing an ancient stone gateway at the  famed Machu Picchu ruins in the Andes - was used in a Yale University Press book and wrongly credited to a Yale...
  • Pitchfork 2011: Who are the must-see bands?

    Pitchfork 2011: Who are the must-see bands?
    What: Pitchfork Music Festival Where: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St. When: 3:20 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday What: 45 bands/artists, three stages, hosted by e-zine pitchfork.com Info: Pitchforkmusicfestival.com Tickets: Ticketweb.com ($...
  • New Battles video for 'My Machines': Best of the year?

     
    Yes, the VMAs were last weekend, but we've already got a contender for next year (as if): the new video by the New York band Battles for the song "My Machines," featuring a career-reviving star turn from Gary Numan. Directed......
  • Ex-RX Bandits drummer Chris Tsagakis talks going solo

     
    Those familiar with the multitalented pack of musicians that comprised Long Beach's RX Bandits know the swarm of side projects each member has entertained over the years. Among them happens to be drummer Chris Tsagakis' solo drum venture that melds......
  • Album review: Gary Numan's 'Dead Son Rising'

     
    Best known for the 1979 New Wave staple “Cars,” this synth-rock trailblazer is in the midst of a next-gen resurgence thanks in part to recent collaborations with Nine Inch Nails and the arty Brooklyn band Battles. (Hit up YouTube for Numan&#...
  • Critic's Notebook: Steve Reich and Bang on a Can All-Stars

     
    Steve Reich celebrates his 75th birthday by performing his landmark "Clapping Music," and offering a hard, distorted version of his recent "2x5."...
  • Music review: Organist Olivier Latry at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    Rick Schultz reviews organists Olivier Latry and Shin-Young Lee at Walt Disney Concert Hall....