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  • Reviews of bluegrass music releases

    THE EARLS OF LEICESTER, "The Earls of Leicester," Rounder. 14 tracks At first glance, you might think this is a British bluegrass band. But you'd be wrong. It's all-star American Flatt & Scruggs tribute band. Leicester is pronounced "Lester." Jerry...
  • Wild Gift: X carries banner for old-school LA punk

    It barely even needs to be said that by now most punk bands from the golden era have burned out, faded away or, sadly, passed away. There was something about the strange chemistry of X that has kept the band running long past the usual expiration date....
  • Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares

    Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares
    Done your ice-bucket challenge? Well, grab a favorite album and try the just-launched MusiCares Challenge. Music publisher Tom DeSavia got the idea for a charitable challenge targeted to the music community and benefiting the Grammy Foundation’s...
  • X returns to 'Los Angeles' at the Roxy

    X returns to 'Los Angeles' at the Roxy
    The best punk is a mix of power and restraint. The staple L.A punk band X had plenty of power on Thursday night at the Roxy, where it kicked off a four-night stand performing its best albums front-to-back.  Thursday’s set focused on 1980’s...
  • Jack White's 'Lazaretto' taps Nashville for songs' wellspring

    Consider the wonder and magic of conjuring a song from the ether. Creating from a mix of oxygen, blood, water and energy a few minutes of something real, something melodically memorable, something as durable as the architecture surrounding us and the...
  • X to play first four albums in full in July shows at the Roxy

    X to play first four albums in full in July shows at the Roxy
    X will play four nights at the Roxy in West Hollywood in July during which the veteran L.A. punk band will play each of its first four albums in their entirety on successive nights. Starting July 10, X will play “Los Angeles,” followed by...
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  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. EXPERIENCING HENDRIX Jimi Hendrix's entire career lasted less than seven years, and his recorded work spanned less than three — from August 1967 to May 1970 — before he......
  • Album review: My Bloody Valentine, 'm b v'

    Album review: My Bloody Valentine, 'm b v'
    2.5 stars (out of 4) After a deafening 21-year silence, My Bloody Valentine finally got around to releasing “m b v” Saturday on its Web site (mybloodyvalentine.org), the follow-up to one of the more revered and influential albums of recent...
  • Concert review: Big Star 'Third' at Park West

    After a two-hour tribute to Big Star’s lost-then-found classic album “Third,” drummer Jody Stephens provided an instant review for the audience Friday at Park West. The concert “reminds me of recording the third album,”...
  • What we know about 'Divergent' filming in Chicago

    What we know about 'Divergent' filming in Chicago
    We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
  • Terrible short list revealed for Canada's Polaris Music Prize

    Terrible short list revealed for Canada's Polaris Music Prize
    Canada's Polaris Music Prize is putting the "white" in the Great White North. Nominees for this year's award -- which seeks to recognize "creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music," according to a statement -- were announced early Tuesday, and...