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  • Hip-hop responds to Bin Laden's death (in tweet form)

     
    Rappers, including Bun B, Chuck D., Styles P, MC Hammer and more, react via Twitter to the killing of Osama bin Laden....
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett Delivers Second Budget Address Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's Budget Day here in the Capitol. And while the specifics of Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed spending plan for 2012-13 are embargoed until after he delivers his speech at 11:30 a.m., we can tell you......
  • Time for Mitt Romney to change his tunes

     
    The bigger the campaign, the lamer the playlist. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign released a 19-song Spotify playlist on Friday, and in the grand tradition of presidential candidates, it was chock full of inoffensive hits. Not that the songs were bad.....
  • Allegra Rosenberg is all plugged in, ready to Trock

    Allegra Rosenberg is all plugged in, ready to Trock
    Kids these days. What with their ukuleles and their homespun ballads about the sci-fi series "Dr. Who," and their addictive EPs and ability to get famous authors to pay attention to their ukulele music about minor plot twists on "Dr. Who." I mean, am...
  • Britain's "Rehab" singer Amy Winehouse dies at age 27

    LONDON (Reuters) - Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song "Rehab" summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London on Saturday at the age of 27. The Grammy winner, famed for her black beehive hair,...
  • Popular 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse found dead

    Popular 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse found dead
    Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song "Rehab" summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London on Saturday. She was 27. The Grammy winner, famed for her black beehive hair, soulful voice and erratic...
  • Mix-tape Friday October 21st 2011

    Your Mixtapes: Peter 1. Allentown: Billy Joel 2. Philadelphia Freedom: Elton John 3. Shipping Up To Boston: Dropkick Murphys 4. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia: Vicki Lawrence 5. Seattle: Public Image Ltd Anna 1. Clampdown- The Clash 2....
  • Review: Billy Bragg does Beethoven

    Review: Billy Bragg does Beethoven
  • British pop stars form group to demand more power

    British pop stars form group to demand more power
    Some of Britain's biggest music stars announced Saturday they are banding together to demand greater control over their music in the digital age. Radiohead, Robbie Williams and Kaiser Chiefs are among more than 60 founding members of the Featured...
  • Billy Bragg puts words on a page and suspends them in the air

    Billy Bragg puts words on a page and suspends them in the air
    ALTHOUGH it's been nearly six years since Billy Bragg has released an album, his hiatus can hardly be characterized as quiet. In fact, the English guitarist-songwriter, who has spent more than two decades belting out politically charged, punk-tinged folk...
  • A familiar story in a new universe

    REWRITING a famous story from a different character's point of view has become common enough that the results constitute a genre of their own. John Gardner saw "Beowulf" through the monster's eyes in "Grendel"; Jean Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea" excavated the...
  • LA Names Nic Harcourt Editor at Large, Music & Culture

    LOS ANGELES, December 10, 2008 - LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine today announced the selection of Nic Harcourt as Editor at Large, Music & Culture. Beginning February 8, 2009, in LA's January/February double Oscar issue, Harcourt will contribute a...