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  • Lily Allen, Radiohead on opposite sides of heated British file-sharing debate

     
    A file-sharing debate in England that could have wide-ranging effects on how music is distributed via the Internet is getting heated. Lines are being drawn between artists, with pop singer Lily Allen taking to the Internet to question the stance......
  • Head-banging: Guantanamo's 'juke-box'

     
    by Mark Silva Waterboarding is one thing. But the Bee Gees? And Nine Inch Nails? Saturday night Head-banging taken to a new level: A coalition of rock musicians, including Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (pictured here) and Tom Morello,......
  • Day 3 of music at SXSW: Is Austin prepared for Hole and Gwar?

     
    The unsinkable Courtney Love comes to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, with a re-jiggered Hole. They headline the Spin@Stubbs showcase on Red River at 5 p.m. Just as fascinating as Mrs. Cobain, maybe more, metal gods Gwar will be......
  • SXSW: Ann Powers' high points of the annual Texas festival

     
    Memorable moments include discovering Seattle's feminist hip-hop duo Thee Satisfaction, and a gracious celebration of Alex Chilton. A stranger wandering into the scene that overtakes downtown Austin, Texas, every year during the music portion of the South...
  • This week's on-sales: UCLA Live, Yoko Ono, Elton John and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. UCLA Live John Cale, Sept. 30; Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Oct. 2; Laurie Anderson, Oct. 21; Taj Mahal, Oct. 22; Ornette Coleman, Nov. 3; Mavis......
  • Mavis Staples on working with Jeff Tweedy: 'When you hear this, you will get up.'

     
    There would seemingly be little that would catch Mavis Staples by surprise. Yet with Staples now 71 years old, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy found a way to get the soul/gospel veteran to step out of her comfort zone -- literally. Staples'......
  • Tonight's music pick: Frank Turner at the Troubadour

     
    One-time frontman for post-hardcore band Million Dead, Frank Turner's solo turn into folk-punk territory has yielded three studio albums so far, plus some plum tour and festival gigs to boot. Employing YouYube-friendly video tactics and bolstered by a...
  • Conflict prompts outpouring of politics, protests from musicians

    Musical protests of world events have gone from a tentative trickle following the terrorist attacks of 2001 to a flood of songs objecting to America's invasion of Iraq. The sudden outspokenness of musicians has inflamed emotions on both sides of the...