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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mix-Tape Friday April 23, 2010

    CREW MIX-TAPES: Garry's Mix-Tape a. Burning Down the House by John Legend Jarrett's Mix-Tapes a. The Mighty Caesers - "little by little" b. Patto - "the man" c. The Sonics - "shot down" d. Billy Bragg - "Help Save the Youth of America" e. Queen-"its...
  • Album Review: Daughtry's 'Leave This Town'

    Album Review: Daughtry's 'Leave This Town'
    To understand the sensibility Daughtry brings to hard rock, read the acknowledgments in the CD booklet for "Leave This Town." Every member of the band put together by Chris Daughtry, the chart-topping former "American Idol" contestant, thanks his wife...
  • Review: Billy Bragg does Beethoven

    Review: Billy Bragg does Beethoven