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  • Adele, Bruno Mars, Civil Wars among Grammy sales winners

     
    One full year after its release and Adele's "21" continues to find a new audience. In its 52 weeks in the top-10 of the U.S. pop charts, "21" has now sold more than 7.3 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan....
  • Adele's '21' sets record with 21st week at No. 1

     
    Adele's momentum is showing no signs of slowing. After winning six Grammy Awards and taking the top prize at the Brit Awards, the young soulful star bested a chart record set by another vocal powerhouse, the late Whitney Houston. Adele's "21" coasted to...
  • Brit Awards: Blur returns and Adele raises her middle finger

     
    Welcome home, Adele. Now please, step aside for Blur. London's soulful singer, who won six Grammy Awards and performed for the first time earlier this month after undergoing vocal cord surgery, unexpectedly took top honors at the 2012 Brit Awards. Her...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: PA's Integrity Laws Score A C-Minus.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's well known that Pennsylvanians are set in their ways. Take, for instance, the nagging insistence of Philadelphians' who routinely fry and eat a breakfast product made from nonspecific pork products -- despite...
  • Album review: Bobby Womack's 'The Bravest Man in the Universe'

     
    "I got a story to tell," 68-year-old Bobby Womack announces at the outset of his remarkable new album, and at first you're pretty sure about the nature of his tale: An intergenerational hookup with producer Richard Russell and Damon Albarn......
  • Album review: Damon Albarn's 'Dr Dee'

     
    Damon Albarn seems about as busy as a pop star can be. In March the frontman of both Blur and Gorillaz released “Rocket Juice & the Moon,” a trippy Afro-funk disc he made with drummer Tony Allen and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers; next...
  • In Rotation: Rocket Juice & the Moon's eponymous debut

     
    In Rotation: Times pop music critic Randall Roberts recommends "Rocket Juice & the Moon," the new project by Damon Albarn, Tony Allen and Flea....
  • Album review: Amadou & Mariam's 'Folila'

     
    Referred to throughout Africa as the Blind Couple of Mali, this veteran husband-and-wife duo had a mainstream hit in France in 2005 with "Dimanche Bamako," produced by the French-Spanish pop star Manu Chao; three years later the couple recruited......
  • Lou Reed to join Gorillaz at Gibson Amphitheatre Wednesday

     
    Singer Lou Reed will join the increasingly impressive lineup for the Escape to Plastic Beach tour, which star-studded concept band Gorillaz is bringing to the Gibson Amphitheatre on Wednesday night. The former Velvet Underground singer will join...
  • Today's music pick: Gorillaz w/ N.E.R.D. @ Gibson Amphitheatre

     
    Our favorite cartoon-charactered virtual band Gorillaz are out on their first-ever world tour, rampaging through town with the “Escape to Plastic Beach Tour.” Former Blur frontman Damon Albarn will be heading up the flesh-and-blood version of the...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Wine Kiosks Returning.

     
    Our Long National Nightmare ... ... is finally over. After a brief absence, officials at the state Liquor Control Board say the bizarre and weirdly humiliating method they've set up for Pennsylvanians to buy wine at grocery stores is close......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another weekend is upon us. And, if you're like us -- that is, unnecessarily obsessed with pop music, then you're no doubt heading out this weekend to celebrate International Record Store Day. Because no matter......