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  • Beats Music streams impressive playlists, but geeks want so much more

    Got discerning taste? Interested in digging in the digital crates for the best music available in the cloud? Then you've no doubt been targeted by Beats Music in the past few months. The much-hyped streaming service is the latest entry in an...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
  • Concert Review: Duo evoke the '60s folk spirit

    Concert Review: Duo evoke the '60s folk spirit
    Talk about a perfect song for a small crowd on a rainy night. Thursday evening at the Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center, former Byrds member John York opened with a truncated rendition of Bob Dylan's "Chimes of Freedom." The song —...
  • Berlin Film Festival Review: 'Gueros'

    "To be young and not a revolutionary is a contradiction," reads a protest banner in "Gueros," a feisty Mexican indie in which two brothers -- one dark-skinned, the other pale -- idly fritter away a few days while those around them stage a massive...
  • Letters: The bands play on

    Letters: The bands play on
    Re “Renovated Forum is mostly fabulous,” Jan. 17 Terrific piece by Times staff writer Randy Lewis on the Eagles concert at the renovated Forum, with special appreciation to the depth he provided on the sonic improvements. In the 1970s, I...
  • At 100, poem 'Chicago' still fierce, fresh

    At 100, poem 'Chicago' still fierce, fresh
    One hundred years ago this month, Chicago was not thought of as the planet's pig renderer. And its shoulders, hunched or held back, square or rounded, big or small or somewhere in the broad middle, went largely unremarked upon. All of that changed...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • CD Review: Too little life in 'Dead'

    CD Review: Too little life in 'Dead'
    Band and musicians have a certain something that defines them. People know Bob Dylan for his stream-of-consciousness lyrics and nasal voice, the Beatles for their catchy Mersey beat and Van Halen for its ear-splitting guitar solos. The Fountain Valley...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
  • 3 Ways to Fix the Grammys

    The Grammy Awards will never be perfect, and maybe they shouldn't be. But that doesn't mean they don't matter. After enduring years of dinosaur jokes and slumping ratings, the Recording Academy has successfully recast its showcase event as must-see-TV...
  • Blind Boys of Alabama interview: Gospel greats talk about how collaborations brought success

     
    The Blind Boys of Alabama has been a force in gospel music for more than 65 years. But the group has had its biggest success in recent decades, working with popular musicians. Blind Boys of Alabama, with Jummy Carter, center......
  • The Latest: Brit goes 'Digging'; 'Dead' lacks life

    The Latest: Brit goes 'Digging'; 'Dead' lacks life
    Digging Too Deep Jill Amadio Mainly Murder Press; 207 pages Jill Amadio's "Digging Too Deep" is the sort of book that will have you casting the movie version in your head as you read. Put the right director at the helm and these characters could...