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  • 'American Idol' on MySpace: Blake Lewis reacts to the news of video tryouts

     
    In honor of “American Idol’s” 10th anniversary, the show’s producers are bringing the competition closer to home. From now through Oct. 6, aspiring Kelly Clarksons and couch potatoes alike can submit their own video auditions via MySpace,...
  • Corvette placement in `Glee' hits right note for Chevy

     
    What would Will Schuester drive? That is, what car would the repressed "Glee" teacher buy to break out of his doldrums and try to win back his girlfriend? The answer -- a bright yellow convertible Corvette -- came from an......
  • Album review: James Blunt's 'Some Kind of Trouble'

     
    “Everything that I’m trying to say/ Just sounds like a worn-out cliché,” James Blunt sings on “I’ll Be Your Man,” a track off his new album, “Some Kind of Trouble” — and he appears to be heading naysayers off at......
  • Gentle men: The softer side of rock flourishes again

     
    In the 1970s, it was America and Bread with the wispy vocals and gentle guitars. Now, Fleet Foxes and James Blunt have rediscovered soft rock. Like it or not, the last few years have seen a return to the warm,......
  • Standing up for soft rock: Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood bring their smooth stylings to Largo [Updated]

     
    The music of Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood flows into your ears like a clump of lard melting in the iron skillet of your soul. Or something like that. The duo, which just released the absolutely spot-on soft rock parody......
  • Album Review: Bon Iver's 'Bon Iver'

     
    Could it be that a bearded backwoods falsetto-singing man named Justin Vernon is the great unifier of this early decade? The Wisconsin-born songwriter’s slow-burning debut, “For Emma, Forever Ago,” gradually, over the course of two...
  • Buddy Holly score card -- Hollywood star: 1; Grammy awards: 0

     
    Buddy Holly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week, but still has no Grammy Awards. Holly and other pioneering rock and rollers have long been overlooked by Grammy voters....
  • Paula C. Gaskins

    Paula C. Gaskins   Paula C. Gaskins, 73, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2011 in La Crescenta, California following a courageous 13-year battle with breast cancer.  Born Paula Ann Sutton in Waterloo, Iowa to Ivan J. Sutton and Pauline A. Paul, she...
  • Christopher Cross

    Christopher Cross
    My perfect proposal to my future wife Lizette Gonzalez, would be setting a camp fire on the beach. I would ask her babys father if i can borrow her 2 yr old daugther to help me ask the question. All three of us would have dinner i can somehow give arianna...
  • How Michael McDonald Has Influenced Practically All Of 2011's Music, From Bon Iver to Lady Gaga

    How Michael McDonald Has Influenced Practically All Of 2011's Music, From Bon Iver to Lady Gaga
    When Michael McDonald plays the Ridgefield Playhouse on June 22 (as part of a summer fundraising gala), there should be some youthful faces in the crowd, sprinkled among the elder McDonald fans. While this may be more symbolic than anything else, given...
  • Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen

    Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen
    I see it in my Facebook feed and Twitter stream more often than I probably should. So-and-so is listening to Baby Got Back by Six Mix-a-Lot on Spotify. We understand you like big butts and cannot lie, but do you really want to announce that to the world?...
  • Serious Water Music, Rated XXX!

    ...Well, not that kind of triple-X rating. That's just Roman for thirty, and this weekend Mystic Seaport rolls out its thirtieth annual Sea Music Festival. And though you might be thinking of Christopher Cross' "Sailing" or Frankie Ford's "Sea Cruise",...