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  • Live review: Blind Boys, Allen Toussaint bring the spirit to UCLA

     
    It wouldn’t be the least bit surprising to hear that church attendance was down Sunday, at least among the hundreds of concert-goers who braved the rain on their pilgrimage to UCLA’s Royce Hall the night before. After all, what’s left......
  • Ann Powers: Inspiration comes hard to most of the Idols

     
    " Inspiration" is a synonym for taking in a vital breath. Pious folk in medieval times used it to describe being touched by God and directed to speak. These definitions honor the intensity of the experience, the way whatever inspires us can take over...
  • Concert review: World Cup kick-off concert in Johannesburg, South Africa

     
    “It's time for Africa,” boomed the voice of the announcer in Johannesburg's Orlando Stadium on Thursday, at the climax of the all-star concert kicking off soccer's World Cup. “It's time for Shakira!” The announcement laid bare an inconsistency...
  • Anthony Bourdain comes to KCRW for Guest DJ Project

     
    He's raw, unflinchingly honest and hopelessly candid, and because of those qualities, it's almost impossible to dislike Anthony Bourdain, the host of the Travel Channel's "No Reservations." While most food celebrities offer sanitized happy-go-lucky...
  • This recording artist is considered the Godfather of northern soul music? a) James Brown b) Otis Redding c) Curtis Mayfield

    ANSWER: c) Curtis Mayfield
  • Mixtape Friday June 4

    Listeners Mixtapes 1) Robert Czarnecki a. Ideofunk by John Scofield b. Witch Doctor by Galactic c. Bonus Round by Charlie Hunter d. Tchfunkta by Stanton Moore e. Green Tea by John Scofield 2) Paul Lockwood a. Mama Can't Buy You Love by Elton John b....
  • Mix-Tape Friday - January 15, 2010

    Crew Mix-Tapes: 1. Garry's mixtape: a. Love I Lost: Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes b. Hang on For Love: Off Broadway 2. Intern Laura's mixtape: A. My Boyfriend's Back: Stacie Orrico B. These Boots are made for Walkin: Nancy Sinatra C. Just Another...
  • Get Down and Vote!

    John McCain ABBA "Take A Chance On Me" Chuck Berry "Johnny B. Goode" Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers "I Won't Back Down" Black Eyed Peas "Let's Get It Started" Bill Conti "Theme From Rocky" John Mellencamp "Our Country" Sarah Palin...
  • Album Review: Guns N' Roses' 'Chinese Democracy'

    When Axl Rose announced in December 2006 that the new Guns N' Roses album, "Chinese Democracy," would be issued the following March -- the last false ending to a drama nearly as long-lasting as the Vietnam War and culminating today, as the hordes rush...
  • 'People Get Ready: A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield'

    EVENT: "People Get Ready: A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield" DATE:  Through Sunday, March 15, 2009 TIME:  VARIES WHERE: Basile Theater, Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center COST:  $12/advance; $15/at the door INFO:  (317) 627 - 4755 WEB:   http://...
  • Mix-Tape Friday March 26, 2010

    Crew Mix-Tapes: 1. Jarrett's mixtape 1. Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight - R.E.M. 2. Daisy - Fang Island 3. Big Sur - The Thrills 4. Train From Kansas City - Neko Case 5. A Little More Cocaine Please - Split Lip Rayfield Your Mixtapes: 1. Mitch a. Georgia...
  • Prince reigns at Rock Hall of Fame

    This year's induction ceremony for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame was much like the music industry itself: fragmented, seemingly random and only occasionally exciting. Last year's ceremony's paid tribute to the power of British new wave with inductees...