| Jan 22, 2013
Last year, Tracy K. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Life on Mars," an elegiac, philosophical exploration of grief, existence, science and faith. Written in an accessible, narrative style after the death of Smith's father, an optical...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
w/ Marilyn Manson. $39.50, 8 p.m., Jan. 25. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com
You have not experienced discomfort until you're about to ask two women — two strangers — about electrical tape....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Add Prince to the growing group of veteran artists releasing new songs seemingly out of nowhere.
Like David Bowie and Justin Timberlake before him, the Purple One sprang a new tune -- in this case, a tight little fuzz-rock delight titled "Screwdriver"...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Jan. 12, 8 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com
Phish is a band of overachievers, adept at making what they do seem easy. They’ll jump on trampolines (less often now than in previous...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The fact that David Bowie managed to secretly record his first full album in 10 years suggests that the glam-rock pioneer, who turned 66 on Tuesday, remains a mystery even in the age of Twitter.
The seemingly inevitable leak of pre-release music —...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The surprise return of David Bowie, who on Tuesday released the new song “Where Are We Now?” on his 66th birthday, came as no surprise to longtime producer and collaborator Tony Visconti. In an interview with the BBC, he revealed he and...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:24 AM
David Bowie and Justin Timberlake aren't the only musicians returning to active duty this spring.
Just days after debuting two new songs at a show at the Glass House in Pomona, New York's Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced Monday that they'll release an album,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
UK music retailer HMV lists a reissue of Black Sabbath’s US Tour 1978 t-shirt as the top-selling classic rock t-shirt of 2012, Britain’s The Independent reports. Artists whose logos or likeness appeared on most UK kids’ chests last...
| Dec 13, 2012
Over the past few years, Logan Square has become more and more of a magnet for bar and restaurant owners looking to set up shop—and a flurry of new openings this fall and winter have only cemented this status. Here's a close-up look at one recent...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Stan Frazier can't cook in silence.
Depending on his mood, tunes ranging from David Bowie to Slayer and Madonna to Bill Evans can be heard pouring out of his two-story home in Newport Beach.
"I need to have music playing when I'm involved in the craft...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 10:14 AM
You might not have plans to swing by a ritzy charity event at Bono's house for World AIDS Day Saturday, Dec. 1, but that doesn't mean you can't do your part from Chicago.
Get tested, donate to a homeless youth shelter that helps LGBT young people with...
| Nov 23, 2012
April's Record Store Day brought forth a celebration of indie record stores across the country. Music labels released hundreds of exclusive titles to wave the flag in support of mom-and-pop vinyl shops.
There will be far fewer exclusive vinyls at Radio-...