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  • Album of the Day 1/16/12: Quiet Life - Act Natural

    Album of the Day 1/16/12: Quiet Life - Act Natural
    It bums me out when the CT music scene loses a really good band to someone else's music scene.  In this case we lost New London's Quiet Life to the west coast.  At least we have some amazing music they've left behind in their wake.  Act Natural is the...
  • More ideas for roadside exploring

    More ideas for roadside exploring
    Readers of the Postcards column offered lots of feedback about last week's column on my favorite roadside stops. Most of the letters were friendly, equipped with plenty of suggestions about other homegrown eateries and attractions worth taking the long...
  • Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers

    Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers
    Satan Is Real The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers By Charlie Louvin, with Benjamin Whitmer For a country duo that got its start doing ultra-pious gospel - singing about God and mother, faith, patriotism and honor -- the Louvin Brothers sure weren’...
  • SXSW Day 2: Court Yard Hounds, Roky Erickson and the partnering spirit

     
    The craziest rumor I heard Thursday night at the South by Southwest Festival was that David Bowie was lurking around somewhere, possibly planning to jump onstage with Roky Erickson. The idea that the seemingly semi-retired Thin White Duke might show......
  • 'Idol' rehearsals: a view from the inside

     
    Well, weren’t we just tickled pink to be invited into the secret lair that is Monday’s “American Idol” rehearsal. That’s right, just the Top 9, executive producer Ken Warwick, stage manager Debbie Williams, Rickey Minor and the “Idol” band,...
  • Music (video) for the Masses screening, featuring Ann Magnuson

     
    This Saturday night at the Downtown Independent there will be a special anthology screening of the 2009 video and film work by The Masses, a film production collective started by director Matthew Amado, Jon Ramos and the late Heath Ledger. Work...
  • Rock Hall 2010: Kiss, ABBA on the ballot, but is there a noticeable omission?

     
    Will tongues be wagging at next year???s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony? Specifically, the prodigious one that belongs to Gene Simmons of Kiss, one of a dozen acts that are on the final ballot from which five......
  • Live review: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit at Club Nokia

     
    Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam and other singer-songwriters nimbly display music's varied forms in a casual fundraiser for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Great as he was, the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt was wrong when he said......
  • Gabriel Macht is willing for 'Spirit' stardom

    Once upon a time, superhero roles were considered career-killers. But not anymore, not with Christian Bale, Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr. and Hugh Jackman proving that if the glove fits, you should wear it. Still, for Gabriel Macht, who suits up as the...
  • At Whisky A Go-Go, applause for co-founder Elmer Valentine

    At Whisky A Go-Go, applause for co-founder Elmer Valentine
    They came to West Hollywood on Monday night not to bury one of the celebrated figures in L.A. music's storied past, but to praise him. A few hundred family members, friends, former employees and just plain fans of Whisky A Go-Go co-founder Elmer...
  • New in paper at your local bookstore

    New in paper at your local bookstore
    "Born Standing Up" by Steve Martin (Scribner) Here's Steve Martin, describing his first appearance on "The Tonight Show": "What happened while I was out there was very similar to an alien abduction: I remember very little of it, though I'm convinced it...
  • Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch

    Tom Petty returns to his roots with Mudcrutch
    THE misadventure began, as so many do, in a dingy Florida strip club. This one was called Dub's, and it was cinder-block roadhouse in Gainesville where, in the early 1970s, a dancer named Bubbles shimmied for students, townies and truck drivers while a...