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  • Weekend's top show: Nick Lowe at Old Town

     
    Nick Lowe: The silver fox of British pub-rock remains one of the more deft songwriters of his generation, blending soul, folk and country into an artistic sensibility forged during the U.K. punk era, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Town School......
  • Solomon Burke dead at 70; 'the king of rock and soul'

     
    Solomon Burke, the robust, regal preacher-turned-singer who defined soul music in the ‘60s and continued to perform and minister for decades afterward, died Sunday in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Burke died on a plane after arriving on a flight from...
  • Live review: Matador sticks to the beat at 21

     
    Belle & Sebastian and other indie rockers sing the label's praises at a birthday bash. Lyrical tidbits best capture the essence of this past weekend's Matador at 21 series of concerts at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.......
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...
  • Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort

    Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort
    "The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
  • 'Homeless' exhibit promotes understanding

     'Homeless' exhibit promotes understanding
    The multimedia exhibit "Homeless in Paradise" opened Nov. 5 at BC Space Gallery in Laguna Beach. The show was created by Laguna artists Faye Chapman and Tim Carmody, and Los Angeles Times photographer Genaro Molina in recognition of National Hunger and...
  • Nick Lowe interview: Pop music for grown-ups

    Nick Lowe interview: Pop music for grown-ups
    As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...
  • Wireless wall of sound

    You could buy a budget MP3 player with a 1,000-song capacity for about $80, and with some luck, your friends won't notice that it's not an iPod Nano. So why would you want to pay $230 for an Ibiza Rhapsody? It's simple: To be ahead of the game. Or...
  • Retro-rocker Findlay Brown, tonight at the Echo

     
    Roy Orbison recently got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but for a different kind of tribute to "the Voice," we turn to Findlay Brown, who sounds uncannily like him. Brown's vocals aren't quite as deep and resonant, but the stylings are similar, and...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mega-Tsunami: 5 Years Later' looks back at the 2004 disaster

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies HIGH-WATER MARK: The new special 'Mega-Tsunami: 5 Years Later' recalls the deadly 2004 tsunami, mostly through amateur video footage......
  • For John Hiatt, words follow

    For John Hiatt, words follow
    JOHN HIATT has recorded a string of critically lauded albums dating to the mid 1970s, but his profile rose markedly in 1987 with "Bring the Family," an intimate collection of songs exploring relations between friends and lovers, husbands and wives,...
  • Manny Farber: A film critic not in awe of Hollywood

    Manny Farber: A film critic not in awe of Hollywood
    Farber on Film The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber Edited by Robert Polito Library of America: 824 pp., $40 At this year's Academy Awards, the most incongruous moment came during the "In Memoriam" roll call. Among the distinguished deceased...