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  • Crouching tiger, hidden baseball cards: Inside Brett Dennen's world

    He's the kind of songwriter who crafts a lyric with poetry and precision, finding words with the perfect meanings and sounds to convey a feeling, a thought. To move you. The kind of songwriter who, when talking about the weather in his hometown in...
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  • Paul Simon rememora su fracaso en Broadway

    Paul Simon rememora su fracaso en Broadway
    El cantautor estadounidense Paul Simon, acompañado de músicos latinos, celebra con una serie de conciertos en Nueva York el décimo aniversario del musical "The Capeman", con el que consiguió uno de los fracasos más sonados de la historia de Broadway....
  • For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation

    For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation
    Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...
  • Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans

    Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans
    THE STAR-MAKING machine in Nashville does a lot of things well, but nurturing musicians who work outside the box isn't one of them. In the 1950s, Buddy Holly was rebuffed when he first recorded there, and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings spent most of...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Peter Jackson ups ending in 'Lovely Bones' | Dave Karger: Can 'Avatar' play on DVD? | Lady Gaga ineligible for new artist Grammy

     
    • Oscar winner Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings") tells Iain Blair that test audiences demanded a more gruesome ending for one character in the upcoming "The Lovely Bones." As Peter explains, "We got a lot of people telling us that they were...
  • Live review: Vampire Weekend at the Music Box @ Fonda

     
    Imagine Simba as a golden cub in “The Lion King” wearing a popped collar and chewing a big wad of bubblegum and you have some approximation of the charms and trifles of Vampire Weekend, the New York band providing consummate......
  • Album review: Peter Gabriel's 'Scratch My Back'

     
    There seems to be two motivations behind Peter Gabriel's new album, one playful and the other more serious. The first gives the project its title: Gabriel covered compositions by 12 working artists, including David Bowie, Neil Young, Arcade Fire and......
  • Extremely distracting political charge makes sense for Quinn

     
    Nearly a month ago, when the Democrats were holding their rhetorical fire as they waited to see which Republican gubernatorial candidate would win after all the primary votes were counted, I posted a blog entry with the wry headline, You......
  • 'Winning Time' revives the epic trash-talking war between Reggie Miller and Spike Lee

     
    Now that he's a successful documentary filmmaker, whose latest film, "Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks," makes its TV debut this Sunday on ESPN, Dan Klores can admit the horrible truth. For years, he was one of......
  • In Sheila Simon, Quinn picks symbolism over substance, blows his chance to bring the experience fight to the GOP

     
    Gov. Pat Quinn's choice of Sheila Simon to be his running mate reinforces my biggest qualm about the accidental governor: He has a huge weakness for symbolism over substance. Simon appears to be an intelligent, thoughtful person -- her online......
  • Live review: Brad Mehldau at Largo at the Coronet

     
    “Here’s another one from my KROQ listening on the way from the airport,” Brad Mehldau said with a smirk from the stage Tuesday night at Largo at the Coronet. “Good tune, though,” he added before launching into an almost obscenely......