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  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," witháPharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
  • Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list

    Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list
    Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category.á Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
  • For Lou Reed, 'Lulu' and 'Metal Machine Music' proved vision was pure

    For Lou Reed, 'Lulu' and 'Metal Machine Music' proved vision was pure
    The music world is in mourning over the death of Lou Reed, the indescribably influential singer, composer and bandleader. He was one of the first to marry rock insouciance with high-art ideas: reducing the form of a guitar band to its absolute minimum,...
  • Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring

    Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring
    Singer, bassist and all-around rock oddball Les Claypool will bring his mind-bending trio, Primus, back to Hampton Roads this spring. The band, which produced albums including "Sailing the Seas of Cheese," and "Pork Soda," back in the 1990s, will play...
  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Official Jam Cruise 12 Post Show with Les Claypool's Duo de Twang: Known for his tapping, slapping and other manipulations of the electric bass, Les Claypool, best known as the leader of the prog-rock band Primus, brings his new project to Fort...
  • Tortuga Music Festival 2014: Who do you want to see?

    Tortuga Music Festival 2014: Who do you want to see?
    At this point last week, the Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach was still just a dream. Its success, based on location and a sterling lineup, seemed like such a natural, but who could be sure how it would fly? By the end of the remarkable...
  • Les Claypool of Primus and Dean Ween go fishing and drinking in Fort Lauderdale

    Les Claypool of Primus and Dean Ween go fishing and drinking in Fort Lauderdale
    If the guy in the rakish spectacles at the next table at Mezzaluna Wednesday night bore an uncanny resemblance to Les Claypool, it’s because that indeed was the Primus bass player and bon vivant tucking into the Italian supper specialties off the...
  • Primus at the Fillmore: "Grinnin' like bastards"

    Primus at the Fillmore: "Grinnin' like bastards"
    The crowd at a Primus concert is, for the most part, predictable: A sea of black T-shirts and hoodies washes over the chosen venue, this time the Fillmore Miami Beach, with whiskey or beer in hand and often neon-colored tresses. Spectators' ages ranged...
  • Streamland: 'Drawing Stories With Travis Millard'

    Streamland: 'Drawing Stories With Travis Millard'
    There's a new Bob Ross-style art show on the Internet. It's called "Drawing Stories With Travis Millard," and it features the eponymous artist sitting at a wooden desk by a cozy fire, telling strange tales from his life while simultaneously drawing them....
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST BLUES

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST BLUES
    Balkun Brothers The Balkun Brothers, based in West Hartford, have played over 100 gigs in the past year (their busiest yet), and though primarily New England shows, they've also recently branched out to Texas, Tennessee and California. They released...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. HEART A week ago, female rockers Heart was been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Seems about the right time. Heart is sisters Ann (left) and Nancy......
  • Les Claypool┐s strange frequencies

    If you’ve seen Les Claypool wearing a lobster suit in Primus’ 2011 music video for the song “Tragedy’s A’Comin’,” you know the frontman is a genius of weird, and a goofball. But if you’re a die-hard fan of...