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  • Russell Brand’s party like a rock star years

     
    It’s not every actor who would go to this much trouble to get a character right. “I spent ten years perfecting the art of drug addiction,” Russell Brand, star of Get Him to the Greek, says. “The perfect addict! And then I spent seve...
  • Music of the mind

    Music of the mind
    Astral Weeks Pop Quiz: Name the piece of music responsible for these flights of fancy: Example one: "About fifteen minutes [in] . . . I have entered a different reality and am in a strange part of the universe where you can sit on the tail of a flaming...
  • A new harmony for music labels, TV

    A new harmony for music labels, TV
    It's the sobering reality of today's music business -- a record company executive can sign a new act and then tell her, "Keep your day job." That was one message neo-soul singer Sharon Little got from Larry Jenkins, head of the new CBS Records label,...
  • Robert Plant taps Buddy Miller for 'Band of Joy' [*UPDATE]

     
    Robert Plant has turned to Americana musician-producer Buddy Miller to share production duties with him on Plant’s forthcoming album “Band of Joy,” set for Sept. 14 release. Plant’s last outing, “Raising Sand,” the runaway hit collaboration...
  • Robert Plant meets Los Lobos: 'What a thrill'

     
    What’s the response for a songwriter when a rock god decides to record one of your tunes? That question came to mind when I got word last week that Robert Plant’s new solo album, "Band of Joy," due in September,......
  • Is there a breakout in this year's Mercury Prize lot?

     
    The nominees for this year's Barclay Mercury Prize, a sought-after British award bestowed upon left-of-center releases, contains a number of already familiar names to music fans on these shores. The concise electronic romance of the xx, the reflective...
  • Album review: Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs' 'God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise'

     
    Ray LaMontagne’s voice is like sea salt caramel: smooth, thick and sticky, with a little bite. Some people think it’s a bit too much; others can’t get enough. In his previous albums, the Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter has tried different...
  • Season lineups for the Greek and Gibson

    The Greek Theatre's 2008 season is highlighted by several programs delving into American roots music -- notably the Grammy Award-winning duo of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for two nights -- and reaching an apex with a relatively rare local...
  • In defense of Led Zeppelin on YouTube

    In defense of Led Zeppelin on YouTube
    Let's be clear about one thing: They were a great band. I thought so wholeheartedly in 10th grade. But then my musical taste broadened, grew more "sophisticated" or "adult." They became a guilty pleasure, a reminder of my adolescence, the kind of band I...
  • The 50th Annual Grammy Winners List

    Album of the Year: "River: The Joni Letters," Herbie Hancock. Record of the Year: "Rehab," Amy Winehouse. Song of the Year: "Rehab," Amy Winehouse (Amy Winehouse). New Artist: Amy Winehouse. Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Mark Ronson. Pop Vocal...
  • Bridge benefit: Gavin Rossdale, Wolfmother, Fleet Foxes go unplugged

     
    An unplugged setting like Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit presents musicians who usually rely on megawatts of amplified music the opportunity -- and the challenge -- to find alternate means of channeling their music. Bush front man Gavin...
  • Rep. Alan Grayson’s ’stairway to nowhere’ ad put to WESH Truth Test tonight — how annoying is that commercial?

     
    Check this update: http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment_tv_tvblog/2010/09/rep-alan-grayson-sometimes-slips-up-with-stairway-to-heaven-sendup-wesh-finds.html Rep. Alan Grayson could be flirting with losing the Led Zeppelin vote with that...