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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Fallon salutes Broadway with ‘Memphis,’ ‘American Idiot’ performances

     
    On Sept. 11, our thoughts turn to New York and its crucial place in our culture. Nothing says New York like Broadway, with its classic musicals and glorious songs. Jimmy Fallon will celebrate Broadway next week on NBC's “Late Night.” Fallon...
  • Monday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 12 – 18 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Donald Trump; Ben......
  • Album review: Robert Plant's 'Band of Joy'

     
    The natural and the supernatural have long co-mingled in the world Robert Plant inhabits, as far back as his days fronting Led Zeppelin on through his bar-raising 2007 collaboration with Alison Krauss, “Raising Sand.” So it comes as no surprise......
  • 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...
  • On the charts: Linkin Park continues to give Agoura Hills something to cheer about, and Weezer has a major indie debut

     
    Linkin Park, the hard rock pride of Agoura Hills, ushers in the music industry's busy fall and winter release schedule, leading a charge of six new albums into the top 10 of the U.S. pop chart. The act's "Thousand Suns,"......