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  • Billy Joel, Once A Stranger To Advertising, Is Becoming A Commercial Big Shot

    Billy Joel has moved from "Allentown" to Madison Avenue. The piano-playing hitmaker was once regarded by advertisers as one of music's "untouchables" - artists like Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Tom Petty and R.E.M. who shun the idea of aligning one...
  • Madison Avenue's New Song: Get Tunes Out Of Ads, And Help Stream Music Instead

    In 1995, Microsoft paid a reported $4 million to use The Rolling Stones' famous song "Start Me Up" in ads for its Windows95. According to one of Madison Avenue's most influential agencies, in 2014 that money would not be well spent. MediaVest, an ad-...
  • Interview: Neon Trees singer has a big fan ... in mom

    Interview: Neon Trees singer has a big fan ... in mom
    Deb Glenn has a wall dedicated to her famous son — Tyler Glenn, lead singer of new wave pop band Neon Trees — inside her home in the San Diego area. The space is decorated with fan art, rare posters, a platinum plaque for the band’s...
  • REVIEW: Springsteen doesn't miss a beat at HersheyPark Stadium

     
    Wednesday night was fmy first time seeing Bruce Springsteen and there wasn't a single moment of the three-hour show where my eyes weren't glued to the stage at HersheyPark Arena. The Boss may be 64 but he looked great, his voice was strong and he didn't...
  • Weekend preview: A cultural jacuzzi of local music, beer and conch chowder

    Weekend preview: A cultural jacuzzi of local music, beer and conch chowder
    When it comes to capturing that particular South Florida brand of “culture” –– a paella of high art and low, music and film, fashion and skin, food and drinks, all unlimited by ethnicity, age and geography (unless traffic is really...
  • TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'

    TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'
    "Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
  • U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar

    U2 wants to avoid the 'esoteric' on new album, win an Oscar
    U2 is a band that is used to big statements, political activism and rallying behind a cause. This past weekend, however, the band's larger-than-life frontman Bono was talking about the band's late-career efforts to simplify. Well, that and also his desire...
  • U2 still on track to issue album this year

    U2 still on track to issue album this year
    U2 is still on track to issue a new album this year, despite claims that the band has pushed the project and subsequent tour back to 2015. In December,  band members indicated to The Times that they were targeting a new album for an April release....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. WINTER JAM TOUR It’s hard to argue against the 14th annual Winter Jam Tour Spectacular being the top concert of the week. The tour, which offers 10 of the......
  • REVIEW: Ellen Foley, after 30 years, still catches glimpses of 'Dashboard Light' in Philly

     
    It’s been 35 years since Ellen Foley cemented her place in pop culture by singing the female foil part on Meat Loaf’s song “Paradise By the Dashboard Light,” and more than 30 years since she released her third and last......
  • 'Police & Thieves' singer Junior Murvin dies

    'Police & Thieves' singer Junior Murvin dies
    Junior Murvin had one of the greatest reggae singles ever. "Police & Thieves" is a genre staple and one of reggae's most perpetually covered tracks. The singer died Monday in Jamaica, and his song will be the centerpiece of his legacy. Murvin's age...
  • Album Review: Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2′

    With this week's release of "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," a companion album to March's blockbuster "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake has now produced 144 minutes of new music within the calendar year. This sort of productivity is not...