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  • All hail the Marshall stack: The amplifiers that built rock

     
    Rock amplifier innovator Jim Marshall died on Thursday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers insight into the importance of the "Marshall stack" as a symbol in rock & roll....
  • Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...
  • An in-house photo studio is a bright idea for West Hollywood's Sunset Marquis

     
    As anyone who has seen the framed photos lining the walls of the Sunset Marquis' lobby, bar and breezeway, the West Hollywood hotel has a long history as a location for fashion and music photo shoots, with famed photographers like......
  • Upcoming Johnny Cash auction to include the Man in Black's iconic clothes

     
    With "Crazy Heart" taking home two Academy Awards earlier this year, and Gwyneth Paltrow set to open in "Country Strong" -- a country and western movie in which she stars and sings -- it's clear that there's a growing appetite......
  • Rock on: Archive 1887 rock T-shirts come with a music history lesson

     
    It's all well and good to buy a T-shirt emblazoned with an iconic image from the annals of rock 'n' roll — plenty of street-wear brands offer them. But when you pick up a rock tee from luxe T-shirt brand......
  • New Johnny Cash biography coming from former Times music critic Robert Hilburn

     
    Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn’s new biography on Johnny Cash, “In Search of Johnny Cash,” will be published by Little, Brown and Co., the publisher of Peter Guralnick’s massive two-volume Elvis Presley biography, “Last Train to...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: House GOP, Senate Dem Staffers In Line For Raises.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're actually taking a badly needed day off today, but we couldn't leave you without your daily rundown of headlines and gossip. So without any more formalities, let's just dive right into the day's Top......
  • Up-and-comers: Smashbox Studios hosts its L.A. Photo Assistants Show

     
    Behind most great photographers are at least a few great assistants. Often photographers themselves, they know their way around light and shadow in the way that Mario Batali knows his way around a meatball. And there's no better showcase for......
  • Fort Worth Welcome Project to be Re-Designed

    Fort Worth Welcome Project to be Re-Designed
    In 2004, Fort Worth got a $265,000 grant from the state for its 'Keep Fort Worth Beautiful' efforts. Project leaders had a plan to spend it, but the plan faced so much opposition they're back to the drawing board. On the north side of I-30, between Beach...
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
  • Corbett Administration Highlights Potential for 20,000 Permanent Jobs from Building Petrochemical Industry in PA

    Corbett Administration Highlights Potential for 20,000 Permanent Jobs from Building Petrochemical Industry in PA
    Members of Gov. Tom Corbett's Cabinet were joined by a coalition of supporters today to discuss the importance of bringing a petrochemical complex to Pennsylvania that would create more than 10,000 construction jobs and up to 20,000 permanent jobs in...
  • Public explores Strategic Community Impact Plan at open house

    Public explores Strategic Community Impact Plan at open house
    The ballroom at Hagerstown Hotel & Convention Center buzzed Monday evening with hundreds of simultaneous conversations about issues as varied as school achievement gaps, financial exploitation of seniors, domestic violence and arts education. The room...