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  • 'American Idol': 10 ideas for a reboot and a ratings revival

     
    American Idol's ratings are the lowest in its history, prompting some to wonder whether it's time for a series reboot. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers 10 ideas....
  • Live: Meshuggah, Baroness, Decapitated at the House of Blues

     
    Meshuggah, Baroness and Decapitated each brought varying levels of metal intensity to West Hollywood's House of Blues on Saturday night. Pop & Hiss reviews the show....
  • Chatting with Collective Soul: The secrets of the post-grunge band's stability and success

     
    When post-grunge rockers Collective Soul decided to hit the road again this summer after spending a year largely apart, working on projects outside the band, it was unclear what it would have to offer listeners. The group has not released......
  • Shaggy, Alison Hinds, Tarrus Riley shine at JazzReggae Fest

     
    On day two of UCLA's annual JazzReggae Festival, Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Collie Buddz, Alison Hinds and others showcased the many sounds of the Caribbean, from soca and reggae to reggaeton and lovers rock. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an...
  • Tenacious D come back with ‘Rize of the Fenix' to rescue rock

     
    Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass ‘Rize' like the ‘Fenix' from the aftermath of ‘The Pick of Destiny.' Their goal? Nothing less than saving rock music. Tenacious D rehearses in a grim-looking practice space on a desolate...
  • April 21: Live Music From Sara Evans

    April 21: Live Music From Sara Evans
    Sara's new RCA Nashville album, Stronger, released March 8 and scored back-to-back weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart! First-week sales in excess of 55,000 copies (source: Nielsen SoundScan) also earned the album a #6 debut on the all-...
  • Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre

    An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
  • Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher

    Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher
    Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97. Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
  • McNair and Cole set the stage for Chicago Humanities Festival

    The Chicago Humanities Festival will explore the theme of "America" this year, so it was wholly appropriate that its Gala Benefit Evening featured two musicians well equipped to take on distinctly American music. The 23d annual festival hasn't officially...
  • A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore

    A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore
    It was a quiet night for a revolution. People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
  • Municipal Waste's Cartoonishly Killer Thrash Sacrifices the El 'n' Gee

    Municipal Waste's Cartoonishly Killer Thrash Sacrifices the El 'n' Gee
    Municipal Waste w/ Napalm Death, Exhumed, Vektor and David Carradine. $16. 7 p.m., Oct. 28. The El 'n' Gee, 86 Golden St., New London, manicproductions.org   For a band whose name was pilfered from the side of a garbage truck, Municipal Waste sure do...