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  • Happy holidays: Google Doodle shows evolution of the art

     
    Google Doodles: Gumby, Halloween, Dizzy Gillespie and more -- a Doodler talks about her favorites and what inspires the Google Doodle team. 2011 was a very good year for doodles....
  • Adele & Foo Fighters top list of 2012 Grammy Award winners

     
    Adele swept the 2012 Grammy Awards, taking home all six prizes her album 21 was nominated for: Pop Solo Performance, Song of the Year, Best Music Video Short Form, Pop Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Album of the Year. In a ceremony largely...
  • Rest in peace, Earl Scruggs

     
    With apologies to Les Paul, Eric Clapton or any other guitar hero you could name, it would be well nigh impossible to find anyone who singularly became identified with a musical genre and a particular instrument more than Earl Scruggs. Scruggs and his...
  • 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....
  • 'Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music' by Greg Milner

    And in the beginning, there was no recorded sound. For millennia, music lovers had to play songs for each other in order to hear their favorite music. Because of this, perhaps -- as Greg Milner points out in his exhaustive, technically precise and...
  • Yes and Asia pairing are a prog-rock fan's dream come true

    It's enough to make any prog-rock fan swoon. Imagine members of Yes, King Crimson, and Emerson, Lake, and Palmer on the same stage together, playing hits like "I've Seen All Good People," "Roundabout" and "Heat of the Moment." In many ways, the 24-city...
  • Discuss: What will you remember about Les Paul?

  • 'Million Dollar Les Paul' by Tony Bacon

    'Million Dollar Les Paul' by Tony Bacon
    It may not be an Arthurian tale of Sir Percival in pursuit of the Holy Grail, but Tony Bacon's "Million Dollar Les Paul" (Jawbone: 288 pp., $19.95 paper) is still about a romantic quest. The object of his interest? The 1959 sunburst Les Paul electric...
  • Kim Person is devoted to capturing the pure, unadorned sound of the acoustic guitar

    Kim Person is devoted to capturing the pure, unadorned sound of the acoustic guitar
    Kim Person has mastered the art of lassoing pure, natural sound. At Wistaria, her recording studio in York County, and on her frequent trips to Nashville, Person strives to grab and document the simple, beautiful tones of wires vibrating on wood....
  • In pop music, a whole new way of doing business

    In pop music, a whole new way of doing business
    January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
  • Les Paul: The name lives on

     
    by Mark Silva and updated (hear the master below....) The name lives on, but the man is gone. Les Paul, a performer and inventor whose handicraft has given generations of musicians the sound they wanted, died today. He was 94.......