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  • The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers

    The synth is back: KORG and Moog revive golden-era analog synthesizers
    The word "vintage" has carried drastically different meanings within the world of musical instruments. In the realm of electric and acoustic guitars and amplifiers, "vintage" in recent years has translated into an important, and lucrative, facet of the...
  • Country singer Craig Bickhardt, who wrote and sang 1980s hits, to be Listen Live! Music's artist in residence

    Country singer Craig Bickhardt, who wrote and sang 1980s hits, to be Listen Live! Music's artist in residence
    Singer and songwriter Craig Bickhardt, best known for having three Top 25 country hits with the 1980s group S-K-B and for penning such hits as The Judds No. 1 song “Turn It Loose," will be the 2015 artist in residence for Listen Live! Music in...
  • Interviewing Andrew McMahon: Jack's Mannequin, Something Corporate singer's solo future In The Wilderness for now

    Interviewing Andrew McMahon: Jack's Mannequin, Something Corporate singer's solo future In The Wilderness for now
    When indie-pop singer Andrew McMahon dissolved his band Jack’s Mannequin in 2012, six years after dissolving his previous band Something Corporate, the idea was for him to finally go solo. But after a quickie four-song EP, “The Pop...
  • Review: 'Strange Magic'

    Review: 'Strange Magic'
    There are good things in the animated musical fantasy "Strange Magic": the ultra-detailed, photorealistic animation; the name-that-tune pleasures of a mashup jukebox soundtrack; fine vocal performances from the cast's actor-singers; and a transcendent...
  • Man behind 'Galavant' music creates songs of our lives

    PASADENA, Calif. The man at the piano in the lobby of the Langham Huntington Hotel is playing a medley of familiar tunes. Along with a couple of Broadway musical numbers, he's belting out bits of some of the best-known numbers from Disney animated...
  • The gospel according to David Bromberg

    The gospel according to David Bromberg
    From his Greenwich Village days studying at the feet of his first guitar mentor, Rev. Gary Davis, to his debut album, "Demon in Disguise," (with its FM-radio breakout hit "Mr. Bojangles") and the gospel influences coursing through his latest release,...
  • IceHouse Theatre stages the musical 'I Do! I Do!' in honor of Valentine's Day

    IceHouse Theatre stages the musical 'I Do! I Do!' in honor of Valentine's Day
    MOUNT DORA — When director David Clevinger looked at the calendar, he selected a play that will please people who like their sentiment served straight up. In honor of Valentine's Day, he went to the shelf and took down the two-character musical "I...
  • Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Saxophonist Chris Potter at Jazz Showcase
    The year has just begun, but surely one of its best performances has just occurred. Playing before a crowded house Thursday evening at the Jazz Showcase, saxophonist Chris Potter led the current version of his Underground quartet in an opening set of...
  • Rostand gets the mob treatment in 'Serrano the Musical'

    Rostand gets the mob treatment in  'Serrano the Musical'
    “Serrano the Musical,” in its world premiere at the Matrix Theatre, relocates “Cyrano de Bergerac,” originally set in 1640 France, to New York’s Little Italy, around now. Edmond Rostand’s classic tale, in which...
  • Music rivals acting for the unstoppable Sally 'Hot Lips' Kellerman

    It's hard to argue that the role of actress Sally Kellerman's life wasn't that of Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in Robert Altman's 1970 smash "M*A*S*H." The part of the hyper-sexualized nurse at a mobile Army surgical hospital during the Korean...
  • Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'

    Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'
    Rachel Marie LaPorte is performing in what she calls “a perfect piece of musical theatre.” And she’s doing so in a place she wants to be. For the next several weeks, the Oak Forest native is set to play the role of Consuela in...