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  • Violinist Regina Carter tunes in Americana

    Violinist Regina Carter tunes in Americana
    At a certain point in life, many of us begin to contemplate our family roots – those nearly forgotten people from earlier generations whose journeys and travails made our lives possible. For jazz violinist Regina Carter, that quest has generated...
  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

    Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert
    Death in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing your balance. Falling and picking yourself up again means you can keep going. Brook vividly underscores that in the...
  • Matthew Fowler's new 'Beginning' at Florida Music Festival

    Matthew Fowler's new 'Beginning' at Florida Music Festival
    Although "Beginning" is the title of his debut album, Orlando singer-songwriter Matthew Fowler could call his showcase at this year's Florida Music Festival a "new beginning." Fowler, a 19-year-old neo-folkie fresh out of Lyman High School, will...
  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
  • U.S. music labels sue Pandora over royalties for golden oldies

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several major U.S. music companies sued Pandora Media Inc on Thursday, accusing the online streaming service of cheating them out of royalties by playing thousands of pre-1972 recordings without paying royalties. The music in...
  • Coachella: Stars are fashion brands' ticket in

    Coachella: Stars are fashion brands' ticket in
    This spring, Lana Del Rey's stylist, a hirsute Brit who goes by the moniker Johnny Blueeyes, ventured to the Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles to pick out free things for his client. When he arrived at the showroom of Chic Little Devil, a style...
  • A slower Twista still spewing raps

    A slower Twista still spewing raps
    Just as James Brown had to spend his old age attempting to do the splits, 40-year-old Twista has to remember and recite lyrics that once made him the fastest rapper on earth. In his teens, the Guinness Book of World Records honored him for spewing out 598...
  • Schoolboy Q brimming with raps, self confidence

    Schoolboy Q brimming with raps, self confidence
    In February, Quincey Hanley, the LA-based rapper better known as Schoolboy Q, released "Oxymoron," his major-label debut and almost as importantly to Q, one of the best reviewed albums of the year. Hanley was raised in South Central, joined a gang as...
  • Billy Porter still thrills them on Broadway, and now here's a new album

    PITTSBURGH This is Billy Porter's time, and he's not wasting a second of it. He won Tony and Grammy awards last year for his starring role in Broadway's "Kinky Boots" and continues in the role that got him there, singing his heart out nightly as the...
  • R&B-pop singer with current No. 1 hit to headline Musikfest

    Musikfest, the massive 10-day musical festival that takes over downtown Bethlehem every August, just announced that a soulful pop singer who is currently topping the charts will headline the festival. Did Lehigh Valley Music guess correctly who it is?...