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  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • Q&A: Illinois native 'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman on 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'

    Q&A: Illinois native 'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman on 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'
    On NBC’s fantastic “Parks and Recreation,” Nick Offerman has turned Ron Swanson into such a spectacular, hilarious symbol of contained emotion and old-fashioned, meat-and-potatoes masculinity that it feels necessary to establish that...
  • No vocals? No problem at NOVO Instrumental Festival

    No vocals? No problem at NOVO Instrumental Festival
    Not all great ideas are fueled by bourbon, but the creation of Baltimore's NOVO Instrumental Festival was. Five years ago, Mobtown Studios' producer and co-owner Mat Leffler-Schulman shared a few drinks at the Windup Space with bar owner Russell de...
  • Rock and Sprawl: Tedeschi Trucks Band's Big, Retro Sound Returns to Connecticut

    The ’70s was the era of the Big Family Band. Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen toured with more than 30 musicians. The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (with Eric Clapton), Santana, the Mothers of...
  • Album review: The Weeknd, 'Echoes of Silence'

    Album review: The Weeknd, 'Echoes of Silence'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) Abel Tesfaye, a k a the Weeknd, has been busy the past few months. He self-released three mix tapes of moodily skewed R&B that have earned him a nomination for Canada’s top musical honor, the Polaris Prize (he lost out to...
  • Springsteen SXSW concert review

    Springsteen SXSW concert review
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- It was Bruce Springsteen day Thursday at the South by Southwest Music Conference, but the singer instead turned the spotlight on his fellow artists. His keynote address was essentially a long, heart-felt thank you to his musical...
  • Album review: Coldplay, 'Mylo Xyloto'

    Album review: Coldplay, 'Mylo Xyloto'
    2 stars (out of 4) In a recent interview, Tom Waits mentioned that while recording music, “You have to work with people that know when to trick you.” Coldplay pays lip service to the element of surprise on its fifth studio album, “Mylo...
  • Pitchfork festival expands to Paris

    Pitchfork festival expands to Paris
          With the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe.         Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
  • Grammy Awards: Grammy show a sales winner for performers

    Grammy Awards: Grammy show a sales winner for performers
    Lots of upsets, life-size Jim Henson Co. puppets and a giant egg carrying Lady Gaga were enough to drive the Grammy Awards to its largest audience in more than a decade. Sunday night's biggest winner, however, might be an act that didn't even take home...
  • Coachella amps up security

    Coachella amps up security
    The three-day Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is not one that would seem in need of a tune-up. After all, the 2011 edition, which opens Friday and will be headlined by the likes of rap star Kanye West and indie-rock heavyweights the Arcade Fire,...
  • Cass McCombs' nomadic lifestyle

    Cass McCombs' nomadic lifestyle
    The following statements may or may not be true about nomadic singer-songwriter Cass McCombs: He was born a Scorpio in 1977. Los Angeles is his current, but no doubt temporary, home. Furthermore, on his birth: if the lyrics to "Lion Killer" from his...