| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Ian McLagan, who as keyboardist for the Small Faces and later the Faces was part of the first generation of British rockers to gain a wide American following, died Wednesday in Austin, Texas. He was 69.
His death, a day after he had a stroke, was...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:07 AM
"Days of Abandon," the third album by Brooklyn indie-rock band the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, represents a sea change of sorts: original members Peggy Wang, Alex Nadius and Chris Hochheim have all left the group in recent years, and Kurt Feldman, who...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Here are some of the most notable box sets this year in rock and pop:
Michael Bloomfield, "From His Head to his Heart to his Hands"(Columbia/Legacy, $46): A herculean guitarist from Chicago's suburbs, Bloomfield stood at the leading edge of the rock-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Elvis Costello will conclude a new 13-date North American solo tour on March 18 in Fort Lauderdale, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the singer announced on Monday.
Tickets for the performances, which he has dubbed “Detour,”...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
For the next few weeks, the walls of the Silver Circle Gallery in Putnam will be a sort of playground for the gallery's member artists. Twenty-eight artists have turned the walls into showcases of their work. From oil paintings to digital paintings,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
In his digital music collection, Dave Muller owns 349,370 songs, enough to keep a listener jamming for three consecutive years without so much as a bathroom break.
A vast chunk of that collection will fill the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:39 AM
An early mentor of Bob Dylan who helped the aspiring musician get his career rolling in New York is auctioning of a pair of manuscripts Dylan gave him more than 50 years ago to generate money to support his folklore center in Sweden.
Dylan met folk...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:27 AM
For many South Florida music fans, Black Friday means vinyl, which often isn’t black anymore. And this year, the white whale for many a hunter of exclusive new vinyl on this quasi Record Store Day is indeed white, the color of a White Russian, to be...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Either imitation really isn’t the sincerest form of flattery, or flattery simply isn’t all it's cracked up to be. Either way, the new two-CD tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, “The Art of McCartney,” is a glaring example of...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:19 AM
By now you’ve likely heard that pop hit maker Katy Perry will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
It’s a pretty good choice. Not a great one, but pretty good. Better...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:28 PM
During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged military leaders to come up with valiant names for battles so no mother of a fallen soldier need say her son was killed "in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'"
More than 70...