| 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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:19 PM
According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show.
Jacobs gave Nichols...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| 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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Master art printer Richard Duardo, who was a pivotal figure in the Chicano art community in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at home in Los Angeles. He was 62.
The cause of death has not been determined, said his sister, Lisa Duardo, but he had struggled for...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:10 AM
A photo posted by Niykee Heaton (@niykeeheaton) onNov 11, 2014 at 1:52pm PST
A young white woman singing Chief Keef lyrics as if it were an Ariana Grande song might sound like a recipe for disaster.
Except Niykee (pronounced like Nicki)...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
One key aspect of his job, says music supervisor Randall Poster, is to find the songs that can best shed light on the inner life of a character. And few characters have needed that kind of illumination more than Vincent, the enigmatic, curmudgeonly,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...