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  • 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...
  • U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'

    U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'
    U2, the Irish pop band, is the subject of a fascinating new documentary, "From the Sky Down," premiering Saturday on Showtime. Like most modern rockumentaries, it was commissioned by the people it is about, and it will be included in some of the...
  • Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released

    Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released
    "The Velvet Underground's first album only sold 10,000 copies," Brian Eno's famous quote posits, "but everyone who bought it formed a band." The Beach Boys were never remotely in the same universe of rock hipsterdom that the Velvets have long occupied,...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A list of everything you need to know about the week ahead. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Immortals J. Edgar Jack and Jill Like Crazy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bad Girls Club Reunion, Part 1 (special; 9 p.m.; Oxygen) The Witch Doctor Will...
  • John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music

    John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music
    John Cage's ideas have long inspired artists inside and outside the experimental music subculture. Besides new-music figures considered disciples or associates — Christian Wolff, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman and David Tudor, for example — he...
  • Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance

    Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance
    David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness. He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
  • Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva

    Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva
    Donna Summer was typecast as the disco-era “bad girl,” the diva who was too salty and sexual for some radio stations to play in the ‘70s. But she was also a musical revolutionary, a versatile singer who created a radical new template for...
  • Frank Catalano going strong

    Frank Catalano going strong
    When it comes to playing through pain, Chicago tenor saxophonist Frank Catalano has more experience than most of his colleagues. Eighteen years ago, he severed the middle finger of his right hand while fixing his car, enduring surgery to reattach it and...
  • Album review: My Bloody Valentine, 'm b v'

    Album review: My Bloody Valentine, 'm b v'
    2.5 stars (out of 4) After a deafening 21-year silence, My Bloody Valentine finally got around to releasing “m b v” Saturday on its Web site (mybloodyvalentine.org), the follow-up to one of the more revered and influential albums of recent...
  • James Blake and his ever-changing moods

    James Blake and his ever-changing moods
    British singer-songwriter James Blake started out making beautiful, disembodied, dubstep-inclined sound collages in his bedroom. In 2011 he released his self-titled, full-length debut, and, armed with a much-downloaded hit (an underwater-sounding cover of...
  • Urban folk singer Emily Lacy drawn to experiment

     
    L.A.-based Emily Lacy dips into the worlds of urban folk music and art to create a distinct sonic scene. What the larger public knows about L.A.-based singer and experimental composer Emily Lacy can be captured in a single scene: In......