| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Ask Dwele his favorite song from “Subject,” his 2003 debut album, and the soul singer will hem and haw a bit before narrowing the options to two.
The tone-setting “Truth” makes the cut because of its “feel good”...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Among the countless concerts, reunions and every other stripe of live performance at the recent South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, L.A. roots-rock stalwarts Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters generated considerable buzz from their...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
La Caņada High School was recently recognized by the National Assn. of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of 96 schools in the nation that set the bar for offering students access to a comprehensive music education program.
It was announced late...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:17 PM
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While Chuck Inglish has gained fame as half of Chicago hip-hop duo The Cool Kids, the Detroit-native rapper (born Evan Ingersoll) hasn’t been properly recognized for his ability to create quality tracks. I worry that he may not...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Spring technically arrived on Thursday, but in New York winter is coming.
To promote the Season 4 launch of "Game of Thrones" on April 6, HBO has staged a takeover of New York City the likes of which have not been seen since the Siege of Storm's End....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:21 PM
This weekend, Rick Conkey plans to showcase several causes that he holds dear — not the least of which is celebrating reggae music.
The host of KX 93.5's "Music Matters" radio show is set to launch the American Reggae Hall of Fame by honoring...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Is there really anything else as newsworthy as this weekend's Blue Water Music Festival, the brainchild of music impresario Rick Conkey?
It's massively massive fun. Say goodbye, Coachella. Adios, Street Scene. Adieu, Lightning in a Bottle.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A Day To Remember just emerged triumphant from a legal battle with its record company, but such distractions aren’t necessarily a bad thing for a band that revels in a chip-on-the-shoulder mindset.
Powered by kinetic lead singer Jeremy McKinnon,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The hip-hop artist known as Common brought a call to action to Naperville this week when he delivered the keynote address to highlight North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities.
"You have to find your purpose, believe in your...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:45 PM
There was a three-way tie for third place in the Trinity League between Servite, Orange Lutheran and JSerra. Coin flips were held, and Servite was given third place, Orange Lutheran fourth and JSerra fifth.
Servite is definitely in the Pac-5 playoffs....