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  • T Bone Burnett's plea: The piper must be paid

    T Bone Burnett's plea: The piper must be paid
    Music opened my life to an array of experiences. I remember New York's Washington Square Park in the 1960s as a laboratory alive with musicians playing folk, old-time country, jazz and everything in between. The creativity in that one small space was...
  • Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds

    Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds
    Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
  • Phoenix Project crafts high-end reproductions of iconic pieces of celebrity-wear

    Today it's rare to see a piece of celebrity-worn apparel — on screen or off — that can't be identified and even purchased with a few mouse clicks. From politician Sarah Palin's eyeglass frames (Kawasaki 704s) to film protagonist Jay Gatsby's...
  • Ellicott City native in 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' at Arena Stage

    Dressed in skinny jeans, flats, a white shirt and still wearing her stage makeup, the petite Ashley Blair Fitzgerald sits cross-legged in a small conference room after her matinee performance in "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Arena Stage in Washington. The show...
  • From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis

    From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis
    The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, thereby making "nonstop" one of the most fetching words in travel today. Luckily for us, BWI-Marshall Airport seems to be piling up flights that will get you to your destination without...
  • Ex-Monkees Michael Nesmith will show his country roots at Stagecoach

    Ex-Monkees Michael Nesmith will show his country roots at Stagecoach
    Michael Nesmith's name is far more often associated with the Monkees than the birth of Southern California country rock. Yet the former rock sitcom star played a key part in a 1960s scene when long hair and cowboy boots all a sudden made sense together....
  • REVIEW: Henry Gross shows how good '70s music was -- and still can be

     
    Soft-rock of the mid-1970s often is dismissed as a time of milquetoast music, but anyone who listened then and listens now knows there were some really good songs made in those years. What if the attention those songwriters paid to......
  • Review: Nick Waterhouse celebrates 'Holly' in concert in Hollywood

    Review: Nick Waterhouse celebrates 'Holly' in concert in Hollywood
    When singer and Gibson hollow-body strummer Nick Waterhouse introduced one of his songs as "the B-side to a 45" during his record release party, you'd have been forgiven for briefly thinking the entrance to the American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood may...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 13 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 13 edition
    Letters to the editor from Aurora, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Brookfield, Naperville, Forest Park, Addison and Oak Park. Beatles camps With the celebration of the Beatles' 50th anniversary of "storming" the U.S. shores, it brought...
  • Review: Skrillex, Nero and more at Hard Day of the Dead

    Review: Skrillex, Nero and more at Hard Day of the Dead
    Sometimes, it’s OK to throw the same festival twice. Dance-music fans scanning the lineup at Saturday’s Hard Day of the Dead  festival at L.A. State Historic Park north of downtown might be forgiven for thinking they’d raved themselves...
  • Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old

    Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old
    Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time. "I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...