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  • Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember

     Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember
    Happy 12/12/12! Enjoy the quirky numerical day while it lasts because it won't happen again for another hundred years. (Or never if the Mayan Apocalypse actually happens) Possibly fueled by this unique bit of numerology, the Internet is buzzing with...
  • Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?

    Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?
    Of all the eyebrow-raising entertainment-related headlines I've read, this one is up there: "Paul McCartney to replace Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion" What? Huh? This can't be true. With all due respect to Sir Beatle, even at his peak his voice and...
  • Q&A: James VanOsdol, former Q101 DJ, author of 'We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm'

    Q&A: James VanOsdol, former Q101 DJ, author of 'We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm'
      Remember rock radio? James VanOsdol sure as hell does. The former DJ and writer of the new book "We appreciate your enthusiasm", which chronicles the history of Chicago's Q101, which left the airwaves in 2011. Ernest: Excited about the book! Burning...
  • SXSW 2013 keynote: Dave Grohl and the importance of 'voice'

    SXSW 2013 keynote: Dave Grohl and the importance of 'voice'
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out. During his keynote speech Thursday...
  • Burger review: Leadbelly

    Burger review: Leadbelly
    Burger review: Leadbelly 5739 W. Irving Park Road 773-283-7880 Rating: !!!! (out of 4) As I look back on all of my burger-eating adventures, one sentiment has continued to hold true: A good burger is worth the journey. So when I heard the delightfully...
  • Paul McCartney fills in for Kurt Cobain at 12-12-12 benefit concert: Courtney Love is 'not amused'

     
    Love thinks the only Beatle that could have filled Cobain's shoes was John Lennon....
  • Where to watch “12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief”

     
    If you are anywhere near a TV tonight, Dec. 12, you'll be hard-pressed to miss 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief , a live concert from Madison Square Garden in New York City to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy, since it is airing on many channels...
  • Singer Jewel, playing The Sands on Friday, talks about 'going country' -- or not, really

     
    Singer Jewel, who sold 16 million copies of her first two albums in the late 1990s with hits such as “Who Will Save Your Soul,” “You Were Meant for Me,” “Foolish Games” and “Hands,” has gotten attention in...
  • A gem of an interview with Jewel: Singer talks about Greatest Hits, career, future

     
    Singer songwriter Jewel says that as early as 1999, when she had released just two albums, she wanted to do a greatest hits album. And she easily could have. Her 1996 debut album, “Pieces of You,” had produced three Top......
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • Midwest Passage: The Whines at Cafe Nine on May 25th

    Midwest Passage:  The Whines at Cafe Nine on May 25th
    Most reviews of the Whines' debut full-length, Hell to Play, feature some reference to Nirvana, and it's not exactly a leap of logic. A trio based in Portland, Ore., playing emotionally harrowing material with a combination of concussive volume and...