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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 10 things you might not know about blonds

    10 things you might not know about blonds
    A recent British study found that blond women earn more than their brunette or redhead counterparts. Of course, the study was sponsored by Superdrug, a store chain that sells hair products and makes money from hair insecurity. Which shows that when it...
  • Album review: Leonard Cohen, 'Old Ideas'

    Album review: Leonard Cohen, 'Old Ideas'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) It doesn’t seem possible, but Leonard Cohen’s voice sounds even deeper, darker, more foreboding than ever on his 12th studio album in 44 years, “Old Ideas” (Columbia). Cohen is 77, and he doesn’t...
  • Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums

    Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums
    “Gish” Deluxe Edition (EMI); 3.5 stars (out of 4) “Siamese Dream” Deluxe Edition (EMI): 4 stars (out of 4) Smashing Pumpkins’ debut, “Gish,” wasn’t the cool, everybody-has-to-hear-it album of 1991. It...
  • A history of men's hairstyles

    A history of men's hairstyles
    The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
  • Heading in a new direction

     Heading in a new direction
    In the 1990s, if you were a superstar, or wanted to look like one, you'd take pains to wear your hair dirty, matted and generally looking like you just rolled out of bed after sleeping off the previous night's revelry. Ripped jeans, T-shirt, baggy...