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  • Raincoats to finally make Chicago debut

    Raincoats to finally make Chicago debut
    Like the Velvet Underground and Big Star, the Raincoats were one of those bands who were better at inspiring future generations of bands than selling records. Every decade or so, the Raincoats enjoy a little surge in popularity, their music enduring...
  • Nirvana, Pearl Jam revisit era-defining music

    Nirvana, Pearl Jam revisit era-defining music
    Nirvana: “Nevermind: Super Deluxe Edition” (Geffen) Rating: 2.5 stars (out of 4) Pearl Jam: “Pearl Jam Twenty” (Columbia) Rating: 3 stars (out of 4) World domination – so difficult to predict, so impossible to maintain....
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • 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...
  • The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories

    The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories
    Talk stories make you call a friend, tap a co-worker on the shoulder or send an email to a buddy: “Hey, did you see that story in the Tribune about the guy who stole Steve Jobs’ iPad?” Or the one about the historical marker installed...
  • Decisive Singer-Songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling Plays a Free Show at BAR

    Decisive Singer-Songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling Plays a Free Show at BAR
    Christopher Paul Stelling w/ Brian Dolzani. Free. 9 p.m., Sept. 12. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com, manicproductions.org   As Christopher Paul Stelling recalls how he acquired his first guitar — a hand-me-down received at 8 or...
  • Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock

    Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock
    Seether, Sick Puppies and Charm City Devils performed at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. The Autumn Equinox, a 98 Rock-sponsored concert featuring Charm City Devils, Sick Puppies and Seether, may not...
  • CT.com Interview: Buzz Osborne, a.k.a. King Buzzo, of The Melvins Lite

    CT.com Interview: Buzz Osborne, a.k.a. King Buzzo, of The Melvins Lite
    The Melvins Lite Wed., Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com. $18, $15/advance. with Tweak Bird.   There's nothing "lite" about the Melvins Lite lineup playing at Toad's Place this Wednesday night. It's...
  • Dorothy Parker's lingering ghost

    Dorothy Parker's lingering ghost
    For my 14th birthday she had presented me with a book on scandals of the Amish, which I cherished; for my 15th, an oversized tub of Brussels sprouts wrapped in lingerie, which I hid under my bed. When I turned 16 — that day when one is supposed to...