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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 <i>other</i> acts that should be in
    Pardon me while I feign outrage for a fake institution. The annual conundrum known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list was announced Thursday, and it's as baffling as ever. In fact, so shaky is its philosophical foundation that arguing seems...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't
    Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
  • John Gilbert Getty sells Los Feliz home for $8.3 million

    John Gilbert Getty sells Los Feliz home for $8.3 million
    John Gilbert Getty of the J. Paul Getty oil family has sold his landmark house in Los Feliz for $8.3 million. Called the Castle, the 1924 home was designed by A.F. Leicht, known for his symbolic designs and distinctive results. Among his works were...
  • Greenwich Village retrospectives

    Greenwich Village retrospectives
    "Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories" Universe/Rizzoli, $29.95 It's the most famous "village" in the world, even though it actually is a neighborhood. In this wonderful collection of reminiscences, editor Judith Stonehill features...
  • Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices

    Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices
    Chicago is no longer known for its meat-and-potatoes menus but for its innovative contemporary cuisine, and the background music in more of the city's restaurants mirrors that same creative spirit. Scott McNiece, founder of Uncanned Music, sifts through...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.

    Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.
    Actor-musician Macaulay Culkin was hoping to bring a few slices of humor and pizza in his comedy cover band the Pizza Underground’s performance at the Dot to Dot Festival over the weekend in Nottingham, England. But the audience apparently didn&...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Band Booed Off Stage, Doused With Beer at British Music Festival

    It looks like free pizza wasn't enough to win one audience over. Macaulay Culkin and his comedy cover band The Pizza Underground was booed off stage and pelted with beer over the weekend while performing at British music festival Dot to Dot in...
  • Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit

    Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit
    Having played various Americana music festivals around the United States and Europe, members of Huntington Beach band The Fallen Stars figured it was about time to start a festival in their own backyard. The band will host and play at the first Southern...
  • The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick

    The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick
    It’s not surprising to learn that Bobby Krlic, the 28-year-old London native behind the Haxan Cloak, is heavily influenced by film scores, considering the artist’s sophomore album, the creepy, ambient “Excavation,” would double...
  • Throwbacks: Reissues from Cocteau Twins, Punk Rockers, more

    Throwbacks: Reissues from Cocteau Twins, Punk Rockers, more
    In a never-ending quest to honor the holy day of nostalgia known as "Throwback Thursday," below are a few reissues of note that have recently arrived on the market.  Cocteau Twins, Blue Bell Knoll (LP & MP3 combo). The Cocteau Twins' swan song was...
  • Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88
    Vocalist Jimmy Scott, often called "Little Jimmy Scott" for his small stature and memorable, high-pitched voice that was one of the jazz world's most unique sounds, died Thursday at his Las Vegas home. He was 88. His wife, Jeanie Scott, reported that...