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  • Weekend preview: What's up, Tiger Lillies?

    Weekend preview: What's up, Tiger Lillies?
    The Tiger Lillies’ Martyn Jacques possesses one of the more remarkable voices in popular music, a buttery falsetto that evokes the yearning beauty of Jimmy Somerville and Bronski Beat, a sound perfectly calibrated for the SoBe-style dance-club...
  • Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit

    Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit
    Neil Young turned up in Los Angeles on Wednesday night at a hilltop mansion in Silver Lake that hosted the annual benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory music school, the event spearheaded by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, singer Anthony...
  • Police's Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland due at film premiere Nov. 3

    Police's Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland due at film premiere Nov. 3
    Two-thirds of the Police -- guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland -- will be reunited on Sunday to talk about their role in Amnesty International’s benefit concerts at the world premiere of “Released!” a new concert film...
  • Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium

    Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium
    One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...
  • Moby chats with Los Angeles Academy of Music students

    Moby chats with Los Angeles Academy of Music students
    For a man who’s sold some 20 million records, collaborated with the likes of Michael Jackson, Bono, Public Enemy, Lou Reed, Daft Punk and Britney Spears and revolutionized electronic dance music, Moby admits he “doesn’t have a lot to...
  • Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue

    Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue
    Lou Reed left behind one of the most influential catalogs in music, spanning his Velvet Underground records and decades of solo work and collaborations. But he also left behind something more immediate -- his will and estate. The 71-year-old died Oct....
  • Review: Catastrophe loves company in 'We're Gonna Die'

    Review: Catastrophe loves company in 'We're Gonna Die'
    Death and denial were made for each other, but for those facing tragedy, the raw truth can be a tonic. In "We're Gonna Die," theater artist Young Jean Lee turns the bleaker facts of life into a delightful, hourlong hipster cabaret. The show, a...
  • 'Rock Critic' hits an honest chord

    If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp. After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
  • Review: Nico Osteria

    Review: Nico Osteria
    Review: Nico Osteria 1015 N. Rush St. 312-994-7100 Rating: !!!1/2 (out of 4) Heating up She didn’t like her name. Herbert Tobias, the photographer who discovered her, agreed. “Christa Paffgen” was guttural, inelegant, a moniker...
  • 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...