| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Vevet Underground drummer Maureen "Moe" Tucker reflected on friend and former bandmate Lou Reed in an appreciation published this weekend by British newspaper the Observer. Reed, 71, died in October of complications from a May liver transplant.
| Oct 28, 2013
J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf is a musical chameleon. Not in the way of David Bowie or Neil Young, who simply try out styles indiscriminately, but in the way of someone who truly loves music and sees no difference......
| Dec 9, 2013
A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
| Oct 30, 2013
Check your local PBS listings over the next week — the network has announced that it will be re-airing the 1998 American Masters documentary Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart nationwide Oct. 31 at 10pm ET. Select PBS stations, including the WORLD...
| Feb 28, 2014
Call it a tale of two sets, with the story being that both were compelling, but one better than the other. When 1990s alt-county rockers Cowboy Junkies played Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center on Thursday, it split its concert into......
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:15 AM
If the xx’s brand of hypnotic and soulful groove-making is best heard on a pair of headphones or privately in a dark bedroom, then the British trio that visited the sold-out Fillmore Miami Beach on Tuesday night performed a set that was anything but...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Coachella just got a bit less grizzled.
Citing "unavoidable complications," Lou Reed announced Tuesday that he has canceled his planned appearance at next month's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, scheduled to bring artists including Blur,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
He didn't quite hit the million-sold mark, though he came awfully close.
Capping a whirlwind promotional run that included hosting "Saturday Night Live," performing on five consecutive episodes of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and playing an intimate...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Growing up in Cheshire, Brendan Toller may have had the hippest mom and dad in town. Both rock 'n' roll fans and record collectors, the elder Tollers raised their boy right and after he’d graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., he...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:07 AM
So you're not a big spender. No big deal. Here's how to save $15 off your Art Lovers pass for UR1 Festival, featuring Lou Reed, Kanye West and Animal Collective.
Go to UR1Festival.com and head to the ticket-buying section. Type in POPLIFE in the promo...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Tift Merritt is the restless sort. You can read it in her lyrics, yearning, deep-rooted narratives about moving around and moving on, often alone. You can hear it in her music, which rests comfortably within many genres without settling for any. And you...