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  • Concert review: The xx at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Feb. 5

    Concert review: The xx at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Feb. 5
    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...
  • Tift Merritt's 'Night' music

    Tift Merritt's 'Night' music
    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...
  • Peter Gabriel Commemorates His Landmark Album 'So' With the Help of Bassist Tony Levin

    Peter Gabriel Commemorates His Landmark Album 'So' With the Help of Bassist Tony Levin
    Peter Gabriel – Back to Front Oct. 13, 8 p.m. $95 & $75., Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. mohegansun.com, ticketmaster.com   The pop world has changed immeasurably since Peter Gabriel's landmark So was released on May 19, 1986. Gabriel's multi-...
  • Connecticut Filmmaker Brendan Toller Kickstarts a Documentary About Rock Insider Danny Fields

    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...
  • Justin Timberlake tops album chart with 968,000 copies sold

    Justin Timberlake tops album chart with 968,000 copies sold
    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...
  • Mixtape Friday, September 21

    Here are this weeks Mixtape winners! 1.) Al  1.)   Billy Joel- My Life    2.)    Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown  3.)    Elton John- The Bitch is Back 4.)    Chicago- Saturday in the Park  5.)    Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL   2.) Steve Romero1.)...
  • 'Sweet Joe' Russell dies at 72; singer with the Persuasions

    'Sweet Joe' Russell dies at 72; singer with the Persuasions
    "Sweet Joe" Russell, who spent half a century harmonizing with the Persuasions, an influential vocal group widely regarded as the "kings of a cappella," has died. He was 72. Russell died May 5 in a Brooklyn hospice after a long struggle with diabetes,...
  • Fall album preview

    Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
  • Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'

    Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'
    1 star (out of 4) Lou Reed and Metallica are not only two of the more exalted names in music – pioneers of punk and thrash metal, respectively – they’re among the most perverse. Though “Lulu” (Warner Bros.), their first...
  • Box sets 2011, from Beach Boys to U2

    Box sets 2011, from Beach Boys to U2
    Here are the most notable box sets of the season in rock and pop: Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” (Capitol/EMI, $137): Review HERE. Leonard Cohen, “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection” (Columbia/Legacy, $170): How much...
  • A reanimated Gorillaz is back — this time with real-life musicians

    A reanimated Gorillaz is back — this time with real-life musicians
    When the sprawling British ensemble Gorillaz reunited to close out the final night of Coachella in April, anyone familiar with the band might have been shocked at what they saw. Gorillaz, co-founded a decade ago by Blur frontman and U.K. rock macher...