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  • Holiday CDs for every musical taste

    Holiday CDs for every musical taste
    This year's bountyof new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential British...
  • Does Jonathan Franzen hate the 9:30 club?

    Does Jonathan Franzen hate the 9:30 club?
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Jonathan Franzen is to literature what Lou Reed is to music: someone who's produced some canonical works, lots of middling ones ("How to be Alone," anyone?), and is still universally reviled for his personality. But his new...
  • Showcasing an album in concert

    Showcasing an album in concert
    When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
  • Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released

    Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released
    "The Velvet Underground's first album only sold 10,000 copies," Brian Eno's famous quote posits, "but everyone who bought it formed a band." The Beach Boys were never remotely in the same universe of rock hipsterdom that the Velvets have long occupied,...
  • Lou Reed and Metallica tease 'Lulu' with snippet of new song

     
    Lou Reed and Metallica tease 'Lulu' with a snippet of a new song....
  • Peter Gabriel's 'New Blood' tour documented on new CD, DVD/Blu-ray

     
    Peter Gabriel's 'New Blood' tour documented on new CD, DVD/Blu-ray set.British rock innovator Peter Gabriel embraces the limitations he put on himself for his latest project....
  • Buddy Holly all-star tribute concert to premiere on PBS on Dec. 3

     
    A Buddy Holly all-start tribute concert special will premiere on PBS on Dec. 3. Stevie Nicks, Graham Nash, Chris Isaak and other fans saluted Buddy Holly in Hollywood in September on what would have been the Texas rocker's 75th birthday....
  • The songs stuck in Florence Welch's head

     
    The songs stuck in Florence Welch's head: The singer for Florence + the Machine, whose ‘Ceremonials' is out Tuesday, has been listening to Beyoncé, Suicide, Freddie King and more....
  • Critic’s Notebook: Lou Reed & Metallica’s ‘Lulu’ collaboration

     
    Their take on a work by German playwright Frank Wedekind is getting as rough a critical reception as the original did a century ago. Yet it has its moments. The German playwright Frank Wedekind had a theory about the connection......
  • Live: Mastodon at the Wiltern

     
    Matt Diehl reviews the Atlanta metal band Mastodon's gig at the Wiltern on Tuesday, Nov. 2....
  • Odd Future's The Internet release video for 'Cocaine,' and it's a trip

     
    Syd the Kyd, DJ and producer with Odd Future, drops her first video with the duo The Internet, and it's a trip....