| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Before we get going, here's a semi-spoiler alert: William Close and his earth harp did not win "America's Got Talent." I held off trying to predict winners the whole time I've been doing this and last night, I got a little confident, told everybody...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Here are this weeks Mixtape winners!
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.)...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:50 AM
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-...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Promotion company Red Rabbit presents is offering $25 off the "Art Lovers" ticket level for UR1 Festival, happening Dec. 8 and 9 at Bayfront Park in Miami.
The tickets are two-day passes and must be presented at the door before 2 p.m. To purchase with...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
June 26, 33 Golden St., New London, (860) 443-1193; and June 27, 8 p.m., Acoustic Cafe, 2926 Fairfield Ave. # 3, Bridgeport, (203) 335-3655, acousticafe.com
Lou Reed's 1975 Metal Machine Music is, shall we say, a difficult record. The...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Saturday June 30th, The Chester Meeting House, 4 Liberty St., Chester, (860) 526-0015.
She has been known by different names, affected an amazing number of different personae, hooked up with varying varieties of musical ensembles....
| Oct 30, 2011
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......
| Nov 2, 2011
Matt Diehl reviews the Atlanta metal band Mastodon's gig at the Wiltern on Tuesday, Nov. 2....
| Nov 2, 2011
Syd the Kyd, DJ and producer with Odd Future, drops her first video with the duo The Internet, and it's a trip....