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  • Interview: Soundgarden's Chris Cornell At Shubert

    Interview: Soundgarden's Chris Cornell At Shubert
    When Chris Cornell gets up on stage, he’s a familiar sight. The iconic singer, who turns 50 next year, looks practically the same as when he first fronted Soundgarden, a band that, along with Nirvana and Pearl Jam, helped put Seattle and grunge on...
  • 33⅓ book series celebrates records -- and its 10th anniversary

    Sales of vinyl records began plummeting in the last decades of the 20th century, and by 2004, they were virtually considered a dead medium. That's the year David Barker began to publish a series of miniature books under the name 33 1/3. A Brit with a...
  • Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia

    Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia
    Billy Corgan's booking this Saturday night at Ravinia somehow is both odd and logical. The odd part is imagining the ferocious/sensitive '90s alternative-rock god howling, "Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage!" to a lawn full of...
  • Last recording studios standing in Chicago

    Last recording studios standing in Chicago
    The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...
  • Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography

    Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography
    It was Jakob Dylan who came up with a name for the genre of music that photographer Mark Seliger now plays with his band Rusty Truck: "Lonesome." Seliger himself calls it "simple melancholic singer-songwriter" alt-country, which he'll perform this...
  • Music industry is killing music

     Music industry is killing music
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • Reunited Soundgarden finding the past still sounds pretty good

    Reunited Soundgarden finding the past still sounds pretty good
    In 1981, Kim Thayil's band broke up. His relationship ended. His dad, dating a woman he would soon marry, "was ready for me to not be living at home." So Thayil, 21, moved from Park Forest, where he'd lived since he was 5, to Olympia, Wash. He attended...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Kristeen Young gives voice to the periphery while linking up to the stars

    Kristeen Young gives voice to the periphery while linking up to the stars
    Kristeen Young might not be a household name, but the St. Louis-bred, New York-based singer-songwriter has recorded with a bevy of musical heavyweights. The list includes David Bowie, Dave Grohl and Morrissey, who described his fondness for Young in his...
  • Foo Fighters record across the country for HBO series

    From the dawn of grunge’s commercial success in the early '90s to playing in a rock super-group alongside Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl has performed with some of rock's most influential figures. It was perhaps only a matter of time,...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. BornĀ Thomas Erdelyi inĀ ...