| May 30, 2014
| 12:13 PM
One of the more inspired moments from the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April was the teaming of several female rockers with the surviving members of Nirvana as the Seattle grunge band, absent lead singer Kurt Cobain, was...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Singer Lana Del Rey has recently found herself in a rather gloomy spotlight.
After citing Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse as her heroes, the 28-year-old New York native recently stated in an interview with The Guardian that “I wish I was dead...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Thousands of old-style cardboard sleeves for Jack White's album "Lazaretto" sit in tightly packed checkerboard rows at Stoughton Printing plant in the City of Industry, 12.3-inch squares waiting to be stuffed with 12-inch circles.
Jack Stoughton Jr.,...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:58 PM
"Enlisted" (Fox, Sundays). Kevin Biegel's sweet, old-school stateside service comedy, though already canceled, is not quite dead quite yet. Like a spirit suspended between two worlds, it returns to the air this week to conclude its unfinished business:...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Le dicen "la ciudad esmeralda", y no necesariamente porque evoque a la mítica tierra de Oz, sino por la continua lluvia que mantiene las áreas verdes de Seattle en ese color.
Pero cuando se trata de elogios, se puede ir más allá de los atributos...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Two decades after Kurt Cobain's suicide, the Seattle police department has released new photos of the scene where the Nirvana singer took his own life.
The two images show an array of what appears to be drug paraphernalia (including needles and a spoon)...
| Mar 7, 2014
Freshman year at the University of Illinois, I lived in the dorm complex known as the "Six-Pack." This was 1988-89, the boombox era, and everyone seemed to have one propped on their window ledge facing the interior courtyard, and the soundtrack echoing...
| Mar 28, 2014
"Play normal music!"
The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
| Apr 11, 2014
'The Jesus Lizard Book" is a beautiful document of a band that wasn't afraid to be abrasive, chaotic, brutal and, sometimes, ugly. A sharply designed coffee-table book for a band that left bruises wherever it went — most of them on the tiny but...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many cities boast about their scenes, and rightly so. Few if any, though, have such a range of sounds as Los Angeles. It's overwhelming, as evidenced by the volume of artists trekking eastbound along Interstate 10 toward Austin, Texas. For those headed to...