| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:16 PM
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.
Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
There was something in the musical water of 1994. Let's take another sip.
A good chunk of millennials were either pre-teens or young teens in 1994 — and their budding musical tastes were informed by a wide array of memorable offerings in just...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:45 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Joan Jett sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit" with the surviving members of Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last April, it was perfect, in every sense but one: Jett herself — strange but true — hasn't been...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
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-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Amid the volume of musical frequencies and written online responses to said frequencies this week, a few stood out. Among them: an analysis of the Minutemen's "Double Nickels on the Dime"; a punk singer's remarkable essay; a tip on a fantastic, unheralded...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
WHAT: The next generation of rock arrives a little early this weekend to show off the musical skills they have learned at the School of Rock in Oviedo. The teenage student body pays tribute to drummer-turned-frontman Dave Grohl in two public concerts,...