| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Jay-Z and Kanye West leak "Otis," the latest release from their forthcoming "Watch the Throne" album....
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:43 AM
A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid:
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
1. 5 O'clock World - The Vogues
2. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
3. Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
4. Working My Way Back to You - Four Seasons
5. Workin' for a Livin' - Huey Lewis and the News
1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys
2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The 1960s are half a century old now, and as far as Matt Phairas is concerned, they haven't aged a day.
Phairas' band, Stone Soul, will play its latest monthly summer concert Friday at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The eight-piece...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Sharon Jones has been told what she is not so many times, she can’t help but laugh. And laugh she does: a deep, joyful noise that, like an outboard motor, sputters to life, catches briefly and then expires with a series of snorts and snickers....
| May 3, 2011
Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers.
For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
If Danny Maika can charm a panel of judges the way he charms a gondola, Greg Mohr expects him to clean up at this year's OC Music Awards.
Maika, the fan favorite this year for the Best Live Acoustic category, worked for a decade at Mohr's Newport Beach-...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:58 AM
For a third straight year, DJ Chris Cowles will be on the airwaves, playing seven straight hours of some of the best music ever recorded.
Cowles’ show, which he co-hosts with fellow radio personality Tom Shaker, is called the “Soulsville...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:54 AM
From SKK: Guest blogger Oren Miller joins Homefront today, with an inaugural post about the kids' music in his life -- or the lack thereof:
I remember those first few months: A happy couple watching TV in bed, while our infant baby was sitting on the bed...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Funk upon a rhyme!
In the days of the Funky bunch
The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one
Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head
To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat
By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:00 AM
As part of a massive tour to promote their record, Watch the Throne, rappers extraordinaire Jay-Z and Kanye West are appearing at Mohegan Sun on Friday. West produced most of the songs on their album, including mega-hit "Otis," which uses a chopped-up...