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  • Jay-Z, Kanye West leak their new track, 'Otis'

     
    Jay-Z and Kanye West leak "Otis," the latest release from their forthcoming "Watch the Throne" album....
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    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: Great songs,...
  • Mixtape Friday for June 17

    Paul 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 Ed 1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys 2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...
  • Sprit of 1960s still alive with Stone Soul

    Sprit of 1960s still alive with Stone Soul
    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...
  • Sharon Jones: Five feet high and rising

    Sharon Jones: Five feet high and rising
    Sharon JonesĀ 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....
  • West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'

    West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'
    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...
  • From gondolier to musician

    From gondolier to musician
    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-...
  • The music of Stax Records, back on the radio

    The music of Stax Records, back on the radio
    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...
  • Taking a stand against kids' music

    Taking a stand against kids' music
    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...
  • Boogie Chillun are back!

    Boogie Chillun are back!
    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 Funky Haven—...
  • Two Kings: Watch the Throne Tour featuring Jay-Z & Kanye West comes to Mohegan on Nov. 18

    Two Kings: Watch the Throne Tour featuring Jay-Z & Kanye West comes to Mohegan on Nov. 18
    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...