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  • 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—...
  • Graceland: Visitantes tras el espíritu de Elvis

    Cuando Graceland abrió al público hace 30 años, nadie sabía si tendría éxito. Casi 18 millones de visitantes después, la antigua casa de Elvis Presley es un negocio rentable que ha ayudado a transformar la ciudad de Memphis en un importante destino para...
  • Patrick Stump finds life beyond Fall Out Boy

    Patrick Stump finds life beyond Fall Out Boy
    It doesn’t take a musical genius to read between the notes of Patrick Stump’s first solo album, “Soul Punk” (Island), to realize that the Fall Out Boy singer and songwriter left a few things unsaid in his old band. Whereas Fall...
  • 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...
  • CD of the Week: Robin Thicke, 'Love After War'

    CD of the Week: Robin Thicke, 'Love After War'
    Robin Thicke Love After War (Star Trak) It’s been a year of renewed Otis Redding worship. First there was Kanye/Jay-Z’s “Otis” (and Das Racist also made a reference in the title track of their most recent record). And now vocal...
  • Jaimoe's Jasssz Band plays Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Dec. 17

    Jaimoe's Jasssz Band plays Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Dec. 17
    There’s more to the story of Jaimoe, the drummer formerly known as Jai Johanny Johanson (or “Johnie,” as his parents called him), than his long-standing affiliation with the Allman Brothers Band. Years before his fateful run-in with...
  • 10 Cool Spotify Playlists For the Holidays

    10 Cool Spotify Playlists For the Holidays
    Okay: what do you want out of your Christmas/holiday music (other than wanting it to stop)? Memories? Dinner or fireplace-worthy jazz chillouts? It takes all kinds. If you're too lazy to make up your own mind, try some of these. One of 'em has got to do...
  • Commentary: R&B radio disc jockeys crossed the color divide into wee hours of the night

    For those who enjoy listening to R&B, jazz, gospel and other music recorded mainly by African-American musicians, being able to find it in numerous places along the radio dial is something we take for granted these days. Some of my young nieces and...
  • 'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery

    'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery
    I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But...
  • Album of the Day 12/30/11: Lys Guillorn - Wayward Children

    Album of the Day 12/30/11: Lys Guillorn - Wayward Children
    I love the music scene in Connecticut. It's an extremely diverse and talented pool of musicians creating some really eclectic music.  One of those artists is Lys Guillorn.  Wayward Children is one of three releases by Lys Guillorn to date and is...