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  • Schnellenberger lauds Morris, Letterman rips FIU

     
    The Voice was lauding RB Alfred Morris this week, saying he could be FAU???s first break-away running back, the kind of guy that can rip long touchdown runs. Howard said it was Morris's (No. 32) combination of size, strength,......
  • Magic Kids sprinkle musical fairy dust tonight at the Echo

     
    Rarely has a band with so little output attracted so much attention: Memphis, Tenn.'s, beguilingly ebullient Magic Kids have released one two-song, seven-inch on their hometown's Goner Records label. Channeling the pop prowess of the likes of Brian Wilson...
  • Phil Spector asks appellate court to overturn murder conviction

     
    Lawyers for imprisoned music producer Phil Spector urged a state appellate court this week to throw out his second-degree murder conviction for killing actress Lana Clarkson in his Alhambra mansion. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for the music...
  • Brother of accused LAPD detective criticizes judge for high bail

     
    The brother of a Los Angeles Police Department detective accused of murder broke his family's silence Friday, criticizing the judge in the case for setting his sister's bail at $10 million and saying she is struggling with health issues in......
  • Navigating the Waves: A primer to Aqarium Drunkard's Waved Out festival

     
    “Forgive me, I must go / I’ve been waved out / I’ve been waved out.” So sneered former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard on the title track of his second solo album, “Waved Out.” But no contrition is necessary......
  • Coachella 2010: Camera Obscura's Tracyanne Campbell dedicates song to volcano-stranded UK bands

     
    A bikini-clad tan girl, a hot Southern California archetype of worry-free youth, was walking between Coachella's Gobi and Mojave tents. It was 3 p.m. and she was headed to see Camera Obscura. She was walking with a few girlfriends, casually.......
  • Phil Spector's wife says he produced her album, but some are skeptical

     
    Music producer Phil Spector was legendary for his work with Tina Turner, the Ronettes, the Beatles. But certainly his greatest feat would seem to be having a new CD appear this summer proclaiming him as producer while he sits in......
  • Dennis Hopper had his craziest role ever on television

     
    He is rightly being celebrated as a movie star, from “Giant” to “Easy Rider” to “Blue Velvet.” But Dennis Hopper did some of his most memorable work on television. He was staggering as a racist in the TV movie “...
  • Album review: The Gaslight Anthem's 'American Slang'

     
    When the Gaslight Anthem's breakthrough album, “The '59 Sound,” landed in 2008, it made excellent use of a very out-of-fashion instrument: absolute earnestness. On tracks such as “High Lonesome” and “Old White Lincoln,” the New Jersey...
  • John Lennon's 70th saluted with remastered solo albums, box sets

     
    In commemoration of what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday on Oct. 9, the ex-Beatle’s solo catalog will be reissued in remastered editions along with a newly stripped-down remix of his and Yoko Ono’s 1980 album, “Double Fantasy.” In......
  • Phil Spector allegedly assaulted by fellow inmate

     
    Phil Spector may be finding out that prison life is different from Hollywood life. Well, in some ways.According to the New York Daily News, the convicted murderer and music industry legend got a few teeth caps knocked out, a black eye and a bruised nose...