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  • A shining night with Golden Afternoon

    A shining night with Golden Afternoon
    If Tom Waits and Ella Fitzgerald had a baby, it would be Golden Afternoon. The Huntington Beach band performed a set of unique and creative songs, as well as covers, to an intimate crowd at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on Monday night. The band...
  • 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...
  • In the Pipeline: 'A lovely venue in a lovely town'

    In the Pipeline: 'A lovely venue in a lovely town'
    The Golden Bear closed down in January 1986, though to hang around people who frequented the place, you might swear the dark, cozy, intimate musical venue once located near PCH and Main is still there. People speak of it in such loving and present terms,...
  • Sam Spiegel announces zany Maximum Hedrum project

    Sam Spiegel announces zany Maximum Hedrum project
    Given the rate at which left-field super-groups have proliferated over the last few years -- Atoms for Peace! Them Crooked Vultures! Monsters of Folk! -- it was probably inevitable that we'd eventually end up with one as wacky as Maximum Hedrum, the new...
  • Newport News shop American Oldies finds new life as vinyl records jump in popularity

    Newport News shop American Oldies finds new life as vinyl records jump in popularity
    NEWPORT NEWS — As those dusty, 33-rpm vinyl albums have rotated back into fashion, a shop tucked in corner of a Denbigh shopping center has emerged as an unlikely hotbed of musical cool. American Oldies, a record store with roots in the 1970s,...
  • Grammy Awards: Mumford & Sons takes best album, Gotye best record; Fun. wins big

    Grammy Awards: Mumford & Sons takes best album, Gotye best record; Fun. wins big
    Resilient youth was served at the 55th annual Grammy Awards Sunday, with relative newcomers such as Mumford & Sons, fun. and Gotye sweeping the major awards. The Black Keys also enjoyed a banner night. The Nashville-via-Ohio rock duo won three Grammys,...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 311: 'I Ain't a Judas'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 311: 'I Ain't a Judas'
    This was one of those "bridge" episodes. Nothing really happened, but it set up a bunch of stuff. Listen people: it's not my favorite thing either, but it's a thing. So I don't need to give a spoiler alert here, because there isn't really anything...
  • Personal Playlist: Nick Offerman, a.k.a. Ron Swanson of 'Parks & Recreation'

     
    Nick Offerman, a.k.a. Ron Swanson of 'Parks & Recreation shares his personal playlist...
  • Network Awesome's Women of Punk week: Trashing of the Troubadour

     
    You can lose a lot of time on YouTube, its more intellectual, surrealist-loving cousin UbuWeb, or the tube substitute Hulu, but for a repository of hungry, feisty, stylish, smart punk women, sometimes trashing the venues we know and love best,......
  • Actor Tim Robbins, in Sellersville concert, shows his music is no vanity project

     
    Here’s how you know Thursday’s delightfully good concert by Academy Award-winning actor and director Tim Robbins at Sellersville Theater 1894 wasn’t your usual Hollywood star vanity music project: Tim Robbins in file photo The style of...
  • Is Cookie Monster really Tom Waits with blue fur?

     
    In 2005, "Sesame Street" announced that Cookie Monster would change his diet and introduced the song "A Cookie Is a Sometimes Food."...