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  • Amplifier maker Jim Marshall dies at 88

     
    Jim Marshall, who was known as "The Father of Loud" for designing amplifiers ubiquitous in the rock world, has died at 88....
  • All hail the Marshall stack: The amplifiers that built rock

     
    Rock amplifier innovator Jim Marshall died on Thursday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers insight into the importance of the "Marshall stack" as a symbol in rock & roll....
  • Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...
  • Upcoming Johnny Cash auction to include the Man in Black's iconic clothes

     
    With "Crazy Heart" taking home two Academy Awards earlier this year, and Gwyneth Paltrow set to open in "Country Strong" -- a country and western movie in which she stars and sings -- it's clear that there's a growing appetite......
  • Rock on: Archive 1887 rock T-shirts come with a music history lesson

     
    It's all well and good to buy a T-shirt emblazoned with an iconic image from the annals of rock 'n' roll — plenty of street-wear brands offer them. But when you pick up a rock tee from luxe T-shirt brand......
  • New Johnny Cash biography coming from former Times music critic Robert Hilburn

     
    Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn’s new biography on Johnny Cash, “In Search of Johnny Cash,” will be published by Little, Brown and Co., the publisher of Peter Guralnick’s massive two-volume Elvis Presley biography, “Last Train to...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: House GOP, Senate Dem Staffers In Line For Raises.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're actually taking a badly needed day off today, but we couldn't leave you without your daily rundown of headlines and gossip. So without any more formalities, let's just dive right into the day's Top......
  • Up-and-comers: Smashbox Studios hosts its L.A. Photo Assistants Show

     
    Behind most great photographers are at least a few great assistants. Often photographers themselves, they know their way around light and shadow in the way that Mario Batali knows his way around a meatball. And there's no better showcase for......
  • Fort Worth Welcome Project to be Re-Designed

    Fort Worth Welcome Project to be Re-Designed
    In 2004, Fort Worth got a $265,000 grant from the state for its 'Keep Fort Worth Beautiful' efforts. Project leaders had a plan to spend it, but the plan faced so much opposition they're back to the drawing board. On the north side of I-30, between Beach...
  • Richard K. "Dicky" Marshall

    Richard K. "Dicky" Marshall
    Richard K. "Dicky" Marshall, a former Gilman School teacher and coach who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 5 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Mercy Ridge retirement community resident was 87. The son of physicians, Mr....
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...