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  • Jim Marshall, “lord of loud,” dead at age 88

     
    Along with Leo Fender and a handful of musical innovators, amplifier pioneer Jim Marshall and the amp-stacks that bear his name are eternally emblazoned in rock's DNA. Marshall died at age 88, according to announcement on Marshall's company Web site. &#...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Raphael Saadiq, Moby booked for free Century City concerts

     
    The heavy commercial district that is Century City will be getting an injection of rock 'n' roll this summer. In conjunction with the upcoming exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present,” KCRW-FM has revealed...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Corbett cuts would axe "last resort" program for the poor.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a political truism that elections have consequences: Not all voters always end up getting the government they want, but they almost always end up getting the government that the handful of voters who actually........
  • April 21, 1991: Former police officer Mike London enjoys coaching

    Maybe it was the chance to keep his hand in the game that led Mike London to give up a potential career in law enforcement to coach football. Maybe it was the chance to help kids after a few years of facing the daily despair on the mean streets of...
  • Democratic fence-sitters wary of Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Not every member of the Democratic Party seeking reelection this year is caught up in the party's Obama-mania. More than a dozen in conservative districts, particularly in the South, have made it clear that they want nothing......
  • Obama's health win: 'Let's make history'

     
    by Mark Silva 220-215. The first full vote on the health-care reform that President Barack Obama is demanding from Congress by year's end arrived late last night in the House. "Let's keep making history,'' the president told supporters in a......
  • Super Bowl South Beach style

     
    Among the myriad parties, concerts and gatherings accompanying Super Bowl XLIV next month is ???Eats, Beats and Cleats??? ??? a four-day festival of player appearances, sports films, ???Dancing For the NFL Stars,??? music, merchandise, chalk talk and...
  • Monster Mash: Megan Mullally exits early; seeking answers for arts centers; good news for Polaroid buffs

     
    --Packing up: "Will & Grace" star Megan Mullally has withdrawn from the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" at the Roundabout Theater Company, a development McNally calls "devastating." (Playbill) --...
  • Photographer Jim Marshall (1936-2010) with Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

     
    Jim Marshall, the great rock, jazz, country, blues and folk photojournalist who died Wednesday in New York at age 74, was the world’s eye on countless key moments in pop music during the '60s and beyond. In this shot that......