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  • Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry

    Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Linda Ronstadt’s commercial breakthrough album, “Heart Like a Wheel,” the Everly Brothers’ career-rejuvenating 1960 hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Creedence...
  • Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up

    Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. It’s rare enough that any band is still around after a quarter century, still recording and touring. What made the Mavericks’ 25th anniversary tour stop Tuesday at the Belly Up in...
  • Anna Kendrick and Pharrell Williams get happy on 'SNL'

    Anna Kendrick and Pharrell Williams get happy on 'SNL'
    If you thought the Louis CK episode of “SNL” was weird and dark, you ain’t seen nothing until you've watched the Anna Kendrick episode. Just kidding. this weekend's show, with Pharrell Williams as musical guest, was as harmonious,...
  • Rock Hall of Fame welcomes KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and more

    Rock Hall of Fame welcomes KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and more
    The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony may well go into the books for its "Who'd have thought?" surrealistic moments. Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, nailed one at the beginning of his acceptance speech when he quipped: "I never...
  • SXSW 2014: Upbeat turns from Hannibal Buress and Far East Movement

    SXSW 2014: Upbeat turns from Hannibal Buress and Far East Movement
    AUSTIN, Texas — This year’s South by Southwest festival has a pall over it. No matter how great any band plays, or how tasty the breakfast tacos, there’s just something weighing down the crowds after the early Thursday morning tragedy....
  • SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga's keynote: 'I wanted to look ugly all the time'

    SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga's keynote: 'I wanted to look ugly all the time'
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Twelve hours after she came offstage at Stubb's -- covered in sweat, paint and who knows what else -- Lady Gaga sat down in a ballroom at the Hilton Austin as the keynote speaker for this year's South by Southwest music festival....
  • SXSW 2014: Lil Wayne, EDM and the future of African digital music

    SXSW 2014: Lil Wayne, EDM and the future of African digital music
    “If I forgot anybody, sorry, I just smoked before I came out here,” Lil Wayne said to guffaws from the overflowing room at the Austin Convention Center during the 2014 South by Southwest festival. “Shoutout to Willie Nelson.”...
  • SXSW 2014: Lou Reed tribute mostly rises to the challenge

    SXSW 2014: Lou Reed tribute mostly rises to the challenge
    AUSTIN, Texas — On Friday night while the youth were out chasing the next revolution and the lemmings were packing the Hype Hotel at South by Southwest, the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin hosted a crowd comfortably removed from the chaos who...
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's. Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
  • Roy Orbison, sons reunited on posthumous 'Mystery Girl' bonus track

    Roy Orbison, sons reunited on posthumous 'Mystery Girl' bonus track
    A posthumous musical collaboration between Roy Orbison and three of his sons will be included on a 25thanniversary reissue of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter’s final studio album, “Mystery Girl.” The deluxe reissue...
  • Annie Clark on 'St. Vincent,' David Byrne, 'freebies' from universe

    Annie Clark on 'St. Vincent,' David Byrne, 'freebies' from universe
    AUSTIN, Texas — Annie Clark is still learning about nature. A year ago, the singer-guitarist who performs as St. Vincent was wandering naked and alone through the hills and flatlands of West Texas, on the advice of a friend who lent her a remote...