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  • Before the 'Huntsman': Snow White's life in pop songs

     
    Kristen Stewart's Snow White re-imagines the character as an unbreakable warrior in "Snow White and the Huntsman." Yet as resilient as Stewart's White may be, chances are she won't ever inspire a song written by a Beatle. Here is a deeper dive into...
  • Home theater: Robert Pattinson makes ladies swoon in 'Bel Ami'

     
    In this new column on 24 Frames, we look at some of the most interesting titles coming to VOD, DVD and Blu-ray. This week, "Twilight" heartthrob Robert Pattinson makes ladies swoon in the French period drama "Bel Ami."...
  • Rare music from George Harrison, Martin Scorsese doc out on CD, DVD

     
    Ex-Beatle George Harrison's solo music is examined with previously unreleased recordings in "Early Takes Volume 1: Music From the Martin Scorsese Picture Living In the Material World." The new companion CD released simultaneously this week with the DVD...
  • Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book

    Bert Weedon dies at 91; guitarist and author of 'Play in a Day' book
    Bert Weedon was a legendary British guitar player who influenced a generation of budding rock stars with his popular "Play in a Day" instructional book. Eric Clapton, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are among...
  • Petty's stolen Rickenbacker one of band's many vintage instruments

     
    Among the guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this week is a 12-string Rickenbacker, one of the vintage Rickenbackers that Petty owns. According to the Rickenbacker website, the guitar was manufactured in August of 1967....
  • Jazz review: Anthony Wilson Trio with Jim Keltner at the Blue Whale

     
    A gifted trio of guitarist Anthony Wilson, drummer Jim Keltner and organist Larry Goldings treated a packed Blue Whale to a night of exploration....
  • Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' as a film? 10 albums seeking scripts

     
    A Brazilian film production company has licensed Bob Dylan's album "Blood on the Tracks" to make into a movie. Times writers Geoff Boucher and Randall Roberts have some ideas about similar opportunities....
  • 'Thick as a Brick 2': Ian Anderson revisits Jethro Tull album

     
    Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull will release a sequel to the over-the-top prog-rock concept album Thick as a Brick on Tuesday, April 3....
  • Is corporate rock so desolate we're excited about Tenacious D?

     
    The Tenacious D pair of Jack Black and Kyle Gass have reemerged with an extended, movie-parodying clip titled "To Be the Best." Foo Fighter Dave Grohl makes an appearance, as does crooner Josh Groban, and no one seems to mind when Val Kilmer is killed....
  • Lost George Harrison 'Sun' guitar solo on 'Material World' film

     
    "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" documentary from Martin Scorsese is coming May 1 on home video. Lost George Harrison guitar solo on the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun" is highlighted on DVD/Blu-ray bonus materials....
  • Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, leaves room to roam

     
    Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, takes a spare, economical approach on ‘Barchords,’ his new album. He is playing the Satellite in Silver Lake....