| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:43 AM
It's about time that Free Music Friday caught up with Rhett Miller, the singer and songwriter familiar to many as the front man for The Old 97's.
Miller's a talented and charismatic guy and his songs often deliver a bright pop punch. Today's track is a...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Peter Gabriel – Back to Front
Oct. 13, 8 p.m. $95 & $75., Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. mohegansun.com, ticketmaster.com
The pop world has changed immeasurably since Peter Gabriel's landmark So was released on May 19, 1986. Gabriel's multi-...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:54 AM
1) Prince- Alphabet Street
2) Prince- Peach
3) Prince- Dirty Mind
4) Prince- Erotic City
5) Prince- Controversy
1.) The Doors- Riders on the Storm
2.) Bill Haley- Rock Around the Clock
3.) Frank Sinatra- My Kind of Town
| May 5, 2012
| 12:35 AM
This documentary is about musician and performance artist Genesis P-Orridge. Sure, I’m not in the target demographic. You mention Genesis to me, I’m asking “When Peter Gabriel sang, or Phil Collins?”
Supposedly this Genesis was an...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents.
In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"The Revenge of Vera Gemini,” by Blue Oyster Cult, is the last song of side A on their 1976 album, Agents of Fortune. It was a good year for BOC. Agents of Fortune contained the hit song “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” which almost...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:13 PM
SANTA MONICA — Aras Baskauskas concentrated on his cocophoria sandwich before talking about his new solo album, "The Tree and the River."
"I need to get better at talking and chewing at the same time," the UC Irvine alumnus and "Survivor" winner...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:41 PM
About three dozen advertisers are distancing themselves from conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, and now some local activists are also protesting.
Around a dozen people got together outside the Clear Channel building in downtown Grand Rapids, to speak...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:34 AM
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,...
| Nov 12, 2012
Royal George Theater
Nov 13 thru Nov 25th
The men of Gentleman’s Rule have been working hard in the studio and on stage to prepare for the launch of their debut album, Act Accordingly, which will...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Neil Young set out to make a solo acoustic album when he called up his friend Daniel Lanois to do some recording earlier this year at the producerâs home studio, an early 20th Century mansion overlooking Silver Lake in California.When......