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Metromix StaffALBUM: "The Con" (Vapor) Backstory: Canadian identical twins with serious musical cred—the pair were signed by Neil Young and have toured with such diverse acts as Rufus Wainwright, Weezer and both Ryan and Bryan Adams. Why you should care:...
Tags: Bryan Adams, Death, MySpace, Neil Young, Weezer (music group)
For the second straight year, ABC led nominees for awards from an organization that monitors depictions of gays and lesbians in the media. The network landed nine nominations from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, while CBS garnered...
MetromixALBUM: "Catch the Brass Ring" Backstory: Raised in Nashville and now living in Los Angeles, the quixotically named Ferraby Lionheart (his real name? his label isn't telling) likes to cite Chet Baker and Shel Silverstein as influences, although fans...
Special to MetromixALBUM: "Release the Stars" (Geffen) Rufus Wainwright is a great cabaret singer, and like many great cabaret singers before him, longs to be a Broadway star. But the songs Wainwright writes are not typical Broadway fare: He prefers exacting specifics...
Tags: Music Theater
Winners will be in bold italics. RECORD OF THE YEAR "Chasing Pavements," Adele "Viva La Vida," Coldplay "Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis "Paper Planes," M.I.A "Please Read the Letter," Robert Plant and Alison Krauss ALBUM OF THE YEAR "Viva La...
On her latest full-length collection, Marianne Faithfull, the queen of torch songs for the damaged soul, reteams with producer Hal Willner for another beautifully haunting tour of a landscape littered with the detritus of shredded hearts. "I sit in my...
Tags: Death, Neko Case, Depression, Soul (genre), Smokey Robinson
Tribune rock criticAt a time when pop music is overloaded with enough pre-fab talent to make Milli Vanilli sound like a grunge band, the Top 40 needs oddballs and eccentrics more than ever -- and Rufus Wainwright certainly qualifies. His latest album, "Poses" (Dreamworks)...
NewsdayNEW YORK The story of Rufus Wainwright's life is lurching toward a drama worthy of one of the operas he loves. In this part of the tale, the fabulously talented singer-songwriter son of fabulously talented singer-songwriter parents must make a...
Special to the TribuneWhether nature or nurture is the principal contributing factor, many offspring of boomer era musicians have recently begun to make their own imprint on popular music. In many cases, such as Ringo's son and sometime Who drummer Zak Starkey or second...
If you're a teenager growing up in the 1980s and your record collection is growing in leaps and bounds with classical and opera, odds are the songs you write a decade later ain't gonna sound like the rest of what's on the radio. Add folk-star parents...
Tags: Radiohead (music group), Death, Music Theater, AIDS, David Bowie
Cubs home opener: The Cubs vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 12. 1:20 p.m. $6-$50. White Sox home opener: The White Sox vs. the Kansas City Royals on April 13. 1:05 p.m. Tickets on sale March 13. Ravinia: The lineup for this year's outdoor music...
Tribune arts criticJazz legends Chick Corea and McCoy Tyner, cabaret divas Barbara Cook and Sylvia McNair and hip-hop performer Wyclef Jean will headline the Ravinia Festival's pop and jazz season, the Highland Park-based organization has announced. Jean's appearance, on...
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