| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run.
I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 3:45 PM
You do the crime, you pay the time. But what's there to do when you spend most of your day in a 6x8 space? Not a whole lot. But that may soon change.
Inmates in West Virginia may soon be able to pass those lonely hours jamming to their favorite tunes....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Federal prisoners may soon be able to pass the time behind bars with iPods and MP3 players.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons is testing the idea at a women's prison in West Virginia, saying it could help inmates deal with boredom and stress.
If the program...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:15 PM
For many music lovers, the cloud is proving to be a heavenly — yet also strange — place to dwell.
Music streaming services such as Rhapsody, Pandora and the celebrated Spotify have caused the industry's biggest revolution since the debut of...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Listen to Tribune literary editor Liz Taylor's conversation with author Luis Urrea about his latest offering, "Queen of America":
Download the MP3 (right-click and select "Save As...")
| Apr 6, 2012
When visiting my neighborhood record store in recent years, I've breezed past the front of the shop — and most of the compact disc-browsing shoppers — to get where I wanted to be: the rows of vinyl in the back.
Whether it was the warm...