Whoo, hey, everybody, government shutdown! Are you psyched? No? Well, that makes sense. It'll be expensive and embarrassing for the country, and you're not crazy. Rightbloggers, on the other hand, see in this mayhem an opportunity, and their hope is that this catastrophe will make America love them ... More >>
Looking for signs of the artist a quarter-century after he disappeared
If you thought the ceremonies weren't funny, don't blame him.
by Andrew Hamlin Alan HamlinAfter singing lead on so many Phil Spector -produced standards--"He's A Rebel," "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),""He's Sure The Boy I Love"--Darlene Love was recognized for her stellar pipes last month, when she was granted a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of ... More >>
Ray Mickshaw / Fox Something is oddly familiar this week, with a special appearance by that highest musicological expert in all the land, film director Quentin Tarantino. He's the guest for Movie Music theme night, something that also happened five years ago. I am not an obsessive cataloger of Amer ... More >>
Plus a helping of roasted Manilow.
A year after he was bashed in the East Village, a New York diva is ready for his second act
Celebs made the legendary nightclub famous; ordinary people made it one of the all-time greats
The saga of old P.S. 64 is a real education
Mike Bloombergs the New Mayor. Happy or Horrified?
Paula Abdul, the Little Engine That Could, Rolls Into Manhattan With a Hollywood Musical
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Six of these 12 picks recast known compositions, and only two of the six are in the rock tradition. But I did find one medium-obscure alt band worth writing about. One.