The Music of the Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971
Tuesday, March 13
Better than: Paying $300 to see The Stones.
Okay, so maybe most of the audience was old enough to remember the first time they saw Mick Jagger shake his hips and lips on The Ed Sullivan Show. And a sea of salt-an ... More >>
No.Ah, another shitty year is ending, and we find ourselves trying to buy our way out of it with Christmas presents while struggling to block out the same old endless stream of yuletide muzak. Luckily, there's always a few notable holiday-album standouts to break the tedium, this year includi ... More >>
It just wasn't the same without them. Yo La Tengo's annual epic run of Hannukah-themed shows at Maxwell's in Hoboken was sorely missed last year, the first time they'd opted out since 2001, robbing us all of a crucial winter tradition, stuffed with holiday cheer and the inevitable super-secre ... More >>
Ronnie Spector says hello to ? and the Mysterians. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.And so it came to pass on Saturday that the exalted Lincoln Center became a venue for a bunch of aging, outré Detroit musicians. Blame Ponderosa Stomp, the 501(c) 3-certified cultural organization dedicated to th ... More >>
Different locale, same concept.
As Camille pointed out, this year's CMJ is pretty devoid of marquee acts; there are no gigantic queues for Spoon, the Shins, the Knife, or the like. What we do have is a compounded hysteria for the zygotes that would be second or third tier in other years but, in t ... More >>
Two not-so-surprising but morbidly entertaining pieces of information from this Mediabistro item on an upcoming memoir from recently convicted murderer Phil Spector's adopted son Louis Spector. The first is its entertainingly Saw-like title: The Gingerbread House on La Collina Drive: My Life Caged B ... More >>
The once-vaunted and now deeply fallen record producer Phil Spector won't dodge the murder of actress Lana Clarkson twice--after 30 hours of deliberation, a Los Angeles jury just handed down a guilty verdict for murder in the second-degree, the same charge Spector dodged after a 2007 mistrial. The 4 ... More >>