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Juan Rodriguez: Make music, not categories

Is it rock or is it jazz? Is it heavy metal or death metal? Is it trip-hop or ambient, dance hall or ballroom, lounge or emo? Grunge or jangle pop? Is it neo-psychedelic or dream pop or math rock or paisley underground or, simply, shoegazing? Is it minimalist classical or postmodern baroque? Hey, let's call it fusion! Yeah, but what category of ... (more)


Related Topix: Rodriguez, Inventions, Science / Technology, Classical

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Mon Aug 18, 2014

96.1 The Rocket

Bob Seger: Will "Ride Out" This Fall

Ride Out includes a cover of John Hiatt's "Detroit Made" -- which was released last week -- as well as his own "All of the Roads" and a cover of the Billy Bragg and Wilco song "California Stars" which uses lyrics from Woody Guthrie.




Max to me it always sounds a bit like they are singing . Well here they actually are singing.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Entertainment Briefly: Singer-songwriter Stuart in Port Townsend on...

Singer-picker to strum way through Port Townsend PORT TOWNSEND -- An in-law to country music royalty, Nashville, Tenn.-born singer-songwriter-guitar picker Mark Stuart brings his twangy tunes to Better Living Through Coffee, 100 Tyler St., on Saturday.


Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Joan Baez, Folk, Country, Freddy Fender, Steve Earle, The Paperboys

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The London Free Press

Royal Wood chronicles personal life in new album release

Canadian singer-songwriter Royal Wood performs on a scissor lift as a promotion in front of the Grand Theatre on Richmond Street in London on Wednesday.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Crofton adds a little soul to a special summer performance next week

Nick La Riviere, arguably Victoria's hottest trombonist, brings his 14-piece community band Soul Source to Crofton on Sunday, Aug. 24 for some hard-driving classic R & B. La Riviere, who performs somewhere almost every day and frequently tours across Canada, the U.S. and Europe, plays regularly with the international touring band The Paperboys and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, Jazz

The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Jen Chapin finds inspiration at The Ovens

Musician Jen Chapin, performs on Friday at The Company House in Halifax and Saturday and Sunday at The Ovens Natural Park outside Lunenburg.


Related Topix: Jen Chapin, Activism

Maryland's Biggest Children's Music Fest : Chessie Jam Supports Non-profits

In addition to the national touring artists, Chessie Jam will have other fun and interactive activities for children such as face-painting, a children's drum circle, Circus Games by Port Discovery, a moon-bounce, a photo-booth, tie-dying, the Oriole's mascot onsite, and more.


Related Topix: Justin Roberts, Painting, Arts, Ellicott City, MD, Best of 2007, Family, Kids


Milwaukee Film Festival announces setlists for Sound Vision, Soundtrack

Milwaukee Film continued its outpouring of outstanding movies this morning by announcing its selections for the Sound Vision music documentary program, as well as for its live music series Soundtrack, hosted by The Hotel Foster.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Pop/Rock, Soundtrack, God, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Bill Watterson Auction: a Pearls Before Swinea creator cites a the...

WHEN BILL Watterson and Stephan Pastis decided to collaborate on three "secret" comic strips for charity, they didn't know just how much they might raise for Parkinson's research.


Related Topix: Pearls Before Swine, Web Design, Arts, US Politics, US News

Todmorden Today

Lighting the way for lost musical jewels

One of the world's premier reissue imprint for more than a few lost musical gems comes to Todmorden - and England! - for the first time for a promotional event.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England, World News, Greater Manchester County, England, Michael Chapman

Henley Standard

Lindisfarne legends perform

LINDISFARNE classics will be on the menu at a special acoustic show later this month.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Bill Watterson's guest panels for 'Pearls' exceed auction estimate

This image, dated June 5, 2014, and provided by Heritage Auctions, shows one of three comic strips on which 'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson collaborated with 'Pearls Before Swine' cartoonist Stephan Pastis for a three-day return to the funny pages.


Related Topix: Pearls Before Swine, Entertainment

Fri Aug 08, 2014

DFW Catholic

'God IS Not Dead' and 'Chant is NOT dead' either.

Over at MSF I've reported that our parish quietly heard its first EF Mass via a funeral request.


Related Topix: God

REVIEW: Amy Grant Gays Up Sound On First Remix Album

When you're grinding up against a shirtless prospect in the thick of a gay dance orgy, nothing sets the sexy-time mood quite like some Amy Grant, right? You know, with God's disco light shining down on you.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Amy Grant, Pop/Rock, God


Op-ed: Why Antigone Rising and the Head of GLAAD Won't Be at Michfest

The last year has brought about incredible visibility for transgender people. Laverne Cox gracing the cover of Time magazine was only the latest example of high-profile transgender women who are succeeding in their fields.


Related Topix: Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Art from Watterson's comics return up for auction

Watterson collaborated with "Pearls Before Swine" cartoonist Stephan Pastis for the three comic strips in June after a long absence from the funny pages.


Related Topix: Pearls Before Swine

Wed Aug 06, 2014

City Pages

Lost Bob Dylan lyrics get the Mermaid Avenue treatment on new album

An artist as prolific as Bob Dylan must have countless stacks of half-formed songs and scribbled lyrics -- and hundreds of abandoned acetates -- forming a dusty creative trail all the way back to the '60s.


WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Tamela Mann's 'Take Me To The King' Reaches Gold with Over 500,000 Singles Sold

Tamela Mann's "Take Me to the King" single was just certified as Gold, meaning the Kirk Franklin written tune sold over 500,000 records.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Gospel, Kirk Franklin, God

Hexham Courant

Musician aims high for HANC

LINDISFARNE frontman Billy Mitchell is on a high after his latest stunt to raise funds for a charity which was founded by a Corbridge woman.