Whitey Houston, dead at 48.
While the cause remains unknown, the circumstances surrounding the singer's untimely death suggest that she may have drowned in her Beverly Hilton hotel room after falling asleep in the bathtub.
It goes without saying, Xanax and bubble baths don't mix well. And nei ... More >>
Photo by Sebastian MlynarskiHolly MirandaVocally, Detroit-born, Brooklyn-based neo-pop folk songstress Holly Miranda might bring to mind Chann Marshall. But mood-wise she's got much more in common with, say, American dream pop duo Azure Ray. Both find solace in sleep, and the things that go bump in ... More >>
Leonard CohenIt's the tour those of us younger Leonard Cohen fans -- the ones who discovered his music through the Natural Born Killers soundtrack, covers of "Hallelujah," or when we walked into a tiny used CD store in Gainesville and heard "Take This Waltz" playing -- never thought would happen. ... More >>
Every young co-ed that I knew when I was a young man in college loved Leonard Cohen. I'm not sure if he fit some weird Elektra complex type of role in their lives or what, but they couldn't get enough of his deep monotone vocals and sung-spoken verses. Of course, this was the early '90s, and we were ... More >>
Damian Lazarus came to performing music from the enemy side: He started out as a music journalist, a notorious profession in his native England. Still, even as he worked as an editor at the legendary lifestyle mag Dazed and Confused, it was all part of a planned gradual move into the industry. "I di ... More >>