A month ago Chicken Kitchen owner Christian de Berdouare stirred controversy by applying to demolish the North Bay Road home where he lives and where the Beatles were once famously photographed. Last Thursday he made bigger real estate news: For nearly $10 million, he bought the coral-pink waterfron ... More >>
In 1966, brothers Sérgio Dias Baptista and Arnaldo Baptista formed Os Mutantes, a Brazilian rock band that played the role of confident court jester within the folk-rock Tropicália movement. While the group's forerunners and mentors, like Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, preferred sentimentality a ... More >>
If electronic music can be called music's final frontier -- the veritable cutting edge of sonic innovation -- then it's artists like Move D (AKA David Moufang) who are its true trailblazers. If the German production veteran is still relatively obscure (as far as mainstream EDM hype goes), it's only ... More >>
The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. See more Outside Lands Music Festival news. Stevie Wonder, in theory, is an American artistic treasure. He's more than our Beatles or Rolling Stones; he's our Dickens or Dalí: a figure of im ... More >>
Maná American Airlines Arena Friday, May 11, 2012 Better Than: The Beatles and Beethoven? Well, anyway, Maná put itself in the same league, dispensing with an opening act and instead having the pre-show DJ break into a set of mellow Latin alternative tracks that got the crowd cheering during an ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
Hey film lovers, get your cigars and spectacles out 'cause Churchill's Pub is turning into a fancy movie house tonight. Sorta. The occasion: A screening of self-described film tramp Bill Daniel's Sonic Orphans: Lost and Found Music Films 1965-87. It's gonna be an experimental (and mostly ... More >>
If you're old enough to remember vinyl LPs, then you know that album design used to be an art unto itself. Who doesn't fondly remember rolling a fatty across the face of iconic sleeves such as the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band or Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon? But toda ... More >>
via livenation.comPaul McCartney's appearance this Saturday at the Sun Life Stadium marks the last of just four North American shows in his current, cheekily named "Up and Coming" tour. And while fans should, of course, expect him to perform any number of megahits by the Beatles and even Wings, h ... More >>
via TherapyInk.comDead Johnny Cash"It's the story of your life, and the end of it's your death, and every word that's in between is just a waste of breath." - SubhumansTheir rotting, worm ridden flesh fills the air with the stench of death, but we just can't help cracking the casket on our favori ... More >>
As a baby of the '80s (well, I was actually born in '78), John Hughes' films played an important role in entertaining and, in all likelihood, shaping me. VHS copies of Vacation, Christmas Vacation, The Great Outdoors, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Uncle Buck, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Mr. ... More >>
via nakedeyesmusic.comWith 1980s playlists all the rage these days, you don't have to be of a certain age to appreciate the tuneful joy of Naked Eyes' 1983 "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me." But it helps. If only for the fact that you can count yourself among those who were there when ... More >>
Fresh-faced Boca chanteuse expands her reach.
via Wiki CommonsThe Buzz reports that Larry Cretul, the Republican speaker of the state house, will apparently now be humming the Beatles' "Come Together" all day. He found it on the Internet radio app Pandora. "It's a Beatles song and it's called 'Come Together.' If you hear me humming it from the ... More >>
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Local Argentine rock stalwarts play their last show at Finnegan's.
I guess I'm in the mood for feathered hair and strange accents from the United Kingdom, so I will move from Birmingham, England's E.L.O. on to Swansea, Wales' Badfinger. Truly one of the great power pop acts of the Seventies, stateside they've been somewhat forgotten. Or, when they are remembered, ... More >>
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