Henry Stone, king of the record business, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, in Miami. Throughout almost 80 years of wildly prolific musical activity, the 93-year-old had a hand in every aspect of the music business and was a true pioneer of independent manufacturing, promotion, and distributio ... More >>
Henry Stone first met James Brown in about 1955, when King Records founder Syd Nathan told both him and Ralph Bass to race to Augusta, Georgia, to sign the R&B singer to a record deal. Bass got there a day before Stone and inked the contract with James Brown. But the funkiest man in the history of ... More >>
In the summer of 2010, Fernando Perdomo vowed, "I'm Not Gonna Move to LA." That was the defiant title of a song off his band's self-titled album, Dreaming in Stereo. But last night, the singer, songwriter, producer, Forward Motion Records label founder, and tireless local music supporter announce ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of pictures from the show, click here. Green DayTuesday, August 4American Airlines Arena Better Than: A show by any other pop-punk outfit playing today. The Review: Green Day rules, despite the fact they're all grown up. Sure, in their early da ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
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