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Entries by Shawn Amos from 02/2011

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

| Posted 02.01.2011 | Entertainment

There are some earthy grooves from down South and across the Atlantic, courtesy of the Civil Wars and the Boxer Rebellion, while the North Mississippi Allstars have a jam-band fire sparking their sound.

Cookies & Milk: Scenes From a '70s Hollywood Childhood (Part 2)

| Posted 02.03.2011 | Los Angeles

My father's time at A&M Records was the epitome of show business illusion. Hollywood wasn't bringing him fame or fortune.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

| Posted 02.08.2011 | Entertainment

If you're looking for big, mainstream music this week, you'll have to wait for Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast. This week's record releases are stubbornly independent.

Cookies & Milk: Scenes From a '70s Hollywood Childhood (Part 3)

| Posted 02.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Lots of people had the munchies in 1970s Hollywood. My father's cookies were the perfect opener to every pitch meeting, every break in production.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

| Posted 02.15.2011 | Entertainment

Now that justice has been served and everyone in America finally knows Arcade Fire's name, let's find some new underground favorites to claim as our own.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

| Posted 02.22.2011 | Entertainment

For those of you wondering when we'd leave the indie wilderness, your day has come. The big music guns have arrived, but unfortunately, one of them is shooting blanks.