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Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Richard Strauss, Carl Barât, Paula Abdul, and Alanis Morissette.

Chats With Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher, The Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter, Alex Orbison and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan Witzigreuter: "I wrote a bunch of songs -- 70 or so -- over the past two years, and only a few of those 70 were even considered for this album. I tend to like a song when I finish it, give it a week, and then I'm over it, so the ones that made the cut were the ones I still felt passionately about."

A Conversation With Chris Isaak, Plus an Exclusive from The Record Company

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I made a Christmas album years back. You only get to sing Christmas songs one time a year and this is it. My drummer Kenny and I got together yesterday and we were singing Christmas songs all day. So we're ready."

DC Week, Million Muppet March, DC Tweed Ride: HuffPost DC Top 5 For November 2, 3, 4

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.02.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 1. DC Week At Various Locations This massive, week-long series of events had over 10,000 attendees last year. Due to ...

Heartless Bastards At Black Cat: HuffPost DC Top 5 For Tuesday, October 30

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.30.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 1. Heartless Bastards At Black Cat The Austin, Texas four-piece plays rock and roll that's seeped in American tradit...

'Live It Up' With Chris Isaak: His Video Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Plan B and Rachael MacFarlane

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On November 20th, Vanguard Records is releasing the DVD and Blu-ray Chris Isaak Live! Beyond The Sun, featuring the artist's greatest hits plus his personal tribute to Sun Studio in Memphis and the legendary artists who recorded there.

Rarely Seen David Lynch Video For 'Wicked Game' Released

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Home

The folks over at Dangerous Minds have dug up a rarely seen David Lynch-directed music video of Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game.” The video, featured...

Scissor Sisters At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 2

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.02.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JULY 2 1. Scissor Sisters At 9:30 Club Because they're fun! And whenever we can link to this video, we will. 7 p.m., all ages, s...

Mingle At The Museum: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.28.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 28 1. Mingle At The Museum At S. Dillon Ripley Center It's too hot to mingle outside. Head into one of the many air condi...

"Add It Up": A Playlist From If 6 Was 9 by David Klein

David Wild | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just to be safe, I will only pick some of my favorite number songs from the book up to #9 -- since when we get to double digits, that old math anxiety begins to kick back in.

Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Chris Issak, Barry Manilow, Sandra Bernhard, Paula Abdul, and more.

'Who's Crying Now': A Teary Playlist for House Speaker Boehner

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

John Boy, crank out these tunes on your best house speakers and pull yourself together, man. You've got a big country to save or screw up.

Weekend Roadtrip: Sunset Magazine's Savor The Central Coast Food & Wine Festival

NBC Los Angeles | Alysia Gray Painter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAVOR SUNSET: Sunset Magazine seems to extract Californianess from every fresh meal it features in its pages, much like juice from a lemon (a locally ...

'Season of the Witch': A Crafty Playlist for Christine O'Donnell

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for a Jersey girl with big dreams, at least some of them not involving "Witchcraft" or "That Old Black Magic."

Government and Go-Go: Conversations with Stone Sour and Slipknot's Corey Taylor, and Chuck Brown

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Playing live is a lost art, and you don't see a lot of bands that go out and play the way the older bands do. It's a celebration, and a lot of people treat it like a commercial or a distraction.

My American Idol Chris Isaak, 'S'Wonderful' Brian Wilson & More Rock & Roll Conflicts of Interest

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I listened to Chris Issak's latest album Live At The Fillmore and was reminded that he's one man who should never give up his day job, even if that day job usually happens at night.

Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Reteam For Rogers' Show (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Dolly Parton was in Connecticut Saturday to celebrate with her old friend Kenny Rogers at his Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at Foxwoods. Othe...

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

"Let's Get Lost": A Playlist for Island-bound Lost Fans

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I really love Lost. And as our shared excitement builds, here are some TV Island Discs to celebrate our time on the Island.

DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Firefly is quirky, with the offbeat and clever dialogue we expect from Whedon. But it's also wholly satisfying and fun from episode one

Forest Whitaker Sings 'Dick In A Box,' Rimes Sings 'Jizz In My Pants' At MTV Awards (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Andy Samberg got three unexpected performers to sing some of his Digital Short songs when he hosted the MTV Movie Awards. He first introduced LeAn...

What a Cat: My Conversation With Yusuf, the Artist Formerly Know As Cat Stevens

Chris Isaak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Isaak

I asked Yusuf about the fact that a lot of people loved him for being Cat Stevens, and whether fans resented him for taking that away when he went on his famous quarter-century coffee break.

I Swear I Did Not Mean to Smash Those Pumpkins

Chris Isaak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Isaak

In addition to screwing up my own relationships, I seem to have now gained the newfound ability to screw up other people's as well. After my interview, I heard Jimmy is leaving Smashing Pumpkins.

My Wicked Bromance with Chris Isaak

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In so much as one straight Jew from New Jersey can love a straight non-Jewish man from the wrong side of Stockton, California, I love Chris Isaak.