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The Joy of Regeneration: A Conversation with Styx's James "J.Y." Young

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-10-27-Screenshot20101027at5.31.42PM.pngA Conversation with James "J.Y." Young of Styx

I Wish Those Who Boycott Israel Would Speak out for What They Believe in

Ruth Eglash | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Eglash

While there is nothing wrong with cultural icons using their power to speak out against injustices, cancelling a music gig is unlikely to have much of an impact on Israeli government policies.

From D.C.'s Kennedy Center to East of Angel Town: Conversations with Branford Marsalis and Peter Cincotti

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis has been accumulating a series of honors, with the upcoming NEA's Jazz Masters Award being one of the most prestigious yet.

No, New Music Doesn't Suck

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

We talk about Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd still today because they were Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, not because they existed in the past.

The Art of an Alan Parsons Project

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

2010-10-01-alanparsonscopy.jpgAs the engineer of one of the most sonic-centric and best selling recordings of all time, Pink Floyd's  Dark Side of the Moon, Parsons helped shaped the art of listening for an entire generation. 

Gearheads Unite: Conversations with Bachman & Turner, Plus Life is Good Concerts, and Freetime with Stars' Torquil Campbell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about your new album Bachman & Turner. First of all, the music is classic, and please don't be offended by this, but much of it sounds it like classic BTO.

Pink Floyd Cover Band, The Machine, Plays Brooklyn Bowl

brooklynpaper.com | Meredith Deliso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Joe Pascarell was just 12-years-old when he first heard Pink Floyd in 1973 -- and the moment changed his life (and our lives) forever. "Up until that...

Pink Floyd Hit Re-Worked As Iran Protest (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's politics and Pink Floyd make strange bedfellows in an updated take on the classic 1979 anthem "Another Brick In The Wall" sung by an exiled Ira...

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

Something In the Air: A Playlist for European Skies

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for everyone who's been impacted already by the volcano, put together in the hopes that we all go from "Burnin' Sky" to "No More Cloudy Days" very soon.

"Sophisticated Lady": One Guy's Playlist for the Classy Return of Sandra Bullock

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If you somehow didn't love Sandra Bullock already, here's your chance to start marching with the good guys -- as well as one guy's loving playlist for a sophisticated and lovely lady.

From Pink Floyd and Abbey Road to The Project and Austin Powers: A Conversation with Alan Parsons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sound designer Alan Parsons has long had a passion for the latest technologies. Alan took a moment to talk with me about his illustrious past that included his days at Abbey Road Studios through his latest technology-focused endeavor.

Hit the Road Jack: a Tortured Fan's Playlist for the End of "24"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.

"Brothers In Arms": One Son's War & Peace Playlist as We Prepare to Enter "The Pacific"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To put myself in the proper mindset to enter The Pacific, I've come up with a playlist of great songs that speak powerfully to war and peace from a variety of perspectives and eras.

"Get A Job": A Playlist To Employ The Mind of Senator Jim Bunning

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Wild

I hear that it's really, really cold in Washington. No, I'm not talking about the temperature outside, but rather inside the soul of Senator Jim Bunning.

Tanya Morgan: Sons Of the Native Tongue

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

The hip-hop trio Tanya Morgan, which consist of Brooklyn emcee/producer Von Pea and Cincinnati emcees Donwill and Ilyas, have set out to craft a signature sound of music that stands apart from industry standards.

Compact Reviews Of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care, #9

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

In this edition of Compact Reviews, we take a look at new albums by Spoon and the Len Price 3, among others.

"Move On Up": An Uplifting Playlist for Dow 10000

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Prosperity is not simply just around the corner; it's all over this playlist. Here's to sticking around for the rising.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?

Bienvenido Gustavo!: Dudamel Begins at the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-10-02-dudapull.jpg He is a beacon, someone who inspires, who can cut through borders.

CDs: Richard Thompson -- Still Brilliant, Still a Rock God, Still Getting Boxed

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

For most musical acts, getting a boxed set is the grand finale to their career. The most successful pop duo of all time, Hall & Oates, gets their first boxed set in October. Richard Thompson has four.

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.

An Interview with Raphael Saadiq Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though his latest album The Way I See It was released last year, Saadiq still is touring pretty much non-stop. He took a quick break from his schedule for this interview.