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What Inspires You? Gizmodo Editor, Author Janet Fitch, And Former Wilco Keyboardist On What Gets Them Going

Allison K Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Allison K Gibson

I was first introduced to the world of contemporary art during my tenure as a "gallerina"--that dreaded, dispassionate youngin' who looks on coldly a...

Best Albums Of 2010. NO Really!

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Throughout the year I've posted daily doses of music commentary and record reviews over at Burning Wood. I try to be honest and shoot from the hip. So...

BLOGWATCH> Beck's Record Club Writes and Records Albums In 24 Hours

Beck's Record Club | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Beck and a cast of musicians gather and record an album in a day, and the videos are rough, and unrehearsed, and sometimes incredible....

"TV Is the Thing This Year": My Playlist for the Emmy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.

WATCH: Mavis Staples And Jeff Tweedy Cover CCR

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples and Wilco rocker Jeff Tweedy may not have followed the same path musically, but the Chicagoans have come togethe...

Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy:
You Are Not Alone

Danny Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Miller

Of all my brother-in-law Jeff Tweedy's projects, what could possibly be more exciting than his collaboration with gospel legend Mavis Staples? He produced her new album and sings on several tracks.

Americanarama: Conversations with Dave Barnes and Mark Olson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation With Dave Barnes Mike Ragogna: Hey Dave. Dave Barnes: (singing) I believe the children are our future. MR: (laughs) Speaking of chil...

Triple Treat Tuesday: Conversations With Jackie Greene, Street Drum Corps' Bobby Alt, and Nicky Holender, Trainer to the Stars

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"'Medicine' is one of those messed-up drug songs. It's more like a tantrum, you know saying, 'I don't want your bulls**t.' I don't know, it's sort of hard to explain."

Jazzfest Weekend One: David Simon & Garfunkel

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

At New Orleans' Jazzfest, Dr. John let loose, and the Huffington Post's own Harry Shearer spoke about Treme, Spinal Tap, and moving on after the hurricane.

HuffPost Review: The Steve Miller Band's Bingo!, Plus A Conversation With Griffin House

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bingo! re-establishes Miller as that Chicago blues-y guy, tackling ten standards that might as well be his own. George Thorogood certainly should be looking over his shoulder.

"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.

HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slash's first solo album shows continuity and expert songwriting despite all of the musical influences involved. But despite its being a solid release, the old school rock 'n' roll can sometimes get a little too reliable.

September Gurls: Vicki of The Bangles Shares Alex Chilton Memories

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Since his passing, rock critics have noted Alex Chilton's influence on bands including R.E.M., The Replacements and Wilco. He influenced the Bangles s...

Save Rod Stewart!

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

On October 26th, Rod Stewart will drive another stake into the hearts of long-suffering true believers.

My Favorite Records of the Decade

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Nothing has given me more pleasure this year and this decade than music. It's my therapist, joy, shoulder, understanding and just about everything else that compliments the emotions.

Watch Farm Aid 2009 Live

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For two and a half decades, the Farm Aid concert has raised money for family farms and promoted local, organic food. All of the usual suspects are the...

Compact Reviews of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care #6

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Reviewed this week: Rosanne Cashe, Built to Spill, Kraftwerk, Willie Nelson and more.

Rolling Stone is Gathering Moss, Big Time

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

We're living in the most exciting moment in the history of music -- a time when listeners have unlimited access to music, but Rolling Stone commits the cardinal sin of making it seem boring.

HuffPost Reviews: Alice In Chains, Rosanne Cash, Kiss, and more, plus a Brandi Carlile Interview, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Layne Staley's death, Alice In Chains was all but done. But fourteen years later, here we are with something that sounds a lot like what the group would have had they returned to the studio a couple years later.

Compact Reviews of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care #5

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

This week's picks: Alice in Chains, Elvis Costello, Corey Harris, Ian Hunter, Kris Kristofferson, Madness, Rod Stewart, Madonna and more.

Wilco (The Album)

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Wilco have now released seven studio records and every single one has been met with critical adoration.

New Tunes On Monday: Wilco, The Mars Volta, Don Henley and Christina Courtin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The songs on Wilco's self-titled album are laden with fat, beefy hooks although there isn't the usual amount of boundary pushing here.

Until Gays Can Marry, I'm (Un)Legally Divorced

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

An (un)legal divorce is recognized solely by the straight married couple contained within, or at least the one writing the post. It eliminates the paperwork suckfest and ensures that the magical rent fairy will keep a roof over my head.

Music And People, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Soundtrack Of "Wicked"

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Why are you apologizing? What is it that still keeps confident adults insecure about their music likes and dislikes?

Chicago Set to Rock this Weekend with CIMMFest

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

It's going to be a jam-packed weekend for anyone who loves movies and music. Why? Because as the name states, all the movies somehow center around music.