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Fountains of Wayne

Where Are They Now?

Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment

Happy anniversary, "Stacy's Mom"! It's been ten years Monday since Fountains of Wayne released their third album, "Welcome Interstate Managers," memor...

Two Reasons Why Wedding Band Is Worth Saving: Series Co-Creators Josh Lobis and Darin Moiselle

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 01.25.2013 | TV
Jeryl Brunner

"Wedding Band is that wish fulfillment when you and your friends' lives overlap, where you can still hang out together. Those moments kind of go away as you face more responsibilities and get older."

Can't Take A Hint: A Conversation With Harry Shearer, Plus Anaïs Mitchell, Imelda May and Tracy Newman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Do It Live

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.11.2011 | San Francisco
Aaron Sankin

San Francisco is a tough town for live music because there's just so damn much of it. Between the top-tier touring acts selling out huge venues and your best friend's cousin's band that you've been guilted into seeing three times despite their being terrible, sorting through the chaos of the city's live music scene to find a happy middle ground is no easy task. This column is an attempt to solve that problem for you. We're going to take it one week at a time.

The Snap-Cracklin' Pop of the Wellingtons

Eric Williams | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Williams

In his boisterous directorial debut, "That Thing You Do!", Tom Hanks's record-executive character Mr. White makes the following request: "I want something peppy, something happy, something up-tempo. I want something snappy." Mr. White would have loved the Wellingtons.

Five New Albums Well Worth Lifting Your Personal Debt Ceiling For

David Wild | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As the album creeps ever closer to technical extinction as an ongoing artform, I remain profoundly moved by the sight and sound of so many sparks of musical life to be heard all along the watchtower.

Fountains Of Wayne, "The Summer Place"

Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

Fountains of Wayne new album, Sky Full of Holes -- the group's fifth album and latest in four years -- was released today. You might remember them fro...

From LP1 to a Sky Full of Holes: Chatting With Joss Stone and Fountains Of Wayne, Plus The Beau Brummels' Bradley's Barn (Audio)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Unfortunate Casino: A Conversation With Gerry Beckley

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Today, Gerry Beckley tells the story behind his new album, Unfortunate Casino.

In Search of LA: Music (Photo)

Jim Stevenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Stevenson

A sort of one-man Fountains of Wayne, Jake Gideon grew up in East Lansing, Michigan and moved to LA about ten years ago.

"Hazy Shade Of Winter": A Playlist To Help Heat Things Up on the Frigid Night of This Snow Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

My favorite vaguely snow-related song of all-time is the late great Harry Nilsson's version of "Snow" by Randy Newman. Here's some more songs for the snow.

Taylor Hanson Isn't Burning Down Any Hotel Rooms

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Hanson's become much more than the "MMMBop" boy band from 1997. As he and his brothers hit the road, I spoke with Taylor on their new record and tour

Tinted Windows: Power-Pop Supergroup Makes A Super Record

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The new and unlikely power-pop supergroup featuring members of Smashing Pumpkins, Cheap Trick, Fountains Of Wayne, and Hanson, sound like a bona fide band, and a damn good one.