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New Carlene Carter Album Bridges Three Generations

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Carlene Carter's new album Carter Girl (Rounder), a tribute to the musical heritage of her fabled family, is a triumph. "Legendary" is a shamefully o...

The Return of a Rock 'n' Roll Diva: Ellen Foley

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.

Crossfire Hurricanes: Conversations with Southside Johnny and Filmmaker Brett Morgen, Plus an Aina Haina Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's better than the new Van Halen," says Badman Recording Co. founder, and drummer for Aina Haina, Dylan Magierek. The group Aina Haina has a vibe reminiscent of classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd that both band members grew up on.

"This Is 40 Albums": The Best of 2012 From "Jewish Journal Guy"

David Wild | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here for anyone who cares are my 40 favorite albums of 2012 -- just off the top of my yarmulke-covered head.

Their First Album In 30 Years

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

STONE RIDGE, N.Y. — The bass player is a librarian. One guitarist fixes guitars, the other teaches people how to play. The drummer and keyboard ...

"This Will Be Our Year": An Upbeat Playlist For New Year's Eve

David Wild | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Instead of making any promises to myself that I might not live up to, here's my best shot at the ultimate, mostly uplifting playlist for all of our New Year's Eve parties.

"Less Than Zero": Playlist for a Painful August Jobs Report

David Wild | Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist sent out in hopes the president goes bold with his upcoming jobs speech, and that the federal government that we all employ gets out of the business of assured mutual self-destruction.

A Guitar Hero, Guinness, GP, and "Single Girls": Conversations with Steve Vai and Graham Parker, plus Laura Jansen's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Vai and Berklee are trying to set a record in Guinness by attempting to teach as many guitarists online as possible within a single lesson.

The Business of Music III: A Conversation with Razor & Tie's Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Looking for an Echo (2): 10 More That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Multiverse Theory has nothing to do with lengthy poetry. Also known as "eternal inflation" -- a concept to which all payers of college tuition can...

Looking for an Echo: 10 That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. -- Cosmologist Bernard Carr The best job I ever...

'Cracked Actor': An Angry Yet Forgiving Playlist for Mel Gibson

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In the spirit of brotherhood, here's my angry but forgiving playlist for a cracked actor who apparently has some passions in this life that aren't particularly Christ-like. Please know that I'm praying for you, Mel -- in Yiddish.

"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.

White Light/White Heat: A Fan's Playlist For The Great Betty White

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's one lifelong fan's loving playlist for this enduring comedy icon who turns our world on with her own "White Light/White Heat" -- the one and only Betty White.

Compact Reviews Of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care: #2

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

The big music news this week, and quite possibly the biggest news in the compact disc world since the release of The Beatles catalogue back in 1987, is the reissue and remastering of Debbie Harry's 1981 solo release "Koo Koo." I KID!