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Life Happens to Candi Staton

Tom Semioli | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

Witness Candi Staton as heard on her latest album Life Happens (Beracah Records). Her overall influence on popular music is incalculable. The artist who Frank Sinatra referred to as "the only true genius in show business" once bestowed upon Ms. Staton the title of "Female Ray Charles" a few decades ago.

New Indie Music Gems From LA's Underground

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Happily, L.A.'s locally grown music scene is as vibrant and diverse as ever with a slew of recent independent E.P.s and L.P.s so fresh and creative, they deserve your love and attention -- and airplay (KCRW and KCSN are you listening?).

2 Men Found Guilty Of Joss Stone Murder Plot

AP | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

LONDON -- A British jury convicted two men on Wednesday of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone. Junior Bradshaw, 32, and Kevin Liverpool,...

Beyonce Murder Plot Unraveling

Posted 03.22.2013 | Celebrity

Scary stuff: Days after news was released that the two men on trial for plotting against singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her and dump her body...

Two Men Accused Of Plotting To Kill Joss Stone

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Celebrity

LONDON — Prosecutors said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her bod...

Celebrities Whom People Conspired To Kill

Posted 02.22.2013 | Celebrity

Earlier this week, chilling audio tapes between the men planning to kill Justin Bieber were released. In the phone conversations, convicted crimina...

Joss Stone's Kidnapping Suspect Placed In Mental Institution

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Celebrity

LONDON -- One of the men accused of plotting to kidnap and murder soul singer Joss Stone has been placed in a mental-health unit ahead of his trial in...

Jeff Beck at 67: Perennial Guitar Hero

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Stephen Colbert reflected Beck's genius and self-effacement when, as host of the 2010 Grammy Awards, he told a worldwide audience, "You know the game 'Guitar Hero?' He has the all-time high score -- and he's never played it."

Peter Gabriel Audio Exclusive, Plus Chatting With J. Cole And Sheila E.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always feel like I have more work to do because somebody out there doesn't know about me. That's my goal, to a) get better, and b) get bigger."

What Is Coming Out Of Mick Jagger's Mouth Now?

Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment

Following in the footsteps of Bob Dylan, a la The Traveling Wilburys, Mick Jagger has created his own super group with Joss Stone, composer A.R. Rahma...

The Blackbird Diaries: Chatting with Dave Stewart, Plus Nightmare and the Cat's Sam & Django Stewart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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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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PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

It's a week of musical fresh starts. Joss Stone flies as a free agent, alt-metal singer Ronnie Radke is free from prison, and Vanessa Carlton is the ultimate free spirit. Play 'em all after you give your favorite Amy Winehouse record one more spin.

PHOTOS: Mick Jagger Pouts His Way To The National Portrait Gallery

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Colin Jones' 1967 portrait of Sir Mick Jagger, with a confrontational gaze and a military coat à la Sgt. Pepper's, says it all. Jagger and the Rollin...

2 Men Arrested In Possible Joss Stone Murder Plot

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Two men have been arrested near Joss Stone's home on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder, after reportedly being found in a car w...

A Conversation With Sheila E., Plus Chats With Manchester Orchestra and Jim Guthrie, and Weerd Science's Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's really hard to imagine the level of creativity and output we see from Sheila E.

Dog Ears Music: March 32nd Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

In this week's post, we listen to tracks by Ennio Morricone Cass McCombs, The Black Keys, Etta James, Smart Brothers With Baby Neal, and The Anthony Anderson Project.

SWU Brazil: It Really Does Start With You

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

The Global Sustainability Symposium -- featuring Over 74 global musical acts, including Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Joss Stone, Incubus and Tiësto -- proved to be a powerful and inspiring event.

Live Music Provides the Soundtrack to Fashion's Night Out

Mara Siegler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mara Siegler

Keeping things upbeat and offering party hoppers a soundtrack to the evening were several performers who highlighted the symbiotic relationship between fashion and music.

"Cancer" in Song (Video)

Dave Stewart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Stewart

I wrote this song not just for me, not just for Stand Up To Cancer, not just for the scientists, but for you -- your mother or brother or anyone afflicted with this terrible disease.

Diane Von Furstenberg Celebrates Me ... I Mean Women

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

In celebration of International Women's Day, DVF was launching a compilation CD to benefit the NGO Vital Voices, an organization dedicated to empowering women worldwide.

Pop Star Joss Stone Under Attack for Marijuana Comment

Mason Tvert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mason Tvert

Stone is not alone in her belief that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol. She has some pretty solid back-up among the UK's scientific community.

An Interview with Dan Zanes, Plus Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson, Smokey & Santana, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the new DVD release The Fine Friends Are Here!, Dan Zanes and Friends present colorful music and images that are not just for children, but also for the big kid in all of us.

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.

Ten Features that Are Dying with your Newspaper

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Notte

Here's a fun game: Spot the difference between "Partly sunny" and "Partly cloudy" icons. There isn't one.