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Pop Music Could Use Another Decade as 'Gay' as the '80s

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The new-wave acts of the early '80s represent everything that mainstream pop acts aren't so free to be today. Imagine One Direction hitting the stage dressed like Kajagoogoo. Would teenage girls still go wild? Would Taylor Swift have dated one of them?

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?).

Is Bryan Ferry the Real "Great Gatsby"? (VIDEO)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Blatant Fitzgeraldian references abound, so it's no surprise (and only slightly coincidental) that The Jazz Age makes its debut as a gentle predecessor to director Baz Lurhman's highly-anticipated remake of The Great Gatsby, which opens the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in May.

Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Rock Star's Steamy Photography

Susan Michals | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts
Susan Michals

(Bryan Ferry's Olympia cover, starring the always photogenic Kate Moss) Beginning Thursday, October 20th, singer Bryan Ferry - yes, the dapper, sua...

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

Duran Duran by David Lynch: Romance, Redemption and Rocking Good Fun

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Duran Duran's guys have been lovers, not fighters, and they've endured incomprehension and ridicule for their devotion to beauty. They've also sold millions upon millions of records.

On The Road With Free Energy And The Postelles: Los Angeles

Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Theo Spielberg

You can find out a lot about one's listening habits while out on the road. "Driving Jams," as Free Energy drummer Nick Schuminsky calls them, afford a look into both individual taste and a band's ethos.

HuffPost Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s "Überlin," Plus Conversations with David Lowery and Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following video, "Überlin," is R.E.M.'s latest offering, premiering exclusively on HuffPost.

One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

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.

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.