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Daily Meditation: Blessed

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

AKW's Upcoming EP, and "Acoustic Nights" at House of Blues Demonstrates That Live Music can Survive alongside EDM

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

A recent evening out on LA's famous Sunset Strip at hip new lounge Vaucluse, saw eclectic pop trio AKW play their fusion of acoustic, and ambient pop-rock in front of a trippy mural of Hollywood legend, Charlie Chaplin.

Daily Meditation: Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

My Vinyl Offer

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Dreier

I figured that I'd never bond with my daughters over music. But something happened a few months ago that may have turned the tables -- literally.

My Dad, "Cecilia" and Not Being Invincible

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Jesse James DeConto

I spent a lot of my life trying to figure out where I could count on my Dad and where I couldn't -- would he define the sort of man I wanted to be, or its opposite?

A Hit Song For Every Day Of The Week; Or, Music Has This Covered, Rebecca Black

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

"Friday" singer Rebecca Black recently stunned us with her latest viral hit, "Saturday." The title left some internet users nervous with the thought t...

A Conversation With Chris Isaak, Plus an Exclusive from The Record Company

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I made a Christmas album years back. You only get to sing Christmas songs one time a year and this is it. My drummer Kenny and I got together yesterday and we were singing Christmas songs all day. So we're ready."

Reissue Roundup 1: Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon and James Taylor, Plus "Astro Raph's Gangsta Sweep"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Gotta love this time of year. Some of the finest projects involving some of our greatest classic artists in every genre are strategically positioned in the marketplace trying to take advantage of what might be the last hurrah for music's brick and mortar releases.

Muscle Shoals Makes it Downtown for a New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The name Alabama has such beautiful assonance, its flow of "a" makes its own Southern comfort! So the sound of "Sweet Home Alabama," one song in a st...

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

Frames, Division Street & HandPicked: Conversations with Lee DeWyze, Harper Simon and Earl Klugh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"With Cat Stevens and Simon & Garfunkel as your introductions, you're definitely in for a penny, in for a pound when it comes to the singer songwriters. It's hard to stop."

Lights Go On Part IV -- Declare What You Want

Thomas Bähler | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Thomas Bähler

Because the show was taped live and we singers were not in all of the scenes, there were situations when we had a lot of time on our hands. I noticed that most of my colleagues would read books, or knit or even nap between our assignments.

Thank You, Mr. Dog Ears: My Interviews with Phil Ramone, Plus H.D. Harmsen's 'Teetotaler' Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I personally was saddened by the iconic producer/engineer/mastermind's recent passing not only because I kind of bonded with him during our two interviews together, but also because his sonic fingerprints are all over so much of the music I grew up on.

California Dreamin': Masterful Music Photography of Guy Webster

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Rock Paper Photo is excited to offer a curated collection representing the best of Guy's work including iconic album covers for The Rolling Stones and The Doors and portraits of pop icons such as Barbra Streisand and Liza Minelli.

An Open Letter to Art Garfunkel From His Ex-Girlfriend, Cecilia

Mark C. Miller | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

I always called you Arthur. Remember? We dated for 11 wonderful months (at least I thought they were wonderful) starting in June of 1968. I had red hair and you called me "Tater" because I was about half your size and loved Tater Tots even though you referred to them as "frozen poison."

Dog Ears Music: Kill the Turkey Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Gregory & The Hawk, The O'Jays, Cory Williams, Elvis Costello, Thelonious Monk and more.

'Live It Up' With Chris Isaak: His Video Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Plan B and Rachael MacFarlane

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On November 20th, Vanguard Records is releasing the DVD and Blu-ray Chris Isaak Live! Beyond The Sun, featuring the artist's greatest hits plus his personal tribute to Sun Studio in Memphis and the legendary artists who recorded there.

The Singer: A Conversation With Art Garfunkel

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If you were to ask me, "How does that work?" I would say "It's all musical affinity," and it's very hard to explain why you're on somebody else's wavelength.

Dog Ears Music: Fireworks, Independence and Road Rage Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Portugal. The Man, Voxtrot, Joy Division and more.

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

From Graceland To A Galaxy To Further Explorations: Chatting With Jeff Lorber And Eddie Gomez, Plus Paul Simon's Classic Turns 25

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Man, it was 25 years ago. The Grammy-winning album Graceland -- following what was arguably Paul's best album to that point, Hearts And Bones -- helped change the rules of pop music and politics.

Art Garfunkel On The 60s, Elvis And Paul Simon

www.esquire.com | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Garfunkel and Paul Simon recorded just five albums before they split in 1970. Since then Garfunkel has released more than 130 solo songs and a book of...

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Revisiting the Monterey International Pop Festival Through A Perfect Haze

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.19.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

The Monterey International Pop Festival took place at such a guileless time that the promoters used the word "pop" in its title. Not long after this would have been unthinkable, after the lines were drawn between "pop" music and rock and roll.

Jeff Lorber Fusion's Exclusive Download, Plus Chatting With Chicago's Lee Loughnane and JB Baretsky

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Come January 31, 2012, Jeff Lorber Fusion's Galaxy album will hit the streets. Here's a taste of the album, a track titled "Horace," that's an exclusive download for readers of The Huffington Post.

"The Sounds of Silence": Songs About Silence and Shame for Penn State

David Wild | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports
David Wild

It's taken me a few days to begin to make any sense whatsoever of the disturbing and disgraceful story still unfolding at Penn State. Yet this much seems clear: what we are seeing at long last is another tragic example of the human cost of silence in the face of evil.