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In a Big Country, Reasons to Stay Alive

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

It may surprise music fans of a certain age to know that various members of Big Country, The Alarm, and Simple Minds are performing together as Big Country in 2013. On paper, this tour has the makings of just another 1980s nostalgia trip.

50 Years of A&M Records: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."

TONIGHT: 'Anchorman' In A Pool

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JULY 19 1. "Anchorman" At Capitol Skyline Hotel Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 ...

Washington National Opera Preview At Kennedy Center Opera House: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 23, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.23.2012 | DC

1. Washington National Opera Season Preview Concert At Kennedy Center Opera House If pop music isn't your thing but still want to enjoy the finer sou...

Santigold, The Shins, Squeeze To Play New York

DNAinfo | Posted 04.25.2012 | New York

By Danny Jumpertz Special to DNAinfo Wednesday April 25 A double bill featuring Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik at the Highline Ballroom. Vega ...

Dog Ears Music: For Love Is Agony Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Sia, Of Montreal, Bobby Womack, Wild Nothing, Jimmy Durante and other artists.

Mika Rottenberg's "Squeeze" Becomes What It Critiques

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

You don't have to be a Trotskyite to see that Mika Rottenberg's provocative video is politically problematic on a number of levels. Her indictment of Western managerial exploitation? It leaves much to be desired.

Dog Ears Music: The Leftovers/What's to Eat? Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Iggy Pop, Sean Hayes, The Leftovers, Joanna Newsom, Donna Summer, Oppenheimer and more.

"The Immigrant Song": A Playlist For Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

After seeing some of Gov. Jan Brewer's mind-blowing meltdown performance during her debate with Terry Goddard, here's a playlist for a woman who lost her head, and a state that seems bent on doing the same.

Spot The Difference: A Conversation With Squeeze, Plus Don Henley Gets an Apology

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Squeeze's new album Spot The Difference is a revisit of previous hits and classics. As the title suggests, it's literally hard to spot the difference on many of these songs. Why did they record a project like this?

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for August 3

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This week, Lady Gaga goes to "The Fame Monster" well one more time, Squeeze milks their '80s catalog, Buckcherry wants more cowbell, and Arcade Fire leaves me speechless. Skip ahead to see what to play.

"Talking Old Soldiers": A Chatty Playlist for Stanley McChrystal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a loose-lipped playlist for Stan the Man, a dude with a big ego and a very mixed record who finally accomplished the impossible -- actually stealing some of the cultural spotlight away from Lady GaGa.

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.

"My Mouth Almighty": A Playlist For Pat Robertson and His Big Hateful Holy Rolling Mouth

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

There are human tragedies like the one in Haiti that can make you question your belief in God. Then there are holier than thou fools like Pat Robertson who can remind you that some of us have the Devil inside.

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!

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.

New Tunes On Monday: Green Day, Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, Tori Amos, Kate Voegele, and Mat Kearney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though Tori Amos' career may have suffered from being overly prolific and recording some questionable cover songs, every new album is a bouquet of interesting, intelligent songs for her loyal fans.

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.