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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?).

Dog Ears Music: Born in July Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Jack White, Bobbie Gentry, Rufus Wainwright, Buddy Guy (& Junior Wells), Red Sovine and more.

Why Nigella Lawson's Caramel-Covered Photo Shoot Was Food Porn

Rachel Kramer Bussel | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home
Rachel Kramer Bussel

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Stevie Nicks' "Moonlight (A Vampire's Dream)," Plus Chatting With Tori Amos, Suzanne Vega, Jackie DeShannon and Shelby Lynne

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Moonlight (A Vampire's Dream)," yes, was inspired by the Twilight series. The song is featured on Stevie Nicks' latest album In Your Dreams. Its video presented here for HuffPost's Stevie Nicks and Twilight fans to savor to the last drop (frame).

From Woody Guthrie to Little Nut Tree: Chatting With Rob Wasserman and Dan Zanes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."

Chatting With Joe Jackson And Earl Klugh, Plus Mick Harvey's "The Ballad Of Jay Givens" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Joe Jackson, performing is the best part of the "madness" that he's involved in. It's better than being in the studio or anything else.

Author (Still) Unknown: The Brilliant Music and Star-Crossed Career of Jason Falkner

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you amassed a decent music collection during the '90s and '00s, then there's a good chance you own at least one record on which Jason Falkner has played, written or produced.

"Love" Talk With Suzanne Vega

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Listening to her stripped down and stunning new album, "Close Up, Vol. 1 -- Love Songs," I realized why I've always liked Suzanne Vega -- because I love her.

MIA: Women Chefs in New York Post

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beverly Wettenstein

It's disconcerting to continually read articles omitting women. Barriers to advancement persist in the professional kitchen and media coverage.

Fan-Funding With Jonah Smith, Plus Chris Bell, Stephen Stills, and Manassas Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While most of his contemporaries have the fantasy of signing the bottom line of a label contract, Jonah Smith has rejected a record company's offer instead.

HuffPost Reviews: Van Morrison -- Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl / Asa -- Asa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With a basic reverence for the original record, Morrison's live arrangements allow for musicians to add new layers of strata though jams, while acknowledging forty years has passed since the original was slated.

Folkin' Around with Benjamin Taylor, His Dad James, Dar Williams and That Guy Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Buzzer" is the album's most complex and surreal recording. It is an edgy piece crafted around her character's life choices and their results.