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From UHF and Mandatory Fun to Gulf Coast Blues and Autumn: Chatting with "Weird Al" Yankovic and George Winston...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Weird Al has two releases coming up--a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of UHF and also The Compleat Al. Here he explains why there's the sudden Al-Fest.

Rockabilly, Empty Hearts & Psycho Sisters: Chats with Brian Setzer, Elliot Easton, Vicki Peterson & Susan Cowsill... Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Brian Setzer: "I'm kind of an anomaly there, I never really fit into anybody's box. I don't know how I got those Grammys because I am certain there's not a rockabilly category. They just kind of squeezed between the cracks somehow."

PHOTOS, REVIEWS: Lollapalooza, Day Three

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

If Lollapalooza festivalgoers (myself included) thought that Saturday was a muddy, hot mess, short-term memories of a bit of mud were nothing compared...

Lollapalooza 2011 Sells Out: 270,000 Fans Expected

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Chicago

If you're heading to Lollapalooza in Chicago this year, be ready for the usual heat and some massive crowds. The festival, which has been exclusively ...

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Move Like This: A Conversation With The Cars' Greg Hawkes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's been over twenty years since The Cars' last record. Greg Hawkes spoke with me about what they've been doing in the meantime.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This week's new music is built for time travel. Feel the flashbacks and step into the future. 2011-05-11-lonelyisland.jpg

Full Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Revealed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2011 | Chicago

(AP) Perry Farrell will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza with an eclectic lineup this summer in Chicago that knows no boundaries, from r...

"Don't Touch Me There": Mood Music for Your Next TSA Pat-Down

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The TSA is apparently taking a very hands-on approach to airport security these days with their new and supposedly improved pat-downs. Here then is some loosely fitting mood music for your next airport close encounter.

"Who's Your Daddy!": A Playlist For Today's Rock & Roll Fathers

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!

New Tunes On Monday: George Harrison, Rob Thomas, Among The Oak & Ash, and Survivor (Kind Of) Plays Jeremy's Wedding

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The new collection Let It Roll/Songs By George Harrison is going to thrill those waiting for an album that combines his solo Apple recordings with Beatles titles and tracks from the Dark Horse years.