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Chatting with Genesis' Mike Rutherford, Kasim Sulton and Sallie Ford, Plus a Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.31.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Genesis' new anthology, R-Kive, is an overview of the musical creativity of not only Genesis but it includes the works of each member of the band as well. Here Mike Rutherford explains how it came together.

First Nighter: Eric Comstock, Gabrielle Stravelli Light Up Cabaret

David Finkle | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Cabaret is alive and not quite yet reduced to gasping for breath in New York City.

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."

Peace & Love: Chatting with Ringo Starr

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's clear Ringo and his All Starr Band are loving getting by with a little help from their friends. Here I ask him how it all started.

R.E.M. Are Starstruck... By Me!

Binky Philips | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Back in the late 1980s, me and Susan, my girlfriend at the time, got very lucky. A friend of hers, really more of a business acquaintance, called her out of the blue one day.

The Pied Piper of Napa

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

For David Pack, legendary musician, Ambrosia lead singer and Grammy award-winning record producer, his latest project, Napa Crossroads, is one he's be...

The Return of a Rock 'n' Roll Diva: Ellen Foley

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.

Sparks Are Getting Their 'Revenge' on America

Steven Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

The choice by Sparks to make the first Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville, N.C., the second stop of their Revenge of Two Hands One Mouth tour was typical of their career -- simultaneously incongruous yet perfect for their eccentric musical vision.

Dog Ears Music: It's 'Suddenly Last Summer' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Motels, Todd Rundgren, Valerie June, Billy Fury, Bonnie Raitt, and more.

Dog Ears Music: National Flitch Day: Bacon, Devotion, and High Fidelity

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, William Shatner, Thelonious Monk, Indigo Girls, and more.

When Your Playlist Dates You

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

The other day in one of my art classes I put on a Steely Dan CD. While the chorus of "Deacon Blues" drifted through the studio, I noticed one of my students singing along. I mentioned that I was impressed that he knew the song. He explained that it's one of his grandma's favorites.

LL Cool J & Brad Paisley "Live For You," Plus A Conversation With Todd Rundgren

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

As a respite from the deafening hullabaloo surrounding "Accidental Racist," here's a sneak peak at another brand new Brad Paisley/LL Cool J track, "Live For You."

Still a Wizard, a True Star: A Conversation With Todd Rundgren, Plus Tonight Alive's "Starlight" (Exclusive)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I wrote a song about my high school girlfriend who broke my heart and have been milking it ever since. The irony of it is, it's the very first song I ever wrote and it's the song that's pinned on my back, kind of like 'kick me.'"

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

Moogy Klingman Passes

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Mark "Moogy" Klingman passed away last night after a long, brave bout with cancer. You may not have heard his name, but you have heard, and enjoyed, his music.

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

Laughing Down Crying: A Conversation with Daryl Hall, Plus "Raw African-American Gospel" and Chadwick Stokes Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Revolution": A Playlist for the Late, Great Steve Jobs

David Wild | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To borrow a phrase from the Beatles, we all want to change the world. A few of us actually do. Rest in Peace Steve Jobs.

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

Moogy's Gotta Have Friends

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You got to have friends/To make that day last long Mark Klingman isn't a household name. But the terrific singer/songwriter/keyboardist/producer know...

WATCH: NYC's Best Concerts This Week

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Give yourself an early gift by checking out a great concert this week. From classic acts like Todd Rundgren and The English Beat to newcomers like th...

'Season of the Witch': A Crafty Playlist for Christine O'Donnell

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for a Jersey girl with big dreams, at least some of them not involving "Witchcraft" or "That Old Black Magic."

Concert Etiquette Flushed at the Bowl

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

On Saturday night I attended A Beatles Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. This isn't a review of the performance but rather of the attendees.

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

HuffPost Review: Neil Young's Illustrated History, Plus a Conversation With Taylor Hanson, and a Q&A with Mathew Vlasic, Sony's President of Archive 1887

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-06-10-neilYoung.jpg Flipping through Long May You Run: The Illustrated History -- a picture perfect documentation of Neil Young's musical story and beyond -- is the equivalent of listening to his music in an altered state.