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Power pop icons light up the night with Big Star tribute

Ken Stringfellow, Jon Auer, POsies

The latest in a continuing series of Los Angeles-based, multi-performer concerts to benefit the Autism Think Tank was a very special and highly anticipated one indeed: pop musicians from both coasts gathered at the Wilshire-Ebell Theater to celebrate the music of power pop icons Big Star by performing the band’s “#1 Record” and “Third” (aka Sister Lovers) albums in their entirety, with the legendary Van Dyke Parks conducting a string section.

Reviews: The Paley Brothers and John Brodeur

by John M. Borack   The Paley Brothers The Complete Recordings Real Gone Music (RGM-0182) Grade: ***** One of the many pop acts that never cashed in on the promise of their “next big thing” status, the Paley Brothers certainly …

Jason Liebman performs at Goldmine sponsored Record Store Day in NYC

It was a feel good experience at Goldmine’s sponsored Record Store Day yesterday at Academy Records’ 18th street location in New York City. New York City singer/songwriter Jason Liebman performed two great acoustic sets, which were mostly songs from his latest album, “Sweet Sacrifice.”

A look back at 2010’s SXSW

SXSW happened last month … sure, but there were some interesting events to look back on. Goldmine’s Chris M. Junior was everywhere at once and remembers the highlights.