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.
It might seem odd to talk about a band as having successfully matured when 75 percent of the members are still 21 or younger, but that’s the case for one band.
by John M. Borack the dB’s Falling Off the Sky Reunion albums are generally hit and miss propositions, particularly when the band in question has been relatively dormant for a long period of time. Of course there are exceptions …
Bruce Springsteen, Donovan, Heart and others make their presence felt at annual music conference/festival in Austin, Texas
Veteran New Jersey-bred band reunites with producer Don Dixon for studio album