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.
A recap of choice panels and performances, plus exclusive photos and interviews from the annual festival/conference in Austin, Texas
Chris Stamey, Kathy Valentine and others literally sing the praises of the savvy songwriter in Austin, Texas.
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its ninth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
Bruce Springsteen, Donovan, Heart and others make their presence felt at annual music conference/festival in Austin, Texas
Cheap Trick has given us a steady record of excellence for close to 40 years and deserves Rock Hall of Fame induction
The most recent documentary in XFM London’s excellent XFM 25 series focuses on The Smiths’ seminal 1986 album The Queen Is Dead.
A remastered and expanded 25th-anniversary edition of “Lifes Rich Pageant,” the band’s fourth studio album, arrives in July
Guitarist Peter Buck shares his feelings about the band’s new album … and his record collection