Recordings of "outer-space type music" heard by astronauts orbiting the moon in 1969 released; a young Metal bassist is to be reunited with his patch-covered denim vest after it's discovered hundred of miles away in a Macy's display case; and so many influential musicians died in the past year, the Grammys couldn't fit tributes to all of them into the ceremony.
Local singer/songwriters Andrea Cefalo and David Kisor
have teamed up for an interesting new project dubbed Ancient News. Plus, The Almighty Get Down will be recording a performance Saturday night at Woodward
Pop culture’s microscopic focus on fame
and celebrity means that Anderson East’s recognition has risen more
because of his recent status as Miranda Lambert’s boyfriend than for his
incredible musical abilities.
Voivod could be considered the musical
equivalent of the post office: The Canadian Progressive Metal quartet
cannot be stopped by wind, rain, snow, sleet, dark of night (in fact,
they rather prefer it), death, break-ups, lawsuits or stylistic shifts.
Deeply rooted band squabbles result in Peter Cetera pulling out of Chicago's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and no invitation to participate in Glenn Frey tribute for Don Felder; the copyright for "Happy Birthday to You" has been deemed invalid and the song now enters the public domain; and you can now purchase a creepy, lifelike Gene Simmons mask to scare the crap out of people.
Legendary Blues/Boogie Woogie pianist Big Joe Duskin
passed away in 2007, but thanks to the Big Joe Duskin Music Education
Foundation, his legacy is living on and helping to build the future. Plus, Comprador plays The Comet and releases a new single ever Tuesday this month, Kathy Wade brings out the romantic Jazz for Valentine's Day and the benefit concerts Autism Rocks 7 and the Tie Dye Ball return this weekend.