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Music: Tall Stax

Soul legends talk about the past and future of Stax Records

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Guitarist Steve Cropper doesn't especially enjoy talking about "(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay," the song he wrote with Otis Redding just before the singer perished in an airplane crash in 1  

Music: Magnetic Storm

Indie Pop cult heroes The Apples In Stereo regroup for new album

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 7, 2007
As a musician who, on the new Apples In Stereo CD New Magnetic Wonder, introduces a new musical scale that he's invented, it's not surprising to hear Robert Schneider has lofty goals for the ba  

Music: Sounds Like Christmas

Need a last-second soundtrack for your holiday festivities?

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 20, 2006
You may need a pretty big stocking to call this year's holiday CDs stocking stuffers. With a deluge of releases, it would take a sleigh to carry this year's selection. Here is a look at some of  

Music: Coping with Confusion

Singer/songwriter Citizen Cope is bemused by confusion surrounding his eclectic Pop mix

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Citizen Cope has apparently confused more than a few radio programmers -- not to mention music fans -- who struggle to pin down his music. The only thing that's difficult for Cope to understand,  

Music: The Wolves Survive

The new album by long-running Roots rockers Los Lobos recalls their finest work

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 11, 2006
To many fans of the veteran band Los Lobos, 1992's Kiko remains both a watershed moment and the high point of an album catalog filled with outstanding records. A sonically and stylistically adven  

Music: Sonic "Evil"-lution

Avenged Sevenfold scurry from 'Metalcore' scene and hard-partying reputation

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Where many bands see signing with a major label as their one big shot at huge popularity, Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Zacky Vengeance says his band saw a whole different opportunity in its move up  

Cover Story: The New Queens of Noise

Indie-sensations-turned-TRL-darlings, The Donnas, have exceeded everyone's expectations -- except their own

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2003
When The Donnas signed to Atlantic Records, singer Brett Anderson remembers telling the label her band had no qualms about trying to break through to a larger mainstream audience. "(We were lik  

Cover Story: Do The Pony

The Deftones broke through writer's block to create the Nü Metal masterpiece White Pony

0 Comments · Thursday, May 24, 2001
The Deftones discovered the value of teamwork when they made their long-awaited current CD, White Pony. Having spent more than two years touring behind Around The Fur -- the popular 1997 CD that   

Cover Story: Ani, Get Your Gun

A disarming talk with unconventional folkie Ani DiFranco about her life, career and socially conscious new album

0 Comments · Thursday, November 9, 2000
Throughout a trailblazing career that now spans 13 albums, Ani DiFranco has written her share of topical material, with women's rights, the death penalty, sexuality and patriotism being just a f  

Cover Story: Hot Concert: Do It Again

Any major dude will tell you that Donald Fagen and Walter Becker's rare upcoming tour could be the show of the summer

0 Comments · Thursday, June 1, 2000
When Donald Fagen and Walter Becker first began disclosing in 1996 that they'd begun writing songs for the first new Steely Dan CD since 1980's Gaucho, it fueled one of the most eagerly anticipa