Songs Review: Mannes Percussion Ensemble Performs Marcos Balter

December 4th, 2013
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Dick Dodd, Lead Singer of the Standells, Dies at sixty eight

December 4th, 2013

Dick Dodd, the direct singer of the Standells, the California rock group ideal remembered for “Filthy Drinking water,” which turned a strike in the mid-nineteen sixties and a Boston sports anthem many years later on, died on Friday in Fountain Valley, Calif. He was 68. The trigger was difficulties of most cancers, Larry Tamblyn, the Standells’ keyboard participant, mentioned. The Standells, with Mr. Dodd on drums as well as vocals, were purveyors of garage-rock — a stark, raunchy design that was a precursor to the nineteen seventies punk motion. “Dirty Drinking water,” prepared by the band’s producer, Ed Cobb, was […]

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Dance Audio Redux

December 3rd, 2013

Each and every handful of a long time, dance songs has a moment in this country — at the very least, that is how it can look from afar. But the fact is that at any time considering that disco, dance music has been a constant in American pop, even if it wasn’t dominant. And all around the planet, it is often at pop’s heart, with Us citizens seeking on in curiosity. In Europe in the early 1980s, modern day publish-disco dance tunes was nevertheless discovering its organizational principles, as heard on ‘Change the Defeat: The Celluloid Data Tale 1979-1987’ […]

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New Audio: New Information From Boston, Black Flag and Jake Owen

December 3rd, 2013

In the late ’70s, if you beloved Black Flag, which was led by the guitarist and songwriter Greg Ginn, it generally intended that you had some thoughts about corruption and complacency in American culture, and that you hated costly-sounding rock bands like Boston, which was led by the guitarist and songwriter Tom Scholz. If you liked Boston, it intended primarily that you lived someplace close to a radio. But considering that they are releasing relatively dismal new information on the same working day, we may possibly contemplate what they had in frequent. Black Flag and Boston have been founded in […]

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Opera Review: Looking for Solutions at Royal Opera’s ‘Parsifal’

December 2nd, 2013
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Arts, Briefly: Updated Presley Show Features Graceland Items

December 2nd, 2013

A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural occasions in the New York area, picked by Instances critics. An up-to-date Elvis Presley exhibit at the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame and Museum in Cleveland has opened that includes far more than forty artifacts on bank loan from his Graceland Mansion in Memphis, The Related Press noted. Highlights incorporate a 1975 personalized-made “SuperTrike” bike a variety of Presley’s jewellery, like a walnut-dimension 41-carat ruby-and-diamond ring and a twenty five.five-carat opal ring and a white match he wore for the duration of the NBC particular “Elvis” in 1968. Presley was amongst the 1st […]

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Music Assessment: Tv Performs Tough Trade’s Brooklyn Outpost

December 1st, 2013
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Shakespeare Delivers Period of time Songs to Broadway

December 1st, 2013
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From Guiding the Canvas

November 30th, 2013
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Tunes Review: ‘Britney Jean,’ Britney Spears’s New Album, Streaming Early

November 30th, 2013

Britney Spears has been promising that her new album, “Britney Jean,” is her “most personalized album ever” considering that July, when she very first tweeted the phrase. Followers may have hoped for a candid look at a turbulent daily life: kid stardom as a Mouseketeer, reinvention as a teenage tease and then a trashy intercourse symbol, marriages, motherhood, general public meltdowns, stints in rehab and her rebound as a hitmaker, a judge on “The X Factor” and, at the end of December, a performer starting up a two-calendar year residency in Las Vegas. This week, Ms. Spears unveiled “Britney Jean” […]

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