Chicago Blues

See 'Stranger Things' Star Cover Velvet Underground at Brooklyn Show

Finn Wolfhard and Calpurnia cover Weezer and Pixies, perform originals from upcoming EP at Rough Trade NYC<p><i>Stranger Things</i> star Finn Wolfhard and his …

Music

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings<p>© Warren Allen, 30 Dec 1997. Last edited 22 Sept 2011.<p>Many, but not all, of the following are 'open' …

Guitar

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

Music

Syleena Johnson’s Rebirth of Soul Is a Testament to the Genre’s Power

Anyone who grew up during the heyday of black radio will immediately gravitate to Syleena Johnson’s exceptional album <i>Rebirth of Soul</i>. It’s an album …

Nashville

Andy Griffith's Mayberry: Americana Lost and Found

When most people think back to the ’60s, some things that might come to mind could be the social, cultural, and political changes; exploration of …

Blues Music

Q&A: Georgia blues icon Tinsley Ellis talks Allman Brothers, new album, Alligator Records - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Phil W. Hudson <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>Jan 10, 2018, 4:56pm EST<p>On Jan. 9, Atlanta Business Chronicle's Phil W. Hudson spoke with …

Music

Readers recommend playlist: your songs about dares

A song list that dares to cross genres, with tracks from Tracy Chapman, Bo Diddley, Ursula Rucker, the Replacements and Esperanza Spalding<p><b>Here is this week’s playlist – songs picked by a reader from your suggestions on last week’s callout. Thanks for taking part. Read more about how our weekly</b> …

Music

We Don't Need a Map exhibit

Commissioned as part of Screen Australia and NITV’s Moment in History initiative, <i>We Don't Need a Map</i> is a highly spirited documentary created by …

Indigenous Peoples

The Biggest Scifi Movie Milestones of 2018

There are a lot of amazing new movies coming in 2018, but there’s also a long list of classic, iconic films that will be celebrating significant …

Movies

Features | Beyond The Hits | David Bowie: Fantastic Voyages From Beyond The Hits

You could release countless Bowie anthologies and never quite capture how special the Thin White Duke really is. Here, Chris Roberts, Nix Lowery, Joe …

Music

Betty Davis: Nasty Gal Album Review | Pitchfork

A decade ago, Light in the Attic set about reissuing the long dormant, early ’70s funk catalog of Betty Davis, starting with her self-titled 1973 opus. That album featured her standout “Anti Love Song,” a cover photo of the singer wearing a pair of thigh-high silver platform boots that Rick James …

The Lone Ranger

'Blues Queen' Denise LaSalle, dies at 78

Denise LaSalle, whose sizzling “Trapped by a Thing Called Love” topped the Billboard R&B charts in 1971, and who called Chicago home for many years, …

Obituaries

This day in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2018. There are 355 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Opera singer Sherrill Milnes is 83. Blues artist …

Boston

Quintessential Rock Rigs by Decade

1950s: The Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll<p><i>The further one gets from the advent of rock, the easier it is to mistakenly simplify it as boiling down to Chuck</i> …

Guitar

A Terrain In Wavelengths: How Music Can Shape A Hike

Have you ever been in the centre of a debate regarding music on the trail? I’m not talking about someone blasting speakers and disturbing the peace, …

Adventure Travel

Finding a Balance: Schools Aim to Educate, Enforce as Pot Becomes Legal

Posted on January 2, 2018 by D.A.R.E. in California, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, News<p><i>Santa Maria Police D.A.R.E. officer Mike</i> …

Cannabis

Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan denies sexual assault claims

Christie Whelan Browne, Erika Heynatz and Angela Scundi have accused the 52-year-old of inappropriate touching and harassment during the 2014 stage …

Entertainment

Jerry Lee Lewis is, improbably, a generation’s last man standing

It’s not something you’re going to read about on the cover of Time or see red-flagged on your Twitter feed.<p>But as pop culture milestones go, it’s not …

Music

Look at the 'Stranger Things' Cast Own the 2018 Golden Globes

Also, yes to Finn and Sadie as young Snape and Lily Potter in a Harry Potter spinoff movie. Make it happen!<p>The 2018 Golden Globe Awards air tonight (Sunday, January 7), and the Mind Flayer must be so jealous of the "Stranger Things" cast. The Netflix series was nominated for Best Television Series …

Golden Globes

Chickoy Pura is back to rage about the Lumads and society’s ills

When Chickoy Pura performed solo in a folk music bar -- without his seminal punk rock band from the 1980s, The Jerks -- you’d think that he’d lost …

Bo Diddley

Poise Is Everything... Surfing Uncertainty

Interview by Richard Marshall<p>Andy Clark is currently professor of philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His research centers on artificial …

Psychology

Jason Isbell

My Musical Life in Five Riffs<p>8<p>SHARES<p>A pair of Grammy awards underscores Jason Isbell’s reputation as a singer/songwriter, but his latest album, <i>The</i> …

Guitar

See Rodney Crowell's Cover of Elmore James' 'Shake Your Money Maker'

Electric blues great will be celebrated with new multi-artist compilation 'Strange Angels'<p>Mississippi-born bluesman Elmore James left his imprint on …

Blues Music

A Majestic 44-Hour Chronological Playlist of Rolling Stones Songs: Stream 613 Tracks

“Would you let your daughter marry a Rolling Stone?”<p>From the start, the Rolling Stones were promoted as the more debauched, dangerous alternative to …

Culture

Kevin Chamberlin, Matthew Morrison, and Beth Leavel Sing at Feinstein’s/54 Below January 4–11

Check out all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate New York cabaret.<p>Feinstein’s/54 Below features the following events of …

The Voice

BBC - Music - Review of John Mayall - Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton

Tired of a creeping tendency towards pop territory that was happening in his old band, the Yardbirds, Eric Clapton was after one thing alone: the blues. With John Mayall and his pool of fledgling giants he got it in spades.<p>While Clapton’s roots lay in the sweaty R’n’ B of west London’s hip clubs …

Guitar

Watch Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo Sing Paramore's 'Misery Business' With His Band

In addition to future (and present) stars of screens both large and small, the <i>Stranger Things</i> cast is also full of budding and accomplished …

Gaten Matarazzo

Blues legend Buddy Guy comes to Caesars Windsor April 13

He’s been called the best blues man alive — and he’ll be at Caesars Windsor this spring.<p>Buddy Guy, a living legend of Chicago blues, is set to …

Southwestern Ontario

Blues for a cause — Buddy Guy, Bobby Rush unite for special night of music

When Buddy Guy returns to his eponymous Chicago blues club for his annual January residency (kicking off Jan. 4), the iconic music maker will be a …

Entertainment

January is here and so is Buddy Guy’s annual Chicago residency

You've got 16 opportunities to see Buddy Guy in January, which are among the few things worth venturing outside for if these sub-zero temperatures …

George R.R. Martin