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8 Death-Defying Facts About Super Dave Osborne

Before appearing as Marty Funkhouser in Larry David’s improvisational HBO comedy <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm</i>, actor Bob Einstein was familiar to cable …

TV

Holiday music treats boast strong San Diego flavor

There’s a sound reason why Taylor Swift released her new album earlier this month and why U2 will be putting its new album out on Dec. 1. More albums …

Eric Clapton

Ex-Drummer Claims Another Pearl Jam Member Was ‘Never’ Real Part Of Band

In new Facebook comments, former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Abbruzzese claimed that fellow former Pearl Jam drummer Matt Chamberlain was never a member …

CHEAP THRILLS: SMALL BIZ SATURDAY IS ANOTHER EXCUSE TO EXPLORE THIS HIDDEN VINYL MINE

<i>Photos by C. Shardae Jobson</i><p>Located in the outskirts of Dedham—an Arcadian river, pizza shop, and 7-Eleven are its neighbors—Rob Walsh’s record store, …

Boston

Going out best bets Nov. 23 to 29

<b>Dance</b>The Israeli dance company L-E-V presents it intense, moody work OCD Love in the National Arts Centre’s Babs Asper Theatre Thursday and Friday …

Canadian News

Thanksgiving Tokes

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 5:04 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 5:04 pm<p>Thanksgiving is a holiday of trying.<p>Despite its conflicted genocidal history and …

Wu-Tang Clan

That Time Frank Zappa Jammed with Pink Floyd

Zappa had no memory of the jam, but the film doesn't lie, people!<p>0<p>SHARES<p>For five days in October 1969, Amougies, Belgium, played host to the Actuel …

Guitar

‘Snoop Dogg was cartwheeling down the hallway’ – funk-jazz maestro Thundercat on his many musical collaborators

LA's geeky bass god talks Kendrick, 'Rick and Morty' and blowing Snoop Dogg's mind with Frank Zappa<p>If there’s one man who knows his way around a bass …

Kendrick Lamar

L.A. Phil’s Noon to Midnight Marathon Runs the Gamut of New Music

The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s musical marathon, <i>Noon to Midnight,</i> which took place Saturday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall is a lot like Forrest …

Comic Pioneers Matthew Rosenberg Rick Remender on Fighting Editors, Breaking the Punisher and Punk's DIY Legacy

The career trajectories of Matthew Rosenberg & Rick Remender have followed uncannily similar paths, though both comic writers occupy different stages …

Comics

The simple statistical analysis that explains the entire history of popular music

In national security, social network analysis is used to identify potential terrorists. In marketing, it can uncover the Instagram influencers who are best positioned to sell a company’s product.<p>But social network theory—the study of how different people or things interact with one another, often …

Stevie Wonder

FCC Paves Way for Sinclair to Dominate Seattle's Local TV News Market

by Katie HerzogSinclair owns KOMO and could own rival Q13 soon too. William Thomas Cain/Getty This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

Seattle

King Crimson's Jakko Jakszyk: No Lineup Compares to This One

King Crimson have never not been interesting.Continue reading…

Classic Rock

For the Bloody Beetroots, sometimes building bridges means tearing down songs

“I tell other musicians, if you know me as an artist, you know I totally <i>destroy</i> any of the material you give me to work with so I can make a new song …

Eminem reveals his writing process – podcasts of the week

The hip-hop rule breaker reminisces about his first rhyme on Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast Broken Record. Elsewhere, our picks of the best podcasts include a focus on Brexit and Bill Bryson’s guide to the London Science Museum<p>• Hear Here podcast tips: sign up now for more audio …

Malcolm Gladwell

6 Controversial Instances of Artistic Censorship

Great Performances: Indecent <i>airs Friday, November 17 at 9:00 pm and is</i> <i>available to stream</i><i>.</i><p>Paula Vogel’s play <i>Indecent</i>, which won a Tony for co-creator …

Bill Cosby

The Man with 400 Albums

(Image credit: Flickr user UT Connewitz Photo Crew)<p>Neatorama is proud to bring you a post by David Buck, courtesy of Ernie Smith of Tedium, a …

Culture

Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Synyster Gates Announces The Synyster Gates School

Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates has announced The Synyster Gates School, a free online guitar school and community.<p>Gates is launching the …

Guitar

How DNA will solve our data storage problem | Cosmos

In the summer of 1971 Frank Zappa was playing to a packed audience inside Switzerland’s Montreux Casino when a fan threw a flare and set the room …

DNA

Norman Seeff: “The Chelsea was like A Clockwork Orange”

Born March 5, 1939 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Norman Seeff has over the past 45 years been a photographer and filmmaker that has captured many of …

Photographie

Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer

For almost 40 years, Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's …

Buddy Holly

The Kids Of Bowery's Hardcore 'Matinee,' Then And Now

<i>In his new book,</i> Matinee<i>, Drew Carolan presents his portraits of the Bowery hardcore kids of the mid-'80s... the boots, leather, patches, buzzed heads and middle fingers. Below, we learn what they've been up to since.</i><p>Turn any corner in New York City and you are bound to discover something you have …

Music

Dio Returns hologram tour receives official trailer

The upcoming Ronnie James Dio hologram tour has received its first trailer.<p>The latest run of shows under the Dio Returns banner will get under way in …

Classic Rock

Watch The Tunes: A Band Called Death

There is an absurdly vast selection of music movies and documentaries available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and on and on and on. But it’s hard to tell …

Vinyl Records

Andy Carroll and Billi Mucklow welcome baby and reveal VERY unusual name

View Gallery60 photos<p>1 / 60<p>© Instagram<p>RUMI AND SIR CARTER<p>Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed twins Rumi and Sir Carter into the world in June 2017.<p>View …

Holly Madison

Rolling Stone v the Rolling Stones

by Joe Hagan<p><b>EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT - From Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine</b><p>When he first saw it, in November …

Mick Jagger

The SoundDiego Black Friday Guide

With the season of giving currently upon us, it’s nigh time we deliver to you our very own SoundDiego Black Friday Guide. We gathered ‘round and …

San Diego

Features | Columnfortably Numb: November Pre-Xmas Gift Guide PsychSpecial

Taking a break from copywriting for the Betterware catalogue, JR Moores recommends suitable gifts for your psych-rocking loved ones.<p>Let’s face it, …

Monday Mastering Thread – Half-Speed Mastering – 11/13/17

Monday Mastering Thread – 11/13/17Topic: Half-Speed Mastering Back with the resurrected Monday Mastering Thread. The last two weeks were focused on …

Vinyl Records

Jay-Z Got Beyonce to Sing on Eminem's ''Walk on Water'' - XXL

Eminem released his somber new single "Walk on Water" today (Nov. 10) featuring no percussion and Beyoncé on the hook. Now, he's sat down with Rick …

Rap & Hip-Hop