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AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, has died. He was 64.<p>AC/DC announced the death on their official Facebook page and website Saturday. The posts did not say when or where Young died.<p>Young was diagnosed with dementia in …

Entertainment

Blue Note All-Stars - Our Point of View

Updated / Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 <b>16:48</b><p><b>Reviewer score</b><p><b>Audience score</b><p><b>Label</b><p>Bluenote.com/Capitol<p><b>Year</b><p>None<p>Blue Note All-Stars brings the avid listener two …

News (Ireland)

Ann Wedgeworth, known for 'Three's Company' role, dies at 83

Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83.<p>Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said.<p>Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the …

Entertainment

Tone makers: Electro-Harmonix founder Mike Matthews

<b>We talk about effects units old and new with Electro-Harmonix’s charismatic founder.</b><p>1. What was the first pedal you built and how did the design come …

Guitar

Back And Forth: Mating Ritual + Private Island Sound Off On Co-Headlining Tour

Private Island and Mating Ritual are on a co-headlining run, which kicked off on 11/11 in San Diego and will bring them through Seattle, Portland, …

Santa Ana

The Drill Down Podcast 501: Holiday Gift Guide 2017

On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, <b>iPhone</b> glitches, trouble at <b>Tesla</b>, the end of Net neutrality by Christmas, and The Drill Down’s annual <b>Holiday</b> …

Nintendo Switch

Take a Sneak Peek at the Brooklyn Museum's Upcoming David Bowie Exhibition

David Bowie was born in London, and spent his final years in New York. Which makes it fitting that an acclaimed traveling retrospective of the …

Culture

Walter Becker's Widow Details Steely Dan Co-Founder's Swift Illness, Death

"He just ran out of time much sooner than any of us thought possible," writes Delia Becker<p><i>Two months after Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker died</i> …

Music

Listen: Miles Dismond - "I Always Wanted You"

“I Always Wanted You,” the latest track from Miles Dismond, continues his lush and engrossing blend of jazz, psych, and soul. It’s another impressive …

Indie Music

Obliques share the Origins of their new track, “Instant Pleasure”: Stream

<i>Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single.</i>Obliques founders Zach Van Hoozer and Ben …

Tom Petty

Introducing the new issue of Uncut

Uncut’s Top 75 Albums Of The Year, plus Springsteen, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, Björk, The Weather Station, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Mavis …

Father John Misty

Album Review: Taylor Swift - Reputation

10.11.17<p><b>On sixth album, pop mastermind ditches tabloid drama, goes darker and deeper.</b><p>"I swear I don't love the drama – it loves me!" Now there's a …

Taylor Swift

Gordies Music preparing to play its final tune in Victoria

These are dark days for Victoria music fans as another Canadian Gord ends his reign.<p>Gordie’s Music, the city’s source for vintage guitars and vinyl …

Victoria, BC

Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

I have this Spotify playlist that I like to play from time to time when I have people over for dinner and that sort of thing. It’s a fun playlist, …

Guitar

How I spent my day with Sebastian Bach shopping for vinyl records in Singapore

After years of listening to the songs of Skid Row and the powerful voice of <b>Sebastian Bach</b>, I was thrilled to hear Sebastian will finally perform in …

Vinyl Records

Going out best bets Nov. 9 to 15

The youthful French group Ensemble Variances brings its interesting instrumentation — violin, cello, clarinet, piano, saxophone and flute — to …

Canadian News

Introducing… The Ultimate Music Guide: Steely Dan

I Got The News! All the info on Uncut’s essential Steely Dan tribute<p>Last week, I posted a pretty ecstatic review of Steely Dan’s show at the O2 in …

Music

Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo Pak Coalition: Agrima

<i> Agrima</i> is the second recording by alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa featuring his Indo-Pak Coalition, a trio with guitarist Rez Abbasi and …

Jazz

Ask Michael McDonald

From the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan to Grizzly Bear and Thundercat... now the singer-songwriter answers your questions<p>With a new album Wide Open …

Opinion | Black Sky Thinking | Huffing Wronguns: Why Real-Music Dads Are Destroying Music Criticism

Last week, Jennifer Lucy Allan wrote a loving, honest live review of Steely Dan - and got a load of abuse for it. Would the same thing have happened …

More CAF Coverage from Herb

Fyssion? That rhymes with "fishin'," right? Every year I pop in the Fyssion room and every year I start thinking of fishin' before I even sit down, …

Music

Album Chart Math May Mean Albums With Lots and Lots of Songs

Does it seem like albums are getting longer? Boy, are they ever, at least some of them. Crazy long, like Chris Brown’s <i>Heartbreak on a Full Moon</i>, a …

Apple Music

45 Years Ago: Steely Dan Release First LP, ‘Can’t Buy a Thrill'

Donald Fagen didn’t want to sing. He didn’t think he had a voice – limited range, low power – that was worthy of fronting a rock ’n’ roll band, …

Classic Rock

36 Classic Rock Songs Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Rock groups are often closely associated with their frontman. But that doesn't mean others don't occasionally get their due.Continue reading…

Classic Rock

Steely Dan reel back years and do it again in Dublin

Playing the second of two nights at Dublin's 3Arena, Steely Dan mixed musical sophistication with sheer pop smarts

News (Ireland)

13 Baby Names Inspired By Witches

Beyond the expected Sabrina and Samantha.<p>One of the most recognizable images of Halloween is that of a witch riding her broomstick across a full moon, which explains why trick-or-treat expeditions have long featured little girls garbed in black with tall pointy hats and maybe a few warts and …

Terry Pratchett

Reader Spotlight: Jeremy Middleton

Meet Jeremy Middleton, a busy bassist living in the Nashville area who got his start thanks to his dad taking him to gigs as far back as he can …

Bass Guitar

Features | Three Songs No Flash | With Half A Heart: Steely Dan At The O2

Jennifer Lucy Allan goes in search of lost friends and the smooth yacht rock sound at the O2, and finds a big sad hole where her favourite band …

Amazon Echo (2nd generation) review: Better than the original, but not as important

The Amazon Echo, and the Alexa digital assistant that powered it, were breakthrough products that forever changed how we control our smart homes. The …

Amazon