Examining Sting's head, decoding hip-hop, Sinatra reissues and ISPs cooperating with the RIAA in News. Neil Young, The Pussycat Dolls, Eagles, Lily Allen, Thievery Corporation and Rascal Flatts in Views.
Is there an upside to ISPs cooperating with the RIAA? - CNET
Decoding hip-hop for parents - NBC2 News
Sting and Michael Buble have their heads examined. No, really - Welland Tribune / The Canadian Press
Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theatre kicks off with Sting.
May 13, 2005
Where can you buy the new Sinatra reissues? Not at your local record store - The Huffington Post
Neil Young Down Under - "Opening with a rocky version of 'Love and Only Love,' Young, backed by the Electric Band, which includes his wife Pegi on backing vocals and keyboard, retains his distinctive vocal style and the blistering guitar techniques he made his own decades ago." - The Age
Lily Allen in London - "Those girly prom dresses, slightly chav earrings and trademark trainers are long gone." - BBC / Radio 1
Koko, London, England
January 28, 2009
The Pussycat Dolls in London - "Visually, it was an engaging presentation. Five young women who all looked like the amazonian androids in Blade Runner, cavorting in a variety of exotic underwear amid dazzling fireworks and searing pillars of flame - what's not to like?" - The Times Online U.K.
Eagles in Jacksonville - "The Eagles haven't lost a step. Let's make that clear right now. Not even half a step." - Florida Times-Union / Jacksonville.com
Thievery Corporation in D.C. - " … Rob Garza and Eric Hilton supervised a mostly upbeat sound that was as big as Thievery's current incarnation: the two composer-programmers, six musicians and eight singers." - The Washington Post / Post Rock
Rascal Flatts in Charleston - "The thing about Rascal Flatts that can make even a guy like me admit that he had a rockin' time at their show is the fact that they genuinely care that the audience is getting its money's worth. " - The Post and Courier
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Bettye LaVette is 63
Tommy Ramone (Ramones) is 57
Louie Perez (Los Lobos) is 56
Irlene Mandrell is 53
Johnny Spampinato (NRBQ) is 50
David Baynton-Power (James) is 48
Eddie Jackson (Queensryche) is 48
Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera) is 45
Jonny Lang is 28
Wis.' Orpheum Theatre feels the boogie with Jonny Lang.
November 19, 2003