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Month: March 2020

And we’re back with a check in with songwriter, bandleader, and longtime Aquarium Drunkard supporter Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers. Earlier this year, the Truckers released their 12th lp, The Unraveling, a righteously pissed off record about gun violence, white supremacy, and the possibility of reincarnation. We rang up Hood to talk about quarantining […]

“Sing a simple song, you can’t go wrong” // Here are some slow and mellow songs for these not so mellow times. Hope everyone’s staying safe out there and taking this time to reflect and share moments with their closest loved ones. Music Is The Key (A Mixtape) Henry Franklin – Soft Spirit / Patrice […]

Opera singer Plácido Domingo, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, says he is at home and feeling “fine.” “Fortunately from the very first symptom I was, as usual, under medical supervision, given my age and my comorbidity, therefore the COVID 19 infection was immediately suspected and this helped me a lot,” the 79-year old wrote in […]

First the coronavirus outbreak shuttered entertainment venues and events around the world, and now it is claiming the lives of artists, entertainers and other celebrated figures. Among those we’ve lost: actor-biographer Patricia Bosworth, songwriter-musician Adam Schlesinger, playwright Terrence McNally and jazz greats Ellis Marsalis, Jr. and Bucky Pizzarelli. Here is a list of those and […]

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Adam Schlesinger, the Fountains of Wayne cofounder who also won an Emmy for his songwriting work on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” is reportedly on a ventilator in an upstate New York hospital fighting the coronavirus. “He’s very sick and is heavily sedated, as are all people on ventilators,” his longtime attorney, Josh Grier, told […]

Listen through M. Ward’s discography and you’ll find the dogeared archival work of a student of music history. Dating back to 1999’s Duet For Guitars #2 and through the 2000s with End of Amnesia in 2001, 2003’s Transfiguration of Vincent, and Transistor Radio in 2005, Ward’s early scrappiness shimmered with the remnants of legends like […]

For a little culture during your home quarantine, we’re offering daily recommendations of streaming concerts, online musicals, virtual art exhibitions and more. Here are nine picks for Tuesday, all times Pacific: Ailey All AccessThis online portal from New York’s acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater features dance classes, short films and other original content, plus […]

New York’s Ben Hozie has become best known in recent years as the singer/guitarist of BODEGA, a band fusing darkly hilarious critiques of online culture and late-stage capitalism with an equally sharp post-punk urgency. It may be less common knowledge that he has carried on a parallel practice as a filmmaker with Pretorius Pictures, releasing […]

Goodbye Elton John, hello James Corden. Twenty-four hours after the “Rocket Man” legend hosted a coronavirus benefit on television Sunday night, Corden got in on the action Monday with his own socially distanced prime-time special, “Homefest.” Anchoring the hourlong show from what he said was his garage, the host of CBS’ “Late Late Show” presented […]