1. Martin Scorsese Brings Brooklyn Record Store Back to the '70s for New HBO Show

    July 09, 2015 10:02 AM EDT Brooklyn record store Rough Trade undergoes its second makeover of the year. The Brooklyn arm of British-borne record store Rough Trade -- also a label of high repute -- underwent a vintage makeover for the second time this year. But instead of remembering the '90s and the semi-seminal…

  2. 'Glee Recap: Makeovers, Sexy Dances and Sarah Jessica Parker

    September 28, 2012 8:45 AM EDT This week it's all about makeovers on "Glee," the forced kind as well as the transformations that come with age, experience and wisdom. On the surface, Sam and Brittany need to be made over to run for student council, Rachel needs to ditch her Ohio duds and get New York-ified -…

  3. 'Glee' Recap: Britney Spears, One More Time

    September 21, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Several 'Glee' characters are having a tough week, and Spears is the only way to convey that particular brand of pop misery "Glee" is cyclical, and the stories of high school kids have to follow repetitive molds -- back to school, holidays, class elections, prom, the…

  4. 'Glee' Recap: Spiked Punch, One Direction and a Cliche Prom

    May 09, 2012 11:20 AM EDT While "Glee" aired Tuesday night, North Carolina placed a gay marriage ban on its state constitution. On "Glee," two queer-identified women unsuccessfully ran for Prom King and Queen. Last year we watched Kurt's classmates write him in as Prom Queen as a joke, and…

  5. 'Glee' Recap: We Will Always 'Heart' This Episode

    February 15, 2012 10:05 AM EST Valentine's magic may have given us the "Glee" we've been waiting for this season -- a good set of plot points, a timely tribute to a fallen star and good music all in one episode! "Heart" doesn't pull any punches in the "Glee" arsenal, combining…

  6. 'Glee' Recap: Ricky Martin Is Sexy and He Knows It

    February 08, 2012 10:30 AM EST For all that last week was about ambition and goals, with characters pontificating the facts of their circumstance at each other instead of with one another, this week followed through with characters who actually talked to one another -- or had good reason not to. So while on the one hand…

  7. 'Glee' Recap: The One With Synchronized Swimming In It

    January 18, 2012 8:15 AM EST We return from "Glee's" winter hiatus and .... yeah. It was an episode, and the music was fine and things happened in the plot, but there really wasn't much to get excited about in "Yes/No" since we pretty much knew the answer to the big proposal question, at…

  8. 'Glee' Recap: Anything But a Silent Night

    December 14, 2011 9:45 AM EST Show Crams In as Much Holiday Cheer as It Can, With Mixed Results Sometimes "Glee" is the best when it's equal parts spun sugar and insanity, and we get a dose of both in the annual holiday special, when the club learns valuable lessons about selflessness and the show crams…

  9. 'Glee' Sneak Peek: Criss and Colfer Duet 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

    December 06, 2010 1:27 PM EST Gleeks, it'ss time to get into the holiday spirit, and who better to help with that then our favorite new almost-couple Blaine and Kurt? On tomorrow's (Dec. 7) holiday episode of " Glee ," it will apparently get a little frosty, but Blaine and Kurt have found a way to keep…

  10. 'Glee' Dances Its Way Through Sectionals With 'Time Of My Life'

    December 01, 2010 12:56 PM EST "G lee " was full of tension this week, as the New Directions prepared for Sectionals. Mr. Schue decided to shake things up by reminding everyone that other members of the club can sing besides Finn and Rachel (we approve of this decision) and also make things more interesting for…

  11. Bruno Mars Soundtracks a 'Glee' Wedding

    November 24, 2010 12:44 PM EST So here's what you missed on " Glee ": Kurt's dad proposed to Finn's mom, making Finn and Kurt step brothers, and Finn realizes that he hasn't been doing that great of a job of looking out for Kurt. This becomes especially obvious when Harry and Sam totally pound…

  12. Maroon 5, Goo Goo Dolls Rewrite Adult Pop Songs Records

    October 06, 2010 11:05 AM EDT Two veteran groups achieve landmark feats on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart. H IGH 5: Spending a third week at No. 1, Maroon 5 's "Misery" establishes the mark for most weekly plays in the chart's 14-year history. The lead single…

  13. More Than 'Shaft': Hayes Was Major Influence

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie "Shaft" not only became one of pop music's iconic songs, but a With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature…

  14. Goo Goo Dolls Headed For The Future

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When he's not dispensing advice as a celebrity judge on Fox TV's "The Next Great American Band," the Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik will be focusing on the band's past -- and its future. When he's not dispensing advice as a celebrity judge on Fox TV's …

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood, DeFranco Family hits, Fergie and more! LIVING IN CARRIE'S NATION Mr. Fred Bronson, In your Chart Beat column of July 5, 2007, Carrie Underwood was featured for having the longest-running title ("Before He Cheats") among all of the…

  16. Rihanna's 'Umbrella' Reigns Again On Hot 100

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, having successfully fended off Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar," which drops 2-4. Its newest competitor is Plain White T Rihanna's "Umbrella" begins a seventh week at…

  17. Saxophonist Michael Brecker Dies After Leukemia Fight

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential tenor saxophonist who won 11 Grammys over a career that spanned more than three decades, died Saturday. He was 57. Brecker died in a hospital in New York o Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential tenor saxophonist who won 11 Grammys over a…

  18. Hagar Hoping Van Halen Takes High Road At Rock Hall

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 12 "could go a lot of different ways," according to Sammy Hagar. That said, Hagar -- the group's second frontman, f Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  19. Stax Relaunches With Hayes, Stone, White Tribute

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Music Group is reactivating the imprint after a 30-year-hiatus with new signings, reissues, and special events. Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Music Group is reactivating the imprint after a…

  20. Jeff Tweedy / Feb. 13, 2006 / Los Angeles (Henry Fonda Theatre)

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo acoustic set Feb. 13 in Los Angeles, he finally addressed the quietly well-behaved, sold-out crowd that had ga Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo…

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