1. Jon Auer

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  2. Big Star Film an 'Unofficial Work in Progress'

    March 12, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The documentary "Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me" is still "an unofficial work in progress" according to director Drew Denicola. But that's not stopping he and his partners from rolling it out for a sneak peak at this week ...

  3. The Posies Tour with Brendan Benson For 'Blood/Candy' Album

    November 02, 2010 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a five-year break, the Posies are happy to have a new album, "Blood/Candy," out -- and hope that its next one won't take as long. "There's no way to insure that'll happen," the group's Ken Stringfellow s ...

  4. Yo La Tengo, Big Star, Jesse Malin Honor Alex Chilton at Benefit Tribute

    July 30, 2010 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Alex Chilton died of heart failure on March 17 of this year , his pioneering power pop band Big Star was booked to play a high-profile showcase at SXSW three days later. The news hit on the first night of the festival, which had gathered countl ...

  5. Big Star's Jody Stephens Remembers Andy Hummel, Ponders Band's Future

    July 20, 2010 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of Big Star bassist Andy Hummel's death earlier this week, the surviving members in the current incarnation of the legendary cult band are pondering an appropriate way to continue performing the group's music. "It's m ...

  6. Snoop Dogg, Estelle, Alex Chilton Tribute Bring SXSW to a Close

    March 21, 2010 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 South by Southwest drew to a close on a rare rainy, frigid Saturday (March 20) in Austin, Tx. The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with mus ...

  7. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center ...

  8. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southwest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center ...

  9. SXSW Day 2 Brings STP, Cheap Trick Performances, Alex Chilton Tributes

    March 19, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The music kicked into high gear on the second full day of the South By Southwest Music Festival + Conference in Austin, TX, though the celebrations were tempered by sadness as fans and fellow musicians reacted to the death of Alex Chilton . Big Star ...

  10. Alex Chilton Memorial Gig At SXSW To Feature M. Ward, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills

    March 18, 2010 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Big Star 's Jody Stephens said he felt "a little numb" in the wake of the death of bandmate Alex Chilton but said the show -- and panel discussion -- should go on at this week's South By Southwest Music Festival + Conference. &qu ...

  11. Shelved Big Star Tribute Due In May

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Big Star tribute album that was originally planned for release in 1999 will finally see the light of day this spring. A Big Star tribute album that was originally planned for release in 1999 will finally see the light of day this spring. "Big ...

  12. The Posies / Sept. 29, 2005 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Posies aren't exactly young anymore -- Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer have been playing together since the '80s. They've broken up and reformed, they both have other jobs and they just ended a seve The Posies aren't exactly yo ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Alex Chilton, Nellie McKay, DMB Big Star vocalist/guitarist Alex Chilton has been rescued from New Orleans, according to the group's longtime producer, Terry Manning. Chilton's specific whereabouts at this point are unknown, but se ...

  14. Posies' Auer Making Plans For 'Demise'

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Auer has had a busy year. He's currently touring Europe as co-frontman of the Posies, whose first album in seven years... Jon Auer has had a busy year. He's currently touring Europe as co-frontman of the Posies, whose first album in se ...

  15. Big Star Looks Forward Despite Years

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having thrown its hat into the ring as a reunited touring band in recent years, Big Star has set a Sept. 27 release for its first new studio album since 1978's "Third/Sister Lovers." Having thrown its hat into the ring as a reunited t ...

  16. Posies Shine 'Light' On New Album

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle-based power pop veterans the Posies will break a seven-year new album drought with "Every Kind of Light," due Tuesday (June 28) via Rykodisc. Seattle-based power pop veterans the Posies will break a seven-year new album drought wit ...

  17. Falkner, Walker Sign On For Cars Tribute

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jason Falkner, the Posies' Jon Auer, Bleu, Damone and Butch Walker are among those contributing tracks to "Substitution Mass Confusion," a tribute to New Wave icons the Cars, due Jan. 4 from Not Lame Jason Falkner, the Posies' Jo ...

  18. Compilation Celebrates Big Star's 'Story'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have wondered about the show's theme and the music used to underline dramatic moments. In a program that seems to get most things right, period-wise, wh Some viewers of the Fox sitc ...

  19. Big Star Compilation Boasts New Track

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rykodisc has set a Sept. 23 release date for "Big Star Story," a new best-of collection celebrating the career of Memphis-based power-pop icons Big Star. The set includes a newly recorded song, "Hot T Rykodisc has set a Sept. 23 relea ...

  20. Indie Armed Forces Draft Costello Tribute Set

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The songs of Elvis Costello will be the subject of a new compilation album that features such diverse artists as Fastball, Vic Chesnutt, Matt Pond PA, and the Posies' Jon Auer. Due Jan. 21 from Austin The songs of Elvis Costello will be the sub ...