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  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    [UPDATED with Protest and After Party] Musicans Call Out Elimination of Grammy Award Categories as Racist

    ‚ÄčUPDATE, FEB, 6, 1:56 P.M.: and, which has its own petition in circulation, are joining forces in calling for a protest this Saturday over the slashing of Grammy Award categories. The Facebook page for the protest, which encourages supporters to bring their instruments ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Lou Reed Signing - Some of Our Favorite People And Their Items

    Daniel KohnReed ready to signOn Friday, Lou Reed, did an in-store at Fingerprints in Long Beach. As expected, there were fans from all walks of love at the beloved record store. The line, per usual, extended from the store's front on 4th St. and around Elm. Unlike the recent Brian Wilson signing, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Top 10 Latin Music Albums of 2008

    Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 3, 2005
  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Bilingual Whirl

    Yerba Buenas furious, sensual Nuyorican salsa-soul

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Year of the Wolf

    Los Lobos turn 30, and are still to be trusted