Jeff Lynne

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Review: Musings on MSMT's Xanadu

For years now, the decade of the 1980s has been enjoying a curiously sustained wave of nostalgia.
The gods must be ’80s
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 29, 2011

Mining the past

John Coltrane acid blasts rage through the Mars Volta’s new The Bedlam in Goliath.
The classic sounds of the Mars Volta and Louis XIV
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 12, 2008

Fabulous fakes

If “The Basement Tapes” had been conceived for the Top 40, it might have sounded much like the Traveling Wilburys.
Charmed by the Traveling Wilburys
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 10, 2007

Crossword: ''Peace Sign Hook''

Sounds a little naughty, don't it?
By MATT JONES  |  July 18, 2007

Boston music news: September 29, 2006

Bleu, who’s just moved to LA, says he wasn’t looking for something “cool” to do.
Notes on Bleu's L.E.O. project and the Global Battle of the Bands
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 25, 2006

Tom Petty

If it sometimes seems that Tom Petty’s been writing the same song — or at least the same album — for the past two decades, that’s because, well, he sorta has been. Tom Petty media player with songs and a video from a Highway Companion
Highway Companion | American/Columbia
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 24, 2006


Boston music news - June 16, 2006

Iconic rock groupie Bebe Buell taps the Rudds; Bleu heads to LA.
Notes on Bebe Buell and Bleu
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  June 14, 2006

On the Racks: May 23, 2006

Plus new releases by Osaka Popstar, PJ Harvey, and the American Idol kids.
Def Leppard, Dixie Chicks, Damone
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 23, 2006