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The Big Hurt: The Whitney price hike, Francis Bean's cat, Shakira's sea lion adventure
It seemed a little suspicious when, hours after Whitney Houston's death, the prices of her various greatest hits albums shot up by several pounds in the UK iTunes store.
Music news in brief
| February 24, 2012
Metal Elvis is not alone: a trip down live-metal-mashup memory lane
Tonight, something called Metal Elvis makes its Boston debut at the Hard Rock Cafe -- and if you couldn't already tell from the high-concept title,...
| July 03, 2010
Balls of fire
For one month every four years, the United States — try as it might — can’t impose its vacuous culture on the rest of the planet. The World Cup arrives and the Americans are, at best, an afterthought.
Porn stars, witch doctors, elephant farts, and the worst soccer team on the planet take center stage at this summer’s World Cup
DAVID SCHARFENBERG AND LANCE GOULD
| May 28, 2010
Jem | Down to Earth
The songs broadcast their emotional content — anxiety, melancholy, resilience — with a straightforwardness you rarely hear outside children’s music.
| September 23, 2008
The Beehive’s Eggs Shakshuka
The Beehive’s jazz beat is grooving a little earlier on Saturday and Sunday mornings these days.
Comfort food, Moroccan-style
| December 14, 2007
The end is nigh! And I’m not talking about the mortgage market.
Bad news begets good tunes
| September 12, 2007
Live Earth 2007
So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
| July 10, 2007
In honor of dancing dirty, as well as Patrick Swayze’s open-shirt-pelvic-thrusting summer camp fantasy, we offer this list of the dirtiest dancing music videos we could find.
The 15 dirtiest dancing music videos
| May 24, 2007
Bodies: Kina Dean
| January 16, 2007
Does your life suck?
In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
| July 17, 2006
Indie rock en Español
If Shakira singing with Mana in a reggaeton remix is your idea of the Latin-American music scene, check out the nomad Clandestino party ? this Friday at All Asia in Cambridge ? and listen carefully.
The Clandestino rock in Spanish party
| July 12, 2006
Her new third album, Loose , celebrates the emancipation of Nelly Furtado.
Nelly Furtado gets promiscuous with Timbaland
| June 24, 2006
What will be this year's songs of summer? Here are the top contenders. LISTEN: Nelly Furtado, "Maneater" | Keane, "Is It Any Wonder?"
Your soundtrack to summer
| June 07, 2006
Going on sale, April 28, 2006
Phoenix /WFNX Best Music Poll; Shakira; Xiu Xiu
| April 26, 2006
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