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There have been worse swan songs committed to film, but Salim Akil's reinterpretation of the 1976 musical drama leaves much to be desired, since the meteoric rise and fall of a three-piece girl group is now well-tread, Oscar-nominated territory.
Salim Akil's reinterpretation of the 1976 musical drama
| August 24, 2012
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
Have you heard any good Whitney Houston jokes yet?
| February 17, 2012
The Big Hurt: Billboard Top Hip-Hop and R and B songs
This week, a jolly traipse through one of Billboard 's most artistically fecund charts: "Top Hip-Hop and R&B Songs." What wonders await?
| January 29, 2010
Review: Whitney Houston | I Look to You
It's tempting to wonder whether super-producer Clive Davis, in another of his music-biz machinations, arranged for Whitney Houston to whiff last week on Good Morning America , which is reported to have altered Houston's vocals for broadcast after she
| September 11, 2009
Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
| September 23, 2008
Oddballs and noisemakers
Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
| May 07, 2008
Dolly Parton should run for president.
Dolly Parton rolls out the big guns
| April 30, 2008
Dubstep has been given its Dizzee Rascal moment with the release of Burial’s Untrue , the elusive London producer’s second album.
Untrue | Hyperdub
| December 26, 2007
Lil Wayne’s world
On his mixtapes, Wayne is the most playful, experimental artist in mainstream hip-hop
A rapper thrives in the world of the mixtape
| May 21, 2007
Already established as one of the world’s most respected house DJs, Roger Sanchez is now shaping his work for radio.
Sanchez has geared his new disc to radio, but he’s still a DJ.
| November 28, 2006
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