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The Chance Meeting That Brought Neil Finn Into Fleetwood Mac

On Aug. 24, six weeks before he goes out on the road as a member of Fleetwood Mac, Neil Finn will release Lightsleeper, a record he made with his son Liam. In a joint interview of the Finns, Neil described how running into Mick Fleetwood in Finn’s native New Zealand not only led to Neil’s new gig, as

Live Review: Arctic Monkeys Check into Brooklyn Steel with New Music (5/9)

Setting the Stage: It took Arctic Monkeys seven years and five albums to really break through in America. “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” off their Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not debut was a world-wide hit, but subsequent albums failed to catch on as well as they did across

Live Review: Arctic Monkeys Check into Brooklyn Steel with New Music (5/9)

Setting the Stage: It took Arctic Monkeys seven years and five albums to really break through in America. “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” off their Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not debut was a world-wide hit, but subsequent albums failed to catch on as well as they did across

Ann Wilson Inducts the Moody Blues Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Fifty-four years after “Go Now” introduced them to the world, the Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. They were singled out by 2013 inductee Ann Wilson of Heart for “taking me from childhood into adulthood as a disciple.” “The very few boys who took me

10 Years Ago: R.E.M. Careens Into the Future With 'Accelerate'

On March 31, 2008, R.E.M. released its 14th studio album, Accelerate, in Europe. As the title implies, the record, which was released April 1 in North America, possesses great urgency. Songs such as “Living Well Is the Best Revenge” and “Horse to Water” careen and lurch forward on the strength of buzzing guitars, lithe bass

Film Review: The Death of Stalin Turns World Politics Into a Carnival of Fools

It’s almost like a classic bar joke. A doctor, a minister, an aide, and a few others walk into Stalin’s chambers. Stalin looks pretty dead, stewing in his own filth on the floor. The men weep, albeit a little phonily – they all want a shot at the top spot, but oh no, Stalin is

“American Pie” singer Don McLean lays into Hollywood hypocrisy: “There’s a lot of disingenuousness around now”

Don McLean is best known for his ubiquitous 1971 hit “American Pie”, but the singer was also an outspoken critic of the war in Vietnam and played several anti-war rallies during his career. In a new interview with 91.9 WFPK’s Kyle Meredith, McLean reveals that he just doesn’t feel that same activist spirit anymore, coming