The ViewPoint

Coltrane’s Live ‘Offering’ Shakes The Room

Coltrane’s Live ‘Offering’ Shakes The Room

Chris Barton

September 29, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Chris Barton Los Angeles Times (MCT) John Coltrane "Offering: Live at Temple University" 4 stars (Resonance/Impulse) The two-disc "Offering" practically begins mid-sentence, with John Coltrane already into the opening number "Naima" before the engineer for Temple University's WRTI radio station...

Pink Floyd’s New ‘Old’ Album, ‘The Endless River,’ Arrives No. 10

Pink Floyd’s New ‘Old’ Album, ‘The Endless River,’ Arrives No. 10

Randall Roberts

September 23, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Randall Roberts Los Angeles Times (MCT) The new Pink Floyd album, called “The Endless River,” will be released Nov. 10, and the band has offered more details on its creation. Recorded by the trio of David Gilmour, Rick Wright and Nick Mason — Roger Waters is no longer a member of the ban...

Bob Dylan To Be Named MusiCares Person Of The Year

Bob Dylan To Be Named MusiCares Person Of The Year

Gerrick D. Kennedy

September 23, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Gerrick D. Kennedy Los Angeles Times (MCT) Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ahead of next year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation announced Tuesday. Dylan will receive the honor during MusiCares' 25th annual gala dinner and concert...

John Oswald’s ‘Grayfolded’ Is The Ultimate Version Of The Grateful Dead’s Beloved ‘Dark Star’

John Oswald’s ‘Grayfolded’ Is The Ultimate Version Of The Grateful Dead’s Beloved ‘Dark Star’

September 16, 2014


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music

By Randall Roberts Los Angeles Times (MCT) Warning: The Grateful Dead is the focus of this story, so there will certainly be skeptics from the outset. After all, the San Francisco band, with its extended improvised excursions, is as polarizing a group as there ever has been. Those not already click...

The Riff Report: New Music This Week

The Riff Report: New Music This Week

PopMatters.com

September 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

PopMatters.com (MCT) Interpol – “El Pintor” If you’re still waiting for another “Turn on the Bright Lights,” you’ll most likely be waiting for some time, but you might as well take “El Pintor” for a spin to pass the time, because, after all, it might just satisfy that desire. Reg...

Ed Sheeran Defies Categorization But Still Fills Arenas – Alone

Ed Sheeran Defies Categorization But Still Fills Arenas – Alone

Jonathan Takiff

September 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Jonathan Takiff Philadelphia Daily News (MCT) A ginger-haired, scruffy and increasingly tattooed "misfit" from Britain, Ed Sheeran plays guitar, beatboxes and, occasionally, fiddles. He also writes and winsomely sings hip-hop-inflected folk confessionals that enthrall young'uns _ and their parents,...

Like It or Not, ‘Fancy’ Is The Song of Summer

Like It or Not, ‘Fancy’ Is The Song of Summer

August Brown

September 4, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By August Brown Los Angeles Times (MCT) Just as the season’s winding down, there’s finally a definitive pick for Song of the Summer: Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.” The surprise of few (and to the chagrin of many), Billboard Magazine has tracked the single’s collective rankings on its Hot 100 ch...

Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac For 33-City Fall Tour

Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac For 33-City Fall Tour

March 30, 2014


Filed under Music

By Randy Lewis Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Christine McVie will reunite with her Fleetwood Mac bandmates and tour for the first time in 16 years for nearly three dozen shows across North America, beginning Sept. 30 in Minneapolis. “It was so comfortable being back onstage w...

Cover Of Frozen’s “Let It Go” Sung By 11-Year Old

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2014


Filed under Viral Video

This talented young lady has a voice of pure gold. Alex Boye did a tribal cover of Frozen's smash hit, "Let It Go" featuring eleven year-old, Lexi Walker. I personally believe she nailed the part. I mean, I got shivers up and down my spine. However, the cold never bothered me anyway.

‘Lost’ Bob Dylan Lyrics Make For ‘New Basement Tapes’ Project

‘Lost’ Bob Dylan Lyrics Make For ‘New Basement Tapes’ Project

March 24, 2014


Filed under Music

By Randy Lewis Los Angeles Times (MCT) A trove of two dozen unfinished Bob Dylan songs written circa 1967 during his “Basement Tapes” period are being completed by an all-star band assembled by producer T Bone Burnett and including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning Jacket’...

What I Learned From Country Music

What I Learned From Country Music

Joe Lose, Writer

March 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Growing up in a large and prosperous suburb of Minneapolis is NOT country.  I don't claim to be born country or a country boy, but people can change, right? My first experience with country music was when my Dad bought a Garth Brooks tape.  Yes, I said tape.  I was incredibly reluctant to listen...

One Man’s Opinion: Taylor Swift Is An Idol

One Man’s Opinion: Taylor Swift Is An Idol

Joe Lose, Writer

March 6, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Love her or hate her, Taylor Swift is one of the hugest stars in the universe.  She puts out hit after hit like it's her job (mostly because it is) and she's good at it.  She's an incredibly talented and gifted young lady.  Furthermore, she's really...  grown up.  Screw it, let's be honest.  She's...

No announcement available or all announcement expired.
The official student newspaper of Northeast Community College.
music