Former Sony Corporation president Norio Ohga, the man widely attributed for pushing Sony into a new generation that led to the standardization of the Compact Disc format, passed away on Saturday from multiple organ failure. He was 81. While Ohga left Sony in 2000 to focus on music -- namely c ... More >>
Monday, January 26, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Ballad of a Plain Man
Bent Wheel Records
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This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Jon Fishman gets swept up in Pork Tornado.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Celeste Krenz's folk tales take her to country's capital.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
Odetta is happy to find trouble everywhere she goes.
Los Lobos has taken some shots, but Cesar Rosas and friends are far from dead.
Money Plays Eight was a gamble from the start--but it's paying off.
Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
Kate & Anna McGarrigle on their continuing family affair.
The biggest musical winners from 1996.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
Dan Murphy comes out from behind a bank of Golden Smog.
For Kelley Deal, a drug bust wasn't the end, but a new beginning.
16 HORSEPOWER FINALLY GETS THE RECORD CONTRACT IT DESERVES.
THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.
THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.
GETTING LOW WITH MARK SANDMAN, THE MAN BEHIND MORPHINE'S ADDICTIVE SOUND.