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Music: 20 years after split, Techno-Squid says We're Back

posted: 08/13/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Alt-rockers Techno-Squid Eats Parliament have returned and are gearing up to drop their sophomore album, We're Back. What Did We Miss?, with a record release party Saturday at Little Rock's White Water Tavern.

Listen Up: Solo disc by Best a 'Champ'

posted: 08/11/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Slobberbone frontman Brent Best set about working on his solo debut back in 2010 and now, after years fraught with delay ... the record is finally seeing the light of day. The wait was worth it.

On 'Star Wars,' Wilco not quite so far, far away

posted: 08/04/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

I was talking with one of my nephews on a recent Saturday and the conversation, as it often does when we get together, turned to music.

Listen Up: Simone tribute fails to match singer's grit

posted: 07/28/2015 2:28 a.m. Discuss

The late Nina Simone, the fiery and eloquent singer-songwriter and civil rights activist, was a huge talent with a distinctive voice, style and presence.

Listen Up: American in Paris, a la Broadway stage

posted: 06/16/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Original Broadway Cast, An American in Paris, Masterworks Broadway: An American GI and a young French girl fall in love to the songs of George and Ira Gershwin in this Broadway adaptation of the award-winning 1951 film.

Homemade tater tot experiment a golden success

posted: 05/06/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

"Napoleon. Give me some of your tots."

CYCLING: UNITED STATES JUNIOR NATIONAL TEAM: Auspicious ascent

posted: 04/25/2015 2:28 a.m. Discuss

When he was 14, Little Rock's Evan East finished third in his first bicycle race. Never mind that there were only four riders in the field that day at the Lincoln Road Race, East had gotten a taste of competition and liked it.

Remembering Rosetta

posted: 03/22/2015 2:35 a.m. Discuss

The woman called the Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll would have turned 100 years old a couple of days ago.

Suggested recordings, books, films

posted: 03/22/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

It's hard to find a bad Sister Rosetta Tharpe album, says Stephen Koch. Those looking for a good introduction to her recorded works can't go wrong with the four-CD set Original Soul Sister (Proper Box), which can be found for under $30.

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