According to Greek mythology, the muses were the genius-sparking goddesses of song, poetry, and the sciences. Recently, the muse has more earthly origins; male recording artists often indicate that a particular woman was essential in stimulating the creative process. The Guardian's Germaine Greer de ... More >>
Davy Jones of the Monkees, who sang such widely known hits as "Daydream Believer," "Last Train to Clarksville," and "Valleri," died of
a heart attack this morning. He was 66.
Already a renowned stage performer who'd scored a Tony
nomination, Jones auditioned in 1965 to be on a TV show based on t ... More >>
Oh man do I love Utrillo Kushner's piano jams. Comets on Fire's drummer takes a breather from pounding out the thunder with his ivories-tickling side project, Colossal Yes. The band released an excellent debut, Acapulco Roughs, in 2006, an album that cut the difference between the Band and Row ... More >>