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Posted on 3 March 2018 | 4:36 pm
Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk:
Los Angeles TimesSaturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Alien: Covenant' on HBOLos Angeles TimesCBS News Sunday Morning Jared Leto; Glenda Jackson; Randy Newman. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS. Fareed Zakaria GPS Prospects of a trade war with China: Elizabeth Economy, Council on Foreign Relations; Evan Osnos, the New Yorker. America and the world; U.S. gun ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 2:41 pm
From Elliott Smith to Sufjan Stevens,
VarietyFrom Elliott Smith to Sufjan Stevens, Repping Indie Rock at the OscarsVarietyHer music was featured throughout a celebrated indie movie; the nominated tune neatly tied in with the movie's emotional climax; and she was being seen as a heroine at the time for being one of the first marquee major-label acts to go completely ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 12:34 pm
What are the best and worst Best Original
KTRK-TVWhat are the best and worst Best Original Songs in Oscars history?KTRK-TVIn other words, I find the best original song category fascinating because its nominees span such a wide range in quality - the most timeless songs in cinema history and songs that prove the music branch will nominate a ham sandwich if Bono or Randy ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 11:39 am
Dessa and Superchunk fight the good fight in
City PagesDessa and Superchunk fight the good fight in this week's Go Slow NoCity PagesIn its upper range, his voice trembles without faltering, its timbre somewhere between Levon Helm and some unplaceable '70s AM singer-songwriter, and his ability to inhabit characters (“The Gospel According to Carl” is worthy of a kinder Randy Newman ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 4:21 am
Love for Louisiana rang out at Emmylou
Like Monday's Uptown performance from Randy Newman, Wednesday's evening with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell had quickly sold out. Newman's show on Monday showcased his emotional poignancy and wry black humor sedately, as mostly-seated guests gathered ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:44 am
Joe Smith Receives a Star on the Hollywood
noting Ry Cooder and Randy Newman were her two favorite artists. “The phone calls went out to Cooder and Randy,” Smith says. “ ‘Get your ass in here at 2 o’clock. I want you in here when she arrives.’ That’s what happened, and we had a great run.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:43 am
ACOUSTIC: Relative Soul, today 6:30 p.m., Merlin Community Park. Free. • BRITT BITS: This week at Britt Festivals in Jacksonville: Randy Newman, today 7:30 p.m., $28-$62; Vince Gill, Sunday 7:30 p.m., $32-$42; The Gipsy Kings, Monday 7:30 p.m., $32-$67 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:19 am
The River Rose All Day... and Yet We
With a voice as sweet as the pralines the city is famous for, Ivan Neville sat down at a baby grand Steinway, and made Randy Newman's song Louisiana his own: "What has happened down here is the winds have changed. Clouds roll in from the north and it ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:47 am
Master of space & time: Leon Russell
The other night, I was listening to “Leon Russell and the Shelter People” with my friend Nathaniel, hearing him spin yarns about Russell’s influence on his own life, when I commented that the album kind of reminded me of Randy Newman. Nathaniel ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:47 am