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Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 11:15 AM

If someday, many years in the future, I look back and try to pinpoint the exact moment when I first began my inevitable crawl toward creaky obsolescence, my mind will probably land on that time I spent $15 on a used vinyl copy of the 1977 LP “The Story of Star Wars.” This is something I did last week — even though, like many men in their 40s, the story of Star Wars is already indelibly imprinted on my brain, somewhere alongside the 30-year-old “Weird Al”...

Updated Jul 11, 2016 at 10:49 AM

Before Simon Le Bon became lead singer for the synthpop band Duran Duran in 1980, he had been in a punk band and an electronica band. But Duran Duran was looking for a new frontman, and a friend urged Le Bon, who was training in drama at...

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 5:38 PM

PITTSBURG — Area high school band members are heading to Washington D.C. to march in the National Independence Day Parade Monday.

Updated Jun 3, 2016 at 8:58 PM

New music: Leland Sundries, ‘music for outcasts’ Operating on a broader canvas than their two EPs, and boasting a more alternative feel, Leland Sundries finally gets to stretch on “music for...

Updated Jun 1, 2016 at 6:22 PM

Nearly 12 million people watching the premiere of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday night saw Pittsburg’s Julian Davis. The 16-year-old did not perform, yet, but did make some “funny faces” during his air time.

Updated May 13, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Someone I love and respect recently commented that Bob Dylan’s voice has never sounded better than it does on his new single, “All the Way,” the second release from his upcoming album, “Fallen...

Updated May 10, 2016 at 5:28 PM

The worst you can say about Leland Sundries’ two EP releases — 2010’s “The Apothecary” and 2012’s “The Foundry” — is that they were frustratingly short (as EPs are wont to be). Thick...

Updated May 10, 2016 at 5:13 PM

If you really weren’t paying attention, you might think that Radiohead has gone kind of upbeat on its recent single “Burn the Witch,” the band’s first new song of its new album, which was released on May 8. Indeed, the...

Updated Apr 26, 2016 at 5:16 PM

PITTSBURG — Two dozen regional bands will rock downtown Pittsburg Saturday night at the seventh annual Big Bang Rockfest. The yearly event fills four downtown venues throughout the evening, providing an opportunity to hear many of...

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