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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
American composer Michael Daugherty truly is a Renaissance man. His music is based in popular culture, which he embraces wholeheartedly, yet Romanticism and Postmodernism are also in his blood. Daugherty's music bears out all of these influences...
Thursday, April 15, 2010

AC/DC, Record Store Day, Lupe Fiasco, Monotonix and Steve Martin

AC/DC’s 1980 classic Back in Black remains the Australian band’s best-selling album—in fact, it’s one of the best-selling albums ever, second only to Michael Jackson’s Thriller—but the enduring hard-rock band has lost little of its commercial potency as it enters its fourth decade. The group’s 2008 album...
12.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
...things aren't good. At all. The most anticipated album of all time has turned out to be more of a commercial bomb than even the most cynical predicted. Best Buy bought exclusive rights to distribute the album, but of the 1.3 million copies the chain purchased to sell in America, it's only moved 318,000, and sales are cooling exponentially. Axl's inability to do any coherent press for th...

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