"Sing it if you know it," Pavement's Stephen Malkmus told the crowd Sunday night in Brooklyn, on the Williamsburg Waterfront, as the band prepared to play "Stop Breathing." Then he added, "I tell myself that before every song. 'Sing it like you know it! Be the ball! Be the snare, Steve!'"
Is reggae superstar Bob Marley bigger than Jesus? That's debatable, but the music legend who died 28 years ago is about to challenge Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson for the title of richest dead celebrity.
Scott grew up in Texas and has lived in Seattle for 11 years. He runs the Central District News blog, which keeps tabs on the news in Quincy Jones's old neighborhood. Here he gives CNN the lowdown on life in Seattle.
Here's what I see as I cross the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue: a sleek woman in to-die-for jeans speaking a language I can't pin down; an iPod-toting jogger with shopping bags from a tony store; a model (or she should be) in knee-high boots and a thigh-high skirt. It's like a well-cast movie -- all the elements fit like a study in big-city fashion.
Seahawks defensive tackle Craig Terrill plays guitar in a band called The Strangers and is in his fourth NFL season. The 27-year-old majored in journalism and has written pieces for Gold and Black Illustrated and The Spokesman Review.
What makes great music great? The late Clash singer Joe Strummer once offered a theory about what doesn't: ''It ain't about playing the right f---ing chord, for a start,'' quoth Saint Joe, making the point that passion trumps technical perfection.
As a courtroom battle rages over the multimillion-dollar estate of legendary guitar guru Jimi Hendrix, some family members are speaking out that the 1960s icon barely knew his inheritor, stepsister Janie Hendrix.