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SV Staff  |  Jul 30, 2007  |  0 comments
"He better stop doing that blues shit." So sneered a fairly svelte brunette seated in front of me during the classic-rock two-fer show I saw at PNC in NJ this past Friday (7/27): the Doobie Brothers and the Steve Miller Band. In this case, "he"...
SV Staff  |  Jul 30, 2007  |  0 comments
Liv Ullmann, Julia Dufvenius, and Ingmar Bergman during the shooting of Saraband "No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul."— Ingmar Bergman14...
SV Staff  |  Jul 30, 2007  |  0 comments
Good news, bad news . . . It's a safe bet that you've heard about this in general already, since the story broke on Friday. (That's what I get for taking the day off! See complete press release below.) But the big news is that Led Zeppelin's...
SV Staff  |  Jul 26, 2007  |  0 comments
Yes, at long last, The Simpsons Movie opens tomorrow. And as one of its writer/producers, Al Jean, says in the July 27 issue of Entertainment Weekly: "As an event, I think it'll be somewhere between Sgt. Pepper's the album and Sgt. Pepper's...
SV Staff  |  Jul 26, 2007  |  0 comments
That's right, you read it here first: The next installment in Rhino's boxed-set series of the complete Genesis studio recordings has been scheduled for October 23, according to a label spokesperson. That date "could move," however. As...
SV Staff  |  Jul 26, 2007  |  0 comments
Twin bands of different eras? I just couldn't resist putting them together in the same barrelful . . . From the Monkees, we have double-disc reissues of two 1967 albums, Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. (both Rhino)....
SV Staff  |  Jul 26, 2007  |  0 comments
That would be Mike Bloomberg (at left in photo), a.k.a. Michael R. Bloomberg, a.k.a. The Mayor of New York City. And the TV is indeed the world's largest 1080p plasma set, a.k.a. the professional model TH-103PF9UK - which can be yours, too, for...
SV Staff  |  Jul 26, 2007  |  0 comments
After the 1973 original LP and the 2003 surround SACD, now comes the, um, hard-rock version of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon. Just kidding! The hard rock here is actually a 3x10-foot section of a brick wall from a 175-year-old...
SV Staff  |  Jul 24, 2007  |  0 comments
If you follow S&V with any regularity, you know that I'm a HUGE fan of satellite radio. So I was quite pleased to see yesterday's reports of the possibility of a la carte pricing plans for Sirius and XM in hopes of pushing the proposed merger...
SV Staff  |  Jul 20, 2007  |  0 comments
Saw a killer Crowded House show last night in an intimate setting of about 300 people. It was one of those "secret show" deals that are never really all that secret - Paul McCartney did some of these recently himself in L.A. and NYC - but they're...

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