retrospective

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LOS ANGELES – Hot sounds are thundering out of the two monstrous studio monitor speakers.  We’re in Studio C at the world-famous Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles, the same studio where Stevie Wonder worked on “Songs in the Key of Life” and the Eagles painted their “Hotel California” audio scenario.  Making history is a habit in these hallowed and...

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IT was with her usual subtle-as-an-A-bomb aplomb, that British singer-songwriter PJ [Polly Jean Harvey] dropped this bombshell down the phone line from Canada: "I think I might retire". Whatever. Harvey's Paris gig is shaping up to be a curious affair. The location of the December 17 show is a secret and tickets -- there are just 350 -- are available only by...

Even [Michael Stipe]'s eyes are smiling. The R.E.M. lead singer's face beams the delighted glow of an individual who has uncovered what feels like their true destiny. It's mid-afternoon in Manhattan, a mere 12 hours since Stipe wrapped up the video shoot for the new album's lead-off single Leaving New York, on the concrete plains of JFK Airport. Following a few short hours...