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Electronic musician Sohn switches things up — and catches a movie star’s ear

Creator on the move’s career takes him to the Danforth Music Hall on Saturday, helped a bit by Milla Jovovich. Nick Krewen Thurs., March 30, 2017 Want to know how to get the face of the Resident Evil film franchise to star in, and direct, your music video? For Christopher Taylor, who records under the name of Sohn (pronounced “sawn”) — and appears at the Danforth Music Hall on Saturday…


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The Zombies live on – thanks to a 50-year-old cult classic album

Chamber-pop album Odessey and Oracle, meant to be band’s last, to be performed at Danforth Music Hall on April 2. Nick Krewen, Thu., March 30, 2017 What an “Odessey” for the Zombies. Fifty years after the U.K. pop quintet’s influential signature album Odessey and Oracle was declared a commercial flop that forced the band’s breakup, Rod Argent finds himself recreating the project with most of the original lineup on a…


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Bebe Rexha steps into the spotlight

Songwriter behind hits by Eminem, Rihanna and Selena Gomez goes on tour to promote her own sultry urban sound, playing Toronto’s Phoenix on Thursday. Nick Krewen Music, Wed. March 22, 2017 After a few years of hovering in the background and serving as collaborator, Bebe Rexha is finally grabbing the spotlight for herself. The 27-year-old Brooklyn native, appearing at the Phoenix on Thursday, is embarking on her first headlining tour after…


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Chuck Berry was the true king of rock ‘n’ roll

Berry’s songwriting, guitar playing and legendary dance moves inspired scores of celebrated musicians and music lovers alike. Nick Krewen Music, Sun., March 19, 2017 The true king of rock ’n’ roll has died. Post 1955, you can list any number of stratospheric acts that followed Chuck Berry — Elvis . . . the Beatles . . . the Rolling Stones . . . the Beach Boys — and as much…


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Trentemøller says no remixes for now as he concentrates on solo music

Electronic creator leaves working on others’ tunes behind as his band heads for Toronto. Nick Krewen Music, Wed. March 15, 2017 Don’t expect to be hearing any new Trentemøller remixes anytime soon. Anders Trentemøller, the electronic production wizard who built much of his reputation conducting high-profile remixes for Moby, Depeche Mode, Franz Ferdinand, Royskopp, Robyn and others, has curtailed that aspect of his career . . . at least for…