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  1. Nightlands wants you to #LetBonnerShoot

    Dave Wilson

    Dave Hartley, front man for Nightlands, has a couple of big projects going on right now. First, Nightlands' new album, "Oak Island," was released Tuesday on Secretly Canadian. The album is a labor of love for Hartley, also the bass player in Phila...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  2. Robert Earl Keen celebrates Manziel, Aggies

    Dave Wilson

    Country singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen, Texas A&M Class of '78, has seen a lot of Aggie football in his life. It hasn't always been pretty, but then again Keen, a Houston native, was used to it. "I came from being [a Houston] Oilers fan, which...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  3. Warriors' Jeremy Tyler hangs with Big Elvis

    Dave Wilson

    Golden State Warriors center Jeremy Tyler, a big music fan, took in a classic Vegas attraction during an off day in NBA Summer League action. took Tyler to Harrah's to the piano lounge to see Pete Vallee, who is known as Big Elvis and do...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  4. Vanilla Ice talks NASCAR, Heat, new movie

    Dave Wilson

    Vanilla Ice had a meteoric rise, selling more than 13 million copies of his debut album, "To The Extreme." He faced an equally potent backlash, falling out of favor and recasting himself as a rap-metal artist and a reality TV star alongside other ...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  5. The Walkmen's Bauer talks 'Heaven,' sports

    Dave Wilson

    After more than a decade together, leading up to the release of their seventh studio album, "Heaven," on May 29, The Walkmen found a little time to reflect. The band recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first album, "Everyone Who Preten...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  6. Martina McBride discusses Indy 500 anthem

    Dave Wilson

    Martina McBride knows her way around the national anthem. She's a go-to performer before big sporting events, including the 2009 AFC Championship Game, and last year's Daytona 500. She said her dream is to eventually sing it at the Super Bowl. ...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  7. O.A.R. eyes Olympic dreams with new song

    Dave Wilson

    O.A.R. is always working. Even the band's unfinished songs take on a life of their own. The band recently debuted "Champions," a collaboration with rapper B.o.B., as part of a Duracell promotion for the 2012 London Olympics. "It's a tune that w...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  8. Q&A: The Game talks Drew League, mixtape

    Dave Wilson

    The Drew League has been a summer basketball league in Los Angeles for nearly 40 years, but it exploded onto the national scene last year during the NBA lockout when stars like Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James made appearances in games. ...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  9. Far East Movement has Dodgers surprise

    Dave Wilson

    Far East Movement loves the Dodgers. That's no secret. They've been shown on the video board at Dodger Stadium issuing the "Dodgers Code of Conduct." They've had the honor of announcing "It's time for Dodgers baseball!" on the public address system o...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  10. Check out Serena Williams' rap debut

    Dave Wilson

    When we first heard TMZ reporting that Serena Williams had recorded a song (reportedly in the studio of Baltimore Ravens tackle Bryant McKinnie), we thought, "Serena, is you really rappin'?" And sure enough, she addresses that same question in the...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  11. Alfonso Ribeiro can really sing the anthem

    Dave Wilson

    Alfonso Ribeiro, who became a national treasure as TV's "Carlton" on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (but actually by teaching the kids how to properly learn breakin' and poppin', knocked it out singing the national anthem before a Los Angeles Galaxy m...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  12. L.A.'s Silversun Pickups are Lakers spies

    Dave Wilson

    The Silversun Pickups made a quick rise from the Silver Lake music scene in Los Angeles to the Billboard charts. They released their first EP, "Pikul," in 2005, and 2006's "Carnavas" was the No. 1 Alternative and Independent record for four weeks. ...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  13. Talkin' about Iverson, practice 10 years later

    Dave Wilson

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Allen Iverson's famous "Talkin' about practice" rant with DJ Jazzy Jeff's song "Practice," featuring J-Live, from his album "The Return of The Magnificent," which brilliantly samples Iverson as the chorus. And les...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  14. Mud Hens celebrate 'Star Wars' via kazoo

    Dave Wilson

    The Toledo Mud Hens, the AAA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, have joined in the chorus of those celebrating "Star Wars" Day on Friday, May 4. But they're bringing the kazoos. The team is handing out 5,000 of the tiny instruments for fans to perfo...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  15. Ireland's The Minutes get in the boxing ring

    Dave Wilson

    The Minutes, which have been called "the greatest rock n roll band in Dublin" by Artrocker magazine of London, released their first EP in the United States in February. Check out one of the songs off that EP, "Black Keys," which featured in the ba...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  16. De La Soul makes return off 'First Serve'

    Dave Wilson

    Influential hip-hop group De La Soul made a name for itself with clever wordplay and a storytelling vibe that's uncommon in today's music scene. Two-thirds of the group, Posdnuous (aka Plug 1) and Dave (Plug 2) and, have returned on the album "De ...

    Blog | April 30, 2012