Archive: Guest Lists

Tom Jones and a Tiny Desk

NPR's Bob Boilen, the one-and-only Tom Jones, with Brian Monroney in the background. (©2009 NPR/Christopher Toothman) To spend all day on the Internet is to quite often mumble to yourself, "Man, I wish I thought of that." But NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts elicits more than a mumble; it gets a...

By David Malitz | March 2, 2009; 03:02 PM ET | Comments (2)

Best Of 2008: Guest Work

In which a few colleagues give us their own, annotated Top 5 singles/ albums/ whatevers lists. Or, in the case of a certain Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist, a Top 1. And then there's that pathetic Top 0 from a certain Coldplay- and Journey-loving sports columnist. (You can find Top 10 singles...

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 30, 2008; 09:16 AM ET | Comments (1)

Tullycraft's Twee Primer

Tullycraft: Twee and proud. When I saw that Tullycraft was going to be in town I figured it would be a great opportunity to delve into the delightful world of twee pop. Tullycraft are the masters of the gentle genre. Their song "Twee" can be considered its theme song....

By David Malitz | June 13, 2008; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Up On 'The Wire' With The Pogues

The cheese stands alone - but David Simon doesn't. Last night, while "The Wire" finale was airing on HBO, series creator Simon was at the 9:30 club, spending the evening with the Pogues ... and 1,200 of the band's closest, booziest fans. This according to TWP music correspondent Chris Klimek,...

By J. Freedom du Lac | March 10, 2008; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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