Jon Brion

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino: Enemy Of Bad Taste

    It's been a busy year for Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. Last week, the duo of Cosentino and Bobb Bruno released their sophomore album, The Only Place, for which they recruited production bigwig Jon Brion. The very same week, Cosentino also launched a vintage-inspired line for hipster haven Urban ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Top Six Artist Vs. Record Label Feuds

    ​Pink Floyd has finally settled its lengthy dispute with their longtime record label EMI. The band, which signed to the label over 40 years ago, first took EMI to court last spring in an effort to clarify their existing contract. Floyd sought to prevent EMI from "unbundling" their albums by se ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    The Top 10 Rock-Musician Film Scores

    ​David Fincher's Facebook creation tale The Social Network has been the No. 1 film in America the past two weekends, and no doubt it will continue that streak this weekend, barring an assault by Jackass 3-D which comes out today. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone is already hailing Network as a ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Margaret Cho: Cho Dependent Tour

    She's singing - and still sassy

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    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Chase Hamblin

    ​Chase Hamblin's A Fine Time EP somehow bridges the gap between the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the late orchestral work of Elliott Smith, without all the suicidal tendencies. The five-song release really is a marvel to listen, sounding like George Martin or Jon Brion themse ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007


    Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Hip-hop, Year Two AJ

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some lovable limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Lyin' Scion

    How deep is this Toyota subsidiary's love of hip-hop?

  • Music

    September 1, 2005


    Does Late Registration live up to the hype? Musically, yes. Lyrically, no.

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Fiona Apple

    Extraordinary Machine

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    October 2, 2003
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    November 7, 2002

    Miller's Crossing

    Rhett Miller's Instigator isn't the wreck of the Old 97's. It's just what he does.

  • Music

    December 2, 1999


    New Releases Reviewed

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    The Old and the Restless

    Longtime thought-rocker Robyn Hitchcock cuts new record

  • Music

    August 29, 1996

    Leaving the Country

    Jimmie Dale Gilmore broadens his horizons -- and if he's lucky, his listeners'

  • Music

    February 22, 1996