Led Zeppelin Quote
Link to Seattle, Washington Pop Critic Gene Stout Twitter Page

Archive for “December, 2011”

On this page the following entries were made in the “December, 2011” time-frame.


CD REVIEW: It’s never too late for (Christmas with) Tony Bennett

Posted December 23rd, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Who’s got time to read all those last-minute gift ideas circulating just before Christmas? Most people are too frantic to care. But if you’re on the hunt for the perfect traditional Christmas album, look no further than “Tony Bennett: The Classic Christmas Album.” The compilation features superb arrangements and production.
The 14-time Grammy winner [...]

Continue reading “CD REVIEW: It’s never too late for (Christmas with) Tony Bennett” »


CONCERT REVIEW: Tony Bennett celebrates ‘the good life’ in song

Posted December 19th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
What could be a better Christmas gift for a classic-pop fan than a Tony Bennett concert at Christmastime?
The age-defying, 85-year-old crooner rolled into Seattle for a typically classy — and classic — performance Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Paramount Theatre.
Though the concert was short on Christmas songs — he performed such chestnuts as [...]

Continue reading “CONCERT REVIEW: Tony Bennett celebrates ‘the good life’ in song” »


CONCERT REVIEW: Guns N’ Roses, Loaded set KeyArena on fire

Posted December 18th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
It was classic arena rock: Axl Rose and Guns N’ Roses — plus former bandmate Duff McKagan and Loaded — on stage Friday, Dec. 16, at Seatle’s KeyArena.
Face-melting pyrotechnics, numerous spotlight solos, five video screens and a split-level stage with a “grille” of LED lights – all done in a red, white and [...]

Continue reading “CONCERT REVIEW: Guns N’ Roses, Loaded set KeyArena on fire” »


CONCERT PREVIEW: Tacoma’s Eliot Lipp inspired by ‘turntable treasures’

Posted December 13th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
Do you think Eliot Lipp, the electronica performer hailed by Urb.com as being on “the cutting edge of beatwork,” remembers his old hometown?
Well, the Stadium High School alum named his second album “Tacoma Mockingbird” and his new release, “How We Do: Moves Made,” is out now on his own label, Old Tacoma Records.
Lipp, [...]

Continue reading “CONCERT PREVIEW: Tacoma’s Eliot Lipp inspired by ‘turntable treasures’” »


Rhapsody celebrates 10 years with a free party featuring Built to Spill

Posted December 7th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
A slogan on Rhapsody’s website says, “All the music you want. Just 10 bucks a month.”
Subscribers to Rhapsody.com can choose from more than 13 million songs by connecting with a Mac or PC, home audio system or mobile app.
Launched in December 2001, Rhapsody broke away from RealNetworks in 2010. And this year, the [...]

Continue reading “Rhapsody celebrates 10 years with a free party featuring Built to Spill” »




Note: This is the end of the usable page. The image(s) below are preloaded for performance only.