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Review: Grimes Roars Back on 'Art Angels'

Unlike most of her professional peers, Claire Boucher never dreamed about performing in front of adoring crowds. She instead longed to be Phil Spector — a great and powerful studio wizard who pulled the levers, turned the knobs, and manipulated the disembodied head on the other side of the curtain.... Continue reading

Miles Ahead

There's an old Phil Spector song called, "To Know Him is To Love Him." But, if you are referring to legendary trumpeter Miles Davis, you'd have to re-coin the title: "To Know Him is to Love How Talented, Scattered and Crazy He Was." (Photo...Show More Summary

Random Roles: Jonathan Slavin on Dr. Ken, Better Off Ted, and portraying Phil Spector

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: When Jonathan Slavin first arrived in Los Angeles, it was with an eye toward auditioning for any role that came up in an effort to build his resume. Show More Summary

Release Phil Spector!

Murderous music legend Phil Spector should be set free — that’s the shocking plea from the best friend of the actress Spector is convicted of killing! In a dynamite exclusive interview with The National ENQUIRER, Irene “Punkin Pie” Laughlin...Show More Summary

Shocking Appeal! Phil Spector Files To Overturn Conviction For Murdering Girlfriend – Read The Court Documents

One month after Phil Spector’s attempt to have his second-degree murder conviction overturned was denied, has exclusively obtained documents that show the killer has filed another appeal on outlandish… READ ON

Darlene Love – “Forbidden Nights” Video (Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Joan Jett & Bill Murray)

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

With producer Phil Spector, the singer Darlene Love made exactly one timeless pop song, 1963’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” She sang the song on Letterman every year for almost 30 years. But mostly, she’s spent the the decades since then working as a backup singer. On the new album Introducing Darlene Love, though, she’ll […]

Darlene Love on New Solo LP and Working with Springsteen, Steve Van Zandt

About 35 years ago, Bruce Springsteen and Steve Van Zandt were in Los Angeles when they heard Darlene Love was playing at the Roxy. Love had been one of Phil Spector's go-to singers in the 1960s, powering "He's a Rebel," "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry" and other Wall of Sound...

A.V. Undercover: Chumped covers The Crystals

The history of The Crystals’ “He’s A Rebel” is complicated. Though the song was actually recorded by The Blossoms, it was Phil Spector’s desire to be the first producer to the song that would lead to the song becoming a hit when he attached The Crystals name to it. Show More Summary

A Let's Play Of Deus Ex With Warren Spector, The Man Who Created It

Deus Ex is arguably the greatest PC game ever made. So how about a Let’s Play of it, with Phil Spector, Sheldon Pacotti and Chris Norden — they only made the damn game. More »      

Denied! Judge Rules Phil Spector’s Life Sentence Will NOT Be Reversed — Why He’ll Die In Prison

Phil Spector is not getting a second chance at life outside of prison walls. The famed producer’s last attempt to have his second-degree murder conviction overturned was shot down,… READ ON

Denied! Evil Phil Spector Loses Bid For Appeal — Will Likely Die A Convicted Killer

Phil Spector could die a convicted killer now that he must wait six months to learn whether or not courts will consider his appeal in the 2012 murder conviction for… READ ON

News Archive: Lana Clarkson murder

Lana Clarkson This Date in History: Lana Clarkson murder 2003 Update: Lana Clarkston murder Phil Spector trial begins Mistrial in Phil Spector trial – Prosecutor plans to retry him Breaking News: Phil Spector convicted of the murder of Lana Clarkston Update: Lana Clarkston murder Phil Spector sentenced to 19 years to life in prison Movies/Documentaries […]

Newswire: Kerry Washington will play Anita Hill for HBO

Phil Spector. Too Big To Fail. You Don’t Know Jack. Game Change. Recount. Don King: Only in America. Citizen Cohn. Indictment: The McMartin Trial, if you’re looking for a deep cut. Nothing says HBO like a TV movie based on a media circus—preferably a trial, even better if it’s political—that dominated the news cycle years ago. Show More Summary

Last call: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

(Scott Johnson) Way back when in the vinyl era, Rolling Stone gave the album A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector (1963) five stars in its rock and roll album guides and singled out Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” as one of the highlights. Show More Summary

Watch Darlene Love’s Last Christmastime Letterman Performance

11 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Darlene Love has been singing “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on David Letterman’s late-night shows for almost 30 years. She originally recorded the track for Phil Spector’s 1963 album A Christmas Gift For You, first performed the track for Letterman in 1986, and she’s done it during the holidays without fail ever since. Last night, [...]

C&L's Late Night Music Club With Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon And The Roots

I was a performing songwriter for years, and there's one thing I know: A really good song doesn't depend on the arrangement. Sure, layers of sound can make or break a popular tune (just ask Phil Spector), but "All I Want For Christmas"...Show More Summary

Phil Spector Mug Shot Photo Shoot

last yearHumor : Funny or Die

Phil Spector Mug Shot Photo Shoot 1:17 Phil Spector (still in jail for murder) recently got a new mug shot. Funny Or Die has exclusive footage from that photo shoot. Submitted by: chris_singel Regular Keywords: Phil Spector Mug ShotShow More Summary

New Phil Spector Prison Photos Are Absolutely Chilling

Phil Spector, the brilliant music producer-turned-murderer, was sentenced to prison in 2009 for the deadly shooting of actress Lana Clarkson. On September 23, The Smoking Gun published two never-seen images of Spector in prison that have caused quite a stir on Hollywood blogs. Show More Summary

Phil Spector Now Looks More Frightening Than Phil Spector – PHOTO

Prison has not been kind to Phil Spector — to the point where the record producer and songwriter is barely recognizable as the Phil Spector we remember. It’s probably the lack of hair. And wigs. The photo in question (which was taken...Show More Summary

Prison Has Not Been Kind to Phil Spector

Newly released mugshots of Phil Spector reveal that time and prison have taken a toll on the former music producer. Spector is serving 19 years to life for the 2003 murder of Lana Clarkson. These mugshots were taken in October and July...Show More Summary

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