Kenneth Partridge's work has appeared in such publications as USA Today, the Village Voice and the Hartford Courant, as well as online at MTV Hive and HowAboutWe, among other sites. He's helped to edit two encyclopedias -- one on Latin music, the other on reggae -- and penned biographies about Louis Armstrong and the opera singer Marian Anderson. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his beloved wife and slightly less beloved record collection.
Morrissey Postpones More U.S. Shows Following Illness
Morrissey's ongoing health woes have led to two more show cancellations. The former Smiths frontman had planned to resume his tour on Feb. 9 in Las Vegas, but following his recent hospitalization for what he revealed to be a trio of ailments -- "a concussion, a bleeding ulcer, and Barr…
Bobby Womack Suffering From Alzheimer’s Disease
Bobby Womack has revealed that he's suffering from Alzheimer’s, the NME reports. The 68-year-old soul legend is apparently in the early stages of the disease, but doctors have told him it "will get worse."
Pastels Releasing New Album, ‘Slow Summits’
Scottish indie-pop greats the Pastels are releasing their first new album in 16 years, Consequences of Sound reports. 'Slow Summits,' the group's fifth full-length, is due out sometime in 2013, and while there's no official release date, we know the label -- Domino -- and have a …
Assault Charges Against Harley Flanagan, Former Cro-Mags Bassist, Dismissed
Assault charges against Harley Flanagan, the former Cro-Mags bassist accused of attacking two of the legendary New York City punk group's current members with a hunting knife prior to a scheduled performance on July 6, have been dropped, according to DNAINfo.com. The news came today (Dec. 14) via Fl…