Annie Zaleski

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  • 4 years ago | Concerts

    For about a decade, few musicians — gender be damned — could match the smarts or wit of Salt-N-Pepa. Formed in 1985, the trio busted out of Queens with the scratchin' street-funk of "Tramp" and its flipside, the sultry schoolyard-rap c...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    SunFest Thursday, April 30, through Sunday, May 3, in downtown West Palm Beach along Flag­ler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lake Avenue. Gates open at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at noon Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $10 to $65. Visit ...

  • 7 years ago | Concerts

    When talking about Foreigner circa 2008, it's tempting to refer to the group with air quotes around its name: Lead guitarist Mick Jones — who shouldn't be confused with the Clash guitarist of the same name — is the only original member...

  • 7 years ago | Interviews

    Lo and behold, R.E.M.'s 14th studio album actually lives up to its speedy title. Accelerate is loud, quick, and dirty, spinning by so fast it takes multiple listens to absorb. It's full of buzzing guitars and stream-of-consciousness discontent, al...

  • 8 years ago | Interviews

    In the early '80s, the Go-Go's were considered the quintessential California girls, thanks mainly to sunny new-wave songs like "Vacation" and "We Got the Beat." But times are (somewhat) different now for the quintet: vocalist Belinda Carlisle, gui...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    In the new Kurt Cobain documentary, About a Son, the trio's music is noticeably absent. Instead, director A.J. Schnack lets Cobain tell his own life story by splicing raspy narration taken from phone interviews between the musician and author Mich...