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Tuesday Reviewsday: Regina Carter, Linda Perhacs, La Santa Cecilia and 3BallMTY

It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we have new albums from Regina Carter, Linda Perhacs, La Santa Cecilia and 3BallMTY.

Live from Crawford Family Forum: Robert Hilburn on Johnny Cash

Robert Hilburn, the only music writer at the Folsom Prison concert, tells an audience at the Crawford Family Forum the real Johnny Cash story.

A win for fair use after record label, copyright lawyer settle

Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.

Meet East LA's El Haru Kuroi

KPCC's Adolfo Guzman Lopez crashes a rehearsal by El Haru Kuroi, an East L.A. band with musical roots in Mexico, South America, and Africa.

Absent David Bowie steals show at Brit Awards

The British musician stole the show at Wednesday's Brit music awards without even showing up, while Arctic Monkeys took home two big trophies.

Devo's Bob Casale dies from heart failure at 61

Bob Casale was a musician best know for his work with DEVO, a band which made a name for itself in the late 1970s.

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

Bob Casale, the guitarist for Devo, best known for the 1980 hit "Whip It," has died of heart failure, his brother and band member Gerald Casale said Tuesday. He was 61.

Ladies and gentlemen we are floating in ACE

The timeless story of a movie legend and her mirrors, a hotel and its vintage building, and a 1,600-seat theater resuscitated by the sound of UK space rock.

Henry Rollins: Black Flag's early days, 'uncool' music and Ray Bradbury

The former Black Flag Frontman, writer, publisher and actor talks with KPCC's Kevin Ferguson about Ray Bradbury, Washington, DC, South Bay Punk and Aerosmith.

CD Review: 'The Stigmatized,' a great moment in LA Opera history

One of the L.A. Opera's proudest accomplishments has finally gone on the record: Franz Schreker’s not-quite-forgotten masterpiece, “The Stigmatized.”

Students from Japan wow LA churches with gospel music

Despite not speaking English or coming from a tradition that understands its spirituality, Japanese students come to LA every year to shock parishioners in black churches with their powerful gospel music.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Neneh Cherry, Romeo Santos, Ana Tijoux and more

It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Steve Hochman and Justino Aguila from Billboard Latin.

Prosecutors consider vandalism case against Bieber

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors for a possible felony vandalism case against Justin Bieber.

Look ma, no cables: Flea cops to air bass at Super Bowl

The Chili Peppers played to a track, the band's bassist admitted. Internet sleuths started questioning it when they noticed the instruments weren't plugged in.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Band of Horses, Uncle Tupelo and more

Time for Tuesday Reviewsda, our weekly new music segment. Joining us this week is Shirley Halperin, music editor at The Hollywood Reporter and Chris Martins, senior writer at Spin Magazine.

Anna Gordy Gaye, former wife of Marvin Gaye, has died

Gaye was the sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy and former wife of the late singer-songwriter Marvin Gaye. She died early Friday morning surrounded by family.