Posts by Lyndsey Parker

  • KCRW Stages 'Mini-Coachella' With Beck

    Lyndsey Parker at Maximum Performance4 hrs ago

    When Southern California's Coachella festival expanded to two identical consecutive weekends a couple years ago, the fest's participating artists were faced with a conundrum: What to do with themselves during their days off in Cali between weekends one and two? But Los Angeles tastemaker radio station KCRW solved that problem for some of Coachella's acts by hosting private "mini-Coachella" showcases at famed engineer/mixer Bob Clearmountain's refreshingly air-conditioned, no-sunscreen-required Apogee's Berkeley Street Studios.

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  • 'The Voice' Season 6 Playoffs, Round 2: Teams Adam & Shakira Are On the Edge of Glory

    Lyndsey Parker at Reality Rocks2 days ago

    "The Voice" Season 6 inched one episode closer to the long-delayed Live Playoffs this Tuesday, when the show staged its not -live Playoffs with Adam Levine and Shakira's semifinalists.

    Ten singers sang, six singers advanced, two hours passed. Overall, this was a more compelling episode than last week's Team Blake Playoffs, and for the most part the right contestants made it through — with the possible exception of one promising newbie.

    Let's get to the recapping, shall we?

    TEAM SHAKIRA

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