| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:38 AM
“I didn’t record one word I didn’t feel – whether or not I wrote it,” Lea Michele says during a recent listening session for her debut album. "These are words that are parts of me."
"Louder," released on Tuesday, shows...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:58 AM
After the coffee. Before finishing the Christmas shopping.
The Skinny: Was watching the underrated "Carlito's Way" again last night. Poor Carlito, if only he'd taken Benny Blanco from the Bronx seriously. For a Friday before Christmas week, we've got a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Perhaps more so than any other facet of the music business, songwriting allows for an endless array of potential entry points, and this year's class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame offers some typically diverse examples.
| May 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Nearly a year ago, pop duo Karmin found itself the music industry’s most exciting upstart after becoming a YouTube sensation -- their spit-polished, homespun covers of ubiquitous hits like Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now,” LMFAO...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:57 PM
One of Pop & Hiss' favorite performances at the Grammy Awards last weekend was Rihanna's hauntingly stark rendition of "Stay," in which the audacious dance-pop star showed a vulnerable side we haven't seen much since "Unfaithful" way back in 2006....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Ke$ha is calling her upcoming album "Warrior," so we can't be surprised to find the pop star busting up chairs and kicking down doors in the music video for the disc's lead single, "Die Young."
But that hardly means that the clip, posted to YouTube on...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Katy Perry performed at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Friday, August 5, with Robyn opening. Live review by August Brown....