| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Devo founding guitarist Bob Casale died Monday after medical complications unexpectedly led to heart failure, his brother Gerald said. Bob Casale was 61.
Bob had recently been hospitalized due to stomach ailments, his brother said when reached by phone...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Danger Mouse had his heart set on a glimpse of Jupiter.
On a recent evening, the sonic mastermind of L.A.'s Broken Bells was standing in line at the Griffith Observatory, waiting to peer through the giant Zeiss telescope there. As closing time...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
At age 20, Nas issued his game-changing debut album, "Illmatic." Twenty years, and several additional acclaimed albums later, the prolific rapper is returning to his debut. Widely considered one of the greatest rap records of all time, the album is...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Dance music has never been a particular favorite at the Grammy Awards. For decades, even as electronic music sold millions of albums around the world, it was virtually ignored by the music industry's most prestigious awards show.
But at the 56th...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:09 AM
It turns out Coachella is only the beginning.
Days after revealing that it will be among the headlining acts at this year's festival in Indio in April, OutKast announced Monday that it's to spend the spring and summer "as the marquee act at over 40...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Dance music's newest Member of the Order of the British Empire will now be holding court in Hollywood for a monthly residency.
Pete Tong, the influential U.K. DJ and broadcaster, recently relocated to L.A. to further his myriad dance music projects in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“American Idol” has done the unthinkable: It's gone back to basics.
After years of trying to find its mojo with high profile judges and format switches, the aging singing franchise has dialed it down for its latest season, which premieres...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
A bevy of beauties turned out Tuesday night to toast Tory Burch and her new flagship store on Rodeo Drive.
Jessica Alba, Emilia Clarke, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Isla Fisher, Emmy Rossum, Brooklyn Decker and many more came dressed in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:29 AM
When Jennifer Nettles rhymes “a little kiss of freedom” with “a little room for breathin’” in her song “Me Without You,” context tells us she’s singing about the relief that accompanies the end of a troubled...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Valeriano Gomez was standing on a festival stage cradling his black guitar as fans spread out before him, waiting for the count-off, the downstroke, the next electric blast.
Gomez and his group wore matching woolen ponchos, dyed jet black, that made...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:57 PM
It's happening! Along with three Chicago acts making the bill, rumors of a reunited Outkast proved true with the lineup announcement for the 2014 Coachella music fest, set for April 11-13 in Indio, Calif.
After Pitchfork confirmed the Outkast billing,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:53 AM
J. Cole, Janelle Monáe, the Goo Goo Dolls and TLC are among the headliners for VH1’s ambitious series of pre-Super Bowl concerts across New York, the network announced Thursday.
Late last year, the network said it had teamed with the NFL to...