| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:01 AM
By Eric Kelsey
LOS ANGELES, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The Super Bowl halftime show
and a performance during the music industry's annual Grammy
Awards are once again the top venues to maximize a musician's
exposure to consumers, the trade publication Billboard...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A film translation of “The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman,” a 2009 radio drama by L.A. pop duo Sparks turned 2010 concept album turned 2011 sparsely staged theatrical production, is moving forward with Canadian director Guy Maddin at the helm....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Jane's Addiction has seen its fair share of shakeups since the group's inception in 1985. Yet despite the history of backstage brawls, the breakups, the multiple reunions, and the revolving bassist position that has seen Guns n' Roses' Duff McKagan, the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lou Reed, anchor of New York rock band the Velvet Underground and widely regarded as one of pop's most influential musicians, has died, the Associated Press reported Sunday. He was 71.
Though a cause of death has not yet been revealed, the Associated...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:58 AM
R. Kelly flexed his relatively tough side a couple of months ago with "My Story," the lead single from his upcoming album "Black Panties," which is due to be released Nov. 11.
The R&B maestro goes much softer, though, in "Genius," another new track...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Of all the guests M83’s Anthony Gonzalez brought out during his Sunday night Hollywood Bowl set, he was clearly most excited about Zelly Meldal-Johnsen’s guest vocals.
Zelly, the precocious grade-school daughter of M83’s producer and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.
There was no music or dancing...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a breezy weekday afternoon on the Santa Monica Pier, Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D are eating seafood bisque and talking about what they always talk about: how hard, exactly, they're about to blow your world apart with their rocking.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:43 PM
A new Hard Rock Hotel coming to Palm Springs is looking to up its music cred through a new partnership with veteran promotion firm Goldenvoice for bookings of live entertainment at the new facility.
The deal also expands Goldenvoice’s reach in the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Three rising independent promoters, including the founders of the Riot Fest rock festival and the Spring Awakening electronic-music festival, are joining forces to open a new 1,600-capacity music club next week in the Wicker Park-Logan Square...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The members of the electro-pop group the Postal Service have slightly different recollections about what exactly they were doing just before playing this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But they each remember the night clearly....