| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Even after a solo recording career that this year marks 45 years, even after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, even after winning his sixth Grammy Award in February for his newest album, “Locked Down,” famed......
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Grammys 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more for music's biggest night! The 55th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, Feb. 10 CBS, 8pm ET, (with red-carpet coverage on E! and MTV starting at 6pm) The music industry's most prestigious event and its...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Black Keys (pictured) got screwed, frankly, when their tremendous album Brothers wasn't even nominated in the 2011 Best Album Grammy category. (It won Best Alternative Music Album and a strange category called Best Recording Package, while the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Guitarist Bombino's performance at a wedding in the desert city of Agadez, Niger, six years ago was, in some ways, a typical job. Then 27, he had been playing music since childhood and toured globally as a member of the band Tidawt. But this gig became...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:28 PM
2013 was the year indie finally conquered KROQ-FM.
At the station's annual day-long Weenie Roast festival in Irvine on Saturday, almost every headliner evoked a certain scrappy outsiderdom -- even if those bands had radio hits hiding in their plaid...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:52 AM
As the sun beamed on the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on Saturday, a sold-out sea of indie music fans danced and sang along to some of today's biggest rock artists at the 21st annual KROQ Weenie Roast.
While many of the past years have...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...
| Jan 18, 2013
Even though he says, "I'm the worst with my memory banks, about as bad as you can get," Mac Rebennack remembers "the shift" that allowed him to become one with his onstage persona — the charismatic, extravagantly costumed, voodoo-preaching rock star...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
NASHVILLE -- New York indie-rock trio Fun. and L.A.'s breakout R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece predominantly in the most prestigious Grammy categories.
Absent a single lightning rod artist such...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The Black Keys spent the beginning of last week in New York City, where they played for more than 60,000 people at a massive outdoor concert in Central Park with Neil Young and Foo Fighters. Saturday evening, they ended the week at L.A.’s Staples...