| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:57 PM
David Bowie has been into a lot of things during his long career, from Ziggy Stardust, to Mick Jagger, to a 20-year marriage to model Iman.
And now, we find out that Bowie was into, quite literally, the mother of Guns N` Roses guitarist Slash.
| Jun 10, 2012
Essays sneak up on us. They are — or often feel — accidental: the record of a writer wrestling with an idea, an observation, a slice of experience, of a writer figuring it out. They have a conditional quality, as if they could go in any...
| Apr 13, 2011
Duran Duran — the seminal 1980s music outfit that emerged from Birmingham, England, to dominate the global pop scene with cinematic music videos for a catalog of catchy, guitar-inflected, groove-laden synth pop hit singles — has endured.
| Sep 18, 2011
On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...
| Apr 8, 2012
In the run-up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which starts Friday, we've been anticipating not just the music and art but also the independent sense of style that will be on display. Here are some of the standouts who will hit the...
| Aug 14, 2011
There is a wild side to fall clothing and accessories. On the runway, it showed up in fur (real and faux) attached to jackets, boots, clutches and even sunglasses. From high end to mass market, snakeskin and animal prints adorn bags and shoes. And even...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 3:59 PM
From the full-skirted polka-dot dresses of "I Love Lucy's" Lucy Ricardo to the cone bras and figure-hugging outfits worn by the women of " Mad Men," costumes have done as much as anything to make television memorable.
In recognition of the part clothes...
| Apr 27, 2011
Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex
Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website.
Styrene, whose real name was...
| Apr 9, 2011
"The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Record Store Day arrives in April 21, and with it a bunch of limited edition vinyl. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers ten highlights to seek out....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Tim Tebow played through rib, lung and chest injuries even after the outcome of the Denver Broncos' 45-10 loss to the New England Patriots on Saturday had been decided....
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"Ovo," the new insect-themed traveling show from Cirque du Soleil, has set up camp at the Santa Monica Pier for a two-month stay....