| Oct 3, 2008
Nick Reynolds, who as a college student grabbed a guitar, donned a broad-striped button-down shirt and quickly helped propel the 1950s folk music revival to the top of the pop music charts as a founding member of the Kingston Trio, died Wednesday in San...
| Sep 30, 2009
Henry Louis Bellmon
Oklahoma governor, U.S. senator
Henry Louis Bellmon, 88, who in 1963 became Oklahoma's first GOP governor since statehood and is known as the father of the state's modern Republican party, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Mercy Hospital in...
| Jun 6, 2010
Ariel Pink seems quintessentially L.A. He's lived virtually his entire life in Los Angeles and can't imagine living anywhere else. He's written songs with titles like "Beverly Kills" and "Life in L.A.," and echoes of the city's musical past reverberate...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 4:00 AM
LOS ANGELES -- It's a tribute to the Grammys' success at becoming more a musical spectacle than an awards show that on the night she made history, Beyonce was just another face in the crowd.
Pop's reigning diva earned six Grammys on Sunday, more than any...
| Jan 11, 2009
What does a hard-core audiophile designer with a Rolodex full of rock 'n' rollers have on his iPod? We asked John Varvatos, who says he has about 35,000 albums prepped to 'Pod, what's currently in heavy rotation:
"I'm listening to some old British...
| Sep 28, 2006
Go ahead: Try to label them
It's hard enough for a band to get gigs around Los Angeles, but when you don't live here — and you bring a little something different to the table — it's darned near impossible. So Adam Pasion and his banjo-,...
| Feb 7, 2010
It's the night after New Year's Eve and hundreds of kids are crammed into the Smell, the downtown DIY tabernacle of the Los Angeles avant-garde. A sweating mass of art students, skate punks and subterranean scene staples ecstatically moshes to a...
| Nov 13, 2008
He didn't have to cobble together a show when he decided to turn his shoe repair shop into an art gallery.
All Greg Papazian had to do was reach into the shoe box that for 35 years held a one-of-a-kind photographic record of Los Angeles in its glittery...
| May 22, 2009
Kate Voegele seems to be living the charmed life.
Her role on the popular TV show "One Tree Hill" continues to grow. Her sophomore album, "A Fine Mess," is the No.3 download on Amazon.com. And she is playing sold-out shows, including one at The Social on...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The second Hollywood Week episode flew by as nearly 100 hopefuls were paraded in front of a (mostly) deadly serious judges panel. Too serious. This is supposed to be fun! For us, at least. Truth be told, it was kind of difficult to discern the truly...
| Jul 10, 2008
JOEL FLATOW'S life is all about connections. Over the past decade, he's used his political links and savvy to help the recording industry wage its fight against piracy. Now he's using the musical ones to help politicians and nonprofit organizations...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
On a chilly Tuesday night that was surprisingly well-suited to the scarves, striped sweaters and scruffy beards that have overtaken Silver Lake fashion of late, Laura Veirs transported Spaceland to an unspoiled wooded corner of the Pacific Northwest....