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  • Has Yahoo tattled on who'll win the MTV Video Music Awards?

     
    Yahoo has issued fascinating data that may foretell who'll win the MTV Video Music Awards to be doled out on Sunday night. Below is a list of nominees ranked according to how often they were searched by Yahoo web browsers during this year's nomination...
  • In rotation: MGMT's 'Late Night Tales'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... When the duo MGMT broke into the mainstream with its great 2008 hits “Time to Pretend,” “Kids” and “Electric Feel,” the...
  • Album review: Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto'

     
    It can’t be easy being Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, with so many critics working overtime to justify their contempt, picking apart his band’s words not for enjoyment but in a search for the cheesiest mixed metaphors, listening to melodies...
  • Live: The War on Drugs at the Satellite

     
    Philadelphia guitar rock band The War on Drugs gigged at Silver Lake club the Satellite on Saturday night. Times pop critic Randall Roberts reviews....
  • Grammy preview: L.A. bands in the running

     
    Local acts Foster the People, the Belle Brigade, Tyler the Creator, Far East Movement and Fitz & the Tantrums vie for Grammy glory. While it’s never a bad year for music in a city the size of Los Angeles, 2011......
  • Here's our guess at what act Musikfest will announce this morning

     
    When Musikfest revealed Tuesday morning that it will announce the fifth headline act of the ten-day festival, I’ll admit I was concerned. But I’ve come up with a guess. The festival said the announcement would be made on Lehigh Valley......
  • Electronica band to headline Musikfest. Did we get it right?

     
    Twenty-one hours after we announced we thought Musikfest would announce today that psychedelic/electronic rock group MGMT was coming to the festival on Aug. 5, the announcement has just been made on Philadelphia alt-rock radio station WRFF-FM, 104.5....
  • 2010 VMAs Live-Blog: Kanye West, Lady Gaga and more

     
    With shows such as "Jersey Shore" leading MTV's ratings, the network's continued devotion to its annual Video Music Awards -- a ceremony honoring something that MTV, er, doesn't really play any more -- makes about as much sense in 2010 as MSNBC throwing...
  • Flux's latest video series soothes gross animals, drunk girls and 'Avatar'-withdrawal victims

     
    At least two gnarly creatures met grim ends last night during the Flux video series, a showcase of new and new-ish short films, music videos and performance pieces at the Hammer Museum. But they nonetheless earned a good bit of......
  • Personal Playlist: Zach Galifianakis, what are you listening to?

     
    Personal Playlist is a new Pop & Hiss series in which personalities in and out of the pop world share their recent music picks. Zach Galifianakis is no stranger to pop music. He's appeared in videos for the likes of......
  • Times music writers pick their favorite albums of 2010

     
    In this day and age, critical consensus is hard to come by in the world of popular music. There are as many musical subgenres in 2010 as there were album releases four decades ago, and even the most plugged-in fan......
  • L.A. Unheard: 11 bands to watch in 2011

     
    In a time when new music moves so fast that it feels like we should already be talking about 2012’s hot young bands, here are 11 of our picks to watch in 2011 – a few new names and some more recognizable locals primed to take their sounds to new...