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  • Foster the People: Pumped up, indeed

    Foster the People: Pumped up, indeed
    The time slot was an unforgiving one and the venue even worse. When Foster the People ambled onstage at noon on the final full day of the nearly weeklong South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, it was exhaustion rather than...
  • For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over

    For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over
    Florence Welch emerged onto a CBS soundstage one afternoon last month in a vintage champagne-colored dress, her distinctive red hair framing her pale face. Both hands were trembling, but she fought to remain still. Once the cameraman cued and she began...
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Personal Playlist: Daft Punk gets ‘Congratulations' [Updated]

     
    Getting the French electronica experts of Daft Punk to open up about what music they're listening to these days is no mean feat. The duo — Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo — like to keep their cards close to......