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  • Year-end Top 10 list: August Brown

     
    Throughout the week and holiday season, Pop & Hiss will be presenting various top 10 lists from its contributors. What follows are the favorite albums of the year from staffer August Brown....
  • LMFAO, Iron Maiden and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
  • SXSW 2012: Artists, you have 42 different ways to make money

     
    The music industry in 2012 was characterized as one of "micro-pennies" at the annual festival and conference that is South by Southwest. The phrase was used by Rich Begnloff, who heads indie label trade group the American Assn. of Independent Music....
  • Prism is Nicolas Jaar, Noah Kraft’s block of sound

     
    The Prism isn’t actually shaped like a prism but, rather, is a simple, brushed-chrome cube the size of a child’s wooden block. Set it on a pedestal in an art gallery, and its simple symmetry suggests a sculpture rather than what it is: a music...
  • Review: Nicolas Jaar makes electronica musical at the Echoplex

     
    Young electronica artist Nicolas Jaar played the Echoplex in a sold-out show Monday night, and the best part of his set was the way he approached the perennial problems of computer-based dance music. So writes August Brown in his review....
  • Clint Mansell to perform film works for the first time in L.A.

     
    Film composer Clint Mansell, best known for his work with Darren Aronofsky on "Black Swan," "Requiem for a Dream" and "The Fountain," will perform three nights at Largo in his first ever solo appearances in Los Angeles. Times pop music critic Randall...
  • Album review: Paul Van Dyk's 'Evolution'

     
    For a good half-decade now, Top 40 pop has been leaning toward the proudly synthetic, inexorably propulsive sound of European club music. On "Evolution," his first album of new material since 2007, the German DJ-producer Paul Van Dyk leans back.......
  • Album review: Dr. John's 'Locked Down'

     
    For Dr. John's new album, he teamed up with Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach and a bunch of young turks to create a classic piece of New Orleans rock, funk and soul. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews....
  • Pitchfork Festival announces schedule

    Pitchfork Festival announces schedule
    With more musical talent taking the stage than ever before, the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival is sure to be a hit with concert-goers. The festival will be held July 13-15 at Chicago's Union Park and music lovers will get an eclectic array of music as...