| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Well, the name certainly fits. Pretty Lights – aka electronic music star Derek Vincent Smith – probably jacked up the electric bill by hundreds of dollars on Wednesday at the UCF Arena, with a show designed to be seen as much as heard. Smith...
| Apr 14, 2012
Shortly after being hired about a decade ago to up the ante of musical talent offered at the Orange County Fair's summer concert series in Costa Mesa, veteran talent buyer Ken Phebus rolled out his schedule for the fair's board. But one of the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City at the RAIDER IMAGE STORE with a preview of tonight’s Oakland Raiders Pre-Season Game against the Detroit Lions.
KTLA is your Oakland Raiders Pre-Season Games Station! The game versus the Detroit Lions is...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:30 PM
We live in a tumultuous era for musicians, where Internet piracy has threatened the dominance of major labels, the days of the CD are in decline and no one is exactly sure of the next big format that music will take. That, however, hasn’t stopped...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:36 AM
As more-or-less promised, David Bowie released a new single early Tuesday, the second sampling from his upcoming album, "The Next Day," which Columbia Records is to issue in the United States on March 12.
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" follows last...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:25 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
After putting Nine Inch Nails on hiatus a few years ago (only to revive the group last month), Trent Reznor has poured his energies into How to Destroy Angels, a group that includes his wife, Mariqueen Maandig, and longtime producer...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Do you like dreamy indie-rock bands? Fireworks? Extremely confusing (but visually stunning) music videos?
Today is your day, friend.
New clips from Phoenix and Beach House are making the online rounds, and though we haven't really a clue what either...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Jan. 31, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There's a lot to love about Dave Grohl: his body of work with Nirvana and Foo Fighters, his old-school rock boosterism, his...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The last few years have been bumpy ones for Paramore, the great Tennessee emo-rock band that stormed Top 40 radio in 2008 with "Misery Business." The group debuted at No. 2 on the album chart with 2009's "Brand New Eyes" and then promptly split in half...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Their given names are James, Christine, Brian and Todd--but many Chicagoans remember them best for their colorful DJ names--JVO, Electra, Sludge and Fook.
They were some of personalities manning the mics of Q101, the rock radio station that ruled the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 2:18 PM
“All my life I want money and power,” Kendrick Lamar raps in his song “Backseat Freestyle,” and less than three months after the release of his major-label debut, the Compton MC appears to be enjoying plenty of both.