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  • How to be a rock star: Moving beyond the labels

     
    The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny West Hollywood venue the audacity to...
  • Fox Sports chief David Hill promises no geezers during next Super Bowl halftime

     
    Fox Sports President David Hill has a lot on his mind. He needs to decide how much to bid on the 2014 and 2016 Olympics. He has to keep his eye on upcoming labor negotiations in the National Football League......
  • Remember when TV theme songs ruled the pop charts?

     
    Some TV theme songs actually topped the Billboard chart. Once upon a time, TV theme songs were top of the pop charts. Some, including "Welcome Back," even made it to No. 1. Take that, " Lost's" zoom-by sound effect. You......
  • Jason Bonham announces 'Led Zeppelin Experience,' even as female singers attempt their own tributes

     
    On Monday, Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, announced details (well, kind of) of his upcoming tribute tour, called "Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience." The string of shows, the specifics of which have yet to......
  • A music critic's pick: 'Lisztomania' at the Egyptian [updated]

     
    Lady Gaga, be gone. Be gaggéd. Get thee from the spotlight. Make way for "Lisztomania"! Ken Russell's 1975 movie, the one supposedly about the first and greatest pop star (and no middling talent, this Franz Liszt, however many the 19th......
  • Tributes to the Who, George Martin

    Tributes to the Who, George Martin
    THERE ARE "once-in-a-lifetime" tribute and trophy shows most every weekend in Los Angeles, but Saturday night had been circled on the calendar for weeks by fans of the British Invasion as an evening of amazing confluence. Crosstown events promised to...
  • Live: Sub Pop's SP20

    Live: Sub Pop's SP20
    REGIONALISM IS dead: That's one of many extreme ideas floating around pop music circles during these tumultuous times. The theory goes that, as the Internet turns music thoroughly ethereal and links in people from Athens, Ga., to Australia, the need to...
  • 'Into The Wild' in unison

    'Into The Wild' in unison
    "Into the Wild" is the story of a young man who breaks away from his family and sets off to explore uncharted territory. The story of its soundtrack is much the same. At 42, Eddie Vedder is not quite young (although, in a yellow leather jacket and band...
  • Backtracking

    Backtracking
    U2's "The Joshua Tree," one of the most acclaimed albums of the rock era, was released 20 years ago this year, but it just got better. To celebrate the collection's anniversary, the Universal Music Group has reissued the album in an ambitious new three-...
  • Two groups that keep shining on

    Two groups that keep shining on
    Pink Floyd's history and entire body of work aren't as familiar to the average music fan as those of such other 1960s British groups as the Beatles, Rolling Stones or the Who. Even some of Floyd's casual fans may think of it chiefly in terms of two...
  • The Who at the Super Bowl: Playing their younger selves

     
    It was an old-fashioned laser light show at Miami's Sun Life Stadium during the Super Bowl halftime show, as vintage rockers the Who energetically went largely without gimmicks and shtick during its brief mini concert. Relying on little more than......
  • Want a Great Workout? Try Drums

    Want a Great Workout? Try Drums
    Rock drummers, some claim, are finely tuned athletes, as fit as any long-distance runner. But to get your head around that idea, you'll have to put aside all sorts of assumptions and stereotypes. First, forget "Spinal Tap," that hilarious mockumentary in...