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Record Store Day: 20 curiosities to chase on music retail's big day

Record Store Day: 20 curiosities to chase on music retail's big day

Record Store Day 2014 commences Saturday with desperate vinyl collectors and obsessive fans scouring racks for the objects of their desire in the...

 Women play second fiddle at summer music festivals

Women play second fiddle at summer music festivals

INDIO, Calif. — Dee Dee Penny, lead singer of the Dum Dum Girls, is no stranger to performing at giant summer musical events. At the first of...

 Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its...

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'Frozen' soundtrack stays at No. 1, passes 2-million-sold mark

'Frozen' soundtrack stays at No. 1, passes 2-million-sold mark

At No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week? "Frozen," of course.

Review: Korean pop music steps up in 'Make Your Move'

Coldplay to play May 19 at UCLA's Royce Hall, five more small shows

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Chic, Giorgio Moroder cancel Hollywood Bowl show

Chic, Giorgio Moroder cancel Hollywood Bowl show

The L.A. disco revival lost a bit of its groove Wednesday.

Brian Johnson says AC/DC not disbanding, but illness taints future

Brian Johnson says AC/DC not disbanding, but illness taints future

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has told a British newspaper that rumors of the band’s impending breakup are only that.

Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles.

Pop Bites: Coachella edition

Pop Bites: Coachella edition

Dishing what's sweet, and sour, from Weekend 1 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. By Gerrick D. Kennedy

Carlene Carter takes her place in the Carter Family with new album

Carlene Carter takes her place in the Carter Family with new album

Aspiring artists face few challenges more daunting than escaping the shadow of a family member who has established a reputation in the...

Review: Anne LeBaron's unexpected body of work can amaze at REDCAT

Review: Anne LeBaron's unexpected body of work can amaze at REDCAT

Anne LeBaron is a composer as transformer. She transforms instruments, such as putting objects on the strings of the harp to tease out...

 R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'

R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'

Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them.

Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths

Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths

Coachella's great if you're rich, tan and beautiful, but those who fall outside that demographic should know that it's...

Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)

Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)

It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester...

Coachella 2014: Rap wins on Weekend 1

Coachella 2014: Rap wins on Weekend 1

When Jhene Aiko sang the opening lines of her Drake collaboration “From Time” during her set Sunday night at Coachella in Indio,...

Coachella 2014: Jay Z, Beyonce among key moments of Weekend 1

Coachella 2014: Jay Z, Beyonce among key moments of Weekend 1

After the first few days of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, some of the 90,000 people in attendance each day no doubt...

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SXSW 2013: The breakthrough bands and the business of streaming music

Reporter Sarah Hashim-Waris gets the highlights from Times music writer Todd Mar...

Reporter Sarah Hashim-Waris gets the highlights from Times music writer Todd Martens on what fans can expect at the 2013 South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

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