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  • Remembering Teena Marie: A few choice jams from the '80s funk singer-songwriter-producer [Updated]

     
    CNN is reporting that Grammy-nominated singer and Rick James protegée Teena Marie has died at age 54. The multi-talented vocalist, who was born in Santa Monica, got her break at Motown Records in 1979, and went on to be one......
  • CMA Awards 2010: Brad Paisley & Miranda Lambert win big

     
    The Times' Randy Lewis recapped the Country Music Assn. Awards for the new Envelope blog Awards Tracker. An excerpt is below. Texas country music firebrand Miranda Lambert won big at the 44th Country Music Assn. Awards ceremony on Wednesday in......
  • Zola Jesus: New resident of Los Angeles; owner of fearsome wildcat voice

     
    Zola Jesus, a.k.a. Nika Roza Danilova, has a voice like a savage animal. You can’t help but want it to get close to you, but to let it creep near might also guarantee that you get shredded from limb to......
  • Theater review: 'Elektra' at the Getty Villa

     
    Thanks to psychoanalysis, the story of Elektra will forever be associated with the female version of the Oedipus complex. But Sophocles’ interest in this mythological tale has far less to do with sex than justice. What distinguishes Sophocles’ “...
  • Miranda Lambert in seven CMA races including three against fiance Blake Shelton

     
    Miranda Lambert will contend in seven of the 12 categories at the upcoming 44th annual CMA Awards airing on ABC Nov. 10. Lambert's nominations include album, female vocalist, song, musical event and the big prize of entertainer of the year. Double nods in...
  • UNKLE's James Lavelle refuses to cry 'uncle' despite 'hard lessons'

     
    As the man from UNKLE -- the shape-shifting sound system responsible for some of the most forbodingly cerebral, beat-driven tunage of the last dozen years -- James Lavelle has demonstrated a knack for picking collaborators who can help enable his......
  • Alison Krauss steps out of pain and onto 'Paper Airplane'

    Alison Krauss steps out of pain and onto 'Paper Airplane'
    — The private, videotaped performance of six songs from "Paper Airplane," released last Tuesday, has wrapped and the invited audience has left the main room at Oceanway Studios. Alison Krauss & Union Station are in the midst of the still-photo and...
  • Hello Seahorse! says hello to the El Rey Theatre

    Hello Seahorse! says hello to the El Rey Theatre
    First of all, what's up with that name: Hello Seahorse! (Yes, exclamation mark included.) Don't expect a simple answer regarding its meaning from the Mexico City indie rock band, whose songs often are as unpredictable and enigmatic as its appellation....
  • Grammy Awards: Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire take top honors

    Grammy Awards: Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire take top honors
    Pop provocateurs Lady Gaga and Eminem may have brought more compelling career stories to the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, but on a shocking night the big trophies went home Sunday with Southern trio Lady Antebellum and Montreal indie-rock band Arcade Fire....
  • This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor

    This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor
    Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of...
  • SuperHeavy mixes up Jagger rock, Marley rhythms and more

    SuperHeavy mixes up Jagger rock, Marley rhythms and more
    On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...