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In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesPhotographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...
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Google's Zerg Rush is a gift to all of us who believe that not every minute spent at work should be used in productive pursuits. If you have a few minutes to spare, try typing the words "zerg rush" into Google from the search engine's homepage. Then...
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Somewhere deep in the catacombs of Capitol Studios in Hollywood, Bethany Cosentino has found a little place of her own. It's squeezed into a tight corner in the control room of Studio B, where she sits behind an ancient synthesizer to relax or think or...
Pop & HissCowgirl Gaga in the wings? Lady Gaga might be showing signs that she wants to add a little country sugar to her pop-star glitter. Pairing with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland during Wednesday's Grammy nomination broadcast for the closing ballad “You.....
Nation NowGoogle Doodles: Gumby, Halloween, Dizzy Gillespie and more -- a Doodler talks about her favorites and what inspires the Google Doodle team. 2011 was a very good year for doodles....
Pop & HissRock amplifier innovator Jim Marshall died on Thursday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers insight into the importance of the "Marshall stack" as a symbol in rock & roll....
L.A. Times Tech BlogProcrastinators rejoice: Google has given its guitar "doodle" a permanent home. The homepage logo, posted Thursday in honor of the late guitarist Les Paul's 96th birthday, features a six-string guitar that can be strummed with a mouse (or a fingertip,.......
L.A. Times Tech BlogGoogle is buying Admeld, a company that helps web pulishers manage display ads online. The two companies announced the deal on Monday in two respective blog posts and a couple tweets, declining to say just how much the acquisition was worth. The...
L.A. Times Tech BlogYouTube will be broadcasting on the Web a red-glowing lunar eclipse today at 11:20 a.m. PDT that otherwise will only be visible in the skies of South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe -- but not North America. The Wednesday morning lunar even...
L.A. Times Tech BlogLunar Eclipse's are a rarity, but thanks to modern technology, there are a few ways to get in on the red-moon action for those who missed seeing the astronomical event as it happened. Google.com's home page on Wednesday features a Google Doodle (as the...
L.A. Times Tech BlogGoogle is paying tribute to former Queen frontman Freddie Mercury with a homepage doodle. The doodle -- which unfolds into a 98-second animated video -- celebrates what would have been the British musician's 65th birthday (on Labor Day, but Google chose...
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