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  • 2012 fashion and style around the globe

    2012 fashion and style around the globe
    London calling The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
  • In rotation: David Byrne and Caetano Veloso's 'Live at Carnegie Hall'

     
    In Rotation: David Byrne and Caetano Veloso's "Live at Carnagie Hall." Los Angeles Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers a tip as part of a series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers and contributors are listening to right now....
  • Fatboy Slim rides techno's second U.S. wave

     
    Fifteen years after Fatboy Slim's commercial big-beat breakthrough "Better Living Through Chemistry," the pioneer of the first wave of techno embraced by the American mainstream has stayed at the forefront of the second....
  • Documentary on Paul Simon's 'Graceland' screens at Sundance

     
    A new documentary screening this week at Sundance, "Under African Skies" chronicles the making of Paul Simon's solo 1986 album, "Graceland," and seeks to resolve some of the political static that has long surrounded the work....
  • Survivor songwriter wants Gingrich to stop using 'Eye of the Tiger'

     
    Regardless of the outcome in today's Florida primary, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich may want to take a closer look at his campaign's playlist. A founding member of Chicago rock band Survivor has taken legal measures to stop the Gingrich...
  • Pollyn celebrate "How Small We Are," play L.A. Zoo alongside Abe Vigoda on Friday night

     
    Pollyn "How Small We Are" from Pollyn on Vimeo. It's been a banner year for Brian Eno. His latest record, "Drums Between the Bells," has been praised and he co-produced the stellar Seun Kuti record. Moreover, the music he made......
  • If By Yes: Yuka Honda and Petra Haden collaborate with the musical goal of 'making the landscape as believable as possible'

     
    Yuka Honda, the Japan-born, New York-based multi-instrumentalist/producer, collaborates with L.A.’s multi-voiced singer-violinist Petra Haden for their long-germinating If By Yes project, released on Sean Lennon's Chimera Music...
  • In Rotation: Los Amigos Invisibles' 'Not So Commercial'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... When Venezuelan sextet Los Amigos Invisibles was discovered by David Byrne and released its U.S. debut in 1998, there was the danger that the......
  • South Africa's Johnny Clegg returns with first U.S. album in 17 years

     
    When South African musician Johnny Clegg started playing music in earnest in the 1970s, he was something of a trendsetter, one who assembled an integrated band of white and black musicians at a time when his nation’s government officially sanctioned.......
  • Digital music: Topspin prefers to avoid labels

     
    As the buzz surrounding Google's efforts to jump into the digital music market rose to a roar in late August, one name kept surfacing about the person who might lead it — Ian Rogers. Rogers, who once headed up Yahoo Inc.'s $140-million music business,...
  • If purported Ansel Adams photos earn big money, their discoverer may not get to keep it [Updated]

     
    Here's a little plot-thickener in the strange case of the disputed photo negatives of Yosemite and coastal California scenes that may or may not have been taken by Ansel Adams. Rick Norsigian, a wall-painter for the Fresno school district, bought......