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  • Album review: Peter Gabriel's 'Scratch My Back'

     
    There seems to be two motivations behind Peter Gabriel's new album, one playful and the other more serious. The first gives the project its title: Gabriel covered compositions by 12 working artists, including David Bowie, Neil Young, Arcade Fire and......
  • Greek Theatre, Gibson Amphitheatre announce upcoming lineups

     
    The Gibson will have several Latin music acts, including Gilberto Santa Rosa, Pepe Aguilar and Vicente Fernández. Sugarland, the Go-Go's and Norah Jones will play the Greek. System of a Down's Serj Tankian, Spanish tenor Jose Carreras, L.A. rockers 30......
  • Coachella's L.A. artists: Who will break out, and who will go home for good?

     
    Coachella is the defining music event in Southern California every year -- for fans and local artists alike. The festival has become a kingmaker for striving L.A. bands rounding the corner into national prominence. Recent performances by Silversun...
  • Jazz vocalist Jose James talks inspiration, Flying Lotus, and tonight's Zanzibar gig

     
    With the genre perennially accused of atrophy, it's little surprise that precocious vocalist and "Jazz Times" darling Jose James has been hailed as a so-called "savior of jazz." But the hype surrounding the Minneapolis-bred and Brooklyn-based crooner is...
  • Live review: Robin Thicke at Club Nokia

     
    He's still a bit soft-spoken, but he's becoming friskier and funnier. Fans respond by 'Shakin' It 4 Daddy.' Robin Thicke opened his concert Monday night at Club Nokia with "Diamonds," the final track from his new "Sex Therapy" and true......
  • Backtracking: The box set gift guide

    Backtracking: The box set gift guide
  • How JT and Al Green saved the Grammys

    How JT and Al Green saved the Grammys
  • Usher debuts at No. 1; Cyndi Lauper bops back onto the charts

    Usher debuts at No. 1; Cyndi Lauper bops back onto the charts
    Believe it or not, it will be 25 years ago this December that Cyndi Lauper burst onto the pop scene with the aptly titled "She's So Unusual." This week she's back on the album charts with her 10th studio collection, "Bring Ya to the Brink," which finds...
  • Amid the rappers, it's Green day at the Shrine

    Amid the rappers, it's Green day at the Shrine
    Watching Al Green sing live should be on any list of "Things to Do Before You Die." So it was understandable that at the rehearsals the day before Tuesday night’s BET Awards, pre-show buzz revolved not around much-anticipated performances from...
  • CD: Cat Power

    CD: Cat Power
    Cat Power "Jukebox" (Matador) *** SINGER-songwriter Chan Marshall's latest effort stays in the languid Memphis-soul bag of her acclaimed 2006 album "The Greatest," which paid homage to soul legend Al Green and the '70s sound of Hi Records. But on...
  • Robert Hilburn's memoir: John Lennon remaking himself, then gone

    Robert Hilburn's memoir: John Lennon remaking himself, then gone
    Hilburn, former pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times, is author of "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)." An excerpt in Sunday Calendar recalled his relationship with Lennon after the Beatles' breakup. In today's...