| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:13 AM
One of the big open secrets of contemporary EDM is that many, many DJs just aren't doing that much onstage.
Whether picking super-obvious mainstream tracks, using oversimplified beat-matching software or even just playing a pre-mixed set and drunkenly...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:38 AM
After bringing his shimmering brand of old-school pizazz to the Super Bowl, Bruno Mars will head back out on the road.
The performer will launch the next leg of his current Moonshine Jungle tour with a 40-date trek across North America.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Last year, the story out of Coachella dance-land was the inauguration of a swank new indoor tent and a shift away from superstars to more underground sensibilities. This year? It’s a bit more of, well, everything.
Unlike last year, there are a few...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With so much music being streamed, swapped and downloaded from so many outlets these days, it's valid to ask whether we can arrive at any sort of Grammy consensus.
The nominations for the 56th annual ceremony, announced late Friday, give us the answer:...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
YouTube has released its ranking of the most popular videos of 2013, and for the second year in a row, the most-viewed video belongs to South Korean pop star Psy, with “Gentleman.”
The pelvis-thrusting, ponytail-shaking, practical joke-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings.
Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Am I the only one who has Meat Loaf's "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" stuck in my head now?
Those of us "Voice" watchers who do -- and I suspect I am not alone -- can't say Adam Levine didn't warn us. After his team member James...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Rock-and-roll hearts, gospel roots and R&B souls: The top 12 singers on 'The Voice" sought to show their passion and range on Monday's performance-packed show. Some returned to their sweet spots. Others stepped out of their comfort zones. It was a night...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
NEW YORK — As the first YouTube Music Awards came to a close Sunday night, creative director Spike Jonze thanked the powers that be at the video-sharing website for "letting us make this mess."
He couldn't have chosen a more apt word.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Grammys have the unrivaled prestige. The MTV Video Music Awards go for unpredictable, deliciously viral irreverence. And the BET, Billboard Music and American Music awards are better known for A-list performers than who wins which trophies.
| Oct 25, 2013
As YouTube prepares to launch its subscription music service by the end of the year, the digital music giant is seeking to capitalize on music fans' desire to have access to their favorite songs everywhere they go.
The company's free online video site...