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  • Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre

    Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre
    An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
  • Operas and orgasms -- did ENO go too far with 'Don Giovanni' ad?

    Operas and orgasms -- did ENO go too far with 'Don Giovanni' ad?
    In 2010, the English National Opera in London generated some debate over its modern staging of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" that featured a couple of scenes of sexual assault, including one of a gang rape of a woman. This season, the company is once again...
  • Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race

    Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race
    For Brit-pop fans, Thursday night's Coachella announcement was like a birthday, Christmas, Hannukah and an unexpected inheritance check all arriving at once. Devotees of the dance-leaning Sahara Tent, however, might be taken aback by the light bill of...
  • Coachella 2013: Blur to close Friday night's Weekend 2 show

    Coachella 2013: Blur to close Friday night's Weekend 2 show
    This post has been updated. See below for details. One of the best performances Pop & Hiss took in over the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was Blur's smart, wide-ranging set last Friday night on the main stage. And one...
  • Coachella 2013 feels something like a British re-invasion

     Coachella 2013 feels something like a British re-invasion
    Ten minutes into his band's performance Friday night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, singer Damon Albarn of Blur realized he hadn't introduced himself. So after a hard-driving rendition of Blur's song "There's No Other Way," the...
  • Album review: Amadou & Mariam's 'Folila'

     
    Referred to throughout Africa as the Blind Couple of Mali, this veteran husband-and-wife duo had a mainstream hit in France in 2005 with "Dimanche à Bamako," produced by the French-Spanish pop star Manu Chao; three years later the couple recruited......
  • Sundance 2012: In ‘Shut Up,’ the enigma of LCD Soundsystem

     
    Sundance Film Festival: James Murphy, former lead singer of LCD Soundsystem, explains in an interview why he broke up the band and talks about his new movie "Shut Up and Play the Hits."...
  • Adele, Bruno Mars, Civil Wars among Grammy sales winners

     
    One full year after its release and Adele's "21" continues to find a new audience. In its 52 weeks in the top-10 of the U.S. pop charts, "21" has now sold more than 7.3 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan....
  • Adele's '21' sets record with 21st week at No. 1

     
    Adele's momentum is showing no signs of slowing. After winning six Grammy Awards and taking the top prize at the Brit Awards, the young soulful star bested a chart record set by another vocal powerhouse, the late Whitney Houston. Adele's "21" coasted to...
  • Brit Awards: Blur returns and Adele raises her middle finger

     
    Welcome home, Adele. Now please, step aside for Blur. London's soulful singer, who won six Grammy Awards and performed for the first time earlier this month after undergoing vocal cord surgery, unexpectedly took top honors at the 2012 Brit Awards. Her...
  • Foster the People tackles Neil Young at Lollapalooza

     
    Foster the People, L.A.'s fast-rising electro-pop act, haven't been shy about their genre-hopping ambitions. Still, the the masses awaiting "Pumped Up Kicks" at Lollapalooza in Chicago this past weekend could be forgiven for being surprised when the...