| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Beyonce’s surprise album drop constitutes an early holiday gift to fans, but it also figures to bolster her own bank account considerably, enough that it may combine with her other business ventures to deliver her most lucrative year yet, Forbes...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Downtown L.A.'s new Ace Hotel is set to open Jan. 6, and they're preparing to celebrate with a mighty, beautiful noise.
The experimental British group Spiritualized will convene a full orchestra, choir and band to re-create its landmark 1997 album...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Over the summer, as his song “Blurred Lines” was entering its second month atop the Hot 100, Robin Thicke recalled a time when his music was making a different impact.
“ ‘Lost Without U’ played on the Wave,” the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:45 PM
A day after stealthily dropping her latest album, Beyoncé has risen to the top spot on iTunes in the U.S. -- and pretty much everywhere else.
As much of the country was tucking into bed Thursday night, the singer suddenly announced that her new album...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Note to music journalists crafting their year-end lists: Omitting Wale has dire consequences.
As most publications are rolling out lists of their top albums of the year – Pop & Hiss’ year-end review is right around the corner – Complex...
| 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'...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Carrie Diaries After spending the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Sixteen more singers offered themselves up for the final pre-live-shows-pruning that is "The Voice" knockout rounds on an extended Tuesday episode. As on Monday's knockouts, there were unexpected stumbles, expected triumphs, surprising steals (the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Grumpy Cat was just one of about two dozen Internet stars that turned up at Disneyland in Anaheim Tuesday as […]...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:11 PM
A great rock band requires a source of tension. It can be almost anything: the relationship between melody and noise in Nirvana, for instance, or the competing interests of creative co-captains like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the Rolling Stones....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Breaking into music after a sibling does so can be a gift and a curse.
Getting noticed is simple -- but the expectations and nagging comparisons are unavoidable and can buckle a burgeoning career.
Still, plenty of acts have emerged from the shadows of...