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Pop & HissR&B recluse D'Angelo is in hiding no more. After appearing with the Roots at Bonnaroo in June, the sonic manipulator of funk and soul has booked a surprise July 4 date at West Hollywood's House of Blues, according to promoter Live Nation....
Pop & HissThe musician/DJ favors Miles Davis, Vum, Le Butcherettes and Boris....
Pop & HissJonathan Ward's ‘Opika Pende' box set resurrects the world of early African music — with a history lesson in the mix. Jonathan Ward's music room in his second-floor Angeleno Heights walk-up is a tight, comfortable space with three walls full.....
Pop & HissPersonal Playlist: Head of Chop Shop Music Supervision Alexandra Patsavas talks about her favorite music these days....
Pop & HissSteve Reich celebrates his 75th birthday by performing his landmark "Clapping Music," and offering a hard, distorted version of his recent "2x5."...
The cristal baschet is one of the most beautiful musical instruments you will ever see, made of vibrating, tuned steel, fiberglass amplification cones and wire "whiskers" that shimmy when fingers rub the glass-rod keyboard. Film composer Cliff Martinez'...
Pop & HissTom Waits, whose new album is called ‘Bad as Me,' talks about Captain Beefheart, the late Don Van Vliet....
Pop & HissIt's never too early to get the young'uns comfortable with the idea that at some point between the ages of 15 and 20 a significant other will most likely instill in them a lesson in absolutely brutal heartbreak. So when......
Pop & HissEnter De La Soulviet, a remix project that attempts the impossible. Ostensibly, there's no point in remixing De La Soul's early beats, many of which were handled by J Dilla and Prince Paul, two of the greatest producers of all time. But credit Miami-based...
Pop & HissThe Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...
PASSINGS: Gil Clancy, Zoogz Rift, Carl Bunch, David E. Davis Jr., James Pritchett, James M. Roberts, Pat RoweGil Clancy Boxing trainer Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said. Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...
Zoogz Rift Punk rock musician Zoogz Rift, 57, a punk rock musician whose experimental style garnered comparisons with Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa, died March 22 at Encino Hospital of complications from diabetes, said his partner, Laura Rift....
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