| Mar 17, 2010
| 9:34 PM
About two hours before the first night of official showcases got underway at the South by Southwest music conference and festival in Austin, Texas, Germany by way of Nigeria artist Nneka had a request for the conference-going audience. "I would......
| Nov 28, 2010
When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:34 PM
As the world settles back into the working grind, Pop & Hiss looks to the upcoming concert calendar to find worthwhile moments of escape. There are some expected big names coming to town throughout the winter and into early spring,......
| Jun 17, 2008
The Offspring "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace" (Columbia) * * *
YOU EXPECT a band to show some new twists when it returns from a four-year absence, and in its first album since 2003, the Offspring obliges. "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace" (released today)...
| Dec 3, 2008
Short of gift ideas for that person who really does have everything? Then how about an underwear repair kit or maybe a Barack Obama "Yes, We Can" can opener?
Web site Stupid.com, which claims finding a truly stupid gift is an art form, on Tuesday...
| Feb 27, 2009
Younger audiences, perhaps accustomed to the adopted personas of online realities, seem less bothered by questions of authenticity than previous generations. So it should be no surprise that the opening of " Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience,"...
| Mar 7, 2010
Part 2 in a series of occasional articles.
In the music video for Lady Gaga's hit single "Bad Romance,” the pop diva vamps across several nightmarish tableaux wearing a variety of barely there lingerie get-ups. The flashy clip caused a sensation...