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  • Album review: Booker T. resurrects Memphis sound with 'Sound the Alarm'

    Album review: Booker T. resurrects Memphis sound with 'Sound the Alarm'
    The recent reactivation of Stax Records has brought organist-producer Booker T. Jones back to the label that featured his sound on so many great recordings of the 1960s and '70s, including those by Otis Redding and Sam & Dave as well as his own albums,...
  • The-Dream brings 'Too Early' to 'Late Night'

    The-Dream brings 'Too Early' to 'Late Night'
    During a recent interview with Pop & Hiss about his new album "IV Play," The-Dream seemed most excited by far about "Too Early," a mournful electro-blues cut the influential R&B star recorded with Gary Clark Jr. on guitar. So perhaps it's no surprise...
  • Music and identity crisis on the Sunset Strip

    Music and identity crisis on the Sunset Strip
    This post has been corrected, please see below for details. In March, the Sunset Strip music venue the Key Club announced that it was closing for good. Few local music fans were especially surprised. The venue had operated in various guises since...
  • For The-Dream, it's all 'point of view'

    For The-Dream, it's all 'point of view'
    The most decorated space in The-Dream's Newport Beach pied-à-terre is the master bedroom — no surprise, perhaps, for the R&B star behind such sex-obsessed slow jams as "Love King" and "Sweat It Out," the latter of which finds him helpfully...
  • Video: Rush's 'Spirit of Radio' from HBO's Rock Hall of Fame show

    Video: Rush's 'Spirit of Radio' from HBO's Rock Hall of Fame show
    About 7,000 people were on hand at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre last month when Rush was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Class of 2013, along with Donna Summer, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Heart, Albert King, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler....
  • Coachella 2012: Ximena Sariñana states the obvious

     
    As day one of weekend 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival dragged on, a few artists seemed to have just as much fatigue as the sun-soaked audiences who came to see them. A look at performances from Frank Ocean, M. Ward Ximena Sariñana....
  • Album review: Jack White's 'Blunderbuss'

     
    Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, has released his first solo album, called "Blunderbuss," and Times pop music critic Randall Roberts says it's fantastic....
  • Album review: Death Grips' 'The Money Store'

     
    As crude as Sacramento’s Death Grips can be — and make no mistake, the trio, as the sadomasochistic cover art foretells, is crude — it views aggression with a wide-angle digital lens. Todd Martens reviews the band's major label debut....
  • Live music for your Memorial Day weekend

     
    The Pop & Hiss run-down of the weekend's top shows has returned. Included this week is the Lightning In a Bottle Festival, the JazzReggae Festival and Silver Lake's Jubilee....
  • Shaggy, Alison Hinds, Tarrus Riley shine at JazzReggae Fest

     
    On day two of UCLA's annual JazzReggae Festival, Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Collie Buddz, Alison Hinds and others showcased the many sounds of the Caribbean, from soca and reggae to reggaeton and lovers rock. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an...
  • Coachella 2012: Black Keys bring hard garage rock to the main stage

     
    Coachella 2012: The Black Keys pushed garage rock onto the mainstage at Coachella 2012 with a dose of blue-collar energy. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews....