| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Shooter Jennings could barely see over a church pew when his father, country music legend Waylon Jennings, had a falling out with Shooter’s godfather — Waylon’s manager — and asked the little boy to pick himself a new one....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Well, the name certainly fits. Pretty Lights – aka electronic music star Derek Vincent Smith – probably jacked up the electric bill by hundreds of dollars on Wednesday at the UCF Arena, with a show designed to be seen as much as heard. Smith...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Come to the land of the ice and snow/From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow…
These lyrics start off Led Zeppelin’s third album, and they start of the American version of the Nordic tale The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. This version...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Abel Tesfaye, a k a the Weeknd, has been busy the past few months. He self-released three mix tapes of moodily skewed R&B that have earned him a nomination for Canada’s top musical honor, the Polaris Prize (he lost out to...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City at the RAIDER IMAGE STORE with a preview of tonight’s Oakland Raiders Pre-Season Game against the Detroit Lions.
KTLA is your Oakland Raiders Pre-Season Games Station! The game versus the Detroit Lions is...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Here's a treat for your 4th of July cookouts: Dan Deacon remixed the song of the summer, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" ... by taking the a capella and layering it over and over and over and over.
About an hour ago, Deacon explained it on Twitter: "I...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:30 PM
We live in a tumultuous era for musicians, where Internet piracy has threatened the dominance of major labels, the days of the CD are in decline and no one is exactly sure of the next big format that music will take. That, however, hasn’t stopped...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Kiss and Motley Crue performed at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there.
Thirty years after they first toured together, Kiss and Motley Crue are back out on the road, opening their 2012 summer tour on an...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:23 AM
Billy Crstyal’s return to hosting duties at the Oscars reminded me a lot of the Oscar party I went to at local Point Loma artist Leslie Perlis’ house.
At previous parties, I could make the crowd laugh. One year I pestered everybody that...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
While it would be really easy to poke fun at the 10 songs GM???s audio engineer Matt Kirsch listens to when he tests car stereos, I look at his list and wonder where all the oomph is. One pet peeve......