| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Another day closer to the Super Bowl brings us another automaker teasing the ads they've paid millions to air.
This time it's Volkswagen, the company behind a number of memorable Super Bowl ads, including the adorable "The Force" spot from 2011 in...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Bobby Rogers, a singer-songwriter who was a founding member of the Motown group the Miracles, has died at 73. Rogers died early Sunday morning in Detroit after a long illness, according to the Associated Press.
As a songwriter, Rogers worked...
| Mar 4, 2013
Bobby Rogers, an original member of the Motown group the Miracles, who collaborated with lead vocalist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and kept the musical franchise going after its biggest name left, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73....
| May 28, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Most of the attention on John Fogerty’s just-released album “Wrote a Song for Everyone” understandably surrounds the updated versions of many of his Creedence Clearwater Revival classics with duet partners such as the Foo Fighters,...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When John Fogerty's wife, Julie, suggested over dinner one night that he revisit his catalog of Creedence Clearwater Revival songs with artists he admires today, he wasn't about to let the music take a back seat to technology.
"I realize nowadays with...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:33 PM
When I sat down with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Fogerty recently to discuss his new all-star album revisiting his Creedence Clearwater Revival songbook, we spoke about many of those collaborations for the feature story that will appear in...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Earlier this month Pop & Hiss brought you Miguel's characteristically sleek remix of his song "How Many Drinks?" which features a guest verse from Kendrick Lamar.
Now there's a characteristically sleek video to go with it: On Friday, the two L.A.-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Southern Californians who missed Vampire Weekend at Coachella over the last two weekends will get another chance to see the New York indie-pop band before long.
On Sept. 28, Vampire Weekend is to play the Hollywood Bowl, the venerable outdoor venue...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:17 PM
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....
| Feb 25, 2013
Singer of Chicago blues
Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family.
A younger contemporary of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:17 AM
“What’s in a name,” quoth the Bard of Avon in “Romeo and Juliet.”
In the offices of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, one of the deep South’s flagship theater companies, marketing director Meg Lewis has been trying to...