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  • Abbey Road Studios announces online mixing service

     
    Abbey Road Studios is offering online mixing and mastering services. New services make the U.K.'s famed Abbey Road studio imprint available to anyone willing to pay a fee....
  • NBC's 'The Playboy Club' to release weekly music on iTunes

     
    NBC's 'The Playboy Club' to release weekly music from show stars...
  • In rotation: Roy Orbison's 'The Monument Singles Collection: 1960-1964'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... Life is hard. Terrible things happen. Hearts get broken. Women turn mean. Tears flow. Loneliness. Oh! But out of such sadness comes Roy Orbison......
  • Album review: DeVotchKa's '100 Lovers'

     
    DeVotchKa creates music that explodes with the desperate passion of someone standing at the end of a pier, or lost in the middle of a desert. The real beauty of this Denver collective’s polyglot approach is that you don’t know......
  • Album review: k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang's 'Sing It Loud'

     
    The big, beautiful voice of k.d. lang swoops, purrs and soars through the 10 songs on “Sing It Loud” like an overgrown Labrador that has slipped its leash to run loose through the park on a gorgeous spring weekend. Playing......
  • In Rotation: The Mixtures' 'Stompin' at the Rainbow'

     
    With apologies to the Who, who coined the term, the music that the Mixtures made in the Southland in the early 1960s can best be described as “maximum r&b.” The hard-driving sound is captured on “Stompin’ at the Rainbow: The......
  • Review: Bruce Springsteen's 'The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story'

     
    The boxed set shows a young Bruce Springsteen reaching for greatness his own way. Let the broken hearts stand as the price you gotta pay — Bruce Springsteen, "Badlands" You'd better be some kind of genius to ask the world......
  • Pop music review: Phoenix at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    In Phoenix's video for its early single “Too Young,” the French pop-rock band worked at a fish-packing plant. It's a strange scene in itself — these guys were way too good-looking and, in the case of singer Thomas Mars, attached......
  • 'Pretty Woman' may score a hat trick with new fragrance

     
    It was wonderfully “Orbison” at Apothia Fred Segal on Thursday. The late singer's voice, crooning classics, permeated the space. But just as importantly, another essence surrounded us. Amber, bergamot and cedar (among other delightful aromas)...
  • The scent of a 'Pretty Woman'

     
    Here's one product you didn't see during the Super Bowl. Roy Orbison's signature song "Pretty Woman" now shares the name with a perfume. Julie Neigher over on sister blog All the Rage has the details, and sampled a scent of......
  • Retro-rocker Findlay Brown, tonight at the Echo

     
    Roy Orbison recently got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but for a different kind of tribute to "the Voice," we turn to Findlay Brown, who sounds uncannily like him. Brown's vocals aren't quite as deep and resonant, but the stylings are similar, and...