| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The Sayers Club, which opened in Hollywood nearly two years ago, is expanding to include a new front room and bar with a menu of pizza, salads and snacks.
The club, which is backed by Sam Nazarian's SBE hospitality group and run by the gregarious and...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
As Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reported in his review, Gwen Stefani and Keith Urban made surprise appearances during the Rolling Stones' show Friday night at Staples Center, where the legendary English band kicked off a new North American...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:28 PM
2013 was the year indie finally conquered KROQ-FM.
At the station's annual day-long Weenie Roast festival in Irvine on Saturday, almost every headliner evoked a certain scrappy outsiderdom -- even if those bands had radio hits hiding in their plaid...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A note from Pop & Hiss writer August Brown: My assignment to review KROQ's Weenie Roast 2013 coincided with a visit to L.A. from my mom, Helen Balz Brown, who previously wrote a counterpoint to my review of Power 106-FM's Powerhouse in 2009. She's but a...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The Rolling Stones rolled into Staples Center on Monday night for what Mick Jagger described as the band’s last show in Southern California -- “for a while, anyway.” Following an earlier Staples gig, two at Anaheim’s Honda Center...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Music and technology reporter Alex Pham interviews Robb McDaniels, CEO of INgrooves, before his keynote address to the 54th National Association of Recording Merchandisers, or NARM, conference this week....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Call it a case of life imitating martial arts. On the Shanghai set of the kung fu saga “The Man ......
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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....
| May 16, 2012
| 9:37 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
"Yes, it's like musical whiplash -- that's a good term for it," Aaron Lewis said of his gearshift from fronting his long-running hard rock band Staind on Saturday in Mesa, Ariz., to his solo turn Sunday the playing his more rootsy material from his recent...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A warning to managers of grimy small-town diners: Disrespect Kesha at your own risk.
That's more or less the message served up by the new music video for "C'mon," in which the free-spirited L.A. native quits her grim-looking waitressing job in order...