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  • England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it

     England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it
    Alex Turner knows how it looks: A young British rock band, widely admired for its unflinching depictions of a pub-crawl demimonde, finds huge success at home, then packs up and moves to sunny Los Angeles just as it's on the verge of becoming a kind of...
  • Review: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' is robotic with heart

    Review: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' is robotic with heart
    For a sense of the random oddities that dot Daft Punk's strange, funky, cosmic new album, "Random Access Memories," consider a partial discography of the musicians employed by the two Frenchmen in service of its creation. The duo, Thomas Bangalter and...
  • Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'

    Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'
    When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling for a guy, fell down from the sky," frontwoman...
  • Review: 'Mosquito' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs; 'Smokin Flames' by Hymn for Her

    Review: 'Mosquito' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs; 'Smokin Flames' by Hymn for Her
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Mosquito" (Interscope) When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling...
  • The Strokes strike back with new single 'One Way Trigger'

    The Strokes strike back with new single 'One Way Trigger'
    The reaction on Twitter to the new Strokes single has not been especially good. In fact, opinions of "One Way Trigger," which appeared on the band's website Friday, seem to be tending almost entirely toward the negative. "aaaaahhh!! just listened to new...
  • Coachella: The Hives know better than to call it quits

     
    When the Hives last played the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the appearance could have been considered a victory lap for the band. It was 2003, and the practitioners of lean, fashionable rock 'n' roll had a year earlier seen their air-guitar-...
  • Coachella: Hives promise to be as 'Hives as humanly possible'

     
    Coachella performers The Hives will release their self-produced "Lex Hives," their first album since 2007's Pharrell Williams-produced "The Black and White Album," June 5. Hives singer Howlin' Pelle Almqvist says "Lex Hives" is an attempt to be "as...
  • The Pierces at the Hotel Cafe

     
    The sisters skewer the social mores of the young and restless in their Hotel Cafe show. The material is largely fresh, more shiny and sensual than older tunes....
  • Buddy Holly commemorated with Walk of Fame star, L.A. concert

     
    It was Buddy Holly Day in Hollywood as the late rock & roll singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a tribute concert....
  • The Walkmen run toward a new record, tour with Fleet Foxes

     
    The Walkmen have gotten a sprinter’s start as they prepare a follow-up to their 2010 album, “Lisbon” -- recording 18 songs ahead of schedule for the forthcoming record. So far, the new tracks have proved to be an exercise in sonic...
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...