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  • L.A. Unheard: Kisses

     
    The band: Kisses, a lovebird duo led by indie-pop act Princeton's Jesse Kivel and fashion blogger-turned-keyboardist Zinzi Edmundson. The sound: The group's "The Heart of the Nightlife," a set of lo-fi electronica driven by Kivel's Jens Lekman-like...
  • Pop music gift guide: Because it's hard to wrap MP3s

     
    If you want to give the gift of music, these impressive new deluxe packages include some of the greatest sounds around. Syl Johnson “Complete Mythology” (Numero Group) $75 A four-CD, six-LP set, this collection spans more than a decade of......
  • Showcasing an album in concert

    Showcasing an album in concert
    When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
  • EMusic: Win a little, lose a little

     
    Thursday marks another increment in the evolution at eMusic, the online music service that sells discounted MP3s by subscription. CEO Adam Klein announced on the company's blog Wednesday that not only would some 250,000 older titles from Universal Music...
  • The electric madness of Bruce Haack and an exclusive Peanut Butter Wolf remix

     
    The late producer J Dilla’s ability to re-oxygenate creaky soul samples is often celebrated as one of his preeminent gifts, but it reflected only a portion of his body of work. Less analyzed but equally important was the legendary beat......
  • Nobody and Nocando become Bomb Zombies, go 'Over the Edge' in exclusive MP3

     
    Zombies are the new vampires. AMC has scored record ratings for "The Walking Dead" and the ghost of Richard Nixon is being summoned to fight zombies. Zombies are on the march. But Nocando and Nobody aren't followers. The genesis of......
  • L.A. Unheard: So Many Wizards

     
    The band: So Many Wizards, an L.A. bedroom project-turned-trio. The sound: Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but the three Wizards perform with Lakers-level teamwork, offering both desperate guitar-pop (the Walkmen-like "Yellowhands") and downcast...
  • LimeWire goes down, but where do its users go?

     
    Five months after finding LimeWire and its former chief executive liable for inducing users to violate the record companies' copyrights, a federal judge on Tuesday ordered the company to pull the plug on its file-sharing network. Although both sides...
  • MP3 Premiere: Pepper Rabbit - 'Babette!'

     
    Earlier today, we introduced you to L.A. Unheard band Pepper Rabbit -- an L.A. psych-folk duo whose debut album, "Beauregard," burrows deep into Wonderland. Now, we can share the MP3 premiere of "Babette!," a fractured, ukelele-driven track as mesmerizing...
  • EMusic signs Universal, aims for the mainstream

     
    The subscription-music struggles that I wrote about last week aren't confined to the digital services selling access to millions of tracks on an online jukebox. The ones selling bundles of CDsor MP3s for a monthly fee have also struggled to......
  • MP3 Premiere: Cassorla - 'A Real Drinking Song'

     
    With its bluesy interludes, punchy horns and sweeping guitar segues, Cassorla's "A Real Drinking Song" requires too much attention to soundtrack a trip to the bottom of a bottle. The track, perhaps the first in rock history to bridge the gap between...