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When gates opened at Rock in Rio USA’s tiny city on the Las Vegas Strip on Friday afternoon, it already had the benefit of a full weekend of operation under its belt.
"We begin our story in New York," said Taylor Swift -- never mind that she was standing in Las Vegas.
Holly Herndon, "Platform" (4AD Records). The San Francisco-based Herndon is a singular artist whose productions blend layers of electronically manipulated voice with beats, noise, sibilant textures and filtered sound to create eardrum-tickling joy. On her second album she manages to sound both...
When the members of Faith No More took the stage of the Wiltern for the first of three concerts last month, they didn't warm up the crowd with one of their old hits. Instead, the reunited hard-rock band opened with a new song from an album that hadn't even come out yet; what's more, the tune featured...
The least important historical fact about B.B. King, who died in Las Vegas on Thursday, is the one most people know: that he played the blues on a guitar he'd named Lucille. But that ax and her tone, while melodic and often transcendent, are the least of King's contributions. In fact, Lucille's...
Check out any guitarist at a nightclub, arena or recording studio, and chances are the sound you hear is being colored by an array of effects pedals that add distortion, echo, phase-shifting, wah-wah cries and more.
Doors drummer John Densmore recounted his roller coaster ride through the legal system on the opposite side of the courtroom from his former bandmates in his lively 2013 book “The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s Legacy Goes on Trial,” and Saturday he’ll be signing copies in Hollywood.
On Saturday, Henry Rollins gave a speech. On Saturday, Henry Rollins gave a speech.
Think what you will about Miley Cyrus' latest transformation into a sailor-mouthed Burning Man faerie sprite. She might be having the most fun of any musician on the planet right now.
Mariah Carey says she's happy. She asks if that sounds like a cliche, but given the rollercoaster few years she's had, it shouldn’t.
The divas are taking Sin City like a summer dust storm.
Life is starting to imitate art for the cast of "Nashville," ABC's prime-time soap about a group of drama-prone country music stars.
"We are in the motherland!"
Compton's Kendrick Lamar has long been a de facto spokesperson for a generation of ambitious, inquistive young people telling new stories about their hometown. Now the state senator from that district has returned the recognition.
In 2002, Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn reviewed "American Idol" about a month into the show's run. Here is what he had to say:
If you thought "American Idol" had been a bit pitchy for its last few seasons, its home network, Fox, agreed.
The next season of “American Idol” will be its last.
Rock in Rio made it in South America and Europe. But how did the decades-old music festival fare in America?
Justin Bieber stood on a platform riser, 50 feet above the field at the StubHub Center during Wango Tango on Saturday night. He looked utterly scared and alone.
By the end of the night Friday, the first day of Rock in Rio had finally hit its stride.