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  • Jackson witness: It would be 'conflict' for AEG to hire doctor

    A retired music executive testified Monday in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that it would be "highly inappropriate" and "highly unusual" move for a concert promoter or producer to hire a physician for an artist. Former Capitol Records...
  • The winsome world of She & Him

    On a Tuesday afternoon in the basement studios of Capitol Records, She & Him were recording a volley of live tracks for a few radio station sessions. Singer Zooey Deschanel finished an umpteenth take of the duo's single "I Could've Been Your Girl," and...
  • Ad crowd-sourcing start-up Tongal will now do music videos

    Ad crowd-sourcing start-up Tongal will now do music videos
    Tongal, a Southern California start-up that has crowd-sourced video ads for big brands such as Pringles and McDonald's, is expanding into music. The Santa Monica-based firm has made a name for itself linking writers, directors and actors with brands...
  • Jeff Beck to join Brian Wilson, Al Jardine at Greek on Oct. 20

    Jeff Beck to join Brian Wilson, Al Jardine at Greek on Oct. 20
    Beach Boys creative leader Brian Wilson will be joined at his Oct. 20 concert at the Greek Theatre by English guitar hero Jeff Beck, who also has been recording with Wilson for a new album that will return Wilson to the Beach Boys’ longtime label,...
  • 2012 Grammy Nominations

    1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
  • Jennifer Lopez joins RedOne's label, issues 'Live It Up' single

    Jennifer Lopez joins RedOne's label, issues 'Live It Up' single
    Jennifer Lopez has inked a deal with RedOne’s 2101 Records for her eighth studio album, the label announced Wednesday. Lopez’s deal marks the first under the label's new exclusive multiyear worldwide agreement with Capitol Records. The new...
  • Interview: Yellowcard still carrying the flag for pop punk

    Interview: Yellowcard still carrying the flag for pop punk
    There was a time when pop punk bands went toe-to-toe with bubble gum pop acts for air time on MTV's "TRL." And while 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears usually won out on the music video countdown show, bands such as Blink-182, Sum 41 and...
  • Beatles vinyl, pop-up shops coming Nov. 13

    Beatles vinyl, pop-up shops coming Nov. 13
    Can the Beatles change the face of pop music, again? We’ll find out Tuesday with several area appearances of Beatles pop-up shops that hit the road in conjunction with the release on vinyl of the Fab Four’s complete studio albums....
  • A Fine Frenzy is a force of nature

    A Fine Frenzy is a force of nature
    Alison Sudol finds comfort in the woods. The singer-songwriter and leader of the band A Fine Frenzy grew up mostly in Los Angeles and Burbank, and even there she's often found herself gravitating toward a convenient corner of nature. On a recent...
  • Taylor Swift: the next chapter

    Taylor Swift: the next chapter
    Studio A at Capitol Records in Hollywood is the fabled place where Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, the Beach Boys and other stellar names in popular music made some of their most beloved recordings over the last half century. On an unseasonably pleasant...
  • Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer

    Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer
    Margaret Whiting, a pop singer for television, film, cabaret and Broadway whose recordings of such standards as "That Old Black Magic" and "Come Rain or Come Shine" sold millions of copies in the 1940s and '50s, has died. She was 86. Whiting died...