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  • Council committee OKs shorter Hollywood Millennium towers

    Council committee OKs shorter Hollywood Millennium towers
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The developer of a controversial skyscraper project in the heart of Hollywood agreed Tuesday to trim the height of two residential towers by 25%, and the proposal was approved by a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' album tops classical-music chart

    'Fifty Shades of Grey' album tops classical-music chart
    Trash juggernaut "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to rake in the dough, and not just through book sales. The classical-music album that was spawned from the racy bestselling trilogy of novels has taken the No. 1 spot this week on the Nielsen Soundscan...
  • Universal's bid for EMI music division approved

    Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
  • 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....