| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:50 AM
More than a quarter century after the U.S. versions of the Beatles' albums went out of print, all will be reissued individually and in a 13-CD boxed set on Jan. 21 (a day earlier in the rest of the world) in conjunction with various commemorations of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Justin Timberlake is bringing ... Justin Timberlake back.
After a lengthy stretch in which he all but ruled the kingdom of pop music, the singer-actor-formalwear enthusiast has been lying relatively low since the release last month of "The 20/20...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to pay for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972.
The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, contends that...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The major record companies have sued SiriusXM over the satellite radio service’s use of recordings made before 1972, claiming that Sirius is not paying rights holders for the use of that music.
The suit stems from the fact that before 1972,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
This year's fall pop music season offers your average 21st century bounty, one with so many colors, textures, varieties, personalities and avenues for consumption that it's pretty easy to frame an argument depending on mood or agenda.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Were it released in the LP era, Elton John's "The Diving Board" would have arrived as a fancy double gatefold album, 15 songs separated by instrumental miniatures to open each side. Such a presentation would have added an extra layer of import,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On Oct. 25, 1975, Elton John played the first of two sold-out concerts at Dodger Stadium for a combined audience of 110,000 people. The gigs helped establish John as one of the most theatrical pop stars in the world: a piano-pounding dynamo prowling the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
In case you’ve been lost at sea and starved of Instagram, Twitter and potable drinking water for the last six months, the Arcade Fire have a new album out Tuesday called "Reflektor." A few years in the making and mostly produced by the band with...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Hollywood's famed Capitol Records building flickered like a disco ball Tuesday night as Arcade Fire serenaded their fans with a free concert in support of the band's new album "Reflektor," which arrived earlier in the day.
"We're the Reflektors," the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Katy Perry's "Prism" is a shimmering, dynamic, heavy-duty modern pop album that's as unapologetically bent on moving bodies as it is on moving units. Longer by one song than her mega-selling 2010 record "Teenage Dream," the 28-year-old's follow-up is so...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:26 PM
One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...