| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:36 AM
As it has so many times over the last few months, the hit soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" topped the Billboard 200 album chart Wednesday, reflecting sales of 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
But another title...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Major record labels Warner Music, UMG, Sony and Capitol Records on Thursday followed Hollywood studios in filing a copyright infringement suit against Megaupload, accusing the site of fostering and even promoting access to pirated music. In the suit,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Some of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants poped up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend in Indio, providing concertgoers with some welcome new food options.
In the Rose Garden VIP area, downtown restaurant Baco Mercat set...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A trove of two dozen unfinished Bob Dylan songs written circa 1967 during his “Basement Tapes” period is being completed by an all-star band assembled by producer T Bone Burnett and including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
For its latest single, “Baby I’m Crying,” L.A. indie pop band Best Coast has taken an unconventional path on a couple of fronts: It’s a filmed-live-in-the-studio performance to capture the binaural 3-D recording process used on the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction fame has listed his Hollywood loft for sale at $949,000.
The 1,570-square-foot, open-plan space features a crushed-vinyl entry, 15-foot ceilings, a stainless-steel and black-quartz kitchen, blackout curtains and views of...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook.
He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Katy Perry has teamed with Capitol Records to launch her new label Metamorphosis Music.
The 29-year-old pop star has also announced that she has signed L.A-based Jordanian singer-songwriter Ferras as her first artist after exec producing his self-...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Paramount Pictures is offering Katy Perry's 71 million Facebook followers the chance to rent her 2012 concert-tour documentary, "Katy Perry: Part of Me," directly from the social site.
The launch is timed to promote Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A dozen years after Doyle Lane's death, the work of the Los Angeles Midcentury ceramist (1925-2002) has caught the eye of such luminaries as actress Jodie Foster, Louis Vuitton artistic director Nicolas Ghesquière and artist Takashi Murakami. Lane's...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
That was the title of one of Frank Sinatra's most popular Reprise albums, back in 1961. (In fact it was his first disc for Reprise after many successful years with Capitol Records.)
Well, there's going to be plenty of Sinatra-style...