| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Music and loss sent Alain Johannes on some unexpected paths in recent years, including his newest method of charting the creative highs and personal lows: sharing video of songs-in-progress on Instagram.
A year ago, his mother was in the final stages of...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Specialty distributor, Gravitas Ventures will handle distribution of documentary "A Field Full of Secrets," from Dec 2.
The film, directed by Charles Maxwell, starts with an examination of crop circles and ventures into a hunt for UFOs and the quest...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The biggest act scheduled to perform this week at the annual South by Southwest music festival is also one of the biggest acts in the world.
On March 13, Lady Gaga will take to the outdoor stage behind Stubb's for a concert sponsored by Doritos, which...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has strengthened its position as the world's leading distributor of music-related TV content with a number of acquisitions, including Jared Leto's documentary "Artifact."
BBC Worldwide has nabbed world TV rights (excluding U.S.)...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
“Rick Springfield, you have a song that people recognize after three frigging notes. Congratulations, Rick frigging Springfield,” Dave Grohl said on Thursday to his colleague in a new band celebrating the former Van Nuys recording studio Sound...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Welcome to the Pop & Hiss live blog of the 2014 Grammy Awards show. The festivities will begin in moments, with the poorly kept secret that Beyoncé and Jay Z are expected to open the show. And while Jay Z led the field with nine nominations, he's not...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...