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  • Olympics 2014: Pussy Riot attacked by Cossack militia in Sochi

    Mere days after police detained them in Sochi, Russia, Nadya Tolokonnikova, Masha Alyokhina and other members of Pussy Riot were attacked by whip-wielding Cossacks in the same city on Wednesday, according to reports. According to the Guardian and...
  • Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay

    Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay
    For a kid from Piqua, Ohio, Terri Hemmert was surprisingly unimpressed when she moved to the Chicago area to attend Elmhurst College in the late '60s. She saw Chicago as a bigger Dayton, Ohio. "Then I discovered all that it had to offer: the music,...
  • Still the sound of the future [Commentary]

    Still the sound of the future [Commentary]
    Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' official United States debut, when they first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show — the country's most watched television program — and lit a generation on fire. By the end of 1964, John Lennon,...
  • In Score Race, Oscar Sings New Tune

    Is the Academy's music branch growing up? This year's crop of original-score nominees embraces not only traditional orchestral scores by veteran composers but also a hybrid score that stretches the definition of "music" into sound-design territory and...
  • Oculus Rift carves out virtual-reality spot in entertainment world

    Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema. "No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
  • Outkast, Pharrell Williams top L.A. Times readers' Coachella picks

    Outkast, Pharrell Williams top L.A. Times readers' Coachella picks
    You did it. You survived Coachella 2014. Here's a look back at the festival's most memorable moments and the most popular musicians there — according to our readers. While our music staff compiled its list of "must see" talent, we asked you to...
  • Neutral Milk Hotel sets Hollywood Bowl date for September

    Neutral Milk Hotel sets Hollywood Bowl date for September
    Fans who have spent the last 15 years waiting for Jeff Mangum to return to the stage have gotten an unexpected deluge of shows. First came the reclusive Mangum's first Coachella appearance (as a solo artist) last year. Then came the full return of his...
  • I Heart Radio Music Awards? It's hard to not be profoundly skeptical

    I Heart Radio Music Awards? It's hard to not be profoundly skeptical
    With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions. Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
  • Rihanna Wins Big, Pharrell Gets Emotional at iHeart Radio Music Awards

    The first-ever iHeart Radio Music Awards kicked off live on NBC at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show aired over 150 iHeart radio stations across the country, and 60 million votes have been cast for several categories of this awards show....
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards 2014: Maybe they'll matter next year?

    Ahead of a music award show, there’s usually tension-filled questions that viewers hope will be answered during the ceremony. Who will shock? Who will flop? Who will win big? But the big question heading into the inaugural iHeartRadio Music...
  • Coachella 2014: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel charm a weathered crowd

    Coachella 2014: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel charm a weathered crowd
    Like a fisherman casting a lure, Beck on Sunday night offered a lesson in how to draw a tired, coming-down crowd and muster one more burst of adrenalin.  Moving through the quick-tempoed party jams before going deep with songs from his new album, ...