| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Rita Wilson's filmography is peppered with pop music, including "Raise Your Voice" (in which she played the mother of an aspiring singer) and the big-screen version of "Mamma Mia!" (which she and her husband, Tom Hanks, executive produced). Next week........
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Colin Stetson, Sarah Neufeld and Gregory Rogove play solo work this Saturday at Dilettante in L.A....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Bruce Springsteen's anthemic new album, "Wrecking Ball," is released on Tuesday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews the Boss's first studio album in three years....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Listen to Arcade Fire's song for "The Hunger Games": "Abraham's Daughter."...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Colin Stetson, Gregory Rogove, and Sarah Neufeld, musicians who have performed with Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Feist, Tom Waits and others, performed in downtown Los Angeles. Times pop critic Randall Roberts reviews....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- It was Bruce Springsteen day Thursday at the South by Southwest Music Conference, but the singer instead turned the spotlight on his fellow artists.
His keynote address was essentially a long, heart-felt thank you to his musical...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:01 AM
To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music.
Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Abel Tesfaye, a k a the Weeknd, has been busy the past few months. He self-released three mix tapes of moodily skewed R&B that have earned him a nomination for Canada’s top musical honor, the Polaris Prize (he lost out to...
| Oct 31, 2012
*** (out of 4)
Kids these days. They spend so much time on that Internet, digesting overwhelming amounts of information, destroying their attention spans. It’s a wonder they can ever synthesize it into anything useful, am I right?
| May 21, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Saturday Night Live season finale showcased Mick Jagger’s hosting, acting and performing ability. The Rolling Stones frontman performed “The Last Time” backed by Canada’s Arcade Fire, a medley of “19th Nervous Breakdown&...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...