| May 16, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Arcade Fire isn't quite done with the sensation of its headlining Coachella music festival set, judging by footage from its new video for "We Exist."
The band shot the clip for the single (off its most recent album "Reflektor") on and offstage when...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Arcade Fire's new video for "We Exist" tells the story of a young transgender woman (as played by "Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield) as she dances in a roadhouse dive bar and eventually ends up onstage with the band at Coachella.
But the video,...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ELLIE GOULDING Three years ago this month, British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding played at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live, and introduced herself to the United States after her debut album ...
| Jan 26, 2014
Two weeks ago, after Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival announced its fourth act and third country music offering with Keith Urban (Hunter Hayes later canceled), Lehigh Valley Music asked its readers who they would want to see headline a show at...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
It was a noble experiment. The YouTube Music Awards commissioned director Spike Jonze -- the vision behind "Being John Malkovich," the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video and Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" clip -- to produce its inaugural ceremony, which...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:58 PM
There's a question that someone paying close attention to contemporary pop music would not be considered crazy for asking:
What's with all the shouting?
Seemingly all of a sudden, bands have been having success punctuating their tunes with "hos" and...
| Mar 4, 2013
On NBC’s fantastic “Parks and Recreation,” Nick Offerman has turned Ron Swanson into such a spectacular, hilarious symbol of contained emotion and old-fashioned, meat-and-potatoes masculinity that it feels necessary to establish that...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Not all great ideas are fueled by bourbon, but the creation of Baltimore's NOVO Instrumental Festival was.
Five years ago, Mobtown Studios' producer and co-owner Mat Leffler-Schulman shared a few drinks at the Windup Space with bar owner Russell de...