| May 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The bloom was off the rose. The genie, out of the bottle. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s big reveals – its giant roving spaceman art piece and special guests Slash, Justin Bieber and Beyonce – had long since emerged...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:04 PM
During his Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival debut last week, Pharrell Williams looked miserable. His voice was shot, his head was hung, he said the high desert winds were "stupid" and if the weather conditions didn't improve he threatened to...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:23 AM
You couldn’t really blame Luke Steele for being annoyed.
At this point, the frontman for the Australian synth-pop dance outfit Empire of the Sun is probably more than a little tired of being upstaged by a certain robot mask-wearing electronic...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
At about 10:20 p.m. Sunday, a panic swept through the grounds of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. On one stage was Motorhead, with Lemmy Kilmister's aged growl calling to the desert wild. On another was Disclosure, whose crowd was swelling by...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:43 AM
"It might sound crazy what I'm about to say." — Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
Virginia is a lyrical place to live and work. From the Shenandoah Mountains to here in Hampton Roads, the commonwealth inspires great music and we should embrace so rich...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Reports from Friday, day one at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
11:30 a.m.: Idyllic weather and what are likely to be capacity crowds are forecast as the Pitchfork Music Festival opens its ninth...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Movies are so much more than a concept. “Gravity” was an amazing onscreen achievement, but the script was lousy. It’s not a great movie—what’s impressive is the fact that Alfonso Cuaron pulled it off.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:31 AM
It's been nearly seven years since a cappella group Straight No Chaser became a YouTube sensation singing a mash-up of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and Toto's "Africa." The resurgence of a cappella music is ebbing and a lot of music has come and gone....