| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings.
Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Nominees for the 2013 Mercury Prize were announced Wednesday in London, and though Pop & Hiss was totally prepared to moan about the award's tragically blinkered view of British pop, the short list of a dozen titles turns out to be -- dare we say it? --...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The opening night of Drake’s annual OVO Fest in Toronto has been canceled due to Frank Ocean’s recent vocal injury, Live Nation announced on Tuesday.
The R&B crooner was slated to headline the first night of the two-day festival alongside...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Frank Ocean was forced to cancel the remainder of his Australian mini-tour after he suffered a tear to one of his vocal cords.
The critically acclaimed soul singer had launched his first trek in Australia with a show at Melbourne’s Festival Hall...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Brown County Speedway, 7:30 p.m
Aberdeen Circus Bar at Britton, 7 p.m.
Redfield Dairy Queen at Northville, 6:30 p.m. doubleheader
Redfield Memorial Wood Bat Tournament
Clark vs Ellendale, 3 p.m....
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Manchester City at Aston Villa, 1:55 p.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Paris-Nice, Stage 1, same-day tape, 3:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Cincinnati at Louisville, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Texas Tech at Kansas, 6 p....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
One of the more welcome (if lower-key) acts on the recently announced bill for this spring's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is James Blake, the young English fellow whose self-titled 2011 debut laid out a convincing vision of post-dubstep soul...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:30 PM
For her first ever concert in Los Angeles, U.K.-based songstress Jessie Ware delivered a sharp, precise sampling of material from her acclaimed debut album "Devotion." With ticket demand necessitating a last-minute venue upgrade from the Bootleg Bar to...
| Apr 24, 2013
UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there!
The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
British singer-songwriter James Blake started out making beautiful, disembodied, dubstep-inclined sound collages in his bedroom. In 2011 he released his self-titled, full-length debut, and, armed with a much-downloaded hit (an underwater-sounding cover of...