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  • Video Music Awards 2014: Winners List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MTV's Video Music Awards will kicked off on Sunday night, 6 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, airing live from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Among the biggest winners were Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry. See the...
  • Why do albums take so long to make?

    Why do albums take so long to make?
    On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
  • First City Fest Trades on Monterey Pop's Legacy

    In summer 1967, the sleepy town of Monterey, Calif., roared to life -- hosting the first, and only, Monterey Pop Festival at its county fairgrounds. Jimi Hendrix lit his guitar on fire, Janis Joplin redefined the blues and Otis Redding staged a soul revue...
  • Mree finds voice after quick rise from YouTube covers

    In 2010, a shy high school freshman from New Jersey named Marie Hsiao picked up guitar, freshened up her piano skills and began releasing videos of herself singing covers of songs on YouTube under the moniker Mree. She got hundreds of thousands of views...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations

    Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations
    Beyoncé leads all nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with eight, the network unveiled Thursday morning. Nods were spread among numerous hits from the pop diva's provocative, self-titled visual album, which she released without warning late...
  • Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'

    Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'
    In 2010, Foster the People's Mark Foster lived the dream for an aspiring songwriter. Buoyed by a light-stepping danceable beat, "Pumped Up Kicks" was electronic bubble gum pop with a dark lyrical undercurrent and a carefree tone that quickly went...
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks season kicks off Friday, packed with talent. Here's our picks of the best

     
    When the Levitt Pavilion at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus opened in July 2011, organizers said they knew they had a very special venue, with its expansive lawn at the base of Bethlehem Steel's iconic blast furnaces in south Bethlehem. The Smithereens.......
  • Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth

    Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth
    INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
  • Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin

    Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin
    It didn't take long for guitarist/singer Henry Hall, drummer Robby Caplan and bassist Evan Low to find each other after arriving on the Wesleyan University campus four years ago. Within the first couple of months of the semester, they'd formed Grand...
  • Coachella 2014: Official app shows buzz for OutKast, Zedd, MGMT sets

    Coachella 2014: Official app shows buzz for OutKast, Zedd, MGMT sets
    Those interested in examining the specifics of this weekend’s Coachella Arts and Music Festival, which begins Friday in Indio, Calif., with DJ Jimbo Jenkins warming the Yuma tent at 11 a.m., would be wise to download the annual festival’s...