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  • Foster the People: Pumped up, indeed

    Foster the People: Pumped up, indeed
    The time slot was an unforgiving one and the venue even worse. When Foster the People ambled onstage at noon on the final full day of the nearly weeklong South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, it was exhaustion rather than...
  • Album review: Usher, 'Looking 4 Myself'

    Album review: Usher, 'Looking 4 Myself'
    *** (out of four) It's easy to underestimate the magnitude of Usher's pop stardom. He doesn't draw attention like Lady Gaga, put out music as often as Rihanna, or boast as rabid a fan base as his protegé Justin Bieber. But Usher is, in fact, a very big...
  • Album review: Passion Pit, 'Gossamer'

    Album review: Passion Pit, 'Gossamer'
    ***1/2 (out of four) I really didn’t want to like Passion Pit’s latest album, “Gossamer.” I’m still having flashbacks from 2009-2010 when repeated plays of “Sleepyhead” ruined every party I attended, and when...
  • Playlists to take you higher, lower or farther

    Here are sample playlists put together from my own (admittedly limited) library, each one "arced" for a particular purpose. Then I asked a few folks who can really pick out a tune to share their sample lists. AMINA KHAN PICK-ME-UP: It's siesta time....
  • Talking music with Rashida Jones

    Talking music with Rashida Jones
    In about a week-and-a-half I'll post yesterday's very fun interview with"Celeste and Jesse Forever"star/co-writer Rashida Jones. For now, here's a snippet from the conversation that has nothing to do with the movie (opening Aug. 10) or anything else&...
  • Fun with the charts: No stopping Adele, Steve Martin returns and the Dodos take flight

     
    Without any album cracking the six-figure mark, British soul songstress Adele returns to the top of the U.S. pop charts, as her "21" sold an additional 98,000 copies in its third week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That pushes her total......
  • Pink Floyd to roll out extensive catalog reissue

     
    Pink Floyd set for extensive catalog reissue...
  • In rotation: MGMT's 'Late Night Tales'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... When the duo MGMT broke into the mainstream with its great 2008 hits “Time to Pretend,” “Kids” and “Electric Feel,” the...
  • Album review: Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto'

     
    It can’t be easy being Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, with so many critics working overtime to justify their contempt, picking apart his band’s words not for enjoyment but in a search for the cheesiest mixed metaphors, listening to melodies...
  • Live: The War on Drugs at the Satellite

     
    Philadelphia guitar rock band The War on Drugs gigged at Silver Lake club the Satellite on Saturday night. Times pop critic Randall Roberts reviews....
  • Grammy preview: L.A. bands in the running

     
    Local acts Foster the People, the Belle Brigade, Tyler the Creator, Far East Movement and Fitz & the Tantrums vie for Grammy glory. While it’s never a bad year for music in a city the size of Los Angeles, 2011......