| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:01 PM
It's not a tie-in with the animated-film franchise (man, how sweet would that be?), but "Ice Age," the new video from Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels, is a relatively heartwarming affair from a guy known for his less-than-rosy worldview.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Given the rate at which left-field super-groups have proliferated over the last few years -- Atoms for Peace! Them Crooked Vultures! Monsters of Folk! -- it was probably inevitable that we'd eventually end up with one as wacky as Maximum Hedrum, the new...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Eleven years ago today, George Harrison died at the age of 58 in Los Angeles.
And exactly one year after that some of the late Beatle's closest friends -- including Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Harrison's surviving bandmates -- gathered for...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Is Alex Clare a singer or a song?
In October this bearded Brit reached No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “Too Close,” a dubstep-inflected power ballad originally released on YouTube in early 2011. Co-produced by the cool-hunting hitmaker Diplo,...
| Dec 2, 2012
If you ever tried to spot the Glendale Rose Parade float on television on New Year’s Day, you know you had to stay glued to your set and never blink — you only get a passing glance.
So what do you think would happen if you put the highest-...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Every summer, there is one song that's insidious. (How many times did you unconsciously hum along toLMFAO's"Party Rock Anthem" last summer?)
But if this year's seasonal favorite seems particularly inescapable, there's good reason. Carly Rae Jepsen's...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:04 AM
HONOLULU (Reuters) - The islands making up the state of Hawaii are an American paradise, filled with striking mountains and idyllic beaches whose most famous resident, Barack Obama, grew up to become the first black president of the United States.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:15 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Given the subject matter – alcoholism, mental illness, a relationship in turmoil – Passion Pit’s “Gossamer” (Columbia) could have easily shaped up as the year’s biggest pity party.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The long-popular board game loudly comes to life in director Peter Berg's action-packed adventure, sending naval forces into a fierce fight against alien invaders. Taylor Kitsch, who also worked for Berg in television's "Friday Night Lights," and...
| Mar 10, 2012
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.
It's siesta time....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:26 AM
This week, we're looking at a grab-bag of entertainment — some shows capture the St. Patrick's spirit, some don't but we won't hold it against them. Here's a rundown:
On Monday, "futurepop" duo VNV Nation performs a three-hour set at Rams Head Live...