| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Many, many words had already been written about Lou Reed's influence before the iconic New York rocker died Sunday at the age of 71.
But the death of the former Velvet Underground frontman has of course triggered a fresh wave of testimony, including...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The three long-haired sisters of L.A.'s Haim look as if they're from the 1960s, crib lyrics from the 1970s and prize musical tricks from the 1980s. Yet the trio's major-label debut, "Days Are Gone," may be the freshest-sounding album you'll hear all year....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Alex Turner knows how it looks: A young British rock band, widely admired for its unflinching depictions of a pub-crawl demimonde, finds huge success at home, then packs up and moves to sunny Los Angeles just as it's on the verge of becoming a kind of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Journalism — especially that of the pop-culture variety — has endured all sorts of blows in the last five years: layoffs left and right, publications getting shuttered, checks being slashed. But when all seems utterly dark and the stray vapors...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
John Casablancas, the brash upstart who transformed the modeling business in the late 1970s when he founded the Elite agency and turned its young beauties — including Linda Evangelista, Gisele Bundchen and Naomi Campbell — into celebrities,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Kristen Wiig and beau Fabrizio Moretti have reportedly called it quits.
The "Saturday Night Live" alum and Moretti, the drummer for the Strokes, have ended their 18-month relationship, according to Us Weekly and People.
"It was very amicable and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:30 AM
After zooming back into public view last week with the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for her song "Hot Knife," Fiona Apple announced Monday that she'll tour the United States this fall.
Set to launch Oct. 3 in Portland, Ore., the trek is billed as...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Ragged Southern rock band Kings of Leon have released the first single from their forthcoming album, "Mechanical Bull," and fans of their harder, catchier earlier work will be very happy.
The song's called "Supersoaker," and it recalls the punchy...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:44 PM
"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950.
The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Musician Nick Valensi of the Strokes and his wife, talk show host-actress Amanda de Cadenet, have listed their Studio City home for $1.799 million.
The New England-inspired traditional, built in 2009, features an open kitchen overlooking the family...