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  • England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it

     England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it
    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...
  • Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

    Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you
    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...
  • Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'

    Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'
    When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling for a guy, fell down from the sky," frontwoman...
  • RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10

    RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10
    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. That’s...
  • Review: 'Mosquito' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs; 'Smokin Flames' by Hymn for Her

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Mosquito" (Interscope) When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling...
  • Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'

    Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'
    3 stars (out of 4) Now that electronic music has become a major presence on the pop charts and the sports arenas of North America, the timing couldn’t be better for the French godfathers of 21st Century rave to strap on their robot gear and ride...
  • Review: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' is robotic with heart

    For a sense of the random oddities that dot Daft Punk's strange, funky, cosmic new album, "Random Access Memories," consider a partial discography of the musicians employed by the two Frenchmen in service of its creation. The duo, Thomas Bangalter and...
  • Review: Haim's irresistible 'Days Are Gone'

    Review: Haim's irresistible 'Days Are Gone'
    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....
  • Lou Reed: Listen to covers of five of his songs

    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...
  • Nick Valensi, Amanda de Cadenet list Studio City house

    Nick Valensi, Amanda de Cadenet list Studio City house
    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...
  • 'House M.D.' actress Olivia Wilde sells Los Feliz home

    "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...