| Aug 25, 2014
We stayed out of the argument last week over rapper Earl Sweatshirt’s claim that Berks County native Taylor Swift’s video for her new “song” -- “Shake It Off” – was “patently offensive.” After all, how...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The a cappella group Pentatonix is built on the unaccompanied interplay of its five members' voices. But the most remarkable moment in the quintet's concert Monday night — and the most vivid demonstration of its improbable accomplishment —...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Miley Cyrus and other pop music stars are wondering whether they'll walk away with honors from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, another contender looking to emerge a winner isn't a person at all: the Forum in Inglewood....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:19 AM
The first time I saw the video of Miley Cyrus twerking with Robin Thicke …
Let's start over.
I can't bring myself even to go there again. Doddering old feminist that I am, I think a woman should save her groin-grinding for the guy who loves...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The country's No. 1 song, Meghan Trainor's celebration of curves known as "All About That Bass," was co-written and produced by Baltimore-native Kevin Kadish.
Released in early June, the song — which Kadish wrote with Trainor — entered the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Miley Cyrus won't be banging around the Dominican Republic any time soon -- at least not on the concert stage.
The "Party in the USA" singer, who's upped the sexually charged ante in her performances in the years since that 2010 tune came out, has...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:06 AM
For years, no one in the music industry cared about songwriter Kevin Kadish's passion project: a '50s-sounding record of doo-wop-inspired pop. Top 40 radio had increasingly fallen in love with the opposite: beat-driven, electronic-leaning dance music...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Who says there's no such thing as a crystal ball? You're probably holding one in your hand now, or it's within arm's reach. Look deep into the dark void beyond its reflective glass face. What do you see? Even an anti-futurist would have to agree the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Is there a campaign to make all Top 40 hits by female artists sound like an endless stroll through Forever 21?
Consider the latest from Becky G, the Mexican American rapper from Inglewood whose mix of Disney-like cuteness, street smarts and lyrics...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
They came from Bakersfield, San Diego, Long Beach and elsewhere across the Southland, about three dozen young women plus a handful of young men who had caught the eye of the gathering's host with posts about her on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and other...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:09 PM
RedEye is teaming up with some of the best DJ's in Chicago to provide exclusive mixes to our readers.
The goal is to showcase some awesome local/national talent and give you a great mix to work/play/pretend to work while you scroll Facebook shaking...