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  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains

    Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains
    Here's a quote that recently resonated with Kanye West: "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso said that. West found it on a poster somewhere, took a photo, and claimed it as a statement of purpose &#...
  • Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music

    Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music
    "Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
  • More free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest; yes, there's still a chance to see Ludacris, T.I., M.I.A. gratis

    More free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest; yes, there's still a chance to see Ludacris, T.I., M.I.A. gratis
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Those free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest given away in July disappeared faster than the Jets' offense. But nutty billionaire Richard Branson is still feeling magnanimous. Turns out the folks at FreeFest held on to...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest Schedule

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest Schedule
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up: Pavilion Stage noon-12:45 p.m. - Brite Lite Brite 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Jimmy Eat World 3 p.m.-4 p.m. - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. - High tea toast with Jeremiah...
  • Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release

    Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release
    Beyonce, '4': 2.5 stars (out of 4) Beyonce has paid lip service and more in recent years to broadening her musical range. She’s hung out at indie-rock concerts, and this month she headlined the rock-heavy Glastonbury festival in England. In...
  • 'Simpsons,' 'Boardwalk Empire' top Writers Guild TV noms

     
    The Writers Guild of America announced the nominees Wednesday for achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation....
  • M.I.A. Super Bowl: Anger on Twitter is not at the rapper

     
    MIA Super Bowl: There's anger to spare over the British rapper's obscene gesture, but on Twitter much of it is directed at the people who think it was a big deal....
  • Lack of data from Japan distresses nuclear experts

    Lack of data from Japan distresses nuclear experts
    How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander? The answers to these...
  • Flirting with fame

    Rye Rye has been on the cusp of rap stardom for some time. About three years ago, the trendy, provocative rapper M.I.A. discovered the Baltimore rapper, whose real name is Ryeisha Berrain, and hooked her up with a major record deal. Last week, Rolling...
  • 'Shame, 'Tinker' lead British Independent Film Award nominations

     
    Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of John Le Carre's spy thriller, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Steve McQueen's NC-17-rated drama, "Shame" and Paddy Considine's drama, "Tyrannosaur" lead the 14th British Independent Film Award nominations Monday morning with...