Brothers Ryan and Taylor Lawhon steer clear of attempts to let hype overshadow their minimalist sounds
Though her hit song "Domino" came out over a year ago, Jessie J might be looking at a serious price tag for the song due to some claims that she ripped off a few chords to make it. Musician Will Loomis, frontman of Santa Barbara band Loomis and the Lust, filed a copyright infringement lawsuit agains ... More >>
The Coach House
Google is expected to unveil a new online music store featuring songs from three of the world's four biggest music companies today, according to reports.
Yesterday, we published the first part of an interview with Jared Ball, author of I MiX What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto, where the "Funkinest Journalist" talks about the politics of hip-hop and popular culture. Read the first part of the interview with Jared Ball here; in this second installment ... More >>
This whole week we've been inundated with everything Lady Gaga. (Seriously, I've read more stories about Born This Way's album release than the tornado in Joplin.) From Amazon's 99-cent download to GagaVille to appearances on American Idol and Letterman, it's hard to go on the Internet without seein ... More >>
[Locals Only] Long Beach rapper glosses over gangbanger past
Jack's Mannequin front man talks candidly about his cancer, remains cagey about how long the reunion of his old band will last
Will you start buying CDs again if they're priced at $10 or less? Universal Music Group hopes so.Producer, self-proclaimed ex-lover, files lawsuit against Lady Gaga for $30 million--claims he basically created the Fame Monster.
Huntington Beach band tours in April as opener for Sublime with Rome
[Mental Notes] Andrew McMahon on Bamboozle and the band's new 'best of' compilation
Live Nation and Universal Music Group have announced a new promotion for No Doubt's big return tour this summer: If you buy a seat in the "top tier ticket price levels," you will receive digital copies of "No Doubt's entire music career." Yes, the obvious question is why would someone that didn't al ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
In a show so secret that information is readily available about it on several places online, The All-American Rejects--who released their third studio album, When the World Comes Down, today--are playing a free gig at Chain Reaction in Anaheim tomorrow.
Arena prog-rockers the Mars Volta demand so much of you
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The Willowz: Not yet, guys
The Roots at the tipping point
The Willowzs positively possibly true tales
Fingerprints Records joins CD-pricing suit against Best Buy