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Title Headline Issue Year
Feisty Taylor Swift is getting grittier: 2017
Sixty years ago this month, John Lennon and Paul McCartney hit it off with rock ‘n’ roll glee: 2017
Promoters reassessing big music festivals: 2017
After 50 years, an encore of the Monterey Pop Festival: 2017
Brian Wilson brings Pet Sounds Live tour home to L.A. Good vibrations indeed: 2017
Chris Cornell, who helped reignite hard rock in the 1990s with Soundgarden, dies at 52: 2017
How Prince revolutionized the music biz: 2017
5 reasons to watch the Grammy Awards: 2017
Distinguishing music streaming options: 2017
With culture barriers lifting, Cuban and American music may mix more: 2017
Best albums of the year: 2016
Year in pop: The most memorable moments: 2016
Year in pop: The 10 best albums of a year defined by loss: 2016
What the Weeknd and Bruno Mars share, and how they part ways significantly: 2016
The Taylor Swift Decade: 2016
Solange chooses a subtle approach: 2016
Vinyl master gets his groove back: 2016
Onetime electronica star Moby has kept busy with new pursuits, like his book: 2016
Coachella preview: Grand visions of ‘wildlife’: 2016
Music fans have even more listening options — if they can keep up: 2016
2015’s peak sonic moments unfold at Poland’s Unsound fest and L.A.’s ‘9800’: 2015
Pop music: Dan DeLuca’s 10 best albums of 2015: 2015
Joshua Tree’s peaceful, easy allure has for decades lured artists, musicians and the pure of heart: 2015
Opera review: ‘Hopscotch’ moves around L.A. and sometimes transports: 2015
L.A.’s Highland Park a hub of young artists, labels and vinyl stores: 2015
Why N.W.A belongs in the Rock Hall: 2015
Jimmy Iovine in spotlight as Apple Music’s free trial ends: 2015
Something Different Outta Compton: A Black Teen Singing Mexican Music: 25.7 2015
USC's marching band not for the timid, freshman finds: 25.6 2015
Remembering the 1972 Wattstax concert brings us to crucial voices of Kendrick Lamar, Prince: 25.6 2015
Dr. Dre’s new album ‘Compton’ a master class in music, culture, business: 25.6 2015
Is streaming a threat to music? Not if musicians have anything to do with it: 25.6 2015
FYF Countdown: two weeks to go, too many bands to see: 25.6 2015
bBooth launches American Idol auditions in Los Angeles: 25.6 2015
Miguel talks race, sex and more during intimate Sonos Studio L.A. concert: 25.6 2015
Nina Revisited: A spell never to be broken: 25.5 2015
Apple Music promises revolution, but traditional DJs are what set it apart: 25.5 2015
Summer songs soak up the sunshine: 25.5 2015
What’s golden? Jurassic 5 reuniting to celebrate 20 years of hip-hop glory: 25.5 2015
Apple's new music streaming service could revive the recording industry: 25.5 2015
Blues legend B.B. King, inspiration to generations of musicians, dies at 89: 25.4 2015
Danceable Propaganda: Malportado Kids' latest, Total Cultura: 2015
Scientists make surprising discovery about pop music's evolutionary history: 25.3 2015
Music industry, looking to enhance sales, doing away with traditional U.S. release date of Tuesday: 25.3 2015
Legal fight over master tapes to a defining album of grunge: 25.3 2015
Jack White at Coachella signals a respect for musical tradition combined with an eagerness to evolve: 25.3 2015
Paul Walker tribute song ‘See You Again’ in Furious 7 was written with another loss in mind: 25.3 2015
Smaller bands at #Coachella 2015 may add to its success stories like Phoenix, Black Eyed Peas, Dange: 25.3 2015
Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard steps through the fire: 25.3 2015
Top musicians team with Jay Z on Tidal music streaming service: 25.3 2015
Decemberists find new joy in a ‘Terrible World’: 25.3 2015
‘Blurred Lines’ verdict would rock Amadeus and other great composers: 25.2 2015
‘Blurred Lines’ ruling stuns the music industry: 25.2 2015
JAM Sessions offer fun, interactive music and dance events throughout Los Angeles County: 25.2 2015
Town paid Garth Brooks $1 million to open tour: 25.1 2015
It was an uber stylish, successful and ‘Happy’ year for Pharrell Williams: 24.21 2015
2015 Grammys: Kanye West blasts Beck’s album of the year win: 24.21 2015
Grammys 2015 was a low-wattage affair: 24.21 2015
Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith almost sweeps top awards: 24.21 2015
At 26, alt-R&B star Jhene Aiko’s rise is happening more than a decade into her music career: 24.21 2015
The mysterious Zhu is nominated for a Grammy and lives in L.A. But will he go to the ceremony?: 24.21 2015
Young fans can be kiss of death at Grammys: 24.21 2015
Unlike others, ‘Suge’ Knight hasn’t been able to shake volatile past: 24.21 2015
Disowned, under threat, Iraqi musician seeks new life in US: 24.21 2015
Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale: 24.21 2015
Spring pop music: Albums galore: 24.21 2015
‘Pale Emperor’ ushers in the return of Marilyn Manson: 24.21 2015
Music producer Mark Ronson now making his own hits: 24.21 2015
Elvis at 80: It could have been a Wonderful Life: 24.21 2015
Best Pop Albums of 2014: 24.21 2014
What, is it 1995 Again? ISINA Academy Unveiled at Holiday Party: 24.21 2014
We Predict the Winners for the 2015 Grammy Awards!: 24.21 2014
2015 Grammy Awards Nominees: Standouts, Snubs & Surprises!: 24.20 2014
bBooth Holding Open Auditions at Jingle Ball 2014 for Upcoming Holiday Concert!: 24.20 2014
Streaming Poses a Dilemma for Musicians, Fans: 24.19 2014
We Can't Stop Talking About Hoodie Allen: See Him Perform Nov. 18 at the Wiltern!: 24.19 2014
For Jillian Banks, Music is a Major ‘Exhale’: 24.17 2014
'Everything Will Be Alright in the End' is Weezer’s Strong New Album, and Possibly its New Motto: 24.16 2014
5 Artists to Watch at this Year's F*ck Yeah Fest!: 24.13 2014
LOOK: 5 Artists, DJs to Watch at EDC 2014 in Las Vegas!: 24.11 2014
Your 2014 Vans Warped Tour Guide: It's not your average music fest! 24.10 2014
LOOK: Check Out These Affordable L.A. Summer Concerts!: 24.10 2014
LOOK: 5 Bands You Need to See this Summer at the Greek Theatre: 24.9 2014
Stagecoach 2014: Country Festival is Young Fans' Kinda Party: 24.8 2014
Acts Rethink Setlists, More for Coachella’s 2nd Weekend: 24.7 2014
Coachella 2014: A Cynic's Guide to 10 Terrible Festival Truths: 24.7 2014
Coachella 2014: Festival Surprises by Justin Bieber and Others, OutKast Reunion Highlight First Weekend 24.7 2014
Coa-chillin'!: Packing tips for a fun, safe & easy Coachella weekend. 24.6 2014
6 Under-the-Radar, Must-See Bands at Coachella 2014!: 24.6 2014
Miley Cyrus Tells Us What to Expect on Bangerz Tour!: 24.1 2014
Music in 2013 Hit High Notes: 23.22 2013
Make it a Hot August Night with These Indie CD Releases: 23.15 2013
The Do LaB shakes up LIB in 2013: 23.11 2013
Eminem Publisher Sues Facebook: 23.10 2013
Fania All-Stars, El Gran Combo, Grupo Niche Looking to Captivate L.A.: 23.9 2013
Reyli Continues to Grow As An Artist: 23.9 2013
Floor Productions’ “The Show” to Thrill L.A. Public: 23.9 2013
Solange Announces Her Own Label, Saint Records: 23.9 2013
Fonseca Captivates L.A.: 23.9 2013
LAMVF Invokes Music Video Nostalgia: 23.8 2013
LA Music Video Festival Kicks Off in Early May: 23.7 2013
Coachella Alternatives in L.A.!: 23.7 2013
Coachella Dos and Don'ts: Make it a time you want to remember – not one you want to forget. 23.7 2013
Vans Warped Tour 2013 to Kick Off Across America: 23.6 2013
Mika Comes to L.A. with Dramatic, Beautiful Show: 23.5 2013
David Guetta, Afrojack to Headline Beyond Wonderland: 23.4 2013
Infectious Urban-Pop Duo Chino & Nacho Bring Flavor to L.A.: 23.4 2013
Bomba Estereo, Carla Morrison, La Santa Cecilia Talk RBMA Panamérika’s Escenario: 23.4 2013
MusInk 2013 Combines Music and Tattoos for SoCal Community: 23.3 2013
Mercado La Paloma Hosts Night of Music: 23.3 2013
RBMA Panamérika Presenta ESCENARIO Features Bomba Estéreo, Astro, Carla Morrison: 23.3 2013
Celebs Gather to Back Music, Digital Media Programs for Next Generation: 23.2 2013
The 4th Annual Awards Lounge GRAMMY After Party: 23.2 2013
Rihanna, Bruno Mars & Sting to Perform Together at GRAMMY Awards: 23.2 2013
The King of Romantic Salsa to Perform in L.A.: 23.2 2013
Speed of Life: Dirty South to Release Debut Album in March: 23.2 2013
Emeli Sandé, Skylar Grey to Perform Live Concert: 23.2 2013
Santa Cecilia Orchestra to "Celebrate" Baroque, Classical and Romantic Eras: 23.2 2013
Shots Fired at Rapper Rick Ross: 23.1 2013
Los Angeles to Get Kinky: 23.1 2013
Hot Water Music Still Heating Things Up: 23.1 2013
The 2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album Proves More Than Worthy of A Listen: 23.1 2013
Nacional Records is Shaking Up the Latin Music Mix: 23.1 2013
At USC, Violinist Midori is a Virtuoso Professor: 22.25 2013
Enjoy Korea’s Past, Present, and Future of Music: 22.25 2013
Vintage Trouble Getting Ready for NYE Celebration: 22.25 2012
Bloc Party Scores an Ace in the Hole with Four: 22.23 2012
Simian Mobile Disco: Live in the Lights: 22.22 2012
The Faint Stop Through L.A. in Return from Hiatus: 22.22 2012
Romeo Santos Values His Fans: 22.21 2012
The Spatial Series: Indie-Classical at the Hammer: 22.21 2012
ZZ Ward Channels the Blues: 22.20 2012
Presidential Candidates Find New Ways to Sell Message Through Music: 22.20 2012
Boys Like Girls are Back: 22.20 2012
Zeds Dead Ready to Take Over Day of the Dead: 22.19 2012
Tiger Army Revisits L.A. During Octoberflame V Tour: 22.19 2012
First Aid Kit Makes a Musical Rescue: 22.18 2012
Sounds of Friendship Offers Cultural, Musical Experience: 22.18 2012
Wolg Gang is Knocking Down Barriers: 22.17 2012
Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, Ricardo Arjona Among Latin Grammy Nominees: 22.17 2012
Metric on the Road: Next Stop, The Greek: 22.17 2012
Maná Inducted Into Guitar Center’s RockWalk: 22.17 2012
J.U.i.C.E. Continues to Grow: 22.17 2012
Metric Singer Emily Haines Talks of Lou Reed, Robert Pattinson and Youth: 22.16 2012
Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney Among Top 2012 CMA Awards Nominees: 22.16 2012
Doubts Surfaced Early on Michael Jackson: 22.16 2012
Gaby Moreno Sings Live at KPFK's 'Travel Tips For Aztlan': 22.16 2012
Korean Dance Musical to Debut in U.S.: 22.16 2012
Descarga Music Series Ends in Style: 22.15 2012
Elvis Crespo, Grupo Treo Showcase Tropical Repertoire: 22.15 2012
Casting Call for Latina DJs: 22.15 2012
H2O Music Festival Comes to Los Angeles: 22.14 2012
INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble, Celebrates its 30th Anniversary: 22.14 2012
Irie Seabreeze Festival Brings Best of Reggae to Long Beach: 22.14 2012
The "Christian Coachella" Comes to Paso Robles: 22.14 2012
Snoop Dogg Becomes Snoop Lion, Announces Reggae Album and Film: 22.13 2012
Skrillex, Bloc Party and More to Perform at HARD Summer: 22.14 2012
London Olympics Organizers Accused of Being Not Willing to Pay for Play: 22.13 2012
Remembering Amy Winehouse: A Film is Still a Possibility: 22.13 2012
KCRW's Summer Nights Bring Free Concerts to a Venue Near You: 22.13 2012
Coachella Heading to the High Seas: 22.13 2012
Summer's Most Anticipated Albums: 22.13 2012
Oedipus' Latest Release is a Raucous Celebration of Successes to Come: 22.12 2012
With "BEauty," Culture Shock L.A. Continues Its Rich Tradition of Diversity: 22.11 2012
Conjunto Jardin Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary with "Fiesta Jarocha": 22.10 2012
LA En Vivo Block Party at L.A. Live Celebrates Latin Culture: 22.9 2012
Annual Los Angeles Salsa Congress Brings Together Three Musical Greats: 22.9 2012
Culture Collide Festival 2012: Now Bigger and Better! 22.9 2012
Summer Concert Series at the Getty Kicks Off This Saturday: 19.19 2012
Provocative Venezuelan Duo Chino & Nacho Bring Flavor to L.A.: 22.7 2012
Santa Cecilia Orchestra to Perform at Occidental College: 22.7 2012
Brazilian Gem Roberto Carlos to Perform at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live: 22.7 2012
Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards Rock L.A.: 22.7 2012
A New Spirit in the Desert for Coachella: 22.7 2012
CrowdsEye Hopes to Make Big Splash at Coachella: 22.6 2012
Latino Spring Break Bash: Features Ivy Queen, Cosculluela, Plan B, Alexis & Fido 22.6 2012
Victor Manuelle Brings Salsa to L.A.'s Belasco Theater: 22.6 2012
Cuban Act La Charanga Habanera to Perform in L.A.: 22.6 2012
Lightning in a Bottle Set to Take SoCal by Storm Again: 22.6 2012
The Return of the Boy Band: 22.6 2012
Romeo Santos has the Formula: 22.5 2012
Cloud Nothings: 22.3 2012
Coldplay Coming to L.A. for Benefit Concert: 22.2 2012
Coachella 2012: 22.1 2012
The Santa Sessions: A 2011 Holiday Playlist 21.48 2011
Active Child: Nov. 9 @ The Music Box 21.42 2011
Culture Collide Festival: Oct 5-9 @ Various Locations 21.38 2011
Fall 2011 Album Releases: 21.37 2011
Fall 2011 Show Guide: 21.37 2011
Marc Anthony: Sept. 24 & 25 @ Gibson Amphitheatre 21.36 2011
Distant Worlds: Music from 'Final Fantasy': Sept. 9 & 10 @ Royce Hall, UCLA 21.34 2011
Spotify: Delivers the Future of Music Now 21.30 2011
Vans Warped Tour 2011 Guide: 21.29 2011
The Lions: Aug. 6 @ Levitt Pavilion 21.29 2011
An Appreciation: Amy Winehous: 21.28 2011
L.A. Rising: July 30 @ L.A. Coliseum 21.28 2011
Vans Warped Tour 2011: 21.26 2011
Lady Gaga's New Album Lacks Subtlety and Features the Worst Tendencies of Dance Music: 2011
2011 Summer Playlist: Tunes to Keep You Cool from Memorial Day to Labor Day 21.20 2011
Nate Dogg Passes Away: 21.11 2011
Musink Band Lineup: 21.8 2011
USC students are turning up the beats!: 2010
Live Music for Under $25: 20.39 2010
Independent Label Guide: 20.39 2010
Fall 2010 Show Guide: 20.36 2010
Fall 2010 Album Guide: 20.36 2010
End-of-Summer Music Festivals: 20.29 2010
The Good Listeners: Debut Don’t Quit Your Daydream 20.26 2010
Vans Warped Tour 2010 Guide: June 25 @ Home Depot Center, June 27 @ Seaside Park, Aug. 11 @ Pomona Fairplex 20.25 2010
2010 Summer Guide: 20.24 2010
Summer Music Preview: 20.24 2010
Reset Music Festival: June 5 @ San Diego Sports Arena 20.22 2010
DJ Gear: Local Turntablists Chime In 20.20 2010
Another Spring, Another Coachella: 20.15 2010
Spring Concert Preview: 20.12 2010
Time For Spring, I Say!: Spring Music Guide 20.12 2010
Gilberto Gil: The String Concert with son Bem Gil and Jacques Morelenbaum 20.11 2010
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards: And the Winners Will Be… 20.4 2010
Music Artists to Watch in 2010: 19.49 2009
It Is The Season: (A Winter Music Preview) 19.47 2009
John Mayer: Forever at Battle with Complacency 19.44 2009
2009 West L.A. Music Recording Expo: Mini-NAMM for Regular Folk 19.43 2009
The Glory of "Glee": 19.43 2009
CASH Music.org Raffle: 2009
Just Dance: Hot L.A. DJs and Club Nights 19.40 2009
2009 Fall Concert Guide: 19.36 2009
Fall Music Extravaganza!: 19.36 2009
Musicians Institute: “World Class Education in the Heart of Hollywood” 19.29 2009
Shake Your Groove Thing Under the Stars: Weekly (and Free!) Concert Series 19.26 2009
Fifteen Bands Not to Miss at Warped Tour: 19.25 2009
A Cappella Culture on Campus: Awaken A Cappella and Bruin Harmony Share Keys to Success 19.24 2009
2009 Summer Show Guide: Cool Concerts Not to Miss 19.22 2009
Yet Another Season: Summer Music Preview 19.22 2009
Record Store Day: What’s spinning on April 18? 19.15 2009
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival: 2009’s Hottest Acts 19.15 2009
Indie No More: The Death of 103.1 2009
100 Essential Tunes: For Your MP3 Player 2009
UCLA Bands UCLA STUDENT BANDS ROCK: A Peekaboo at Kazai Rex and Lady Danville 2009
Roxy Moments The Roxy Theatre: Nic Adler’s 10 Most Memorable Moments 2008
Bands to Watch 09: Artists to Watch in 2009 2008
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