The latest from Funny Or Die offers an... alternative history of the formation of the much-loved but short-lived band the Postal Service, with open auditions.
Jewel Akens, a pop singer who had a 1960s hit with "The Birds and the Bees," has died in Los Angeles County. He was 79.
Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa weaves many identity threads in his music. His Royce Hall concert Saturday will bring two distinct approaches to life.
During construction, Concertmaster Chalifour played Bach as Salonen and Gehry listened, holding hands, they were so nervous. It sounded so good, the maestro broke into tears.
Van Cliburn died on Wednesday. He was a master of the piano’s 88 keys, and he held the key to a triumphantly long and profitable musical career.
Where else can you find a blend of JS Bach and The Flaming Lips?
Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include "Leader of the Pack" and "Remember (Walking in the Sand)," has died. He was 71.
Los Angeles has been happy to join in on the latest Internet meme — including a mayoral candidate. Check out the best local renditions of the Harlem Shake here.
Music critic Isabela Raygoza recommends some Spanish-language romance songs to get you in the mood for love on Valentine's Day.
Joey Ramone fans can finally own a piece of his life and legacy as nearly 100 records along with a variety of other personal items is going up for auction online.
Carla Bley did a fine job of herding cats when bringing together a disparate group of iconoclasts for Escalator Over the Hill.
Proving that even lukewarm banjo is so hot right now, Mumford & Sons "Babel" brought home a top-tier Grammy for Album of the Year at the 55th annual Grammy Awards.
Holly George-Warren is up for a lesser known Grammy category Best Album Notes. She worked on Janis Joplin’s “The Pearl Sessions.”
Two years after NARAS erased Latin Jazz as an awards category, Sunday's 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles will once again select a Best Latin Jazz Album.
Named one of America's best conductors, DePriest was contralto Marian Anderson's nephew, and although he suffered many health problems, his fan base was so devoted one of them gave him a kidney.
The GRAMMYs are Sunday (and there's a new dress code?!). Separate the "root fors" from the "outraged abouts" with the help of these videos and playlists.