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Review: Phantogram reaches next level on 'Voices'

Review: Phantogram reaches next level on ‘Voices’

The so-called "sophomore slump" is something most artists aim to avoid but somehow manage to hit with precision.

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

Devo founding member Casale said in a statement that his younger brother's death on Monday was "sudden" and "a total shock." No further details on Bob Casale's death were provided.

David Crosby postpones shows after heart surgery

David Crosby postpones shows after heart surgery

Publicist Michael Jensen tells City News Service that the 72-year-old had a cardiac catheterization last week to fix a blocked coronary artery.

Review: K.d. lang winning at 'After Midnight'

Review: K.d. lang winning at ‘After Midnight’

Making a stylish Broadway debut, four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang has taken over for Fantasia Barrino as the special guest vocalist in the colorful music and dance revue, "After Midnight."

Sam Phillips: keeping music hope alive

Sam Phillips: keeping music hope alive

"Growing up in this town ... I've seen people win really big and lose really big and to me that's not the point," she said.

What you hear is what you see

What you hear is what you see

“We’re trying to make a melting pot of different kinds of repertoires that will attract people to the concerts,” Gamboa said. “We’re trying to embrace as many different styles as we can.”

Memories of the Beatles' US television debut

Memories of the Beatles’ US television debut

"George was sick. He had a 102-degree temperature," says Calandra. "So he didn't come to the rehearsal that Saturday, and I stood in for him wearing a Beatles wig. When McCartney saw me with a guitar in my hand and a wig, he had a kind of look like, 'I'm glad you have a day job, 'cause you just don't look the part.'"

Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers mimed Super Bowl song

Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers mimed Super Bowl song

Flea wrote on the band's website that the opportunity was too big for the lifelong football fans to turn down. After internal debate, dubiously checking with fellow musicians and consulting with headliner Bruno Mars, they decided it was "a surreal-like, once in a life time crazy thing to do and we would just have fun and do it."

Daft Punk, Macklemore top left-of-center Grammys

Daft Punk, Macklemore top left-of-center Grammys

Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo of Daft Punk continued the celebratory feel of their hit, record of the year "Get Lucky," by asking Stevie Wonder to join them with Williams and Nile Rodgers in a colorful performance

Justin Bieber's arrest latest sign of trouble

Justin Bieber’s arrest latest sign of trouble

Bieber was charged with DUI, driving with an expired license and resisting arrest without violence. His Miami-Dade County jail mug shot showed the singer smiling in a bright red inmate jumpsuit, his hair still stylishly coiffed