A recent lawsuit filed by Beats Electronics highlights the brand's ongoing struggle with phony products and is a fascinating peek into the sophisticated distribution network of counterfeiters spread throughout Asia.
"Sometimes I’ll look back at old pictures where I’m a little heavy and dressed funny and think, ‘How did I get chicks all the time?’” Linda Perry is not sharing this personal insight with a close friend. Rather, she’s addressing a Beverly Hills ballroom full of entertainers -- actresses Evan Rachel Wood, Teri Polo, Whitney Cummings and Milla Jovovich, comedian Margaret Cho and fellow songwriter Sia among them -- at the May 10 Evening With Women gala to benefit the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, an event she has curated for the last six years (which would raise $600,000 that night).
Los Angeles groove band Vulfpeck’s silent album ‘Sleepify’ may have been a mere prank intended to rack up play counts and royalties, or perhaps it was a more sophisticated act of digital performance art.
Now that he's sporting a some scruffy facial hair, Jimmy Kimmel decided to bring on board a musical guest that the cool L.A. and New York kids can get down with: The L.A.-based indie dance duo Classixx.
Miley Cyrus death rumors started circulating online over the weekend, with scammers "reporting" on the hoax and some fans believing it, noting that Cyrus hadn't posted anything on social media in three days. Well, the Miley drought is officially over – not only is the "Bangerz" star alive, but she's topless in a desert.
For the past several years, Deer Tick takes over the town of Newport, R.I.'s Blues Cafe for their legendary Newport Folk Festival afterparties, which have featured such luminaries as Jackson Browne, Jim James, and Dawes. They're doing it again this weekend, bringing with them friends like Nashville singer-songwriter Caitlin Rose, the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, and Trampled by Turtles.
Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry gets to the heart of the matter — literally — on his new classical album, "Music for Heart and Breath." While recording the 12 compositions for the set, Parry and co-producer Bryce Dessner of The National outfitted the musicians, from duos to a small orchestra, with stethoscopes and asked them play in tempo with "their lungs and their hearts, the involuntary organs of the body.