1. Lesley Gore Leads 'You Don't Own Me' Lipsync Election PSA

    October 26, 2012 8:36 PM EDT Young women in fashion and entertainment -- including Alexa Chung, supermodel Karen Elson, fashion blogger/Rookie author Tavi Gevinson and "Girls" creator Lena Dunham -- are singing support for President Barack Obama's women's rights policies and asking women to vote for…

  2. The Decemberists Folk Around on Eve of No. 1 Album Debut

    January 26, 2011 11:45 AM EST On the eve of their first No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 with "The King is Dead," Colin Meloy and the rest of the Decemberists seemed unaffected. It was business as usual for the Portland folk-rockers on the second of three nights at New York's Beacon Theatre, as well as the…

  3. The Decemberists / October 19, 2009 / L.A.

    October 20, 2009 2:33 PM EDT Since the release of prog-folk-metal rock opera "The Hazards of Love" this spring, the Portland, Ore. band has devotedly toured in its support, delighting audiences by performing the full album from start to finish. Last night (Oct. 19), the Decemberists played what was billed as…

  4. Decemberists Back In 'Love' On New Album

    December 10, 2008 3:36 PM EST The Decemberists will return with another epic, story-driven album next spring in the form of "The Hazards of Love," due March 24 from Capitol. The narrative this time around concerns the trials and tribulations of Margaret, her lover William, the queen of a spooky forest and a rake…

  5. Lavender Diamond

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "It's my dream to make music for the commercial radio world, of shaking up the genre," Stark says. "We just happen to make pop music. It wouldn't hurt to make it popular." Lavender Diamond frontwoman Becky Stark originally studied to become an opera singer and an…