One would be hard-pressed to make sweeping comparisons between Sick of Sarah, appearing this Saturday night (Sept. 3) at the Roxy, and other all-female rock bands. They're not quite as punk as the…
Cinematographer John Seale, best known for his Oscar-winning work with the late Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient," "The Talented Mr. Ripley") and fellow Aussie Peter Weir ("Witness," "Dead…
In 1979, Joni Mitchell assembled perhaps the greatest unit of jazz players to tour with a pop artist (Sting's "Dream of the Blue Turtles" ensemble notwithstanding) in support of her "Mingus" album…
Double nominees Alexandre Desplat, Clint Mansell and Hans Zimmer lead the contenders for the 11th annual World Soundtrack Awards, the culmination of Belgium's 38th Ghent Film Festival, on Oct. 22.
For Nashville-based band the Features, striking while the iron is hot appears to be their prevailing mantra. With their latest album, "Wilderness," having barely hit the marketplace on July 26…
Who says you get what you pay for? Now that "Carmaheaven" is behind us, the only price Angelenos will pay is $10 (cash) for parking, not to mention encountering normal traffic, to enter the Skirball…
At ASCAP's 26th annual Film & Television Music Awards on Thursday, the parade of composers receiving kudos for music from 2010's top B.O. earners included James Horner ("The Karate Kid"), Hans Zimmer…
The Ghent Film Festival will pay tribute to the late Ronni Chasen with a concert featuring works by film composers Elliot Goldenthal, Howard Shore and Hans Zimmer.
Rolling Stone called the album "a 15-track score to a film that exists only in your head."
Ambrose Akinmusire, one of the featured acts at the upcoming Playboy Jazz Festival (June 11-12), is what jazz aficionados might refer to as "the real thing."
Back in February, when the Playboy Jazz Festival lineup — which includes Dianne Reeves, the Roots, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lee Konitz and Buddy Guy — was announced at Hugh Hefner's mansion in Holmby…