Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline Lollapalooza

USC’s campus is exploding with chatter of Coachella being in just a few days, but now that the Lollapalooza line-up has been announced, avid festival fans can get excited for another summer festival. Festivals such as Lollapalooza, Coachella and Outside Lands are known for filling three days with line-ups people only thought they could dream about. This […]

Music borrowing may not be such a sour note

The dilemma surrounding music borrowing has plagued the music industry for decades, especially now in the digital age where an artist can pluck a song from halfway around the world, tweak it and release it as her or his own in a new language, in a new market. Being strongly influenced, borrowing melodies and ideas, […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced

Guns N’ Roses, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Cure and Heart were among the first-time nominees announced Tuesday for potential induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2012. Other new nominees include rap duo Eric B. & Rakim, blues guitarist and singer Freddie King, British rock group the […]