The Times on Sunday: Jonas Brothers, Grandmaster Flash and more
Here's a brief look at the pop music stories that are featured in this Sunday's Calendar section and were posted on Pop & Hiss earlier in the week.
The Jonas Brothers: It's full scream ahead How big are the Jonas Brothers? One day here last week, not knowing the cause, some floors of Rockefeller Center were evacuated when the floor-shaking and screams of the lads' fans during a TV shoot sent trepidation through the tenants. Related slide-show: Exclusive: The Jonas Brothers take N.Y.
Q&A: Grandmaster Flash on his return with 'The Bridge' Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five formed in New York in the late '70s and radically altered the musical and cultural landscape -- pioneering the turntable as a way to make music, not just play it. After being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007, Flash, 51, is preparing to release his first studio album in more than 20 years. "The Bridge" is out Tuesday.
Leonard Cohen reborn in the U.S.A. The 74-year-old songwriter is touring America for the first time in 15 years. Why now? He felt the flicker.
Photos: Grandmaster Flash and the Jonas Brothers. Credit for both: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times