Would cocoa in a cup of a different color taste as sweet? Maybe not, according to new research by scientists in Spain and England.
University researchers found that different colored cups can affect the perceived flavor of hot chocolate, UPI reports. "The color of the container where food and drin ... More >>
MarcoD2/flickrWhen it comes to craft beer, the labels are more predictable than what sloshes within the bottles. Battered helmets, grinning skulls, and thorny monikers straight out of Arthurian legend are common, as are pastoral scenes featuring serene woodland beasts. Mind-bending IPAs mee ... More >>
Steve GullickFoalsFoals' arty fusion of indie-rock and dance music took two albums to coalesce, but it did on Total Life Forever, which came out in May on Sub Pop.
The album earned the Oxford, U.K., quintet a nomination for Britain's Mercury Prize. What it's earning them on their current 22- ... More >>
The first time West Coast Sound heard of Silver Lake band Local Natives was at Nettwerk Records' home office in Hollywood last November. The label's kingpin, Terry McBride, had convened a panel of Hollywood music biz types, including longtime PR man Mitch Schneider, Spaceland Productions' Mitchell ... More >>
Ah, Memorial Day Weekend, the perfect three-day break, tailor-made for chilling in the comfort of an abandoned LA. As long as you stay away from Hollywood Boulevard and the tourists imported from Hell, you can relax, go out to dinner, catch some music, sleep in, drive to the desert, take some LSD, c ... More >>