CD reviews: Ke$ha, Snoop Dogg

Ke$ha, "Animal" (RCA) Auto-tune — a pitch-correcting software — is supposed to be dead, according to Jay-Z, whose "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" was one of 2009's biggest hip-hop jams.

When the circus meets the symphony: Flaming Lips prep “freaky” CSO show

[caption id="attachment_117483" align="aligncenter" width="576"] The Flaming Lips play with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra on May 26. Photo by George Salisbury.[/caption] This Thursday, May 26, revered Oklahoma indie rockers The Flaming Lips will join the Colorado Symphony Orchestra at Red Rocks Amphitheater to perform their epic ninth album, “The Soft Bulletin,” in its entirety.