Brandon Boyd is a big animal lover. He has a great French Bulldog, who casually lumbers up to greet this writer as I enter the Incubus singer's comfortably zen and groovy home in Los Angeles. And then, there's the cat.
This week Incubus reinvents itself, the Cool Kids rewind some classic hip-hop beats, Colbie Caillat reclaims pop music from the teases, and Blake Shelton wants to turn some of that "Voice" attention into country cash.
The Global Sustainability Symposium -- featuring Over 74 global musical acts, including Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Joss Stone, Incubus and Tiësto -- proved to be a powerful and inspiring event.