18 days ago | Show Preview
Myrlin Hepworth is loath to admit it, lest anyone get the wrong idea, but when we called him at his home one recent Tuesday morning, the local rapper, poet, activist, and educator was watching a documentary on the Eagles. Not exactly what one migh...
24 days ago | Show Preview
There has always been a bluesy edge to Big Head Todd & The Monsters' ever-expanding sound. Now, more than 30 years after forming in Boulder, Colorado, the band's 2014 blues-infused Black Beehive and the recent Live at Red Rocks June 6, 2015, s...
26 days ago | Q&A
The quiet, almost Americana-ish intro to All Them Witches' latest album, Dying Surfer Meets His Maker, is something of a false lead. Beginning with bassist/vocalist Michael Parks singing as sweetly as any folk troubadour, almost imperceptibly the ...
26 days ago | Concerts
Here are our picks for best concerts in Phoenix this week. Browse our comprehensive concert calendar for more options. The Maension - Joe's Grotto - Monday, January 18 The Maension plays an intriguing combination of ’90s grunge and ’00s nu-metal, ...
1 month ago | Show Preview
For years, Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch have worked as a team writing acclaimed and, at times, harrowing songs bridging the country music world and the back porches of Appalachia. In this context, almost exclusively, Welch has been the lead voi...
2 months ago | Local Wire
Doll Skin offers up striking parallels to The Runaways. Both bands feature a young, all-female lineup. Both bands play a gritty, hard-charging, punk-ish brand of rock 'n' roll. Both bands were "discovered" by a rock 'n' roll impresario instrumenta...