Jason P. Woodbury
12 days ago | Americana
Bursting out of a musically diverse scene in Miami in the early '90s, The Mavericks found crossover success with a roadworthy blend of Latin rhythms, classic country, and a liberal dose of rockabilly attitude. Led by songwriter and vocalist Raul M...
21 days ago
2 months ago | Country and Western Music
Brian Whelan isn't a snob when it comes to a good song. "I have never gave a shit if it's a pop thing or a lo-fi indie thing, I don't care," Whelan says over the phone from the South By Southwest festival in Austin, speaking over the blunt din of...
3 months ago | Comedy
Even at its most depraved, the comedy of Kyle Kinane exudes a sort of busted up Zen quality. The Midwesterner is uproarious and crass, but also curiously positive. "Yeah, well sometimes it seems like a comedians make a conscious choice make to fun...
3 months ago | Viva PHX
With seemingly every alternative rock band of note reunited to dolefully tour the classics, Los Angeles band Fishbone remains a vital exception to the "play the hits" rule. For 33 years, the group has experimented and evolved, incorporating influe...
3 months ago | Interviews
Don't beat yourself up if you missed psychedelic rockers the Myrrors' debut, Burning Circles in the Sky, way back in 2008. The album was released in scant quantities around Phoenix -- a run of about 50 hand-burned CD-Rs exist -- but the young band...