Kristian C. Libman
7 days ago | Interviews
Alessia Cara wants you to get to know her. The voters of the JUNO Awards sure did last year; the 20-year-old Canadian pop artist took home the Best New Artist accolade in 2015, a true source of pride for Cara. “There’s something so great about bei...
2 months ago | Country and Western Music
Purists scoff. Detractors, whom are often vocal, will tell you that its soul has been lost. Those who are indoctrinated are often divided themselves, gravitating toward certain aspects and shying away from others. Country music has never been more...
2 months ago | Folk You!
Courtney Marie Andrews is always in flux and she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Phoenix born-and-raised folk artist has spent the better part of her adult life in some state of movement, never lingering in one place for too long. Though Arizo...
3 months ago | Country and Western Music
All it took for John and June to become homeless was a broken hand and a layoff. Unfortunately for them, they happened simultaneously, leading to the couple being evicted shortly thereafter. They anticipated being only two weeks without a home. It...
3 months ago | Concert Review
In a triumphant return after ten long years away from the Valley, Dixie Chicks smashed expectations at Ak-Chin Pavilion with a show that went beyond simple country music. Visually, it was as modern and effective as they come, a slick black-and-whi...
3 months ago | Indie Rock
Reinvention is the mother of necessity for Puro Instinct. Centered around sisters Piper and Skylar Kaplan, Puro Instinct was once one of the buzz bands of the moment — 2011 saw the release of their heralded Headbangers In Ecstasy, a woozy, of-the-...