Mark C. Horn
2 months ago | Music Features
S.O.S. Band vocalist Mary Davis' entire musical life has been about timing -- good times, bad times, taking the time to do things right, and watching the hit songs she recorded continue to stand the test of time. Davis and her band rose quickly to...
2 months ago | Concerts
To characterize the musical stylings of the Reverend Horton Heat as simply rock 'n' roll is akin to saying the founder and leader of the popular rockabilly band, Jim Heath, likes playing the occasional live show. For more than the past quarter-cen...
2 months ago | EDM
Twentieth-century writer Charles Colton coined the saying "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." For veteran club DJs Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, their modern interpretation of the phrase was to take the essence of their favorite '60s recor...
2 months ago | Punk & Hardcore
In the song "California (Hustle & Flow)" from Social Distortion's Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, singer Mike Ness professes, "Life gets hard and then it gets good / like I always knew it would." Ness, the one-time Fullerton, California, street pun...
2 months ago | Interviews
It has often been said that music is an international language. Regardless of political and physical boundaries, status, race and creed, the melodies and harmonies that are conceived from inspiration, nurtured into notes and finally released into ...
4 months ago | Blues
Brothers Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin have made musical careers of taking what was once old and making it new again. In some cases, the two who were the creating force behind acclaimed roots rock 'n' roll band The Blasters, have also created new musi...