2012 is at its end, and just like I did last year, I thought it would be good fun to try and recap the reissues and compilations I couldn't seem to get off my phonograph this year. So here they are: The 10 reissues and compilations I dug most in 2012. See also: - The 10 Most WTF Moments of 2012 - ... More >>
See also: The Psychedelic Pop of Mike Condello Remembered With Two New Releases When we were working up our 100 Songs That Defined Arizona list, one name was mentioned more than any other by our readers and consultants, and that name was Mike Condello (1946-1995). Known best for his work on The Wal ... More >>
Sophisticated (read: old) people everywhere enjoy the smooth sounds of Kenny G. The world-renowned saxophonist isn't just the vehicle for one of pop music's all-time best hairdos, he also owns several world records, including the most instrumental records ever sold in the U.S. and the longest not ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaIt's been an interesting career for Bankhead/Atlanta-based rapper T.I. He's currently weathering the brunt of charges brought against him for illegally owning three unregistered firearms, a part of his life he was not shy to mention while onstage at the Celebrity Theatre on Sunday night ... More >>
Blues-rocker breaks up to make up for lost time
Why you should take Brett Ratner seriously
Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006
He's not your father's neo-folkie
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A little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll
Our night crawlers brave Britney to stalk rowdy rap queen Kelis
Southern rock, once stigmatized and left for the comedians, has entered a new era of appreciation
Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album and she doesn't care what you call it
Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K
Consumers fight back! You have the power to make the ultimate Christmas album yourself. Use it!
The Bloodhound Gang and Nerf Herder differ drastically in terms of musical style and stage presence, but they share emphasis on the humorous and insulting
New Times music critics reveal their deepest, darkest record-buying secrets
Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music
The boxed-set dilemma: When are four CDs too little and three CDs too much respect?
Spawn's creator revolutionized the comic-book industry. But did he survive Hollywood with his soul intact?
Rock's premier tough-but-tender songwriter flips on the tough switch again with Acid Bubblegum
Famous parting shots from artists formerly "under exclusive arrangement" with their labels
FINALLY READY FOR THE COUNTRY, PAM TILLIS EMBRACES HER FATHER'S MUSIC WITHOUT HESITATION
LOU REED SCARES THE POP OUT OF DEATH