29-year-old local musician Braden McCall "feels too much," and while he might humbly admit this is, well, a rather annoying personality trait, it certainly hasn't hurt his ability to write and record music.
As a Valley native, McCall has used his time and talents wisely, spending the majority of h ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian WilsonMusic and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>
In perfect Girl Talk fashion, the good people of Goldenvoice set up a surprise late night release of Coachella's overwhelmingly impressive lineup.Many of Michael Lopez's lineup predictions were spot on. The Strokes made the cut, as did Duran Duran, although on a different day than what Billboard ... More >>
Coachella's official lineup should be announced very, very soon -- lest anyone forget that this week is usually when the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival makes it big announcement.In lieu of the entire festival lineup, a few acts have already been confirmed for the festival's 2011 editi ... More >>
Chances are few in the crowd at Arizona Fall Frenzy will have heard of The Parlotones but, believe it or not, they've sold more records than The Killers, U2, and Coldplay.In their native South Africa, at least.Like X-Japan, this band who's huge on the other side of the world -- as in, they sell t ... More >>
In honor of impending arrivals in the Valley by Adam Lambert and Green Day, here is a list of 10 modern-day musicians who don't think it's girlie to rock a little black eye pencil. Emo girls, eat your hearts out. And the rest of you, feel free to point and laugh.His expression is energetic, but he l ... More >>
Christmas songs are one place where "new" definitely doesn't equal "good" in the minds of the masses, even in the newness-focused realm of popular music.Personally I'm pretty attached to The Beach Boys' "Little Saint Nick" and Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas is You," the two greatest pop ... More >>
The Killers: See you in September.
Local fans of The Killers have been waiting patiently for the band's upcoming gig at Dodge Theatre next month.
It's been almost two years since The Killers last performed in the Valley, and local fans of the blockbuster post-punk band have been waiting oh-s ... More >>