When the news broke last Wednesday that modern rock 'n' roll icon Jack White was pairing with the sticky, Faygo-coated Insane Clown Posse (ICP) for a "Mozart cover" called "Lech Mich Im Arsch," a simultaneous "wutttt?" was uttered by music fans across the globe. Surely Jack White is the type of dud ... More >>
Burt Bacharach meets Mildred Pierce on the west side
God Help The GirlThe principals of the God Help The Girl project, left to right, singer-songwriter Stuart Murdoch and singers Catherine Ireton, Celia Garcia and Alex Klobouk. God Help The Girl God Help The Girl (Matador) So you're Stuart Murdoch, successful songwriter, vocalist and leader of Scot ... More >>
Sometimes you just need to see a little live music on a Friday night, and without much on the concert schedule this weekend (The Music of Led Zeppelin - A Rock Symphony! Smashmouth!) I found myself at Chyro Arts in Scottsdale to see San Diego's Long Live Logos. Turns out, they played a delighful set ... More >>
For far too long, there were far too few bands interested in layering acoustic and electronic elements to make the sort of “chill” music that fills any respectable nightclub with pleather couches. Not anymore. Chill music is everywhere now, Phoenix and elsewhere, though not everyone is doing it ... More >>
The Burt Bacharach concert at Orpheum Theatre scheduled for Sunday, September 28 has been cancelled, LiveNation announced today. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase.
Here’s a handful of shows that were just announced this week.
Bacharach-David fans have been wishin' and hopin' for this one
Remake of Alfie gives misogynist character a makeover
A Girl Called Eddy (Anti)
Brilliant Colors: The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (Rhino)
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
Camp charms, but it needs less talking and more singing
American Idol Season 2: All-Time Classic American Love Songs (RCA)
Elephant (V2/Third Man)
The Willies (Nonesuch)
The spirit still moves the groups that shaped '70s soul
When I Was Cruel (Island Def Jam)
Driving Rain (Capitol)
The music of San Fran popsters Beulah isn't quite as sweet as you think
Despite the recent passing of some of heritage music's finest, the music continues to flourish thanks to a handful of fine new releases
The Stax Story (Stax Records)
Looking back at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of local music in 2000
What the World Needs Now...
The newly rediscovered Burt Bacharach has a history most fans have never even heard about
With his solo debut, the Negro Problem's singer-songwriter Stew takes pop in profound directions
440 North 32nd Street
You can call Stereolab's musical mix postmodern rock or experimental pop, just don't call it kitschy
Our quarterly roundup of the latest in music books
Braid's reel life story
Fred Green explores new rhythmic permutations on its third album
Elvis Costello's recent collaboration with Burt Bacharach restores order to his maddening decade
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me / The Clash Tribute: Burning London / Jon Dee Graham
Hall of Fame's recent induction of Billy Joel makes a bad idea seem that much worse
A recap of the releases that made it worthwhile to own a CD player in 1998
Two new releases pit the new songs of Bacharach & Costello against the old classics of Bacharach & David
Yo La Tengo exposes indie rock to the emotional bonds of matrimony
With My Best Friend's Wedding, Julia Roberts finally recaptures the bouquet
The Sneaker Pimps, the U.K.'s newest electronica export, gain a foothold in the U.S.
Grace of My Heart: Carole King or Memorex?
The Grapes of Wrath, newcomers to folk city