Nils Lofgren's ranch in Scottsdale almost feels hidden. It's not far from the city, from the clubs of Old Town and the shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square, but his large plot shares none of the bustle. It's secluded and quiet, with mesquite trees rustling in a soft breeze.
Hear that? It's the clock counting down the hours until your weekend begins and it's nearing the magic moment known as quitting time. To help the time pass more quickly, you might consider what it is you'll actually be doing during the next couple days and nights of work-free bliss. Luckily, if you ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: Moe'Z Art, Decker, Hemoptysis, PeachcakeWelcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, in which Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If you would like your son ... More >>
Bishop Allen are a prim pop confectionary who churned out their third proper full-length last March titled "Grrr..." The candy-coated tracks are worth the impending toothaches, placing Bishop Allen, named for the street where the founding members lived, in cahoots with fellow saccharine rockers ... More >>
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
"Rootsy folk blues" blows through the Valley
There's a hoot for every night owl at Valley clubs this summer
Hoping to stir a buzz in the Valley
Ugly Casanova may fail as a hoax. But as an offering from Modest Mouse's enigmatic front man, it works just fine.
Sharpen Your Teeth (Sub Pop)
For Califone's Tim Rutili, there's no difference between a picture and a thousand words
The Moon and Antarctica
The members of Modest Mouse make brilliant music, but they'd rather not talk about it
Illinois foursome Braid proves itself the happy exception to the college-town rule