Welcome 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 songs to be considered for future Sound Off columns, please email music@ ... More >>
Jacket Full of Danger
A logic of his own
For years, Calvin Johnson has loomed enormously over the Northwestern rock scene. Now, he's powerfully going solo with What Was Me.
Clearer and more fearless than ever, Sleater-Kinney is ready to wail
After six years in the garage, the Bratmobile revs louder than ever
A new documentary recounts how a small band of insurgents led by musician and K Records co-founder Calvin Johnson helped fashion a punk-rock revolution
Illinois foursome Braid proves itself the happy exception to the college-town rule
New Jade Tree compilation explores the underground phenomenon of the late, great Cap'n Jazz
Olympia festival embraces ideals of indie rock
A talk with Joe Queer. Also: Dub Narcotic Sound System, J Church, and the resurgence of wuss rock.
S.O.S. (Save Our Speakers) Intelligence Dossier 396
Watching the watchmen, getting Unwound, surfing with the aliens in Man . . . or Astroman?