Think back on a gig you saw six or seven years ago, and about how much the landscape in our fair city has physically changed since. Now try imagining a gig from 46 or 47 years ago, and how much history has been paved over--then you'll get some idea of the amount of digging Arizona music historian Jo ... More >>
It's been a long time since the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson first began orchestrating one of rock's most anticipated albums. Finally, after nearly four and a half decades of half-releases and bootlegs, Capitol Records is issuing the official release of the Beach Boys' long lost album Smile. ... More >>
Interpol In this week's print edition we ran a story about the the recent reboot of New York City's most fashionable gloom-rockers Interpol. For the piece we caught up with Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino to talk about some of the recent changes the band has undergone. Most notably of which is th ... More >>
freefoto.com Sunny pop music and summertime are made for each other like two soulmates holding hands on an oceanside stroll. With the weather heating up here in the Valley of the Sun, let's take a look at some great summer music... S-Curve Records Tinted Windows Tinted Windows (S-Curve Records) ... More >>
Hometown rock heroes Jimmy Eat World have re-mastered Clarity in honor of the disc's 10th anniversary and are offering it as part of an exclusive package on their 10-date Clarity X 10 tour. The package, which is available online and through vinyl-only on the tour, features the bonus tracks "Chris ... More >>
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