Charley Patton

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    I'm Done Buying Every Bob Dylan Album Over and Over (Probably)

    I hate to do this, but two clarifications seem important at the outset: I adore Bob Dylan, and, as a lover of physical media, I'm one of the few people (twenty-somethings especially) still collecting CDs. With that said, I have to say this, too: there's no fucking way I'm plucking down $280 for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Andrew Bird, Mesa Arts Center, 4/18/12

    Andrew Bird Mesa Arts Center Wednesday, April 18 When I opened the doors of Mesa Arts Center last night to see indie rock whistle-master Andrew Bird, I was greeted by an ocean of flannel shirts and beards. Folks were politely waiting in line for an overpriced beer and excited to see the show. The g ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    Magic and Gloss

    Producer of geniuses Daniel Lanois whips out his pedal-steel and goes it alone on Shine

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Bob Dylan

    Love and Theft (Columbian Records)

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Unfortunate Son

    After a lost decade of legal wrangling, John Fogerty pulls himself out of the swamp