Jack White. Music god of our generation.Jack White has quickly attained a legendary, iconic status, even without the aging it typically takes for one to achieve such accolades. In the last decade, he has rocked our world, and is something of a King Midas of indie music. Everything he touches s ... More >>
Lately, it seems all the world's heard from Christina Aguilera is her pitch for DirecTV, as her commercials seem to be playing 24-7. And with Lady Gaga dominating the pop world for now, it's a wonder whether Aguilera has anything up her sleeve to get back on top in the music world. While it ... More >>
Nayo Jones My Name Is Nayo Soul (PowerMove Records) Grade: C Critics have been commenting on the death of R&B for a few years now, to the point it's almost universally accepted that the genre is artistically bankrupt, with few if any quality acts still practicing the time-honored craft of m ... More >>
Chico Chism's West Side Chicago Blues Party
(Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Records)
Racing for health
Inside the world of Arizona's drag kings
Ride to live at Bike Week
The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll is still stompin'
Fatal Exception is Radio Free America's best -- and possibly final -- album
The space oddity lands in the Valley
Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie
Letters from the week of July 31, 2003
With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative
Letters from the week of May 29, 2003
Spinal Tap tapped,
The public craves rare Nirvana. Fear not: 'You Know You're Right' is only the beginning.
Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album and she doesn't care what you call it
As Tolerance strives for a denser sound, the majors are taking a longer, harder look
Brett and Rennie Sparks are the squabbling Sonny and Cher of gothic, underground country
Teendom's toothiest icon sinks his choppers into a collection of show tunes on his new album and tour
The same competitive fire that took Kitch Kitchen from the war-zone streets of Newark to basketball stardom has now made her the Valley's hottest rapper.
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched
Consumers fight back! You have the power to make the ultimate Christmas album yourself. Use it!
What happens when you cram too much music into one city and two pairs of eardrums? Nothing, if you move too fast to hear it all.
Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee
Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music
June 10 - 16, 1999
Why Hollywood's high on children of the multiplex
The man who transformed Nita's Hideaway into a beloved music venue now focuses on full-time band management
Christopher's restaurant shakeup leads to breakup of longtime partners
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil goes to seed onscreen
Forty years ago, the Valley's most exotic resort put Scottsdale on the tourist map
Take a nostalgic yet jarring dance through the Sixties with Michael Uthoff's "Ask Not . . ."
The Blues Brothers, Marilyn, The Killer, Ol' Blue Eyes, Der Bingle and The King himself! The "Legendary Superstars" revue takes a Las Vegas formula to Apache Junction and audiences are, well, doubled over.
The nation's premier medical criminologist imparts his profundity--and profanity
Ol' Spider Eyes is back with a new summer tour--but this time, he's left the guillotine at home
JODY "QUEEN OF THE HOUSE" MILLER IS BACK JTO RECLAIM HER CROWN
MR. LOAF REUNITES WITH JIM STEINMAN FOR THE SECOND CHART-TOPPING SLICE OF HELL
How to get musically postmodern without really trying