In this week's cover story, we speak with Phoenix-based guitarist Nils Lofgren about his new collection, Face the Music, which documents 45 years of Lofgren's solo work. But his work as a sideman with some of the biggest songwriters in music history -- including Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Ringo ... More >>
David BazanThe Sail Inn Thursday, July 7Last night was the sixth time I've seen David Bazan perform, and I am struck by how each concert has been a unique experience. There were different band-names some of the times: Pedro the Lion, the group he's best known for, The Headphones, his synth-pop s ... More >>
"Feeling the west coast pull. One week left of tour," Damien Jurado wearily tweeted on the 27th, and pulling into the Rhythm Room's parking lot, I witnessed the singer/songwriter sprawled out on the hot pavement behind his van -- a clear sign that the road was taking its toll.But despite a few c ... More >>
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