Nils Lofgren's ranch in Scottsdale almost feels hidden. It's not far from the city, from the clubs of Old Town and the shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square, but his large plot shares none of the bustle. It's secluded and quiet, with mesquite trees rustling in a soft breeze.
Roger McGuinn has had a somewhat storied career that's moved from folk to rock to country and back. A founding member of the seminal psychedelic band The Byrds, McGuinn's career actually began in folk bands, notably The Chad Mitchell Trio and The Limelighters, along with a stint as guitarist in Bobb ... More >>
See also: Al Jardine Would Much Rather Be a Beach Boy Than Go It Alone Al Jardine played standup bass on the very first Beach Boys single, "Surfin'," and since then he's been an integral part of the band's sonic makeup, playing guitar and navigating complexities not often associated with The Beach ... More >>
I'll readily admit to being a Neil Young fan boy, and I'm crazy excited for his reunion with Crazy Horse and the band's upcoming album of "old-timey Americana standards" despite the fact that I know full well I'll probably listen to it a few times and toss it in the same pile as Fork in the Road. (C ... More >>
Though she didn't start playing music professionally until after she had moved away, Katy Davidson of Key Losers (formerly of Dear Nora) says that Phoenicians seem to be able to sense that she's a native. "It's a cool feeling," she says over the phone from Fun Fun Fun Fest, where she perfor ... More >>
Emma McIntyreEarlier this year The Sheepdogs became the first unsigned band to land on the cover of Rolling Stone after they won the magazine's Choose the Cover contest. Although they toured extensively before they entered the contest, their world was turned somewhat upside down when they finally ... More >>
Each week on their blog, the folks over at Light in the Attic pick one brick and mortar record store to honor on their blog as their pick of the week. Downtown Phoenix store Revolver Records is featured this week. The label, known for reissues by The Monks, Serge Gainbourg, Karen Dalton, The Free ... More >>
A Tucson-based community group has a huge benefit show lined up in the wake of the Laughner shootings.Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Sam Moore, Nils Lofgren, Keb' Mo', Jerry Riopelle, Dar Williams, Ozomatli, and Calexico are all signed up to play Tucson Convention C ... More >>
You know you wanna find out what his top 10 list is like...No. This is not the start of a really bad or tasteless joke. Recently, the Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano came out with a list of the ten best rock/pop albums. And the results may be surprising. In no particular order they are: ... More >>
The Sun Awakens
Everybody's gotta go sometime
Salon show buzzes Scottsdale
With Terry Goddard and Janet Napolitano around, you'd think gay marriage would have a chance in Arizona. Think again.
The songstress comes back for more
The Man in Black claims his Bastards
Roger McGuinn, still a Byrd man, doesn't wanna be a rock 'n' roll star
Southern Arizona's wrestling circuit grabs small-town fans
How much time was "Wasted on the Way"? Absolutely none, if you like a good rock 'n' roll soap opera.
More than 25 years after his death, the spirit of Gram Parsons rides high with a new tribute album
The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions puts Miles Davis' big leap into proper perspective
New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)
HIP-HOP IS GOING TO POT. LITERALLY.