David Fricke

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Wednesday 3/14/2012

    ​If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' Damn the Torpedoes Gets Deluxe Edition Treatment

    ​You can't get more classic rock than Tom Petty and there's no Tom Petty album more classic than 1979's Damn the Torpedoes, which has just been reissued in a two-disc deluxe edition. The very foundation of a career that would lead Petty and his band, The Heartbreakers, into the Rock and Roll ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    October 7, 2009

    Puscifer Tix On Sale Friday

    ​Tool frontman and vino aficionado Maynard James Keenan's on-the-sly musical endeavor, Puscifer, is set to headline two nights at downtown Phoenix's Orpheum Theatre this December. Lucky for you, tickets are available this Friday, October 9, at 10 a.m. via Live Nation.Apparently, Keenan leaves behi ... More >>

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    July 9, 2009
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    July 6, 2009

    Deer Tick Tonight At Modified Arts

    We already told you a lot about Deer Tick in this week's paper, and we'll tell you a little more tomorrow, after tonight's show at Modified Arts but in the meantime we just wanted to give you a little reminder: DEER TICK IS TONIGHT.In case you're too lazy to click the above link:The group cranks out ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009
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    July 2, 2009
  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    To The Death

    My Chemical Romance conceptualizes doom with Liza Minnelli

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    February 22, 2007

    The Who

    It's them, that's who

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Kinky Wizard

    Long the king of his castle, ever-prolific Deathray Davies front man John Dufilho is learning to share

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    March 29, 2001

    Texas State of Mind

    The South by Southwest music conference might've been a disappointment this year, but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Candy Cane Mutiny

    Consumers fight back! You have the power to make the ultimate Christmas album yourself. Use it!

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    November 16, 2000

    Lou Reed

    Metal Machine Music (Buddha Original Masters Series)

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    March 30, 2000

    Austin, We Have a Problem!

    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.

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    September 23, 1999

    Hearts Full of Napalm

    Three decades after the fact, L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs make good on that old Detroit Rock City promise

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    End of the Century

    The Ramones offer one more burst of brilliance with a new anthology

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Still Waters

    Son Volt's Jay Farrar doesn't waste his words

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    May 15, 1997
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    April 10, 1997
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    July 28, 1994