Ding, dong, the witch is dead. (The witch is the heat, here; bare with me.) Supposedly. It might be September, but it's still 106 degrees, but out-of-towners don't know that. So with the turning over of the calendar comes a slew of great bands coming to Phoenix and a revitalization of the entertain ... More >>
Liquid Sol Music Festival Sportsman's Park in Glendale 3/15/14 Nostalgia was one of the many themes at Liquid Sol Music Festival on Saturday at Sportman's Park in Glendale. It was arguably of the last nice days before the summer heat started to bloom and the daylong festival was the perfect place ... More >>
Remember that one music festival Liquid Sol? You know, the one that reportedly was originally going to happen in September out in Florence only to be rescheduled for November in Glendale and then finally put off once more until next spring. Yeah, well, it's most definitely happening and now has an o ... More >>
Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker front man David Lowery is royally pissed. Make that royalty pissed for the lack of compensation he's received for the use of his songs on online webcasts, most notably Pandora.' On June 23, 2013, The Trichordist, a website for artists for an ethical and sustainable ... More >>
You have to look pretty hard for someone who doesn't have an opinion about Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service that launched in 2008 and hit the States in 2011. It's hard to deny its ease, selection, and um, free-ness, but it's also been a magnet for controversy. In both the controversial ... More >>
David Lowery and CrackerDavid Lowery stands at the helm of two well known bands -- Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker -- and he's playing with both of them tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Not only is Lowery pulling double duty, but both bands will be playing semin ... More >>
That sinking feeling
Camping with Cracker
New Roman Times
A double dip for CVB
Camper Van Beethoven dissolved in late-'80s skepticism. Now, post-9/11 cynicism is giving the indie pioneers new life.
Salesman's Girl (HighTone)
Half Way Down (A.C. Cotton)
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.