Has it really been 20 years since the Breeders pushed aside grunge with Last Splash, powered by the fuzz-fueled late-summer charmer "Cannonball"? Actually, it's 21 years now, as the band spent most of the anniversary year on tour playing the album in its entirety. With all that behind them, the -- ... More >>
Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>
Get ready food schmoozers, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has just announced the lineup for its 7th annual Dine Out with the Chefs benefit. Translation: you've got two hours to booze, stuff your face, and snap some grip and grins with some of the Valleys most notable taste makers -- ... More >>
Yesterday we began our talk with Brian Kingdeski of The Spot in Gilbert. The neighborhood restaurant and hangout serves "food you'll like" in a comfortably tiny and welcoming setting. The Spot may be a baby in the restaurant world, but Kingdeski's no new kid on the block. He's been working the in b ... More >>
Bob Dylan, ever the people's musician, has announced he will take on a summer tour of America's prestigious minor league baseball stadiums to Glendale's brand new Camelback Ranch Ballpark on August 11. He has also employed the services of Ă¼ber-American musicians John Cougar Mellenamp and Willie Nel ... More >>
"Holdin' Our Own" and Other Country Gold Duets
The Ultimate Collection 1972-1978
Chappelle returns with a raucous Party
Country Soul Brother
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
Indie rockers finally present new Deal
Letters from the week of October 31, 2002
After an unwelcome hiatus and a stint playing cartoon music, John Schmersal is back on tour with Enon
Title TK (Elektra)
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band
Ecologists are still trying to spin their phony 'Save the Whale' campaign
From the week of December 6–12, 2001
Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.
Non-dance turntablists come to the fore; Smog puzzles; GbV rules; and more
Could Gordon Jump really fix your washer?
GBV's Bob Pollard shoulders some personal burdens with Isolation Drills
New Times music critics reveal their deepest, darkest record-buying secrets
AzMFest no holiday in the sun
Guided By Voices' Bob Pollard lives out his rock 'n' roll fantasy
Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard says he's ready for the radio. But is the radio ready for him?
A Buck Owens tribute turns into a celebration of the local music scene
After nearly a decade in major-label purgatory, the Muffs' Kim Shattuck proves it wasn't all for nothing
Local musicians increasingly find their bliss in the parallel universe of home recording
The Sneaker Pimps, the U.K.'s newest electronica export, gain a foothold in the U.S.
Brainiac's experimental rock will boggle the mind
With the Breeders on hold, Kim Deal pares down her sound and gets Amped up
NO,YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST. JUST FLEX YOUR MISSILES.