One man installs a recording studio in a house or a storefront, starts an independent record label, signs a roster of artists, and boom, a music factory is born. It's the stuff that fills whole display cases in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Berry Gordy with Motown Records in Detroit. Sam Philips w ... More >>
Drew ReynoldsThree decades into their career, The Church were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association Hall of Fame.While it's been more than two decades since Australia's The Church were anywhere near the mainstream in the United States, the band made, and continues to ma ... More >>
The gigs are great, but the strains of middle age catch up with the Gin Blossoms
With help from Wilco and the Gin Blossoms, Tommy Keene chases down the sound he was after 20 years ago
After five years of fits and starts, Gin Blossoms songwriter/guitarist Jesse Valenzuela finally launches a solo career
Bright days ahead for Mark Norman and Ghetto Cowgirl
Where were you when the lights didn't go out? All the dangers of Celebration 2000 that Phoenix shut-ins sat out.
Long Wong's Sara Cina looks back on a decade of booze, bars and bands
After more than two years of turmoil, Roger Clyne emerges scarred but undeterred with a new band and double album
With new live-on-radio CD, KZON's Leah Miller delivers the Valley music scene unplugged
Trashman channel-surfs his way into hell
Todd Snider delivers his hard-living, hard-luck tales with a Tennessee drawl
The sudden demise of Zia founder Brad Singer shakes the local music community he helped to build
A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997
It may be a dark, dank dive. But rockers, skaters and skinheads call it home. Now, the last real bar in downtown Tempe is on the eve of destruction.
The Piersons come out swinging on a raucous first CD