• Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Vintage Phoenix Q&A: Arizona's Unofficial Music Historian John Dixon

    You know him as Johnny D., as in Mostly Vinyl with Johnny D., the radio program on KWSS that celebrates rare and obscure soul and funk. But John Dixon is also an obsessive collector of recorded music -- mostly on vinyl -- as well as a record producer, a former A&R man, and a musician. Besides infusi ... More >>

  • Music

    November 25, 2004


    This Is Not Here

  • Culture

    May 20, 2004

    Wardrobe Malfunction

    Comedy arises as Louise's panties fall

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    Survival Musik

    The work of Jewish composers in Germany barely survived the Nazi regime. A Scottsdale orchestra is breathing new life into those compositions.

  • Music

    September 20, 2001

    Band Aid

    Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Neu! School

    Having educated and influenced three generations of musicians, the Krautrocking duo of Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother finally receive their due with a trio of classic reissues

  • Music

    January 25, 2001


    Do What You Want (Foodchain)

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Days of Beer and Promos

    Taken with the holiday spirit, Trashman gives thanks for the good things in life.

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Europe Feels Their Payne

    How Les Payne opened an overseas Orifice

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Foreign Correspondence

    More letters from the battlefield: A Phoenix soldier witnesses the destruction of Europe in 1945

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Tomorrow Never Knows

    With its recent U.S. tour, Kraftwerk stakes its claim as the most important group since The Beatles