Nils Lofgren's ranch in Scottsdale almost feels hidden. It's not far from the city, from the clubs of Old Town and the shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square, but his large plot shares none of the bustle. It's secluded and quiet, with mesquite trees rustling in a soft breeze.
Oh you don't own a TV? How brave. Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV. We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>
Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Jason Hildebrandt Hildebrandt is the executive sous chef for Ocotillo Golf Resort. Meet him Thursday, October 18 at San Tan Brewery for a beer dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KUPD 97.9-F ... More >>
Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Foxy Shazam front man Eric Nally made a very interesting point about the private lives of rock stars when I spoke to him last week. He brought up the factor of their ambiguity and how they were considered to be characters that all their fans wanted to know everything about even though they were n ... More >>
Cheap laughs, lame cameos, and lifeless Cox
A soulful road movie that refuses to define its subject
When Ashlee Simpson carries a movie. . .
Finding ultraviolence on DVD, and old-school punk on CD
Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded
With its HBO show off the air, Tenacious D no longer rules the idiot box. Now the rotund duo just wants to rule the world.
Native American singer-songwriter Bill Miller's formula for change is right there -- in his music and his life
Flighty front man Stephan Jenkins overflows with Third Eye Blind ambition
Gumbo celebrates Independence Day and Satchmo's birth with the latest in jazz, blues and heritage
Trashman misses his brush with God's organ grinder
Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee
After nearly a decade in major-label purgatory, the Muffs' Kim Shattuck proves it wasn't all for nothing
You've Got Mail soundtrack takes a small step toward rehabilitating the memory of Harry Nilsson
Tori Amos unloads ethereal baggage at Choirgirl Hotel
With Latterday Speedwagon, Jesus Chrysler Supercar is born again
Hype! dreams and other bull about grunge, Seattle and Sub Pop
One man's Poison is another band's comeback
7 Year Bitch sharpens its nails on Gato Negro
The promised reviews are here at last
Valley homeboy Jim Rose has fashioned himself into a P.T.Barnum for the postmodern era
IS VINYL REALLY THE CHOICE OF A NEW GENERATION OR ARE PEOPLE JUST WAXING NOSTALGIC?