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.
Musical prodigies seem to be as common as the YouTube searches on which they can be found. Parlaying that precociousness into a career is a task in itself, and doing so while in the vein of a genre as storied as the blues takes more than just talent. For Tyler Bryant of Tyler Bryant and the Shakedow ... More >>
Following the success of last year's Bloom, an album that landed on many year-end best lists, you could say that Baltimore's Beach House has outdone itself. Unlike many contemporary artists, however, vocalist Victoria Legrand and guitarist Alex Scally have avoided many genre tropes and firmly remain ... More >>
Eddie Vedder @ Comerica TheatreEddie Vedder lists his tools. In the booklet handed out to concertgoers at last night's packed performance, the Pearl Jam frontman laid out a detailed list of gear he'd be using during the evening: guitars, ukuleles, amplifiers, a modified kick drum made from a Coron ... More >>
DeVotchKa's cultural collisions make for fascinating art
With the rerelease of their 1988 debut, the Sand Rubies finally seem ready to start making music again
You got The Knack a long time ago, but Doug Fieger thinks you need it again