In what's already been a bummer of a week for local music after the recent passing of local folk guitarist Andrew Duncan Brown, we have more saddening news to report. Amy and Derrick Ross, the Bisbee couple behind popular folk/Americana duo Nowhere Man And A Whiskey Girl, have died. Amy Ross, 39, p ... More >>
Touring for any musician can be a difficult challenge. That challenge is multiplied for singer-songwriter Poeina Suddarth. Currently on her Trains, Planes and Automobiles tour supporting Poeina, she relies on the ridesharing kindness of fans, strangers and truckers to get her from gig to gig since h ... More >>
Speaking with Robyn Hitchcock back in 1996, the conversation quickly diverged from music to the difficulties of growing tomatoes at high-elevation. It was not his issue, but mine, as he lives in England where growing tomatoes is much easier, and I was in Colorado. Still, that conversation made it cl ... More >>
Maynard James Keenan is a successful guy: he's fronts two massive rock bands, Tool and A Perfect Circle, owns Merkin Vineyards and Caduceus Cellars in Jerome, Arizona, where he lives. Though ostensibly a "side-project," Keenan's band Puscifer seems to be increasingly be where Keenan's hear lies. ... More >>
Photo by Ellen Von Unwerth Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Well the Red Hot Chili Peppers certainly didn't waste any time jumping to the top of Hoodlums' li ... More >>
http://www.hoodlumsmusic.comWashed Out's Within and Without topped last week's list at Stinkweeds. This week we look at what's selling at Tempe neighborhood music store Hoodlums. The independently-owned music and movie haven has been rooted in Tempe since 1998, when they first opened their ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/letfunbegin/2162038913/Remember when you used to buy your music from, you know ... an actual music store? We do too. Valley storefronts like Stinkweeds, Revolver Records, Hoodlums, and Zia Record Exchange continue to be reliable sources for music fans to find their mu ... More >>
If you listen to frontman/bandleader Justin Sullivan tell it, it’s a surprise that New Model Army is still around at all. Formed in 1980 with the intention of playing just two pub gigs in the band’s hometown of Bradford, England, NMA is still heralded today for its politically engaging lyrics an ... More >>
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