Ambition goes a long way -- just ask Sareena Dominguez, who signed with River Jones Music Label a scant six months ago, is releasing her debut in the spring, and is currently booking her first tour -- and she's only 19. Raised in Gilbert, Dominguez came from a rather large family in a suburb, to he ... More >>
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. Adele came up big at the Grammy's Sunday, but she's nowhere to be seen on Hoodlums list of weekly top-sellers. It's quite possible ... More >>
Beware, West Coast festival lovers! The Coachella flier that has started circulating is a phony.Whoever made this flier is both ridiculous and awesome. This is one hell of a lineup but is typically "wishlist," as these things tend to be. I'd really be pissed at Goldenvoice and other festival orga ... More >>
Christina Aguilera is all about reinvention, so she says, and on Bionic, she's moved on from the 1920's-inspired artist she was on Back to Basics and has reverted back to the naughty girl everyone remembers from her "Dirrty" days and juxtaposed it with a sweet and innocent motherly figure. It's a ... More >>
Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival has announced a full line-up for this June. No real surprises here: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, and the Flaming Lips are the top of the pile.The Dead Weather, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Jimmy Cliff, Tenacious D, Zac Brown Band, ... More >>
The original lineup of the Pogues, who impressed with aplomb last night at the Marquee Theatre."Tell me why people are willing to pay $60 to see an old fucking Irish punk band." This was the mandate that was handed down by music editor Martin Cizmar when I mentioned my desire to review last nigh ... More >>
Robert Brandon MartinezLast time Lil Wayne came to town he was two hours late to the stage, causing a chain reaction of show-stalling shenanigans that involved the opener, T-Pain, coming back on stage wearing pajamas and a scarf to dance in a futile effort to quell the crowd. None of it worked and, ... More >>
"Sweater girl" sells out -- or does she?