Palms, Wiley One, Jared and the Mill, and Sara Robinson and Midnight Special @ Crescent Ballroom|1/9/13South by Southwest, the sort of Mecca of indie music, is kind of a big deal. A good show there can make or break a band, even if the event itself is a tad self-indulgent. I once hitchhiked there, s ... More >>
Otoacoustic Emmission at St. Augustine's Church in Tempe Monday, October 31, 2011 According to the Billboard Contemporary Christian Music charts, "Courageous," by the Georgia-based band Casting Crowns, is the most popular Christian song in America. The song is a lot of things: vaguely arena ... More >>
After four attempts at recording an album, the Loud Americans are finally getting heard
A spate of new various-artist releases forces us to ponder the question 'Who Put the Comp?'
Pedro the Lion's David Bazan offers a complex version of Christianity wearing an indie-rock collar