Tom "Soda" Gardocki spent years playing guitar in SoCal rockers Wax (go rewatch the credits of Mallrats; the band plays right after its pals Weezer) but more recently he's devoted himself to more rustic purposes.
Either performing with his Large Band, his "Million Piece Band," or solo with ... More >>
"Vinyl isn't dead...But something is rotten in Phoenix."
That's the tagline for The Big Something, the first feature for Phoenix-based Running Wild Films. The film is a whodunit revolving around the murder of a record store owner, and was shot on location at Phoenix's Tracks in Wax record store ... More >>
Maria VassettPeter CaseThe Rhythm RoomSunday, June 26As much as he's a songwriter, Peter Case is a storyteller. All throughout his solo acoustic set at The Rhythm Room last night, Case peppered the space between songs with stories from his rock 'n' roll past: Scoring free records from Elektra whe ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraJimmie Dale's SXSW Showcase at the Driskell Hotel.Remember Smokey, the pacifist who may or may not have stepped over the line while bowling in The Big Lebowski? He was the fidgety, silver-haired opponent who insisted The Dude mark it eight despite Walter's contention that his toe ... More >>