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Lee Hazlewood

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    25 Must-See Metro Phoenix Concerts in June

    Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    This weekend in Phoenix: The '80s comes together to listen to Cyndi Lauper, the Phoenix music community comes together on a new record (and some old ones), Harry Potter fans come together to listen to songs about Harry Potter, and the Trunk Space comes together to eulogize Noodle. This weekend's fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Mascot Records, Mike Condello Celebrated with New Albums, Record Release Party

    Even the most ardent music fans have a skewered impression of Phoenix's early rock musical landscape. It starts with Sanford Clark and Marty Robbins, then you cross a whole spread of barren desert 'til you get to Lee Hazlewood and Duane Eddy, and then nothing until the early rumblings of Waylon Jenn ... More >>

  • Music

    June 20, 2013
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    March 20, 2013

    Heartless Bastards: Songwriter Erika Wennerstorm Aims for "Clint Eastwood-meets-Nancy Sinatra" Sounds

    Timberlake-style audacity aside, it takes some serious stones to open an album with a six-minute-plus slow burning anthem. But that's what Erika Wennerstrom does with "Marathon," the opening track of her band Texas-via-Ohio band Heartless Bastards' 2012 opus, Arrow. See also: -Questlove of The Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2013

    Jimmy Webb, Musical Instrument Museum, 2/1/13

    Jimmy Webb @ Musical Instrument Museum|2/1/13It's always interesting hearing an alternate version of a popular song. That's one of the appeals of live music. But that version is especially worthwhile when it's the original version by the original artist. Such is the case at a Jimmy Webb concert. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Top 10 Reissues and Compilations of 2012

    2012 is at its end, and just like I did last year, I thought it would be good fun to try and recap the reissues and compilations I couldn't seem to get off my phonograph this year. So here they are: The 10 reissues and compilations I dug most in 2012. See also: - The 10 Most WTF Moments of 2012 - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Meet Mexican Summer's Jess Rotter, Whose Art You've Probably Already Enjoyed

    By Michael Alan Goldberg Jess Rotter truly racked up the frequent flyer miles this year. The long-time in-house publicist and marketing wiz for Brooklyn-based indie record label Mexican Summer practically lived in airplanes, repeatedly jetting out west and back to handle her duties repping Best Coa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The Blasters vs. X: It's L.A. Circa '80 For The Yuletide Season

    It's peculiarly fitting that these two punk trailblazers should arrive in town on the same night, because they've been inextricably bound together for more than 35 years since the beginnings of Los Angeles' punk underground. For one thing, they've endured, even though (or perhaps because) their me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Nick Lowe, The Musical Instrument Museum, 10/1/12

    Nick Lowe @ The Musical Instrument Museum|10/1/12If the tag "The Jesus of Cool" strikes you as hyperbolic or overblown, you've never watched 63-year-old Nick Lowe strut onto the stage, strap on his big Gibson J-200, and proceed to crack jokes and break hearts for 90 minutes. Lowe, with his easy En ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Lee Hazlewood's "Manager" Wyndham Wallace on the "Surreal and Offbeat" Songwriter

    See also: Improbable Lee: Lee Hazlewood Re-Issues Chart an Unexpected Trajectory See also: John Dixon Discusses the Lee Hazlewood-produced "The Fool," by Sanford Clark, 1956 See also: 100 Songs That Defined Arizona In this week's issue, we cover the psychedelic trajectory that brought songwriter/pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend. Saturday, April 28: Ross Rocks! @ Hollywood Alley Hollywood Alley owner Ross Wincek has been an important f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    10 Record Store Day Exclusives You'll Have to Fight Me For

    It's almost here: Record Store Day. The day the industry bands together and does its best to shine a light on the independent record stores that dot neighborhoods in cities all over the U.S. Now, I could take this opportunity to lecture about how music fans should treat normal days like Record Store ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Up on the Sun: The Podcast with Ron Livingston, Isaac Brock, Wanda Jackson, and More

    In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled Queens of Country, a new movie filmed on location in Cave Creek, Arizona, which debuts this weekend at the Phoenix Film Festival. In this episode UOTS: The Podcast, we speak with Ron Livingston (Office Space), who stars opposite of Lizzy Capla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Musical Instrument Museum Debuts "I Am AZ Music" Exhibit

    On Saturday, February 18, the Musical Instrument Museum debuted its "I Am AZ Music" exhibit, featuring over 40 installations that examine the scope and history of music in Arizona in celebration of the State's centennial. Reggae artist Walt Richardson performed, as well as psychedelic soul band What ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    "The Fool," Sanford Clark, 1956

    Editor's Note: An abridged version of this article appears in this week's issue, featuring 100 Songs that Defined Arizona. In celebration of Arizona's centennial, John "Johnny D" Dixon, host of Mostly Vinyl with Johnny D on KWSS 106.7 and unofficial Arizona music historian, shares a little history a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Light in the Attic Records and Rhino Handmade Team Up

    Even with rumors rumbling that the Big Four (soon to be three?) will cease producing CDs at the end of 2012, Seattle-based label Light in the Attic has teamed with Rhino Handmade to help distribute ultra-deluxe compact discs. Turns out, certain people (collectors) still want some physical, musical p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Metal Goes Pop: Five Examples of Doing It Right

    ​Yesterday our compatriots at Country Grind announced that heavy rockers Torche and Part Chimp will team for upcoming Chunklet-issued 12-inch record that finds Torche covering legendary lo-fi rockers Guided By Voices. Torche have always been a metal band unafraid to embrace big pop sounds, and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Eastbound & Down: 13 Killer Songs Featured in Season Two

    "If at first you don't succeed then maybe you just suck."​ I hated Eastbound & Down when I first started watching it. The show's protagonist, Kenny Powers, portrayed by Danny McBride, was just so utterly unlikable. I couldn't get behind him, even as an anti-hero. He was just too racist, sexist ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
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    December 31, 2010

    15 Good Songs You Might've Missed in 2010

    Peter Storch​I listened to more than 3,000 songs in 2010, so I was asked to come up with a list of the best of the year. But you've probably heard "Swim" by Surfer Blood and "Boyfriend" by Best Coast and "Helicopter" by Deerhunter and "Hustle and Cuss" by the Dead Weather, so I came up with a ... More >>

  • Music

    October 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Half of 2010

    Dum Dum Girls​Today marks the halfway point of Nothing Not New. That means I've listen to nearly 140 records in their entirety in the first six months of 2010. Just another 140 or so to go before I can retreat to the familiarity of my record collection.To recognize the occasion, the Up on the Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    She & Him: Volume 2

    ​Artist: She & HimTitle: Volume 2Release date: March 23Label: MergeMy editor has claimed this project a triumph for no other reason than I've chosen the new over the old -- sort of. See, I told Martin Cizmar a while back that I wanted to review tonight's Ray Davies concert. I love the Kinks. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Eels: End Times in "Nothing Not New"

    Welcome to "Nothing Not New," a yearlong project in which New Times editorial operations manager Jay Bennett, a 40-year-old music fan and musician, will listen only to music released in 2010. Each Monday through Friday, he will listen to one new record (no best ofs, reissues, or concert re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Top 10 of 2009: Jay Bennett

    Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today, we bring you a list from Jay Bennett, New Times' editorial operations manager and a contributor to Up o ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 7, 2009
  • Culture

    June 2, 2005

    Summer Clubbin'

    Ten nightspots that manage to keep patrons and bands cool

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Steve Turner and His Bad Ideas

    Steve Turner and His Bad Ideas
    (Roslyn Recordings)

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Nancy Sinatra

    Nancy Sinatra
    (Sanctuary Records)

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Primal Scream

    Evil Heat (Epic)

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Guitar Man

    Al Casey A Man for All Sessions (Bear Family)

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Rebel Rouser

    The recently rediscovered Lee Hazlewood finds his place among a new generation of fans

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Oh Mercy

    The Bob-Man cometh; the Bash on Ash gets Hotter Than Hell; DJ Z-Trip bids farewell to the Valley

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    In 'n' Out

    The Gas Giants split; Jimmy Eat World lives up to its name; legends Hazlewood and Strummer return to the Valley

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Retro No More

    Singer-songwriter Neko Case and her musical pals bring country music out of the curio cabinet

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Various Artists

    The Gift (Will), You can Count on Me (Artemis/E-Squared), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Mercury)

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Tally How

    Pregnant chads and butterfly ballots abound as we sort through the latest batch of local CD submissions

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Servile or Survivor?

    We find out which local CDs can pass our daunting challenge

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Lee Hazlewood

    13
    (Smells Like Records)

  • Music

    January 6, 2000
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    November 25, 1999
  • Music

    August 19, 1999
  • News

    August 5, 1999

    A Song for You

    The essential Gram Parsons discography

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Rig and Roll

    Flathead turns upside-down technique into a winning hybrid of raw country and roadhouse

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
  • Music

    April 18, 1996

    Songbird Rising

    Live music in Phoenix is there if you want it -- whatever it is you want

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