It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that "charity to help at-risk Valley youth" swing. Arizona's premier Lindy Hoppers, The Savoy Hop Cats, are hosting their second annual holiday event at the Hotel San Carlos on Monday, December 19. The Moonlight and Mistletoe Holiday Gala will benefit t ... More >>
The members of bygone local ska band Kongo Shock.The featured story in this week's music section detailed the growing success of local ska band 2 Tone Lizard Kings. While my piece mainly focused on 2TLK, the six-year-old ensemble is only one of seven different ska acts that are actively performing i ... More >>
Digital Summer is scheduled to perform tonight at Marquee Theatre.Digital Summer has been on a major roll lately. Their latest album (Counting the Hours) is about to drop, the single "Run Away" is seemingly being played hourly on KUPD, and lead singer Kyle Winterstein claims the band is about sign a ... More >>
Beastly fun at Atomic Comics
The Killers move forward into the past
Hotfoughtcold brings its artful hard-core to Tempe's jangle-pop strip -- and say they're learning to cope with it
Trailer-park Scrooge finds 10 reasons to say humbug about the music of 2001
No makeup. No gimmick. No shtick. But does Mesa's fast-rising Jimmy Eat World really stand a chance against the likes of Britney and the Backstreet Boys?
Song Yet to Be Sung (Virgin Records)
Trashman suffers through a holiday weekend's worth of wife-beaters, prison cutthroats and Ian Astbury songs
From a big-name tribute to some big-beat remixes, the Doors' catalogue bulges with a soft parade of new releases
Pregnant chads and butterfly ballots abound as we sort through the latest batch of local CD submissions
The Superfine Dandelion
Hereafter, tunes extolling departed musicians should assume they might have a chance in hell
Some of the weirdest and worst albums still to make their digital debuts
FOR 28 YEARS,THE MOODY BLUES HAVE GIVEN THEIR FANS SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE. WITH STRINGS ATTACHED.