Fiona Apple and Blake Mills @ Mesa Arts Center|Tuesday, September 18Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple has a reputation. Her public struggles with fame and her label give the impression that a Fiona Apple performance could fall apart at any moment.
But it never came close last night at Mesa Arts Center ... More >>
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Ladies and gentlemen, may I present The Wallflowers: The Only Band That Matters.
Just kidding, but the Clash vibes from the band's new tune, "Reboot the Mission," are clearly intentional. It ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: The Eastside Jets, Muddy Moneys, Yus, and Westley AllenIf you're into scuzzy rock 'n' roll in this town, you know Westley Allen -- either from his time onstage with The Plainfield Butchers, his gig behind the bar at Time Out Lounge, or as the host of Erratic! Radio o ... More >>
So we finally got a little rain last night -- but if your car is still as dirty as mine from last week's haboob -- it wasn't nearly enough. I'm talking some serious monsoon action, the kind that lasts a few days. Here's 10 songs that that will hopefully inspire Mother Nature to help us out ... More >>
Artist: Elvis Costello
Title: National Ransom
Release date: November 2
Label: Hear Music
I really wish it weren't the case, but I'd have to file the new record by Elvis Costello under "For Completists Only" (of which I'm sure there many when it comes to Elvis Costello fans). If you heard hi ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>