Mike Doughty

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    7 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Another great week for music. You have it good this month, Phoenix. Check out our picks for the best shows here, and browse our comprehensive concert listings for a giant list of musical options.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    You've got less than a month of shopping days until you think about doing Black Friday for a minute and then just decide to go closer to Christmas instead. In the meantime, consider giving yourself the gift of any of these five must-see Phoenix shows.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Mike Doughty: I Wanted To Separate The Soul Coughing Songs from The Darkness

    For Mike Doughty, revisiting songs he wrote in some cases more than 20 years ago felt like walking into a ghost town. The former frontman for Soul Coughing - the distinct 1990s alternative band he once described as "deep slacker jazz" - decided to record an album of reimagined old tunes, freeing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Despite All Logic, The Original Batman Soundtracks are Actually Pretty Okay

    Credit to the pride of Minnesota, Prince, for nailing it right out of the gate: Few Batman the right age can hear his infectious "Partyman" and not envision Nicholson-as-Joker destructively "broadening his mind" with a purple paintbrush in the Gotham art gallery, goofily dancing to Prince's funky aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    If there's ever been a weekend you don't have to scramble for musical options, this is it. You've got a quadruple threat: Country Thunder in Florence, McDowell Mountain Music Fest in Phoenix, Way Out West Fest in Tucson, and that big party in Indio called Coachella. But are you not feeling the festi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Dan and the Deadhead

    The music that moved Dan Wilson and Al Franken in '07