All bad things must come to an end, or so we were told by countless teasers and promo adds for the final season of Breaking Bad. Looking back on how we got to the conclusion, it's easy to see all the fantastic attributes that made Bad so good. The writers and directors incorporated stunning visuals ... More >>
CéU Musical Instrument Museum Tuesday, June 19, 2012 It's easy to see international artist CéU's mass appeal. Her music can evoke images of a smoky lounge full of Mad Men types sipping scotch, or she can put you on some sandy beach with a caipirinha in one hand and a bikini-clad babe on your arm. ... More >>
It's tough to hate kittens. It's even tougher to hate kittens that rock out to David Bowie. Just admit it: they're irresistable.Denying the cuteness of the cats isn't an option when those little critters are standing in on some major artists' album covers. This week we're bringing you The Ki ... More >>
Nat King Cole, an "Unforgettable" essential part of your wedding soundtrack.The times, they are a'changing, and traditional wedding songs just don't cut it for everyone anymore. That's why we've suggested some more modern alternatives to keep your wedding rocking, as well as some selections to st ... More >>
Bob Dylan's canceled show in Glendale tonight got us thinking about his son, Jakob Dylan, who is still young and fit enough to perform in just over 100 degree weather. He's less at risk for heatstroke, sure, but, of course, the number of folks who will shell out cash to see Jake is definitely not in ... More >>
Goodbye Yellow-Haired Mouse
Jacket Full of Danger
Obie Bermudez, Jerry Rivera, and Vico C bring an unfiltered prison consciousness back to Puerto Rican pop
Who doesn't kid themselves nowadays they can pull off a Christmas album? Thankfully, a few of this year's offerings don't suck.
Down by the tracks, there's a thriving jazz scene so authentic it's even got heartbreak
Resurrecting the Rat Pack to an audience with its mouth full
Will Oldham writes lovely, sad folk songs. Just don't let the stage name throw you off.
Christmas CDs are as unpredictable as the seasons, but a few find character of their own -- somehow
It's possible to change the way you feel about the Goo Goo Dolls with Gutterflower
After 40 years of street-corner symphonies, Jerry Lawson learns to sing with a band
Eee-O 11: The Best of the Rat Pack, Live at the Sands (Capitol)
A valley junior college administrator is becoming an unlikely force in the national latin music movement
Teendom's toothiest icon sinks his choppers into a collection of show tunes on his new album and tour
Back with what may be his best album, Texas treasure Delbert McClinton looks back on five decades of music making
In the Mood for Love artfully explores homosexuality in '60s Hong Kong
From a big-name tribute to some big-beat remixes, the Doors' catalogue bulges with a soft parade of new releases
The newly rediscovered Burt Bacharach has a history most fans have never even heard about
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Our quarterly roundup of the latest in music books
For goodness sake, who's good and bad on Santa's list this Christmas!
Winning Buena Vista Social Club is not for members only
R&B pioneer Charles Brown dies, following a golden decade of career rejuvenation
There's Something About Mary--and it's funnier than Dumb and Dumber
Arizona's tight-knit blues community is about to lose its longtime ambassador, Big Pete Pearson
Buddy Strong will be a famous musician someday. Will he cross over, or cling to the cross?
New collection brilliantly confirms Ray Charles' position as the architect of soul
Let's just get right to it
A new compilation disc celebrates the mythology of Route 66
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN LAUGHLIN, NEVADA, AND CLINT'S WELL, ARIZONA, YOU MIGHT FIND THE MEANING OF LIFE IN THE '90S. ROGJT.