Well, it's December, which means you can't avoid it any longer: it's time to start Christmas shopping. That's my plan at least, a desperate attempt to get it done sometime before, oh, December 23, as is my usual scramble. But there's plenty of music going on, too. After you get done scouring sho ... More >>
It's a sad day when we have to comment on the passing of two Valley musicians, but over the weekend Phoenix lost two members of its music community. Tony Richey, who played in heavy bands like Nihil, Grum, and most recently sludge-rock favorites ZiRoh, was killed on Saturday, November 19. An AZ ... More >>
Courtesy Rhythm RoomThe Rhythm Room opened in 1991, and this week the juke joint celebrates 20 years of operation by bringing in both the blues artists that have defined the place as well the local indie music that promoters like Psyko Steve bring to the room.
Letters from the week of August 8, 2002
Is secondhand cigarette residue responsible for blues legend David Trippy's inoperable cancer?
Haggis hits the top of the charts, sort of
March 18 - 24, 1999
KPTY finds room for novelty in the Top 40 format