You expect the typical rock 'n' roll drama when a band takes to the studio to tackle its sophomore album: band fights, creative control struggles, and gigantic egos. But it wasn't any of that stuff that caused the four year gap between Source Victoria's The Fast Escape and their airtight new record, ... More >>
One of the preeminent rock bands of the 1980s finally has gotten the rock-doc treatment, and local fans of The Replacements will get a chance to see it at 7:30 p.m. today at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue.
Color Me Obsessed is self-admitted Replacements fanboy Gorman Bechard's lo ... More >>
Martin CizmarThe Doughnuts, clockwise: chocolate cake, ricotta fritter, beignet, strawberry filled.It's an idea so obvious it's surprising it hasn't been done before: beer with donuts.Though someone somewhere has probably tried it (maybe Paul Westerberg?) Mesa's Il Vanaio took the pairing of micr ... More >>
SXSW: Japan Nite
There was no shortage of variety to the musical stylings presented at this year's SXSW Music Conference, but you'd be hard-pressed to find more genres represented at a single showcase outside of Japan Nite at Austin's Elysium venue. Featuring the likes of Omodaka, Okamoto's, ... More >>