Song: Zoë Keating, "Escape Artist"Context: The Compound Grill in north Phoenix just announced a show featuring former Rasputina cellist Zoë Keating, who has also played with DJ Shadow and Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer. Apparently she now tours solo, using "a foot-controlled laptop to turn herself ... More >>
Smokus Pocus: Accidentally boycotting their own state?We all know that the Sound Strike has taken on a life of its own, with a few notable and hundreds of hopelessly obscure acts attempting to punish Arizona by refusing to play it. This week's music feature is about one of those bands -- Smokus P ... More >>
15 years against the current
In the face of impending fame, Matson Jones holds close to its secrets
P-town's hip-hop Dukes of Hazzard hang with Hank III and get their mosh on at the Marquee.
Lost and Found 2nd Edition (Instinct Records)