Some matches are made in heaven -- others, like Run The Jewels, are made in the murky, underwater trenches of underground hip-hop. Named after a verse in LL Cool's J "Cheesy Rat Blues," RTJ swerves like a great white shark -- sleek as hell, just don't get caught in those teeth. This isn't the firs ... More >>
Kelly Clarkson may have slept on his phenomenal Kaleidoscope Dream, but that didn't stop Los Angeles-based crooner Miguel from having one hell of a 2012. He tops our list of must-see shows this weekend in Phoenix, stopping by the historic Celebrity Theatre to showcase sulty jams like "Adorn." We can ... More >>
A young Frank Sinatra, after being arrested for "carrying on" with a married woman (which was a crime way back then). Not one of the things that makes him cool, but a damn good photo.When it comes to crooners, they don't get any cooler than Frank Sinatra. Over the course of his 60-year career, "O ... More >>
Artist: Neil Young Title: Le Noise Release date: September 28 Label: Reprise Neil Young is a first-rate iconoclast and one of the few successful rock artists who has remained truly uncompromising throughout his long and storied career. Of course, uncompromising can result in inconsistency, ... More >>
Digital Summer is scheduled to perform tonight at Marquee Theatre.Digital Summer has been on a major roll lately. Their latest album (Counting the Hours) is about to drop, the single "Run Away" is seemingly being played hourly on KUPD, and lead singer Kyle Winterstein claims the band is about sign a ... More >>
AnvilThis Friday the summer movie blockbuster season kicks into full swing with the release of Iron Man 2. Yes, there will be plenty of explosions, CGI special effects, sequels and remakes to last eager movie goers for the next few months.But just in case you want to skip the long lines, expensi ... More >>
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot might have been the best album of last year. Here's why you haven't heard it yet.
But they talked your ear off about war, morality and patriotism in the '60s. Is Young America again ready for More Talk, Less Music?
The recently rediscovered Lee Hazlewood finds his place among a new generation of fans
Roll On (Reprise/Warner Bros.)
Local promoter stages a wild and woolly music festival
Kickback (Sundazed Music)
Surviving the big grunge blowup, Mudhoney takes a final bow before hanging it up for good . . . sort of
Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise)
Native American singer-songwriter Bill Miller's formula for change is right there -- in his music and his life
Three years and one bad record deal later, Aimee Mann returns -- with two wonderful records
When they buried Doug Sahm, they buried Texas music
Skip Spence made one brilliant album, then spent the next 30 years dying in obscurity. Now, a new tribute album is giving him life again.
Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations
Doin' the town with a porn queen, a record weasel and a big bong
Despite some misfires, The Pistoleros keep looking for a break and say that rumors of their demise are greatly exaggerated
You got The Knack a long time ago, but Doug Fieger thinks you need it again
What future is there for rock without the Chairman of the Board to kick it around?
New book celebrates fave raves who had the choppers but not the chops
Is Rykodisc trying to (finally) get Frank Zappa's cruddy music on the radio?
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT TINY TIM. DON'T ASK.