Roger Troutman

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Mark McGuire Stops Thinking and Starts Shredding

    Since the dissolution of Ohio-based experimental trio Emeralds in early 2013, guitarist Mark McGuire has kept busy. He's explored smooth jams with his project Road Chief, and contributed to Do the Beast, the first album from the Afghan Whigs since 1998. He also found time to record and release his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The Year in Music: 2008's Top Ten Pop Songs

    By Annie ZaleskiPop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The follo ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2005


    Felt Vol. 2: A Tribute to Lisa Bonet

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Missy Elliott

    This Is Not a Test! (Elektra)

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Robot Wars

    A thriving Arizona break-dancing culture rediscovers the state's grandmasters of boogaloo

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 20, 2001
  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Deaf Jam

    An accident robbed rapper Bryan Erwin of his hearing, his happiness and - for a few minutes - his life. Now his therapy is his music. But can rap save him?

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    DJ Quik

    Balance & Options

  • Music

    February 3, 2000


    Former '80s synth-poppers return from decadelong exile with a funky makeover

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Tomorrow Never Knows

    With its recent U.S. tour, Kraftwerk stakes its claim as the most important group since The Beatles

  • Music

    September 18, 1997

    Much Ado

    Debut album proves Nastyboy Klick is as bland as it wants to be

  • Music

    May 4, 1994