Subject:

Scott Johnson

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Hollywood Alley: An Oral History of "Arizona's Only Ultra-Chic Pissant Hip Dive Bar"

    Rock 'n' roll, to paraphrase punk icon Poison Ivy, is for misfits. A refuge for outsiders, oddballs, or anyone else even a little bit strange. The description is apt for the recently closed Hollywood Alley and much of its patronage. Over its 25-year lifespan, the Mesa rock joint and restaurant, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Americana Quartet The Cold Desert Discusses Woman & God

    Nobody ever said being a local band was easy. If they have, they're full of shit. Though Peoria-bred roots-rock quartet, The Cold Desert, is fairly new to the game, its outlook on being a local band is realistic, knowing first-hand that the Phoenix music scene is hard to tap into and even harder t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    36 Cents And A Dream: Long Ride Home

    ​Band: 36 Cents And A DreamTitle: Long Ride HomeBasics: 36 Cents And A Dream are comprised of three former members of the band Low Cut. The fourth worked on the solo album for Gin Blossom Scott Johnson. This all sounds promising, in a way, if by "promising" you mean "boring, painfully Arizona-y, c ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2007

    Scott Johnson

    Scott Johnson
    (You Sound Bitter Music)

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2007

    The Scene Is Dead, Long Live the Scene

    Scotty J's new, non-miserable experience

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Gin Mill

    The gigs are great, but the strains of middle age catch up with the Gin Blossoms

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Up and Rumbling

    After five years of fits and starts, Gin Blossoms songwriter/guitarist Jesse Valenzuela finally launches a solo career

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Great Sonoran Hope

    Roger Clyne chooses beauty over perfection on his new record

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Distilled Gin

    The Gin Blossoms re-form again, and this time it might be for more than one gig

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Peace Out

    Roger Clyne and company postpone album release; Cousins of the Wize get some Love

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Clyne Clan

    The Peacemakers put the finishing touches on their tale of Sonoran Hope and Madness

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Great Scott

    Tragedy brings out the best in Valley musicians, as top bands unite for a benefit concert

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    'Toonsmiths

    Boyhood passions and local music luminaries collide in Robin Wilson's new concept album-cum-animated series

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    Austintatious

    Rock 'n' roll rousers the Van Buren Wheels roll to success at SXSW

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    So you want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star

    Robin Wilson thought the Gas Giants would be a great new beginning. He had no idea what he was getting into.

  • News

    October 7, 1999
  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Mr. Clyne's Wild Ride

    After more than two years of turmoil, Roger Clyne emerges scarred but undeterred with a new band and double album

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Hey Anthology

    The Gin Blossoms bloom again with a greatest-hits collection, a reunion show and talk of a new album

  • News

    November 5, 1998
  • Culture

    May 21, 1998

    Disabled Vehicle

    Streetcar Named Desire jumps tracks in laughable Phoenix Theatre production

  • Culture

    November 2, 1995
  • Culture

    September 21, 1995
  • Music

    September 30, 1992
  • Music

    September 30, 1992

    BAND ON THE RUN

    WHAT'S IN A NAME? PLENTY, WHEN IT'S THE GIN BLOSSOMS.

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