I've been to a lot of different shows in my day, in a lot of different genres, but I'm honestly unable to imagine what a George Clinton show would be like in person. So that's one option.
by Reyan Ali If you ever need a record cover to justify that cliché about a picture being worth a thousand words, Michael Kiwanuka's Home Again does the trick. His 2012 debut full-length sports a stark closeup of its creator's face draped in half-shadow and wearing a pensive expression. You can ju ... More >>
Usually people move from places like the middle of nowhere to big industry cities like New York and Los Angeles to find musical success, and stay there. Not the other way around. But for former Guns N' Roses manager Alan Niven and his wife Heather Vincent-Niven, finding solace in Arizona's godfors ... More >>
The man that shot rapper Tupac Shakur in a 1994 shooting has allegedly come forward, according to Consequence of Sound.Dexter Isaac, who is already an inmate, confessed to the shooting. Isaac's shooting took place two years prior to Tupac's death. Isaac has claimed that he was hired to shoot Tupa ... More >>
No photography allowed at the show.Randy NewmanThe Arizona BiltmoreSunday, May 29Randy Newman doesn't need to tour. Grab a singer/songwriter record from the early '70s, why don't you. Look on the back, where the songwriting credits are. Chances are you see Newman's name next to at least one of th ... More >>
Jett gets sprung on a dope local chef, and Kreme sips Hennessey with E.T. at StraightNoChaser
Deborah and Carlos Santana get personal
In Search of N*E*R*D (Virgin)
Nikka Costa has a big, funky voice and a great butt. Which will you notice first?
Jane's Addiction tries to find relevance in a rock world it helped to shape
Where'd you hear that funk riff before? L.A.'s Breakestra is so glad you asked.
For U2 fans feeling burned by the group's excesses, the band's latest album and tour is a soul-affirming revival
'Round About Midnight, Milestones, At Newport 1958, Jazz at the Plaza, The Essential Miles Davis, Live at the Fillmore East -- March 7, 1970: It's About That Time (Columbia/Legacy)
Three years after his death, Jeff Buckley continues to build a mystery with a new live collection
Tower of Power leader Emilio Castillo puts together a live album while Rhino reassembles his past
George Clinton faces down pre-millennial tension with his latest state-of-the-funk message
A recap of the releases that made it worthwhile to own a CD player in 1998
The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions puts Miles Davis' big leap into proper perspective
Wu-Tang's tour of apathy gives hip-hop yet another black eye
Ike & Tina's sizzling Carnegie Hall date, plus previews of Big Jack Johnson and James Harman
Blunt talk on the Smokin' Grooves Tour with the Fugees, Spearhead and A Tribe Called Quest
ZIGGY MARLEY AND THE MELODY MAKERS, PARLIAMENT, JEFFERSON STARSHIP
WITH A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL MATERIAL, THE NEVILLE BROTHERS STILL BELIEVE RECYCLING MAKES CENTS
How to get musically postmodern without really trying