Todd Lewis

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Top Ten Best You Asked For It Songs

    You Asked For It​In creating last week's list of the ten worst You Asked For It songs, I found myself thinking, "Well, I better make a list of the ten best songs, too." It's been infinitely more fun to listen to some local music that I actually enjoyed rather than slog through some crappy, shoddil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Tugboat: Patches of Land

    ​Band: TugboatTitle: Patches of LandBasics: Tempe five-some Tugboat are quite an anomaly in today's You Asked For It game -- a rare effort from a band that, when I tell my peers about the record, I don't have to be six beers deep, lamenting why it is I do these columns.Previous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Toadies Fans, In Arizona, In 2009: Who Knew?

    "Huh? The Toadies are back together?" was pretty much my reaction last week, when I heard a radio ad for Wednesday's show at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Clearly, I'd been out of the loop, since Todd Lewis had reconstituted his Dallas-Fort Worth band -- known nationally for 1994's Rubberneck and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Toadies Play Martini Ranch Tonight

    It's been 15 long years since The Toadies scored a big hit with "Possum Kingdom" -- possibly the most popular song ever written about murdering somebody behind a boathouse. The nationwide popularity of that song, and the success of the Dallas-Fort Worth's band's 1994 debut, Rubberneck, portended a p ... More >>

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Seven Year Itch

    The Toadies aren't licked despite a marathon wait for the release of their sophomore album