Vince Ramirez

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    A Fond Farewell to The Sail Inn

    It was a bittersweet send off, at best, this weekend at The Sail Inn. On the one hand, it was one of the most amazing local music lineups that could have possibly been arranged, but on the other, there was the idea that this was never going to happen again at this location looming in the back of y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    The Love Me Nots' Nicole Laurenne on New Album, New/Old Drummer and Beating Breast Cancer

    Jason GarciaThe Love Me Nots‚ÄčIf you're looking for an example of the old platitude that "attitude is everything," you could do a lot worse than Love Me Nots vocalist/organist Nicole Laurenne. Less than a year removed from a breast cancer scare that forced the band into a five-month hiatus, Laurenn ... More >>

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    December 6, 2006
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    December 5, 2006
  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Country Inroads

    Getting all their Johnsons in a row

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Power Failure

    Say it isn't so

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Multi Taskers

    The incestuous nature of the Tempe music scene

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Tween Scene

    Young bands and fans are all about music

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Tenth Power

    Local label Truxton passes the decade mark

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Fish Tales

    Catch them before they get away

  • Music

    February 8, 2001


    Local twangers Flathead return; psychobilly combo Grave Danger calls it a day

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Y2 Chaos

    Looking back at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of local music in 2000

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Fresh Prints

    Trophy Husbands, Grave Danger to debut new platters

  • Music

    June 29, 2000


    Valley rig-rockers Flathead face an uncertain future

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Had a Nice Day

    A Showcase cacophony of music genres and venues beat the hell out of Shelley Duvall

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Tower of Power

    CPR offers a breath of life to the Valley Latin scene

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Fill 'er Up

    10-gallon hats and 10-gallon gas tanks come to mind when BR5-49 plays

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Bomb's Away

    The next chapter(s) for DJ Radar

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    Country Confidential

    The latest chaff on the local pluck and twang set

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Under His Spell Again

    A Buck Owens tribute turns into a celebration of the local music scene

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Rig and Roll

    Flathead turns upside-down technique into a winning hybrid of raw country and roadhouse