Will Oldham

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    This week kicks off a helluva run for Phoenix concerts. Thursday we have Drake, Lil Wayne, and Katy Perry all performing, and Friday begins the Summer Ends Music Festival. What more could you want? ... Well, if you really need more options, check out the ones below, and browse our comprehensive c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    How Houndmouth Escaped Nowhere, Indiana

    A sense of time and place inhabits Houndmouth. Rippled with various shades of Americana, as much is evident in the song titles--"Houston Train," "Come On, Illinois," "On The Road," "Halfway to Hardinsburg"--along with the telling locales--jail, lonesome highways, dark hovels, trains and buses--frequ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2013

    Valley Musicians Share Memories of 20 Favorite Hollywood Alley Shows

    Ever since the legendary Hollywood Alley closed earlier this month, the only thing that's left of the renowned rock bar (other than many mementos of the place that were scooped up by regulars in the days following its shuttering) is memories. And plenty of 'em too, like 25 year's worth. We devoted t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2009
  • Music

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Tempe Music Festival, Country Thunder, Bruce Springsteen and (Way) More Over the Weekend

    Wait! Before you check out all the content from our weekend coverage, grab a big cup of coffee and relax. It was a big weekend and as such, there's a lot here. Take it in and enjoy it.  Tempe Music Fest 2009 This weekend Tempe Music Fest 2009 united us once again from scattered Valley citizenry t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2009

    Bonnie Prince Billy Awes at Modified Arts

    I've never seen Modified Arts as packed as it was last night during Will Oldham's performance as Bonnie Prince Billy. And it's no surprise why. More than 60 people jammed into the downtown Phoenix music venue to watch the iconic and enigmatic indie folk hero's long, powerful concert that lasted well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2007
  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Taking the Long View

    Children of Men and the value of an unedited shot

  • Film

    November 30, 2006

    North by Northwest

    Grungy road movie takes an adventure out of time

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2005
  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Magnolia Electric Company

    Good and miserable

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    Devendra Banhart

    Indie folkster performs at Modified Arts

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Okkervil River

    The ebb and flow of the Austin quartet

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Jolie Holland

    Catalpa (Anti-)

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Skating Through Life

    Mt. Egypt's Travis Graves moves from pro skateboarding to touring the Americana roads with legends

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Road Hoggin'

    Indie innovators My Morning Jacket soak in the greasy spoons on the way to your town

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Iron Will

    Will Oldham writes lovely, sad folk songs. Just don't let the stage name throw you off.

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    Iron and Wine

    Samuel Beam rocks the Cradle

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Edith Frost

    Wonder Wonder woman artfully dodges categorization

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Group Efforts

    Make-ups, breakups and other local band gossip abound

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Cover Girl

    Chan Marshall's latest album is a collection of other people's songs, but it still smells like Cat Power

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    The Kingsbury Manx

    The Kingsbury Manx (Overcoat Recordings)

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Papa M

    Live From a Shark Cage
    (Drag City)

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Gimme Shelter Again

    The Green Room's Altamont 2 takes rock back into the bowels of hell