Events

Change of Art

We dig the crossover thing when a musician who’s known to only dabble in one genre decides to try his or her hand at, say, melodramatic pop or Toby Keith-esque country barf. Sometimes the experimentation is successful (listen to Outkast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below). Other times, the music comes off sounding like, well, somebody barfing inside of a moving car (don’t ever listen to the soft-rock puke known as Garth Brooks’ In the Life of Chris Gaines).

Later this year (on November 4, to be exact), Chris Cornell – frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave as well as an accomplished solo artist – will be dropping a new album. Yeah, so what? Well, guess who produced this album (which is called Scream)? None other than hip-hop artist/producer/czar Timbaland. Sounds like a kind of messed-up collaboration that could actually be pretty tight, huh?

Get a live preview of Scream when Cornell and Timbaland perform at Marquee Theatre.


Sun., Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m., 2008
KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Steve Jansen
Contact: Steve Jansen