Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

Adia Victoria says her debut album, Beyond The Bloodhounds, encapsulates her 20s, with all the restlessness, self-reflection and emotional expansiveness that suggests.

Noise Annoys

The following is a conversation between my girlfriend Veronica and I about local musician Casey Golden's first solo album, which is self-titled.

Vintage Vinyl

The Travelers “Spanish Moon” was released on three different labels, first on guitarist/songwriter Ron Story’s own Yellow Sand Records, then the Southern California-based Princess Records

Know Your Product: Datsik

Canadian producer Troy Beetles, aka Datsik, has had one hell of a couple of years.

Five Guys Walk Into a Bar …

Bill Elm talks the reformation of a bunch of dudes called Friends of Dean Martinez

Noise Annoys

I'm fairly lucky as far as local alt-weekly writers go. I get a fair amount of correspondence from readers and not all of it is angry.

Black Heart Procession

Hank Topless calls his music honkytonk countryblues, jamming it all together into two words, obliterating the spaces in between so what's left is its own new thing.

Know Your Product

Atlanta punk band The Coathangers might have formed as a joke for a local house party, but the level of cult success they're enjoying internationally is certainly nothing to scoff.

Press Darling

At 62, Stuart Leslie Goddard, is pretty spry for an old white guy.

Child of the ’70s: Bettye LaVette

Having released her first single when she all of 16 R&B singer Bettye LaVette has now been in the "industry" for more than half a century

Noise Annoys

The dictionary definition in Merriam Webster's of the word erudite is "having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying."

Know Your Product

Describing their sound as "dreamy, creamy indie grooves," The Rifle rose from a solo bedroom recording by singer/guitarist Nelene DeGuzman

Vintage Vinyl

Tucson had a very active music scene in the 1960s.

Take The Highway

There was a time after he'd moved from Tucson to Houston that Rich Hopkins thought of recruiting a new band, under the name My Way Or The Highway.

Noise Annoys

As we enter officially into the death throes of the 2010s, the trail of musical carnage we leave behind is such that, if this were a real life war, the losses and casualties would be too great to understand the original aim of the conflict.

Know Your Product: Pop Evil

North Muskegon, Michigan ain't exactly the hippest rock 'n' roll town in the world, or even that state.

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