Rena Lovelis is charisma on wheels, a magnetic ass-magnet for all sexes, whose croon-and-shout voice is crammed with deceptive sexual tension.
Ray Camacho and The Teardrops "Lonely Town"/"I Told You So" Copper State CSR 1078, 1968.
Recently, I found an old box of cassette tapes—things even I couldn't destroy.
It's taken Modern Chemistry half a decade to go from the basements around Rutgers University to one of the biggest post-punk package tours of the year.
Blackberry Smoke makes sweet, sexy country rock, cocksure and smart.
Side A is a moody, riff-driven garage classic, while the B-side is an uptempo rocker, both topped with memorable, melodic vocals.
Flotsam and Jetsam are, officially, an Arizona rock 'n' roll treasure. And that ain't no slight.
Stars Pick Their Top Five! This week: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
The 1965 release, "I've Got a Girl"/"Tell Her" indicated a new direction for the band and set the stage for what they would become as The Dearly Beloved.
If you start with a penny and double it every day, the total climbs to more than $1 million within four weeks.
Stars Pick Their Top Five! This Week: Santa Pachita
Though "La Bamba" is said to have African roots and been written well over 100 years ago, it's 20th century form came into being as a Veracurz wedding dance, the earliest known recorded version was released in 1939 by El Jarocho (Alvaro Hernandez Ortiz).
A Q&A with Hank Topless and Al Perry
"Conceived on tour, on the road to Berlin. Eagle spirit adorned in Lake Tahoe during our wedding ceremony," says papa Howe Gelb of daughter Patsy, songwriting frontwoman of glammy power-poppers Patsy's Rats.
Shoegaze, avant-garde alternative, indie rock, garage-something—all somewhat lazy descriptives that have been aimed at Pennsylvania rockers The Districts.
KTKT' DJ Frank Casanova was a local icon in the late '60s, hosting his regular slot as well as his late night "Threshold" show, also on KTKT, which featured the heavier "underground/acid rock" sounds of the day.
An arm-less knife thrower on the run from the law; a desperate woman with nowhere to go; a revolution in the depths of space.
Tucson psychedelic heroes The Myrrors make it up as they go
Ernie Menehune My Way LP, dedicated to the Spanish Trail Motel Gold Crown Records GCR ST6
California psychobilly burners Tiger Army formed back in '96, and they've been a regular presence on punk-rock package tours and fest bills since.
Alice Cooper talks his early Tucson days with The Spiders, Chris Cornell and his new album Paranormal
Catch enough fleeting glimpses of your purpose in life, and you might finally lock your sights on it for good. Epiphanies spring from experience. Lando Chill acknowledges that he didn't embrace his true purpose instantaneously.
Cobra Family Picnic's latest album Magnetic Anomaly is a journey through a Carlos Castañeda hallucinogen-tinted landscape, the mystical and, we're guessin', the pharmacological frontiers of contemporary psych.