It may strike you as odd that an artist who plays multi-stringed instruments -- like the tres, a six-stringed Cuban guitar, and the cuatro, a four-stringed Venezuelan guitar -- goes by the name Nil. But that doesn't mean Mr. Lara is synonymous with nada.
His heyday was back in the '90s, but t ... More >>
Photo by Stephanie PistellrDuran Duran survived the '70s and mastered the new millenium.There are several parts to the Duran Duran saga. The first found the Brit New Wave band conquering America, providing fodder for MTV, and turning songs such as "Hungry Like The Wolf," "Save A Prayer," "Union o ... More >>
Strike while the Iron is hot-headedMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, an uncomfortable encounter with Iron Maiden and a mad dash to get their singer to the show on time.Long before the ... More >>