Dar Williams isn't exactly a household name ... yet. All that might be about to change, as she's recently tapped Grammy nominated producer Brad Wood (think Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, and Ben Lee) and Greg Leisz (who's played with Wilco and Robert Plant) to help write her latest album, Promised Land. The ... More >>
Swingin' iguanas, a prince from Sudan, and tawdry tales at SoBe's top dive.
Ring in the New Year with these three recent releases.
Luz MarinaCoincidencias (Cacao Música)www.cacaomusica.comVenezuelan singer/songwriter Luz Marina makes her debut for Cacao Música with 14 tracks of heavy-breathing soft numbers full of sexy insinuations and personal moments. It works. "Noche a Noche" (Night to Night) and "Cómo Dueles" (How You Hu ... More >>
Sea Stories (Zoe)
Why da Bears will spank the Colts come Sunday
"The Damn Insane Asylum" (High Plains Sigh)
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass (Matador)
Wilco makes alt-country go pop and lives to tell the tale
Amy Rigby turns midlife crises into artistic force
Slap-Me-in-the-Face New Music
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's quite real ... and really angry.
We've seen it in a crystal ball and the pictures aren't pretty
Another female singer-songwriter emerges from the shadows
Ani DiFranco makes her mark while avoiding the music industry
Cover your ears or bask in the blare. Miami avant-skronkers Harry Pussy, Rat Bastard, and Tom Smith's To Live and Shave in L.A. have launched an audacious aural assault on the senses. But is anyone out there listening?
Fist-pumping, crowd-rousing, and annoying as hell, the rock soundtrack to sporting events is becoming a genre of its own