Chris Isaak is enjoying some rare down time at home in San Francisco. Not that he's taking it easy. With an album to promote -- a collection of rock 'n' roll standards dubbed Beyond the Sun -- Isaak's engaged in a string of telephone interviews with music journalists. At the moment, however, he's ... More >>
Jim Wurster is a musician of serious intent. His earliest efforts with Black Janet bolstered the perception, given that the band's dark designs weren't simply a by-product of their name. Still, Wurster really came into his own when he went solo and subsequently formed the Atomic Cowboys, taki ... More >>
Photo by Camille LambJohnny and Billy Kincaid, five and nine years old, perform classic country songs on Lincoln Road.Myrna Kincaid anxiously shifts her weight from foot to foot, hands clasped under her chin as she monitors Johnny and Billy, her five- and nine-year-old sons, playing together. ... More >>
Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard RockJohn Fogerty at Hard Rock Live, April 22John FogertyHard Rock Live, HollywoodThursday, April 22, 2010When John Fogerty first initiated his roots rock ethos with Creedence Clearwater Revival some 42 years ago, the musical term Americana had yet to be used to de ... More >>
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Shepard Fairey, the graffiti artist behind that highly stylized Obama poster you saw just about everywhere last year is preemptively suing the Associated Press. The image he used as the basis for the poster was an AP stock photo, and the AP wanted recognition and money in return. So Fairey is taking ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Walk Hard soundtrack takes on Robert Zimmerman.
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos, and lifeless Cox.
You're Only Lonely (Sanctuary)
Blowfly (Clarence Reid)
The Nashville Acoustic Sessions (CMH)
WCMQ-FM Clásica 92 (92.3)
Today (Omtown/Higher Octave)
David Lynch crashes on Mulholland Drive, but the wreckage is smashing
Fred Neil may find fame now that he's in a better place
Miami blows the opportunity to hear Mark Eitzel
k.d. lang keeps it real
From the issue of September 7, 2000
Tracking down some long-gone local rockers
Who in his right mind would have passed up the chance to join the Beatles? Rock-and-raving pianist Roy Young did. Regrets? Don't get him started.
The Mavericks return with another new guitarist, and it's not who you think
Brother Marquis and DJ Toomp tag-team for the future
These devil's advocates give the hard rockers their due