Timothy NorrisEven the machinery was flashing the horns.
Nothing says "I love you" like a cover song. Artists at Coachella like to acknowledge their influences, love to thrill the crowd with a surprise singalong. This year bands drew from music of many genres, from ragtime to post punk to hip hop. ... More >>
As is always the case with a Howe Gelb experience, last night's Giant Sand gig at the Echo was not without its quirks. A buzzy cable was as annoying as a horsefly in a pup tent. Gelb's dinky keyboard wouldn't stay situated on the even dinkier piano stand, so the longtime Arizona songwriter (who go ... More >>
With a voice like Marlboros and whiskey, the salesman tells me, "The barber's not in today," as he peers out from behind a glass case of nicknacks. He then turns away to help another customer, leaving me alone with this old barber's chair that sits outside, its metal hot to the touch. Finding the Sk ... More >>