Rx BanditsFew would have thought that the Orange County ska-punk kids who a decade ago started playing as the Pharmaceutical Bandits would grow up to be a Coachella band.
But the quartet now known Rx Bandits has, their party in the desert last spring certifying Matt Embree and crew as musica ... More >>
Todd WolfsonRoky Erickson with Okkervil RiverEven without its remarkable backstory, Roky Erickson's album with Okkervil River, "True Love Cast Out All Evil," feels like a triumph. Full speed ahead on comeback trail after years lost to drug abuse and mental illness, the 62-year-old songwriter ... More >>
Kate NashFor somebody with a pet rabbit named Fluffy, Kate Nash sounds a little bit ticked off on her new album, "My Best Friend Is You." She's 22 now, and maybe she's learned a few things since "Made of Bricks" made her everybody's darling in 2007, but there's as much snarl as coo in the gir ... More >>