Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: a publicist's pitch gets my attention...
Being a writer and reviewer, I get all kinds of pitches from publicists and record label representatives, most of them clamoring ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>