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 >>
With a career that boasted a slow ascent and then followed with a perilously rapid descent, Phil Collins became an example of an artist who displayed both the best and worst of what fame and fortune could bring. Born January 30, 1951, he rose to the helm of Genesis, one of Britain's best ... More >>
Anyone who's ever been in a recording studio knows the value of a tasty take-out meal to stoke the creative fires. And along with, wine, women, and song, it never hurts to have a big turkey leg to gnaw on.Almost every genre has an ode to food. Maybe not classical. String Cheese Symphonies are still ... More >>
photo by ideacreamanuelapps via flickrOn last night's episode of Glee, one of the characters discovers Jesus' face on his grilled cheese, introducing us to "Grilled Cheesus." While this fictional event may be the most famous occurrence of the messiah's mug appearing on food, it's definitely not t ... More >>
ODB's gone, the RZA is absent, yet Wu-Tang Clan still soldiers on
Rockers and writers don't always mix within
Barbican Theatre, London 2006 (Luaka Bop)
Hey, there's formality and discipline in all that sitar frenzy
The Far Now (Merge)
What will the beloved bands of '05 look like when the buzz wears off?
Old Florida still exists. It's over there behind those condos.
After 30 years, they still flock to that most fabled of oceanfront homes
Yeah, the movie sucked. But the soundtrack's killer.
Photographs by Harry Benson
Boca "realism" exhibition shows the weight of corporations in the art world
Silence Is Easy (Capitol)
Ornate Indian dance offers "Riverdance with a conscience"
Former supergrouper Bonnie Bramlett is still the same
The Stop the Violence Benefit hits this weekend
Strange Days (Omad)