Wikimedia Commons"I'm sorry... what?" -- Roy OrbisonHe started by saying, "Anyone that records this, I'm going to drop you for pushups."A brave patriot with a camcorder wasn't scared, and now, to put on your iPod next to Mitt Romney's rendition of "America the Beautiful" and President Barack Obam ... More >>
Ladies and gentleman, it's Grammy night. Here on County Grind, we're doing something a little extra special for it. That's right, we're live blogging all the shenanigans. Are you an Adeleophile? Or are you totally over her? Are you just as confused as we are about this "Dance/Electronica" segment ... More >>
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 >>
What kind of song do you need this Valentine's Day?
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. "Scene ... More >>
Celebrating the First Lady of Song (Verge)
How It Ends (Cicero)
What's going on here? It's all about radical transformations and the peculiar in the everyday
The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash save country one soul at a time
Don't dog our dog-day favorites, dig?
The sweet, sweet sounds of SoFla
Remembering Fred Neil, and a forgettable Lovefest