With Willie Nelson, and Heart, and the Barenaked Ladies, and the Beach Boys, and Pat Benatar, and Trisha Yearwood, and Cheap Trick, and .38 Special, and Martina McBride and REO Speedwagon canceling their gigs at SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ this year, the water park has now turned their hopes to Kid ... More >>
The family of Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld animal trainer who was killed by an orca following a show at the park in 2010, has released a statement distancing itself from the documentary, Blackfish. The film, which exposes the abuse killer whales endure in captivity, specifically at SeaWorld, focuse ... 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: Robert Goodman shares his personal top five. A few weeks ago, I found myself writing about a new album from a band I had never heard of, Everything Is Beautiful by the R ... More >>
Some top local albums from 2009.
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 >>
Cadillac Records can't handle the truth
Debra Lombard and the kids of the ETC can tell you a thing or two about motivation
XTC's Andy Partridge unearths his musical treasure-trove
Dios (Malos) (Startime)
Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)
Despite two tragic deaths, Widespread Panic hasn't slowed a bit.
Louis XIV carries on rock's lustful legacy
These days, John Ralston is exceedingly prolific. But there's more to the story than that.
Damn it, Beck gets older with Guero
I Sold Gold (Barsuk)
Humbert does it one more time, with feeling
This time, it's the woman who manipulates the man in Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things
Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to introduce Glenn Garvin, douchebag
Make the Cowboy Robots Cry (Sub Pop EP)
What's love got to do with the wistful, indie-rocking Now It's Overhead?
Reveal (Warner Bros. Records)
Beautiful (Emperor Norton Records)
Interlude (Sub Pop Records)
Until now the only place to See Venus has been on the Web, where its brand of multilayered pop has already gone global
Letters for October 26, 2000
The Deep Sixes get wet and retro
Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over
(V2 Music, Ltd.)
Art of Noise, Buddy Miller, David Mead
Rampant social enlightenment (honest)