Savage Cabbage – Waves EP

By Charlie Anderson 3.5 stars out of 5 Rarely do EP’s exude a sense of completion as Savage Cabbage’s Waves does. The five-song release embodies a sense of story, introducing a spacey, indie venture into […]


Qbala – Battle Cries EP

By Charlie Anderson 5 stars out of 5 I saw Qbala for the first time at Hodi’s in February of 2011. She was opening for Del The Funky Homosapien, and my high school mind was […]


r bar & lounge

Looking for a great time out? Come and celebrate opening weekend with r bar & lounge on Friday November 6 (starting at 7:30 p.m.) and Saturday November 7! Owned and operated by Leanna Valadez and […]


Cougar Gold – Archway EP

By Charlie Anderson 2.5 stars out of 5 Released last month, Cougar Gold’s latest EP sounds at home in a dimly-lit, beer-reeking dive bar. The energy is chaotic and raucous, the crowd sweaty and aggressive. […]


Be Thankful for Beer!

by Doug Usher Thanksgiving. That wonderful day when you’re encouraged to overindulge in those things worth indulging in: family, friends, food and drink. I suspect in most homes, wine gets the center spot at the […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

ROLLING STONES: July 20, 1975 Hughes Stadium

by BRYAN RAYBURN In my 30 years of collecting music and memorabilia, tape trading, and recording concerts, I have amassed close to a million hours of historical artifacts, many of them uncirculated outside the hands […]