Favorite song(s) of 2008

I didn’t want to let myself pick two songs for favorite song of the year. Frankly, it’s a cop-out. Ties are for the weak, like in soccer. Nobody loses! Everybody wins! Lame. But then I was thinking about these two tracks, the two children I was forced to choose between: One Day Like This by […]

Guest list: Nick Piecoro (The Arizona Republic)

This Last year, I asked a few Phoenix-area musicians/people of interest for their year-end, best-of lists for 2008: albums, songs, whatever. This installment comes from friend/former co-worker/music lover Nick Piecoro, who covers the Arizona Diamondbacks for The Arizona Republic. Since I’m not a musician, I’m guessing I fall into the “people of interest” category only […]

New Dios (Malos) track

The great Dios (Malos) is in town tonight with Starlight Mints and the Octopus Project. Yes, it’s a great lineup and it all happens tonight at Modified. Small problem: I got a late in on tickets to see the Cubs at Diamondbacks. Greg Maddux (5-0) hurling for the Cubbies. I’m so there. Hopefully, I can […]