Barbara Manning

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Velvet Goldmine: Four Unsettling Soft-Rock Obscurities

    In this week's print issue, I tried to reconcile my complicated feelings about 1970s-styled soft rock. I'm old enough that I experienced this music in real time. One of the first songs I ever remember hearing is Bread's "Make It With You," which blogger/mellow historian Jason Hare identified as the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 23, 2002


    Tucson may be its home, but the uncategorizable collective known as Calexico roams free

  • Music

    August 15, 2001

    Cue Up the Tunes

    KDHX-FM's "Celebrity Barbecue" promises a smorgasbord of music

  • Music

    June 14, 2000


    The incredible expanding Calexico takes to the highway in support of its new album, The Hot Rail