Steve Vai

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Six musicians who are way better than their music

    Do you ever wonder about the positive qualities you may be overlooking in the artists you hate? Probably not. Who has time to dig through the details to find out who's actually pretty cool, but an unfortunate victim of their own terrible art? Well, my friend, we do. That's why we're the professiona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Dweezil Zappa: Frank Zappa predicted the success of iTunes

    The late, great Frank Zappa is heralded and revered right up there with Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein as one of America's greatest composers. Actually, no he isn't really. Having such an enormous and varied body of work, the man has often been seen as a divisive artist. Either you love the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Al Kooper talks Dylan, Conan, Hendrix, and lifetime in the music business

    All photos courtesy​INTERVIEW BY RICK MASONKeyboardist, guitarist, songwriter and producer Al Kooper's uncanny presence and participation in landmark musical events over the past half-century have made him the rock equivalent of Forrest Gump or Zelig. His long association with Bob Dyl ... More >>

  • Music

    April 23, 2008
  • Music

    January 3, 2007

    Sweet Water

    Hearts float away and drift back together in the fluid world of Josh Aran

  • Arts

    September 20, 2006

    Andy Did You Hear About This One?

    'Gatsby' has always been great. Now it's long—really long.

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    I Hate 1984

    The music and movies were epochal. The politics were abysmal. A poison valentine to the year that won't go away.