In the Raw

Whether their name was intended to be a catchall for perverts trolling for celebrity nip-slips is beside the point. The Naked And Famous is certainly living up to its unique moniker -- at least the famous part.

Prior to their sudden emergence in 2010, Googling “naked and famous” might have yielded very different results, but with plenty of sugary hooks and a little help from shows like Gossip Girl, the New Zealand natives, along with MGMT and Passion Pit, are riding high on a synth-pop revival, inadvertently sparing us all from celeb porn along the way.

Location Info


Crescent Ballroom

308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Central Phoenix

The Kiwi kids' critically acclaimed debut, Passive Me Aggressive You, all but forgave their nation's longstanding blemish on the pop music world -- OMC's 1995 hit “How Bizarre” -- almost.

Tue., Oct. 18, 8 p.m., 2011
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