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2009 Stories by Adriane Goetz

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  • Circus City

    published December 31, 2009

    Unless you were dubbed the designated driver last night, there’s a good chance your New Year’s Day consists of a 20-count box of... More >>

  • Creeper Feature

    published December 10, 2009

    With its recent rise in popularity, it sometimes feels like psychobilly has become more of a look than a music genre. Overabundance of skulls,... More >>

  • Industrail Revolution

    published December 3, 2009

    We’re assuming Skinny Puppy doesn’t really get into the “holiday spirit.” However, the band has something akin to an early... More >>

  • Cause and FX

    published November 26, 2009

    Most musicians incorporate the things they love most into their art. This may include significant others, cherished family members, or... More >>

  • The Bookworm Turns

    published November 12, 2009

    Making fun of home-schooled kids used to be funny. They’re incredibly awkward around people their own ages, they’ve never done drugs,... More >>

  • Rock 'N' Roll Tsars

    published October 29, 2009

    To the good people here in the States, Russia is generally equated with vodka, Communism, and Sarah Palin’s formerly “watchful... More >>

  • Stinging Lessons

    published October 22, 2009

    Please don’t tell PETA we’re saying this, but the best kind of wasp is a dead one. They’re creepy-looking, can’t make honey,... More >>

  • Culture Club

    published October 1, 2009

    If you didn’t know that SMoCA stands for Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, you should either check out the cultural hot spot this... More >>

  • Lime-Green Day

    published September 3, 2009

    If you don’t know how to categorize a band, just call it “punk.” From Blink-182 to Green Day, musical acts are constantly given... More >>

  • First Fly Day

    published September 3, 2009

    Four wheels good, two wheels better. Unfortunately, it takes more than an Orwell allusion to pull off a serious manual combo on your... More >>

  • Heartcore

    published August 27, 2009

    Newsflash: A positive musical message doesn’t have to be a Christian one. And, while we’re at it, straight-edge hardcore shows... More >>

  • Miley Cyrus Core

    published August 27, 2009

    Life is good when you’re a skinny hipster in a poppy, two-man indie-rock group. For an example, check out Bad Veins’ Benjamin... More >>

  • Songs in the cEvin Key of Life

    published August 13, 2009

    Seems like only yesterday that we were stoked on seeing Nivek Ogre and his band ohGr perform at the Marquee last December. But no matter how... More >>

  • Nasty Business

    published August 6, 2009

    What's the difference between the transient pervert who sits outside the Circle K with a mirror on his shoe and a celeb like Kid Rock? Money,... More >>

  • School of Mock

    published August 6, 2009

    Normally, we liken the tribute-band experience to that of watching our favorite movies through a Cricket cell phone, but somehow NYC’s... More >>

  • Degeneration X

    published July 30, 2009

    Let’s be honest: Most of us have had some type of fetish-related experience. Perhaps that’s why Phoenix has such a thriving scene;... More >>

  • Just Plain Anti-Folks

    published July 23, 2009

    Which is weirder: the fact that Balthrop, Alabama (the town), has a population of approximately 11, or that Balthrop, Alabama (the band), is... More >>

  • The Beats Go On

    published July 16, 2009

    If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But if it is broke, make like the folks of Scottsdale’s giantONE dance night and start the hell... More >>

  • On the Record

    published July 9, 2009

    You don’t have to be a baller to start a record label. In fact, if you can’t splurge on a posh studio space in Manhattan, you might... More >>

  • Break a Hipster

    published July 9, 2009

    These days, you can’t check your MySpace bulletins without being bombarded by epileptic-seizure-inducing fliers for hipster dance nights. But... More >>

  • Chic by Jowl

    published July 2, 2009

    Give yourself five Phoenician points if you used to frequent the Emerald Lounge back in its glory-hole-in-the-wall days. Take those points right... More >>

  • House Party on High

    published July 2, 2009

    Instead of spending the Fourth of July drinking Coronas and trying to find a house party, then showing up at a house party where a couple of other... More >>

  • DAT's Entertainment!

    published June 25, 2009

    If you think Air is the be-all, end-all of French electronic music, you’d be wise to take that soundtrack from The Virgin Suicides out... More >>

  • North Dakota Rocks, Don't 'Cha Know?

    published June 18, 2009

    Just because North Dakota ranks 48th in the country in terms of population doesn’t mean it can’t be a mecca of popular culture.... More >>

  • Bloody Brit

    published June 18, 2009

    Citizens of Arizona, prepare for a hostile takeover. The man who has already conquered the UK and much of China is about to invade Scottsdale.... More >>

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