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  • Devin Fleenor Talks Mr. Meeble, Pablo Gomez, Lasers, MadTeo, House Music, and More

    published Mar 25, 2011

    ​Devin Fleenor doesn't DJ much any more. In fact, he hasn't performed behind the decks in three years. So when the Mr. Meeble member busts out with a DJ set, you know he's going to throw everythign ... More >>

  • Five Animating Legends Who Got Their Start From Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation
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    Five Animating Legends Who Got Their Start From Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation

    published Mar 24, 2011

    ​Anyone who's a fan of Adult Swim owes something of a debt of gratitude to Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation. Ditto for anyone who's enjoyed South Park, Beavis and Butthead, and any of Pixar's ... More >>

  • Vicious Cycles

    published March 24, 2011

    If motorcycling were considered a religion -- which, according to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, it is -- then North Scottsdale will... More >>

  • The Dork Side

    published March 24, 2011

    Childhood and adolescence are absolutely overloaded with watershed moments: Your first kiss, the inevitable “birds and the bees”... More >>

  • Smashboxx's New Hotboxx Offers New Opportunities to Record Drunken Nightlife Antics

    published Mar 22, 2011

    There's no shortage of drunken shenanigans and pratfalls taking place in Scottsdale's Old Town nightlife district on any given weekend. (Try standing outside of Myst or Axis/Radius at closing time on ... More >>

  • Seven Nights of DJs and Dancing

    published March 24, 2011

    THURSDAY 24 27th Avenue Bar: DJ Manage, & DJ Android (Top 40) AZ/88: Josh One (rare groove, urban... More >>

  • Fuse Fridays @ 910 Live

    published March 24, 2011

    Just like Charlie Sheen's career, the residents of Fuse Fridays will never say die. They've endured both lineup changes and venue... More >>

  • Phoenix Suns Annihilate Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers Over the Weekend

    published Mar 21, 2011

    ​The Phoenix Suns got the best medicine in the world this past weekend to help treat their bruised and battered egos: A pair of much-needed wins over two hapless Pacific Division opponents. In fact,... More >>

  • Shadowplay

    published March 17, 2011

    As his nom de guerre portends, DJ Manchester is an avowed Anglophile. He’s visited the U.K. on more than one occasion, hangs out at the... More >>

  • Bradford Whicker's Beer Museum
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    Bradford Whicker's Beer Museum

    published Mar 18, 2011

    ​After finishing an ice-cold can of brew, standard operating procedure for most beer drinkers usually involves tossing it away, either over your shoulder or into the trash. (Of course, it you'... More >>

  • Sluggo Talks Dubstep, Liquid Stranger, Skrillex, U.K. Grime, Rusko, and More

    published Mar 18, 2011

    ​Sluggo is looking pretty beat these days, but with good reason. The local dubstep producer hasn't been getting much sleep lately because he's been hella busy gearing up for a trip to Florid... More >>

  • Six Leprechaun Myths Debunked By Chuey the Rock 'n' Roll Midget

    published Mar 17, 2011

    ​Irish culture will be in abundance across the Valley today as Saint Pat's celebrations take place at bars and clubs from Avondale to Apache Junction. So if you wish (or drink) hard enough, there's ... More >>

  • Pitta Party

    published March 17, 2011

    The ‘90s were good to Mark Pitta. Not only did the San Francisco-based stand-up comedian host the Totally Hidden Video program on FOX; he... More >>

  • Flesh for Fantasy

    published March 17, 2011

    Although there are a few days left until the official arrival of spring, for all intents and purposes it feels like the season’s already... More >>

  • Mope Floats

    published March 17, 2011

    Charlie Silvercloud III is one gloomy Gus, but with good reason. The pessimistic protagonist of the 2006 indie flick Expiration Date is... More >>

  • Your Guide to Partying on St. Patrick's Day

    published March 17, 2011

    He measures around 3-foot-6, likes wearing quaint green outfits on Saint Patrick's Day, and is a bit of a devilish trickster. Nope, we ain't... More >>

  • Seven Nights of DJs and Dancing

    published March 17, 2011

    THURSDAY 17 27th Avenue Bar: DJ Manage, & DJ Android (Top 40) AZ/88: Josh One (rare groove, urban... More >>

  • Boom Bap @ Hidden House

    published March 17, 2011

    Let's face it: Monday nights are downright dull. Not only are there four grueling days of work still ahead of, there's also never anything good... More >>

  • Club Candids at Primebar

    published Mar 16, 2011

    ​Weekends are kind of a big thing at the Scottsdale Quarter. The bars and clubs of the North Scottsdale shopping district are packed with pretty peeps and stylish shenanigans aplenty. That incl... More >>

  • DJ Melo Talks Moombahton, SXSW, House Parties, Toy Selectah, KMD, and More

    published Mar 11, 2011

    Numerous local bands and artists are headed to South By Southwest over the next week to represent our fair city, including Random, Kinch, and the boys of Gospel Claws.Turns out you can also add DJ Mel... More >>

  • Phoenix Suns Destroyed By Denver Nuggets

    published Mar 11, 2011

    It wasn't very fun to be a member of the Phoenix Suns last night. Despite a pimp effort from Marcin Gortat (18 points), Planet Orange was soundly thumped by the Denver Nuggets in a 116-97 loss on Thur... More >>

  • Basket Cases

    published March 10, 2011

    The chase is invariably better than the catch. For instance, the downtrodden Phoenix Suns are currently striving to make the upcoming NBA... More >>

  • Brazil Nuts

    published March 10, 2011

    Couldn’t summon enough scrilla to afford a plane ticket to Rio in time for this year’s Carnaval? Worry not, as DJ Seduce and his... More >>

  • St. Patrick's Day Guide

    published March 10, 2011

    He measures around 3-foot-6, likes wearing quaint green outfits on Saint Patrick's Day, and is a bit of a devilish trickster. Nope, we ain't... More >>

  • Seven Nights of DJs and Dancing

    published March 10, 2011

    THURSDAY 10 27th Avenue Bar: DJ Manage, & DJ Android (Top 40) AZ/88: Josh One (rare groove, urban... More >>

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