Casey Lynch

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  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Phoenix may not be known for a huge Eurobeat scene, but that hasn't stopped the cool kiddies of The Kohl Heart from blazing a snotty trail of New Wavery through the cookie-cutter communities of the Valley of the Sun. Formerly known as XOXOXO, the ...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Let's face it — on paper, a band that plays classically influenced operatic rock like a new-world Bonnie Tyler or Meat Loaf has about as good a chance of hitting it big as the next Pussycat Dolls (Lord, don't get us started). That is, unless ...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Is it just us, or is Ladytron sounding more human? The Liverpudlian neo-Fab Four seems to have had a crush on shoegazer and Stereolab since the release of its 2001 album 604, but 2005's Witching Hour, Ladytron's latest LP, marked a significant son...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    For a band named after a slang term for a Tommy Chong-sized spliff, Fat Rhabit doesn't sound much like typical stoner rock. In fact, it doesn't sound like typical anything. On its six-song, self-titled EP, which was recorded in Grand Rapids, Michi...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Life's gotta be hard if you're Jeremy Enigk. No matter what he does, the singer/songwriter's new music will always be compared to his emo-core pioneering of '90s Sub-Pop powerhouse act Sunny Day Real Estate, and The Fire Theft, which Enigk fronted...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    If you're jonesing for some new local tuneage that isn't hardcore metal, pouty skinny-boy rock, or indie folk, look no further than Chief Beef. Chief Beef — singer/guitarist John Lipfert, bassist Christine Lipfert (yes, they're husband and wi...