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2 days ago | EDM
BOO! Not trying to scare you. That's just the name of Relentless Beats' freshly announced party, which will bring the likes of Knife Party, Excision, Snails, NGHTMRE, Ghastly, G Jones, Wuki, and others to Rawhide in Chandler on Saturday, Octo...
2 days ago | Concert Review
If you came across the pairing of Modest Mouse and Brand New and thought to yourself, "What an odd bill," you're right. The two bands don't have a lot in common, and their fan bases barely overlap. The only similarity is that they experienced thei...
9 days ago | Concerts
Fresh off the release of his critically acclaimed Blank Face LP , Schoolboy Q announced tour dates this week, including a stop at Mesa Amphitheatre on Tuesday, October 11. Chicago rapper Joey Purp will join him on tour. Blank Face LP is Schoolboy ...
9 days ago | Lists
“Jameson,” the ninth track of Zella Day’s 2015 album, Kicker, stands out like a grassy meadow in a metropolis. Sparse in its vulnerability and despair, the song is just Day finger-picking acoustic chords as some gentle guitar lines float through t...
16 days ago | Local Wire
The wait is over for music lovers in the East Valley. Zia Records will open its brand-new Mesa superstore on Friday, July 15, at 9 a.m. The company first announced the store opening back in April. The Mesa location will be Zia's fifth locati...
17 days ago | Vans Warped Tour
Apparently there's a lot of fan overlap between Weezer and Warped Tour. Vans Warped Tour has announced that it will change the date of its Arizona stop from August 2 to August 4 in order to avoid conflicting with the Weezer/Panic! At The Disco con...