Joe Golfen

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  • 7 years ago | Local Wire

    After scoring a couple of songs on TV shows like Smallville and One Tree Hill (and briefly frolicking with Mandy Moore), one would think Greg Laswell might be a pretty cheerful guy. But this San Diego singer-songwriter's latest six-song EP, How th...

  • 7 years ago

    Decked out in skinny jeans and giant shoes, skaters from across the city and beyond made their way to The Wedge Skate Park in Scottsdale to compete in its annual competition on Saturday. Kids as young as 10 rolled their way onto the park’s co...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    It seems every time you turn around, a new Hot Topic-approved emo band appears. So, to break away from the rest of the gloomy pack, Seattle quintet Emery has relied on its unpredictable song structures and articulate/semi-religious lyrics. Beginni...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    Phoenix-based hip-hop artist Vocab Malone is clearly passionate about two things: God and rap — so much so, that he spends his 15-song album explaining this to you, underscored by unremarkable old-school beats. While this topic is interestin...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    Though they're still waiting to make a big splash in America, The Editors have been making waves in the U.K., earning them the headlining spot in this traveling circus of a tour. The British post-punk band follows in the steps of international roc...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    After spending years in the studio and onstage with some of rock's biggest names, The Section Quartet is out to see just how far novelty can take them by hitting the road in support of their debut album, Fuzzbox. Released earlier this year, Fuzzbo...