Jonathan Bond

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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Daniel Smith usually gets by with a little help from his friends, but lately he's been getting a lot. In the case of the heavenly new album Ships, released by this musical mastermind under the new, all-purpose moniker Danielson, that means contrib...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    The Emerald Lounge: open since 1949, an ironworkers bar turned black pool hall turned premier local music venue turned . . . another lovely parking lot? Another corporate retail space? File this under "I can't believe it's happening again," but co...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Music people rejoiced when Kimber Lanning, owner of Tempe's Stinkweeds record store, announced her plans to open a new Stinkweeds location in central Phoenix. The 800-square-foot space at 12 West Camelback, on the northwest corner at Central Avenu...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    In the '60s, Golden Dawn was labelmate and stylistic soul mate to the 13th Floor Elevators -- in fact, Dawn leader George Kinney was Roky Erickson's classmate for many years. Both grew up in Austin and played together in a high school band called ...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    Sacramento's Low Flying Owls swoop into the Valley, bringing a modern mlange of hard, distorted guitar rock and off-kilter psychedelic experimentalism to promote their second full-length, Elixir Vitae, an excellent offering that flirts with many s...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Deerhoof seems to have found relative cohesion on Milk Man, something like the difference between a murky, half-remembered dream and a lucid one. The album makes good on the promise audible but not realized on last year's Apple O'. Where Apple O' ...