Kristian C. Libman

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  • 2 days ago | Local Wire

    In the golden morning sun of Jared & The Mill banjo/mandolin player Michael Carter’s Tempe backyard, the Phoenix-based folk band begins their fraternal cajoling with the regularity of an act that has spent the past year incessantly touring — w...

  • 1 year ago | Local Wire

    As founder of genre-spanning songwriter project Eels, Mark Oliver Everett, better known as E, knows what it's like to reinvent himself. Since the band's formation in 1995, he's bounced among genres while never fearing wearing his heart on his slee...

  • 1 year ago | Music News

    MewithoutYou is not a band to be taken lightly, nor is it a band easily defined. And right now, it's a band that's happy to be back on the road. Characterized by vocalist Aaron Weiss' stream-of-consciousness lyrics, the Philadelphia four-piece is ...

  • 1 year ago | Music News

    For those who came of age after Y2K, the heady days of heart-on-sleeve pop-punk, as defined by bands like Fall Out Boy, Cartel, and Panic! at the Disco, brought radio-ready acts that were as relatable and open-hearted as they were kitschy. Few rec...

  • 2 years ago | Music News

    Josh Landau can't stop moving — mostly because he doesn't allow himself to. For starters, he's the vocalist for Venice Beach-based The Shrine. Then there's Eliminator, the skateboarding and clothing company he manages with bandmates Court Mu...

  • 2 years ago | Music News

    Located just an hour and a half north of the Valley and home to more retirees than the average small town, Prescott is better known as a premier Christmas getaway than as an arts community. But it's a town with strong local values and arms open to...