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  • Madonna, US Airways Center, 10/16/12

    Madonna, US Airways Center, 10/16/12

    published Oct 17, 2012

    Madonna @ US Airways Center| 10/16/12With a long history of being a proven provocateur, it makes sense that Madonna has managed to piss a lot of people off since kicking off her MDNA tour. There wa... More >>

  • The Tallest Man on Earth, Crescent Ballroom, 9/1/12

    published Sep 02, 2012

    The Tallest Man on Earth @ Crescent Ballroom| 9/1/12It's not hard to find a folk singer strumming a guitar in public. Stumble into a coffee shop or look out on the street corner and you're bound to fi... More >>

  • The 10 Greatest White Rappers
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    The 10 Greatest White Rappers

    published Aug 14, 2012

    See also: EL-P's Dystopian Hip-Hop is No Sci-Fi Fantasy See also: Asher Roth Is Bro Rap Incarnate, but Don't Hold It Against Him See also: Action Bronson @ Club Red See also: Ten Awesome Mixtapes To ... More >>

  • Van Halen, US Airways Center, 6/16/12
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    Van Halen, US Airways Center, 6/16/12

    published Jun 17, 2012

    Van Halen US Airways Center Saturday, June 16 When the recently reunited Van Halen (featuring original vocalist David Lee Roth) announced it was postponing a handful of dates on its current tour, mos... More >>

  • <i>Mad Men</i> Season Five's Best Musical Moments
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    Mad Men Season Five's Best Musical Moments

    published Jun 13, 2012

    It's been only a few days since Sunday's season finale of Mad Men, and the episode is sparking plenty of discussion around the water cooler. This past season of Mad Men, the show's fifth, felt a bit h... More >>

  • Action Bronson, Club Red, 6/8/12

    published Jun 09, 2012

    Action Bronson Club Red Friday, May 8 See also: NYC's Action Bronson Plays It Tough and Cool "You want me to rap or what?" That was the first thing that Flushing, Queens, rapper Action Bronson aske... More >>

  • Five Reasons Why Creed Isn't the Worst Band Ever

    Five Reasons Why Creed Isn't the Worst Band Ever

    published May 07, 2012

    See also: Creed's Scott Stapp, One of the Most Hated Men in Rock In this week's New Times music section, there's an interview with Creed singer Scott Stapp, or as the article describes him, one of t... More >>

  • Ten Awesome Mixtapes To Download Right Now (NSFW)
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    Ten Awesome Mixtapes To Download Right Now (NSFW)

    published Apr 06, 2012

    In this week's print edition we profile rapper Childish Gambino. Of course, if you don't recognize the name you might better know him as Troy Barnes on NBC's Thursday night comedy Community. Childis... More >>

  • Childish Gambino Breaks the Hip-Hop Mold

    published April 5, 2012

    Donald Glover has it all wrong. At least from a historical perspective, anyway. How many times does the actor-turned-musician thing... More >>

  • Odd Future Release New Video, to Play Marquee Theatre Friday (Probably NSFW)

    published Mar 06, 2012

    See also: Odd Future's Most NSFW Videos See also: Odd Future Live at the Marquee Last year the hype machine was in full effect for the Los Angeles hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them Al... More >>

  • Don't Be an Asshole or: A Few Words On The Subject of Concert Etiquette
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    Don't Be an Asshole or: A Few Words On The Subject of Concert Etiquette

    published Jan 23, 2012

    Hi, my name is Mike Escoto and I like music. In particular, I enjoy live music. As you might reasonably guess, my enjoyment of live music is why I contribute to Up on the Sun, in addition to co-runnin... More >>

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