9 days ago | Local Wire
It's been a really weird year for Robbie Pfeffer. As frontman and lyricist of scuzz-funk five-piece Playboy Manbaby, the guy is someone you'd expect to be a little weird. After all, this is a band that writes wacko songs called "Falafel Pantyhose"...
16 days ago
16 days ago | Concerts
If you're headbanging on stage and happen to smack your bass with your skull and split open your forehead, splattering blood all over yourself, what do you do? If you're Metz's Chris Slorach, it's a no-brainer: You duct-tape that shit and keep goi...
30 days ago | Concerts
From Unknown Mortal Orchestra's explosive beginnings — the band's first single, "Ffunny FFrends," went viral a mere six days after its posting — to its present-day musings on love's boundaries, the indie "dreamfunk" quartet is a band that continue...
1 month ago | Top Lists
Local music in Downtown Phoenix is thriving these days and it's due in large part to the unique venues offered to fans. An influx of new concert halls and bars in the past year has given us even more options, while the mainstays seem to be reinven...
1 month ago | Concert Review
The most punk thing about punk is that punk can mean so many, many things. It is an amorphous concept that even I don’t dare pretend to fully comprehend. But when you know it, you know it. And the Melvins with Le Butcherettes at Crescent Ballroom ...