Troy is an independent journalist and documentary field producer. He has worked with VICE, Fusion, LA Weekly, Golf Digest, BNN, Tucson Weekly, and Phoenix New Times.
17 days ago | Local Wire
Arizona music organizations have received $650,000 since 1997 from the NEA.
26 days ago | Concert Review
There's a reason everyone loves this event.
4 months ago | Concert Review
Is it just me or are people who are afraid of clowns kinda dumb? Fear of masks (masklophobia) makes sense to me — it could be anything under there, or even spookier, maybe there isn’t a face at all! But a clown is just an idiot in makeup — what’s...
5 months ago | Lists
Crescent Ballroom celebrates its fifth anniversary today. It's hard to imagine what downtown would look like without the venue, which in terms of influence seems older than it is. But back in 2011 owner Charlie Levy just wanted to create a venue w...
7 months ago | Concerts
It’s hard to believe today, but a slightly overweight, 40-something Jewish man in Buddy Holly glasses once dominated the Billboard 200 charts for weeks, selling more than a million copies of an album parodying songs by Sammy Davis Jr. and long-dea...
8 months ago | Concerts
Wye Oak is a band that, if nothing else, understands contrast. Their sound is a mixture of dream pop and dark folk dominated by nu-gaze, that mid-2000s renewed interest in pedal-driven walls of guitar distortion and buried vocals. It’s a moody mix...