Steve Aoki @ Axis Radius|2/9/13If you don't believe in Jesus, alright, but Asian Jesus is real. Steve Aoki, record producer, DJ, and founder Dim Mak Records, graced Scottsdale's Axis/Radius with his presence last night, spreading his music to all and making one amazing mission trip to land more foll ... More >>
By Shea Serrano
8:45 p.m.: So here's what this is: More than 20 years ago, 2 Live Crew, one of rap's most notoriously offensive acts, performed in Phoenix.
The concert was recorded and released as a live show album called The 2 Live Crew Live In Concert. It came out a few months after their Banne ... More >>
Erik King is probably unlike any other DJ or producer in the Valley. The 29-year-old, better known by his nickname Riot Earp, wouldn't be caught dead mashing up Skrillex, Deadmau5, or any other overexposed EDM artist. Instead, King prefers work in little known microgenres you've probably never heard ... More >>
Mother's Day -- the day we set aside of reflect on what our mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, and other types of mothers have done for us over the years -- is on its way. They were there when we first smoked marijuana (though they weren't aware what we were up to) and they were there when we stumbl ... More >>
After Thanksgiving comes and goes, it seems like just about everyone gets into the holiday spirit.
Even the creepy, strange and misguided among us (which describes most of the lovely Up on the Sun staff, now that we think about it).
We're not sure what these artists were thinking when they relea ... More >>
Press Here PublicityArctic Monkeys: Suck It and See what happens.British garage pop rockers Arctic Monkeys' next album, Suck It and See, hits American store shelves Monday, June 6 -- but some stores are going to censor the album cover, according to singer Alex Turner in a recent interview with Lo ... More >>
A few weeks ago Kanye West announced on his Twitter page that the original artwork for his upcoming album My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy had been banned here in the US.Technically, the artwork wasn't banned. Instead Kanye's record label, strongly suggested that the album artwork be replaced f ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots in our Arizona Porn Star Ball slide show.We gotta admit it: the 1st Annual Arizona Porn Star Ball wore us out.The feral festivities started at 9 p.m. and lasted well beyond last call. The list of special guests was longer than John Holmes' tool, and included adult fil ... More >>
I just received a book titled Time Flies When You're In a Coma: The Wisdom of the Metal Gods (A Plume Book), a funny little tome filled with lyrical adages from the world of heavy metal music. Edited by Mike Daly (formerly of alt. country band Whiskeytown), the book is divided into four sections: Me ... More >>
We at New Times have fond memories of Secretary of State Jan Brewer -- we simply love foul-mouthed women like her.
As the state prepares for a possible Brewer regime if Janet Napolitano flies the coop to be Homeland Security chief, we can't help but skip down Memory Lane to the less complicated y ... More >>