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Adele (Singer)

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    July 21, 2014

    5 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    First, the binge. Inevitably, the come down. This past weekend was a veritable musical orgy, as a flood of touring and national bands came through Phoenix. This week, things are a little drier. Check out our five favorite shows happening this week, and browse our comprehensive concert listings for ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Grammy Awards 2013: Katy Clowns Bon Iver, Miguel Shows How It's Done, and Taylor Swift Dissed Her Ex

    The Grammys are a huge night for music fans. While we tend to shake our head and wonder how some of these artists won (ie. "Album of the Year"), it's entertaining to watch the live performances and keep fingers crossed for our favorite artists. fun. won big last night, sweeping up the "Song of the Y ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Five 2012 Albums for Enjoying The Apocalypse

    Let's face it, the Mayan Calendar thing is kind of silly, but I'm still obsessed with it because I often ruminate on The End. It's an important scenario to consider, no matter how unlikely, because it makes us ask the Big Questions and wonder how meaningful/meaningless our lives truly are. One of m ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Benny Benassi and Congorock, Marquee Theatre, 10/25/12

    Benny Benassi and Congorock @ Marquee Theatre|10/25/12 Last night was a late night -- things didn't kick off until 11 p.m., with Italian-born Congorock starting things off, and progressive house master Benny Benassi not taking the stage until well after midnight. Maybe it was the late hour, but des ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Is Heavy Metal For Easy Girls?

    I know it sounds weird, but I've always been a fan of Men's Health magazine. But in a recent issue, the magazine featured an article about updating sex playlists from such old cliches, like substituting Air's Talkie Walkie in for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. This article linked back to one t ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Suzanne Gwyn, What Are You Listening To?

    Suzanne Gwyn Gwyn is the owner of Bake Goods by Suzanne and sous chef of Culinary Mischief. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Either 101.5-FM or 108.0 KMLE-FM. What's the first album you bought? Shaun Cassidy, Born Late. What's the fi ... More >>

  • Music

    August 9, 2012
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    July 20, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Jill Bryan, What Are You Listening To?

    Jill Bryan The comedian hosts Stand-Up Live's Comedy Gold showcase and radio's "What A Mouth." Check out www.jillbryancomedy.com for upcoming shows and events! When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KMLE Country, 107.9-FM. I'm a big fan of T ... More >>

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    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Sareena Dominguez: "I Wouldn't Say I'm 'Super Folk'"

    Ambition goes a long way -- just ask Sareena Dominguez, who signed with River Jones Music Label a scant six months ago, is releasing her debut in the spring, and is currently booking her first tour -- and she's only 19. Raised in Gilbert, Dominguez came from a rather large family in a suburb, to he ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Adele came up big at the Grammy's Sunday, but she's nowhere to be seen on Hoodlums list of weekly top-sellers. It's quite possible ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Adele Won and Nicki Minaj Creeped; We Recap the Grammys

    ​If Adele could rap, she probably would have won that Grammy as well. Sunday night's Grammy Awards made for interesting viewing, with Adele's sweep, some amazing tributes, performances, and a downright weird and horrible showing from Nicki Minaj. Host LL Cool J opened up with a prayer for Whitne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Joleen Lunzer, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Joleen LunzerThe stand-up comedian headlines the Tempe Improv Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I recently found a station that plays hip hop/R&B from the 90's and early 2000's, 101.1 FM. I also ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange (Thunderbird) Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. North Phoenix music shoppers are satisfying their diverse palette by picking up a range of music genres last week at Zia Records on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Pazz and Jop Poll Critics' Poll 2012

    The Village Voice's 39th annual Pazz and Jop critics' poll is live. Drawing from some 700 ballots, tUnE-yArDs' w h o k i l l topped the favorite albums list, and Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" topped the singles list. Those looking for familiar New Times bylines in the individual ballots will not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Feliz año nuevo, friends. The first What's Selling list of 2012 is full of familiar faces, with Drake's Take Care owning the numbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Melissa Fossum

    St. Vincent​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum. Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Top 10 Songs of 2011: Christina Caldwell

    White Denim​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment comes from Christina Caldwell, who came on board as a major contributor to Up on the Sun this y ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    ​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. If top selling lists and viral videos are any indicators of trend setting, don't be surprised if there's an outbreak of hip ... More >>

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    November 20, 2011

    Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre, 11/19/11

    Kreayshawn Marquee Theatre Saturday, November 19, 2011 I love Tempe for the most part. This city has lots of great restaurants and bars, but there are certain elements that drive me crazy. Thanks to a free Kreayshawn show and the big ASU/U of A game, most of the things I hate about Tempe came out ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    ​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It's not very surprising that Lil Wayne and the Red Hot Chili Peppers topped the sales charts at Zia Record Exchange last we ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Black One on Sampling Artists, Kanye West, and Why Phoenix's Hip-Hop Scene Reigns Over Tucson's

    ​Expat RecordsJason Ikner is Black One​I had never met a rapper who claims to like Adele, the Black Keys, and dubstep. That is, until I spoke to local hip-hop artist Jaron Ikner, commonly known as Black One. Black One draws from different sections of the record store than your average backp ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    U2 to Sell 360 Tour Stages to Create New Venues

    ​U2 wants the stages used during their extensive 360 Tour to be recycled and become new permanent venues rather than going to waste, according to Billboard.The band is selling three of their four-legged structures that stand over the stage. They each take up 29,000 square feet.Plans are currently ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Seven Suggested Songs For the Morning Commute

    Kholood EidThe morning commute can be a zen experience with the right playlist.​The morning commute can be a drag. A lack of sleep, caffeine or motivation can take its toll on a person. Luckily, there's music to at least help make the trip to work/school more bearable. Up on the Sun threw togethe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    T-Pain Parts Ways With Auto-Tune, Does the World a Favor

    ​The world is now a better place thanks to T-Pain. He recently declared that he has sworn off using auto-tune, according to Prefix.He better keep his promise! If he doesn't, Jay-Z will have something to say about it. Along with his new vow to do away with auto-tune came the unfortunate introductio ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    Black Lips: Arabia Mountain

    Black Lips - Arabia Mountain​Come June 7, garage rockers/bar-fightin' men Black Lips will release their sixth studio album -- Arabia Mountain -- via Vice. The album marks the first time the band has worked with British producer Mark Ronson, best known for his work with Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen an ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    Adele Denies Ex-Boyfriend Any Royalties From Her Album '19'

    British soul pop singer Adele knows all too well that only the strong survive. And like a strong woman should, she stood her ground and refused to give her ex-boyfriend a portion of her royalties when he came crawling back to her, according to Spinner.Her ex has broken the silence between ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    DJ Benjamin Cutswell Talks Adele, Tori Amos, Turntablism, Hype Machine, and More

    Benjamin Cutswell​Name: Benjamin Rosen AKA: DJ Benjamin Cutswell Current gigs: Right now I do a couple of Tuesdays month at Dirty Pretty and every Friday at Airia. I work as the club's marketing and entertainment director. How did you get into the DJ game? When I was 13, a rich friend of min ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    South London Calling

    Talented 20-year-old succeeds on substance, not style

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