Alanis Morissette

  • Film

    August 8, 2013

    5 Ways The To Do List Is a Radically Feminist Film

    A Guide to Decoding Its Girl-Power Clues

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Phunk Junkeez, Jim Adkins Re-Create the '90s for a Good Cause Tonight

    Phunk Junkeez and Jimmy Eat World do not have a lot in common. The Phunk Junkeez' major-label video was about "Me N Yer Girl" booty-shaking; Jimmy Eat World's was about two kids who fall in love and put their clothes back on. Jimmy Eat World hit on the mixture of fast-paced pop and before-it-was-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    OMG! It's the Katy Perry Movie Drinking Game!

    I missed Sound Wave, so my Saturday was not spent doing ecstasy in a drained swimming pool. Sad face. I also missed Justin Bieber's concert, which totally blows becausehe threw up, guys! He threw up on stage in front of hundreds of people and now millions of people will watch the video on YouTube an ... More >>

  • Film

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Throwback Thursday: Garbage Still Rules

    Alternative/industrial rock darlings Garbage released its fifth album, Not Your Kind of People last month, and the record shows no signs of wear or dust after a seven year break. The band steps slightly away from the alterna-pop that earned them radio domination in the '90s, with synths and slower s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Ari Herstand on Looping, Gay Rights, and Living Room Concerts

    ​ Ari Herstand puts a new twist on the singer songwriter aesthetic by playing keyboard, guitar, singing, and beatboxing all at once. He makes all sorts of interesting videos chronicling his songwriting, teaching fans how to play his music, and performing covers of his favorite artists. Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Stevie Nicks' In Your Dreams: Yes, It Really Is Her Best Album in Years

    ​Phoenix resident Stevie Nicks' new album, In Your Dreams, was released today. Rolling Stone writer Rob Sheffield has already given the album rave reviews, calling it Nicks' best album in a decade. It's hard to argue with that, especially considering that Nicks hasn't released an album in a deca ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010

    Shawn Phillips Is Stranger Than Fiction

    Meet Navy rescuer and true rock and roll Zelig

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    The Grammy's Top 10 Moments

    Beyonce also did a version of Alanis' "You Oughtta Know" when she played Phoenix last summer.​ This year's Grammy's ceremony was full of instances that just made you scratch your head, furl your brow, and go, "Really?!?" Whether it was a pleasantly surprised reaction, a hearty laugh, or a look of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Beyonce Gets Emotional Over Michael Jackson At U.S. Airways Show

    Victor J. PalaganoBeyonce busted out several gold dresses for her show at U.S. Airways Center... and we mean "busted."Given that yesterday was the day the world said goodbye to Michael Jackson with a glitzy, arena-sized sendoff, it shouldn't have been surprising to see Beyonce dedicate a song to the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009
  • Music

    April 30, 2009
  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Rebuilding Fiona

    Thankfully, Fiona Apple has decided to remain with us

  • Culture

    October 14, 2004

    Studio Visit

    The Bukowski Stops Here

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Storm Troopers

    Jane's Addiction soldiers on, even as bad weather delays its return to the stage

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Purple Reign

    Prince's monumental performance at the Dodge Theatre stands among the greatest shows to hit the Valley in recent years

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Rocking Maniac

    Where there's a Willis, there's a schizophrenic cult icon who can whup all of rock's mad geniuses

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Shelby Lynne

    Love, Shelby (Island)

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Dave Matthews Band

    Everyday (RCA)

  • News

    December 21, 2000


    'Postmodern' pastor digs rock 'n' roll, loathes religion, but loves Jesus

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Laura Nyro

    Time and Love: The Essential Masters (Columbia/Legacy) and Live From Mountain Stage (Blue Plate)

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Bitter Pill

    Glendale's Juarez debuts with a brilliant platter of pharmaceutical country-pop

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man persuade millions of people to pay for their 'free' music?

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their 'free' music?

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Maim That Toon!

    Titan A.E., made in Phoenix, brings new blood to movie animation

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    The Award for Mediocrity, Again

    Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Oh, Mann

    Three years and one bad record deal later, Aimee Mann returns -- with two wonderful records

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Kaleidoscope Eyes

    Seething with rage and burning with desire, hip-hop nonconformist Kelis makes an inspired, mood-swinging debut

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Live From New York

    Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 22-28, 1999

  • Music

    March 18, 1999

    Car Talk

    Jesus Chrysler Supercar prepares to take on the industry big boys at South by Southwest

  • Music

    October 1, 1998

    Trash Compactors

    Pop music may be in its most confused hour, but Garbage is covering all the genre bases

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Beauty and Sadness

    Recently emancipated from Atlantic, Juliana Hatfield tests the waters with a new indie EP

  • Music

    July 25, 1996

    Hope You Die Before We Get Old

    The reunited Who and Sex Pistols cheat death one more time

  • Music

    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    July 4, 1996

    Here We Are Now, Scrutinize Us

    The Entertainment Monitor sticks its nose in the music business

  • Calendar

    May 30, 1996
  • Music

    May 23, 1996
  • Music

    April 18, 1996
  • Music

    December 28, 1995

    Survey Says...

    New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)

  • Music

    December 7, 1995
  • Calendar

    October 19, 1995