Earth @ Rhythm Room|10/31/12"The last time I was in Phoenix, I was opening for The Lemonheads," Earth guitarist Dylan Carlson intoned with a chuckle last night at the Rhythm Room. "I was all by myself." See also: Earth Drummer Adrienne Davies Discusses Cutting Loose (By Earth Standards) The contr ... More >>
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.
Welcome to the first installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, editor Jason P. Woodbury and the staff will countdown their favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Earlier this year, someone called me "an old soul." A little earlier, someone joked t ... More >>
Motown's Mowest Story: Our Lives Are Shaped By What We LoveIf you haven't picked up the new Mowest compilation, Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown's Mowest Story 1971-1973, you are missing out. The anthology features music from Motown's short lived West Coast venture, MoWest, and the tu ... More >>
Today, Universal Music Enterprises will re-release a handful of albums by the late Tupac Shakur, including the posthumous album R U still Down? (Remember Me). Originally released in 1997 (a year after Shakur's murder), R U Still Down? was one of the rapper's best-selling albums, going quadruple ... More >>
Let's cut the bullshit: May is going to be a huge month for new music. People are rightly circling the entire month on their calendars, frothing at the mouth in expectation of all of the quality releases due in the next 30 or so days.Los Angeles' DJ/producer/electronic music impresario Steven Ell ... More >>
Tenor saxophonist Ravi Coltrane – son of music (and not just jazz) giants John and Alice Coltrane – performed two 50-minute sets with a foursome that showcased drummer E.J. Strickland, pianist Luis Perdomo, and bassist Drew Gress.
From folktronica to Krautrock