Daniel Hart @ Trunk Space| 8/14/12
Perhaps the New Times staff ought to add a new review classification-- something along the lines of "You Shoulda Seen It." Unfortunately, Daniel Hart's performance last night at the Trunk Space would fall into that category.
Tagtmeyer is a member of the sketch comedy group Bully Mammoth, which has a show at Tempe Center for the Arts Saturday, August 18. For more info, go here.
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Anything you can do I can do better. Of course, that isn't the case if you can actually do it better.
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Charles BradleyWelcome 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. This installment takes a look at 2011's best videos. Enjoy!
The idea of The Beatles, The Pixies, Tom Waits, and Elton John sh ... More >>
There's no more denying it: the holidays are here, and you need to get on that shopping list. Luckily, Up on the Sun has caught gift guide-fever, and over the course of this week we'll be offering you suggestions for the entire family.
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Ty SegallWelcome 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. Enjoy!
Is it just me, or was 2011 weird? Like, really weird?
Lou Reed and Metallica made an album together. It w ... More >>
Bon IverWelcome 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 Mike Escoto, who contributes to Up on the Sun and is one of the main perpetrators over ... More >>
Shawn AndersonSt. Vincent
Thursday, October 20
On the lightrail ride home, the words of a friend: "Do you think she was wearing that ring to ward off potential stalkers or is there something she isn't telling us?"
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In this week's issue, Benjamin Leatherman takes a peak into the life of George Lindell, the motormouth Phoenix-based drummer who achieved internet stardom after a car accident yielded him a viral hit, "Reality Hits You Hard Bro." Lindell could used some fortune to go along with that fame, he ... More >>
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Last night the Rhythm Room in Phoenix was packed with hipsters checking out indie pop artist St. Vincent, and they were quick to take to the interwebs to talk about what they thought of the show. Here's what was being said (and check out our interview with Annie Clark here.)@smarti9Ladies and gentle ... More >>
Shawn AndersonSt. Vincent plays a sold-out Phoenix show.Reviewers are supposed to be objective. By that standard, perhaps I'm not the best person to write about Thursday night's St. Vincent show at the Rhythm Room. So, before you read on, in the interest of full disclosure, I'll be honest with yo ... More >>
The defunct Hollywood Records on Camelback.This week's New Times music feature is a look at the slow death of Associated Distributors, and several really cool locally owned record stores.
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Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from Phoenix New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today we bring you a list from Michael Lopez, a New Times contributor, and regular blogger at Up on th ... More >>
Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, will return to the Valley this February to play The Rhythm RoomIt's a good thing Annie Clark -- better known as St. Vincent -- is such a relentless touring machine. The Dallas-born, Brooklyn-bred singer/songwriter played a show in the Valley just this ... More >>
Ever wondered what Annie Clark looks like? Well there you have it.If you're looking for a new album to complement your collection on this Cinco de Mayo, let St. Vincent's new Actor be just that album. Annie Clark, the driving force behind St. Vincent, has somehow outdone herself on her second LP. Sh ... More >>
Oh, the musical genius that resides in that head is overwhelmingFormer Polyphonic Spree member Annie Clark, better known to the world as St. Vincent, will be bringing her fantastic brand of dark, melodic indie pop to the Valley this May. The former member of Sufjan Stevens' band will release her new ... More >>