As a deejay, Austin Head knows how to work a crowd. It takes finesse, and it takes being in touch. Those skills are coming in handy for the entertainer/LGBT advocate: He recently announced that he is running for a seat on Phoenix's District 4 city council.
It's a very different gig than providing m ... More >>
The United States was was knee deep in the Vietnam conflict when John Lennon and Yoko Ono penned the words to the 1971 single, "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)."
But while it's been more than 30 years since the infamous twosome led the cries for an end to violence and suffering around the world, Phoenix' ... More >>
Local DJ and activist Austin Head was assaulted early Friday morning in what has now been designated an anti-gay hate crime.
The local community has expressed outrage over this incident, as well as sending its best regards to Austin Head. Check out what some local DJs have to say about the incident ... More >>
Police say the assault of Phoenix DJ, activist, and former New Times clubs editor Austin Head and a friend -- which was detailed this morning on our music blog, Up on the Sun -- was an anti-gay hate crime.Phoenix police Sergeant Steve Martos says the case has been designated as a "bias crime," and t ... More >>
Crusher Sound System and Mr. Meeble Last Night at The Sail Inn
You know, the old substance over style debate can get a little old. Isn't it possible to have both? It sure seemed like it watching Mr. Meeble on the outdoor stage at Next Fest at Sail Inn last night. The band was premiering its n ... More >>
RAC (Remix Artist Collective) are playing Bar Smith on May 6. Not familiar with RAC? Well you're certainly familiar with the artists they've remixed -- U2, Radiohead, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, John Lennon, The Shins, and Pink Floyd, among a ton of others.The Collective is pretty populist, tackling indie a ... More >>
The ladies love Bob Log III, who's scheduled to perform at Chopper John's on Saturday Night.Although downtown may or may not be ovah (depending on the particular mood of our fair editor Martin Cizmar), but in the meantime, East Phoenix might just be coming alive when it comes to live music.
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