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    September 16, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    My version of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a lot different from the final cut. It's not that I have anything against Jane Austen or George Romero; I just prefer the British invasion to the actual, brain-eating invasion. (View our complete concert calendar here.)

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    January 25, 2013

    Stop Hating on the 2013 Coachella Lineup

    Each year, like many of you, I impatiently wait for the Coachella lineup to be announced. Sometimes it's disappointing (if Daft Punk says they're not touring, chances are they're not playing the festival), but there's always going be a few redeeming artists. At best the lineup will be amazing, and i ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Official Lineup is Posted

    The wait, as they say, is finally over. You can cease all the speculation of who the hell is officially playing this year's Coachella as Goldenvoice unveiled the lineup in grand fashion. See also: -Who Is Really Playing Coachella This Year? -The Rolling Stones Aren't Playing Coachella, but Some ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    October 27, 2012

    Band of Horses and Howlin Rain, Marquee Theatre, 10/26/12

    Band of Horses and Howlin Rain @ Marquee Theatre|10/26/12By Mike Cryer Please indulge a quick note about the Marquee before we talk music. All is right in the universe if Ricky Dimmick is tending bar there. If you haven't met Rick, she's the one who makes you feel grateful you're being served. Her ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Top FIve Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious 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. Need even more shows? Check out our special, spooky-themed Halloween Weekend Must-See Show Guide.

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    October 5, 2012

    Railroad Revival Tour Cancels Tempe Stop (And All the Other Stops, Too)

    Here's some bummer news for fans of folksy Americana and country tinged indie rock: The Railroad Revival Tour, scheduled Thursday, October 25, in downtown Tempe and featuring performances by John C. Reilly, Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, and Jamey Johnson, has been cancelled. According to the offici ... More >>

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    July 28, 2012

    Top Phoenix Music Stories of the Week

    The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    The Railroad Revival Tour: Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, John C. Reilly, and More Just Announced Shows

    "Let's duet!" The Valley hasn't been short on Willie Nelson sightings this year, but The Railroad Revival Tour's second go-round promises to deliver some signature Willie thrills with added bonuses: he'll be joined in downtown Tempe on Friday, October 25, by John C. Reilly (yeah, he sings too), Ban ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    White Rabbits, Gull, and Other Successful Animal Rock Bands

    Indie rockers White Rabbits are coming up fast and now they're on their way to potentially making it big. They recently appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman, and they released a fantastic music video for their single "Heavy Metal" in support of their album Milk Famous, which also just came ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Record Heat by Brad Dwyer

    Urban Dictionary defines "Beard Rock" like this: A little-known form of music originating in the 1990's as a throwback acknowledgement to the early folk rockers...The difference from regular indie/folk music is that each group tends to sport facial hair, styles including but not limited to: the chin ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Seven Concerts We Were Sad to See Cancelled in 2011

    ​At the end of the year, we like to take a look back and think about all the awesome shows we saw throughout the months. But for whatever reason, 2011 seemed to be a year of cancellations -- and some pretty huge shows were canceled, at that. So here are the shows we were sad to see go. We're ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Katy Perry Nearing Michael Jackson's Singles Chart Record

    ​Katy Perry is on her way to matching Michael Jackson's singles record, according to NME.It looks like Katy Perry will hit the number one spot on the Billboard charts for the fifth time this album with her single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)." If it actually takes the top spot, she will be the fi ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion's Ridiculous Name Finally Cracks Pitchfork

    Not photoshopped: this logo​Well you guys, it's official -- Pitchfork thinks the new name for Phoenix's premier outdoor music venue, Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, is ridiculous. In a post about the upcoming tour of Kings of Leon (ugh) and Band of Horses, staff writer Tom Breihan had this to ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Flavor Flav Chickens Out, Closes His Restaurant

    ​After too many disagreements with his restaurant manager and some trouble with bouncing paychecks, Flavor Flav's fried chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa has closed, according to Pollstar.First and foremost, Flav claims that restaurant manager Nick Cimino "isn't running the business right," whic ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Angry Commenter Who Has Never Read Pitchfork Condemns Music Writer for "Sounding Just Like Pitchfork"

    Band of Horses: A band some believe Pitchfork.com "is shoving down everyone's fucking throat."​A scathing comment has been left on a blog post extolling the virtues of an upcoming Band of Horses concert at a local venue.In the comment, an irate reader states that post in question is exactly the so ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Bass Drum of Death, "Young Pros"

    ​Song: Bass Drum of Death, "Young Pros"Context: This band Bass Drum of Death just signed to Fat Possum -- home to Band Of Horses, Wavves, Yuck, The Black Keys and many more of the best bands out there. So far I really like what I hear from them. The track is downloadable for free, by the way. ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 29, 2010

    Best of 2010 Lists from Other Phoenix Music Writers

    ​This week's issue of New Times has Best of 2010 lists from a slew of contributors to our music section as well as Nothing Not New columnist Jay Bennett and a few other staffers. We compiled 13 writers' lists of the top 25 albums of the year into our own little Pazz & Jop-style top 25 list wh ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: Helmet, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Charlatans, Small Black, and more

    ​It's amazing how much music is released in a year. I've listened to nearly 270 records in their entirety this year, yet I still have a huge stack of unlistened CDs on my desk, several unlistened digital downloads in my iTunes, and a lengthy list of high-profile stuff I never got a chance to h ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    10 Steps to Becoming the Next Indie Buzz Band

    Arcade Fire​So, it's Saturday night and you are playing another show in front of an empty dive bar. You can't figure out why your Linkin Park tribute band hasn't become more successful. You've spent hours working on your bands MySpace page, you've worked hard to get your original stuff played o ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    The 88: The 88

    ​Artist: The 88Title: The 88 Release date: September 28 Label: Rocket ScienceWhat do you do if you're a band like The 88? You're top-flight songwriters and musicians, you get your songs placed in all kinds of big-name TV shows and high-profile TV commercials, you tour the country opening ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Warpaint: The Fool

    ​Artist: Warpaint Title: The Fool Release date: October 25 Label: Rough Trade The musical path taken by L.A. foursome Warpaint is well trodden -- but this kind of ultra-moody, sort of experimental, Joy Division-indebted music is usually plied by men. But Warpaint is a quartet of women, and in ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    What's Selling: Zia Records Chandler

    ​Music lovers at Zia Records Chandler demanded darkness this week.Stone Sour came out on top with their new album. Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed's albums were also near the top of the list, signifying that locals are getting excited about this weekend's Rockstar Uproar Tour and Arizona Fall Fren ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Band of Horses, "Older"

    ​Song: Band of Horses, "Older"Context: At this point you should probably expect all 12 songs from Infinite Arms to make an appearance here at some point. Older by bandofhorses

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    August 16, 2010

    Band Of Horses, "Older"

    ​Song: Band Of Horses, "Older"Context: Infinite Arms continues to be my favorite record of the year. Older by bandofhorses

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    July 6, 2010

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Half of 2010

    Dum Dum Girls​Today marks the halfway point of Nothing Not New. That means I've listen to nearly 140 records in their entirety in the first six months of 2010. Just another 140 or so to go before I can retreat to the familiarity of my record collection.To recognize the occasion, the Up on the Sun ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    Foals: Total Life Forever

    ​Artist: FoalsTitle: Total Life ForeverRelease date: June 22Label: Sub PopThough I disagree with a commenter on one of my posts this week (Shawn from excellent local music blog Electric Mustache) about the merits of electro-punk Sleigh Bells, I agree with him that S.B. are a band that you either l ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    World Cup Theme by Shakira Plagiarized?

    While Americans don't take to football ("soccer" in our land) the way the rest of the world does, there's something special about the World Cup. Something so special, that even musicians can't help put take part in all the excitement. While R. Kelly wrote an official theme for the global quadrennial ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: Delta Spirit, Stereo Total, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Cringe, The Dig, and more

    ​Let's clear off the desk, shall we?Stereo Total: Baby Ouh! -- This band on the Kill Rock Stars label is a multi-lingual new-New Wave boy-girl band with songs sung in English, German, and French. It's quirky with a capital "Q" and not nearly as charming as it thinks it is. Still, most songs are un ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Band Of Horses: Compliments

    ​Song: Band of Horses, "Compliments"Context: Nearly a month after Band Of Horses was last Today's Soundtrack Infinite Arms is still getting some spins in my car. What a great record. Compliments by bandofhorses

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    June 8, 2010

    What's Selling: Zia Records Tempe

    ​Though school may be out for the summer, Tempe kids shopping at Zia Records manage to stay turned on to all that is new.They're still all over the Deftones latest record, and Sleigh Bells sneaks in at the number four slot even though not everyone on our staff is as enthused about this release. Ha ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Nothing Not New: Podcast #6

    Peter M. Storch​Hope you all had a good Memorial Day weekend. Now that you're back on the clock, use company time to give a listen to the sixth Nothing Not New podcast. In this installment, music editor Martin Cizmar and I play 11 songs from recent new releases and discuss the industrial roots of ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    What's Selling: Revolver Records

    ​One of the coolest things about reading What's Selling every week is seeing how people in different parts of town at different record stores in the same city buy such drastically different kinds of records. Revolver Records attracts a lot of the die-hard vinyl consumers in CenPho, and their taste ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Band of Horses: Infinite Arms

    ​Artist: Band of HorsesTitle: Infinite ArmsRelease date: May 18Label: ColumbiaTake a look at the cover art to the right of these words. If you were browsing through the racks at your local record store, this cover is nearly all that you'd need to know about the new of Band of Horses.From the band ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010

    Band of Horses: "Laredo"

    ​Song: Band of Horses, "Laredo"Context: Totally digging this record, goes great with the new couch in my office. Laredo by bandofhorses

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    May 12, 2010

    Lady Gaga Is Channeled by Jack White

    So if you haven't listened to the new Dead Weather album Sea of Cowards yet, it's pretty freggin' awesome. But did you know that Jack White is a fan of none other than Lady Gaga? According to a blog written by wenn.com, White tried to channel the pop star on the song The Difference Between Us. He ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Could Adam Ant Be Collaborating with a Gallagher Brother?

    Adam Ant.​According to NME, Adam Ant has publicly stated that he's made his first album in 15 years, and that you'll be able to hear an ex-Oasis member on it.If you're anything like me, and you were totally and completely devastated when you found out that Noel Gallagher had finally had it up to h ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Sasquatch Announces 2010 Lineup

    The 2010 lineup for the Sasquatch! Music Festival has been announced, and it is, my friends, rather impressive (finally)​​It's been a long time coming, but the Sasquatch! Music Festival -- held annually at Washington's Gorge Amphitheater over Memorial Day weekend -- has come of age. Too long the ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    December 28, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>

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    June 14, 2007

    Great Lake Swimmers

    The mountain says what

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    January 4, 2007

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition

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    June 29, 2006

    Band of Horses

    It really is everything all the time

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    April 27, 2006
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    March 30, 2006
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    March 16, 2006

    Band of Horses

    Three-trick ponies

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