Editor's Note: We'd like to welcome local hip-hop artist and writer Jaron Ikner to Up on the Sun. You're probably familiar with his Black One project, and now he's bringing his voice to the music blog here at New Times. Salute!
Longevity and consistency are two things that are considered a rare fi ... More >>
Crescent Ballroom knows the value of big local shows. Remember the line around the block for the Mergence, Black Carl, What Laura Says, Future Loves Past Show? How about when Ladylike nearly sold the joint out?
What Laura Says has an ongoing Sunday residency, and the venue hosts nifty things like ... More >>
U.S. Senate candidate Wil Cardon is liked by thousands of people.Unfortunately, most of those people are in Bangladesh, according to the campaign of his primary opponent Jeff Flake, which is thinking Cardon's the latest politician to fudge the numbers on a social media website in the name of popular ... More >>
Underground Cities has come a long way in the past few years. The band's upcoming full-length album made our list of local releases to look forward to this year and the band is about to embark on its first national tour. The album was initially predicted as a February release, but the band needs hel ... More >>
Song: Lil Wayne, "6 Foot 7 Foot"Context: I'm seeing Weezy tonight. Can someone tell me what the fuck bananas have to do with the verses on this song? I've consulted Urban Dictionary on the matter and the only connection to slang I see is that the song is about a banana boat, which is apparently a ... More >>
If you want to see something scary, click on this transparency by awesome.good.is. It's a representation of the percentages of people in certain countries who are overweight, and surprise, surprise, the U.S. represents with the highest percent at 66.3 pe ... More >>
Let It Roll - Songs by George Harrison
A great band is always more than the sum of its individual parts and, perhaps, no band illustrates that adage better than The Beatles, arguably the greatest band of all time. You could cherry pick the best songs f ... More >>
Phoenix police will no longer give the public or news media the date of birth, address, or other personal data of arrested suspects, claiming their lawyers advise the release of such information could violate a state anti-identify-theft law.
However, state records ombudsman Elizabeth Hill tells New ... More >>