Aaron Carter is the younger brother of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, and he sang some songs in the early 2000s that were fairly big hits: "Crush on You," "I Want Candy," "That's How I Beat Shaq." Then, you know, he sorta wasn't super-famous.
But there's a twist to the story. Lately, A.C. has been mak ... More >>
Dear readers, let's get this out of the way: In nearly every possible way, being the music editor of the Phoenix New Times/Up on the Sun has been my dream job. No joke: I've chatted with Brian Wilson (it was a terrible conversation, and my chat with Al Jardine was much better, but still); I had the ... More >>
A couple of cool things made their way onto the planet in 1982. USA Today went into circulation, the first permanent artificial heart began beating, Michael Jackson dropped Thriller, and Arizona State University's student radio station went live.
The Blaze 1330 AM celebrated its 30th birthday last ... More >>
Reubens Accomplice, Jim Adkins, Roar
Friday, August 10, 2012
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Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
The GROWop and Butter Toast, two of our favorite hunting grounds for vintage treasures in downtown Phoenix, welcomed a new (and stylish) neighbor last month. Located in a converted historic home on Sixth Street, Nostra Style House is a new boutique in the former Roose Sa ... More >>
Becky BartkowskiNobunny, Mangled Men, JJCnV, and Andrew and his Feisty Felines
Yucca Tap Room
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
I think my favorite part of my recent JFA/skate punk oral history was Brian Brannon's description of the early '80s Phoenix punk scene: "It was good to have so many div ... More >>
Jeff AmbroseTobie Milford performing solo at Ignite Phoenix #9 at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing ArtsFor almost three years, locals have flocked to Ignite Phoenix to check out what their peers are passionate about, by watching 5-minute, 20-slide presentations that expose audience member ... More >>
Becky Bartkowski The WalkmenSeptember 17, 2010The ClubhouseHamilton Leithauser smiled between songs during The Walkmen's set last night. Those smiles stood in stark contrast to his intensely focused, on-the-brink of-destruction singing and pointed lyrics.It was a businesslike show. There was min ... More >>
Becky Bartkowski Welcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com goes to the favorite hangout of a notable Phoenician and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with Modified Arts performance programmer Adam Murray at Lola Coffee on Central and Camelback.Adam Murray sits comf ... More >>
Becky BartkowskiWelcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com goes to the favorite hangout of a notable Phoenician and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with The Trunk Space's JRC at Baiz Market in Phoenix. Walking into Baiz Market, I'm blown away by the bustling ind ... More >>
Becky BartkowskiWelcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com goes to the favotire hangout of a notable Phoenician and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with DJ William Reed at Middle Eastern restaurant Fattoush in Phoenix. Reed walks into Fattoush and greets the ... More >>
www.mtv.comGet a fake bake like Angelina "Jolie" Pivarnick at Sandbar's Jersey Shore party tonight.Colorful doesn't even begin to describe the eclectic array of inexpensive events on tap for this weekend.
There's a candy-themed dance party at Afterlife that's guaranteed to satisfy your sweet to ... More >>
Becky BartkowskiBy Becky Bartkowski
The most obvious realization when seeing Dungen at The Rhythm Room: These Swedes can kick out serious jams live.
Sitting somewhere between pure-Kinks classic rock riffs, the gentle, beaming soundscapes of Sigur Rós and the most American of jazz quartets, t ... More >>