Like certain cosmological phenomena streaking through the infinite heavens above, a chance to see Man of Astro-man? pulling a live gig in Phoenix is a rare occurance. It wasn't always that way; the science fiction-obsessed surf-rock space oddities used to set course for renowned local rock bars like ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanSomething the owners of the soon-to-be-defunct Eastside Records in Tempe said in this week's feature story has been bothering me all week:"And it got to the point in Tempe... that, yeah, we could stay open, but we would have to sell a bunch of shit we don't like. None were will ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanR.I.P. Eastside Records 1987-2010There's something of an unwritten law here in the Valley that dictates the following: Anything remotely cool will eventually either die or start to suck. Don't believe me? Try tuning into KUKQ on your car radio while heading over to the Mason ... More >>
IS VINYL REALLY THE CHOICE OF A NEW GENERATION OR ARE PEOPLE JUST WAXING NOSTALGIC?