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Bill Callahan

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    November 11, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Easy mode is making a Boris Yeltsin joke when Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin comes to town. Hard mode is not making a Boris Yeltsin joke. Really hard mode is not making a Boris Yeltsin joke even though you think you've got a great one. Because it's probably not that great, is what I keep tryi ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013
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    May 14, 2013

    Local Wire: Cover the Crescent, Alice Bag, and More Valley Music

    [The Valley is a big place, and it puts out more interesting music than we could ever hope to cover. Every week or so, Mike Bogumill will use this space to cover a little more of it. - Ed.] The goal of this column is to document, explore, and create awareness for interesting things happening in loc ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012
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    December 15, 2011

    Top 15 Albums of 2011: Jason P. Woodbury

    Ty Segall​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy! Is it just me, or was 2011 weird? Like, really weird? Lou Reed and Metallica made an album together. It w ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Mike Escoto

    Bon Iver​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment comes from Mike Escoto, who contributes to Up on the Sun and is one of the main perpetrators over ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Bill Callahan At The Rhythm Room 6-15-11

    Jason P. Woodbury​ Bill CallahanThe Rhythm RoomWednesday, June 15His reputation as a "sad guy with a guitar" notwithstanding, one defining element of Bill Callahan's music struck me the most while listening to him at The Rhythm Room last night: his sense of humor.Don't misread me; Callahan never e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Swell...Adios Share Songs That Have Inspired the Band

    ​The members of Swell...Adios, made up of the core-duo of guitarist/vocalist Lauren Farrah and drummer/producer Shane Kennedy, are quick to discuss the music they love.It should come as no surprise that Farrah and Kennedy are such avid music nuts. Listening to the demos the pair has been steadily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Incoming: Alison Krauss, Bill Callahan, David Bazan, Dirty Beaches, Vans Warped Tour

    Warped Tour 2011 - coming to a parking lot near you​Not a whole lot of new shows to announce this week, but at least there's a Warped Tour for that. The venerable punk rock tour is now in its 17th year, a rather impressive feat in this day and age. Bands such as NOFX, Poison The Well, Gym Class He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    April 5 In Blogs: Richard Chrisman, Spy Headquarters, The Flaming Lips, Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame, and Final Exit Network

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    July 17, 2003

    Spoon, and (Smog)

    You are not alone in your furrowed-brow view

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    April 17, 2003

    Iron Will

    Will Oldham writes lovely, sad folk songs. Just don't let the stage name throw you off.

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    June 14, 2001

    DJ Rock

    Non-dance turntablists come to the fore; Smog puzzles; GbV rules; and more

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    April 20, 2000

    Cover Girl

    Chan Marshall's latest album is a collection of other people's songs, but it still smells like Cat Power

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    July 1, 1999

    Gimme Shelter Again

    The Green Room's Altamont 2 takes rock back into the bowels of hell

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    June 19, 1997
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