Woodpile in New Times There was a little e-mail scuffle between an L.A. Times writer named Chris Lee and myself recently, when I wrote a column refuting his assertion that local white rapper trio Woodpile are white supremacists (he wrote that in a front page story for the beleaguered newspaper). Af ... More >>
When you solicit musical submissions from the general public as I do (Brendan Kelley), you're bound to run into some weird shit. Today's winner for the most off the wall aural experience I've had is a local outfit called Janis Joplin Crap N Vomit. Apparently these songs are off the record Janis Jopl ... More >>
has to be the indomitable Blunt Club. Five years running and by far the best weekly party that goes down. Tonight Dumperfoo and crew have Tucson MC James Ciphurphace with DJ Grapla, fellow Tucsonians The Greyz, along with San Francisco artist and AlphaMonster crew member Eyeris One busting out the l ... More >>
or make fun of your band, at the very least. Send mp3's, show information, gossip, etc. to Brendan Kelley. Otherwise I'll be listening to "Just Lose It" by Eminem all day long...
From the week of December 21, 2000
Modified offers alternative to downtown drudgery and Mill Avenue dips
Masterz of Ascencion (Self-released)
White Heat - Balancing Act - Know Comprende - Kelley's Zeroes
Images from 25 years of Phoenix music
A recap of the releases that made it worthwhile to own a CD player in 1998
October 22 - 28, 1998
A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997
Beat Angel Brian Smith's 10 Greatest Atrocities in '96
Chicano gang members fight over yards instead of territory in the Inter-Barrio Football League
A talk with Joe Queer. Also: Dub Narcotic Sound System, J Church, and the resurgence of wuss rock.
Watching the watchmen, getting Unwound, surfing with the aliens in Man . . . or Astroman?
In this issue: Safehouse, Duh Nobuddies, Budget Girls, Hepcat and a lethal mix of speed freaks and Tuna Helper
Where the seven-inch is still king