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Carrie Brownstein

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    The Thermals - Crescent Ballroom - 6/12/13

    The Thermals Crescent Ballroom Wednesday, June 12, 2013 If you like The Ramones, you probably would have loved last night's show. I know that's a lofty comparison, but Portland DIY pop punk trio The Thermals performed relatively simple but uber-catchy songs that kept the crowd moving throughout it ... More >>

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    June 11, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Has there been any point in the last 50 years in which people weren't convinced rock and roll needed saving? Fall Out Boy's latest album isn't a boast or a promise so much as the natural career path for rock stars who've become monstrously successful and lived to tell about it, Huey Lewis and the Ne ... More >>

  • Music

    June 6, 2013
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    January 17, 2013

    10 Greatest TV Themes of All Time

    Oh you don't own a TV? How brave. Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV. We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013
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    January 2, 2013

    Top 5 Punk Albums of 2012

    Happy New Year loyal punk fans. If you really tied one on and you're nursing your hangover by chugging some Pedialyte, punk music may be the last thing you want to listen to. But 2012 was a great year for punk releases, which made this list difficult to narrow down to a top five. See also: -10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    8 Best DJs in Phoenix: Best of Phoenix 2012

    We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens of the best culture, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer. And we're finally ready to publish our results. Nerd alert! Now presenting Scientific Phoen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Sasquatch! 2012 Wrap-Up: Trivia for the Casual Observer

    By Chris Kornelis Sasquatch! went down this past weekend in George, Washington, and our good friends at Seattle Weekly's Reverb blog were on hand to take it all in. Test your knowledge of the 2012 edition of the festival in this multiple-choice trivia test. For clues, check out Seattle Weekly's co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Carrie Benton, What Are You Listening To?

    Carrie Benton Benton is an improviser with The Torch Theatre and invites you to the Skewed News Hour, Friday nights at 7 p.m. at The Torch Theatre. She also performs with Chaos Comedy at Dearing Acting Studio at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday's. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Hey, Ladies: Five Female Musicians at the Top of Their Game

    Anything you can do I can do better. Of course, that isn't the case if you can actually do it better. Just to be clear, this list isn't about girl power. No doubt, there are dudes who rock harder than some girls and girls who rock harder than some dudes. Talent isn't a gift that affects one gender ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Sasquatch! Music Festival 2012: Beck Is Back, Jack White to Perform Solo

    Sasquatch! Music Festival​Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights and Tenacious D will be headlining Sasquatch! Music Festival this year.Kudos to the good people of Sasquatch for digging Beck out of the grave. Hopefully this means he's finally got some new material. Beirut, Girl Talk, The R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Portlandia's Six Greatest Music Moments

    IFC's darling indie cult hit Portlandia returns this Friday at 8 p.m., and we can't get enough of it. (We like to imagine that all the extras wandering in the back are displaced Phoenicians. Come back, guys -- it's cooler here.) Of course, young retirement does sound awesome. Fred Armisen: Remembe ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
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    October 27, 2011
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    December 20, 2010

    The Top 10 Music Videos of 2010

    ​We've nearly got another year in the books, and with a great year came a great collection of fabulous music videos from musicians representing a wide variety of genres. So we're counting them down, in the far-too-usual fashion.The best part of this year end list?Kanye West is not #1.Crazy, I know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    The Thermals at Rhythm Room Last Night

    Portland indie trio The Thermals, as seen on TV​​The ThermalsRhythm Room, PhoenixNovember 17 2010It was at some point during Portland indie punk trio The Thermals' set last night where I caught myself remembering that I wasn't the biggest fan of the band's 2004 album Fuckin A.Granted, I was a to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    The Corin Tucker Band: 1,000 Years

    ​Artist: The Corin Tucker BandTitle: 1,000 YearsRelease date: October 5Label: Kill Rock Stars Who else loves Sleater-Kinney and was disappointed to hear they'd gone on indefinite hiatus after the release of one of their best records, The Woods, in 2006? In my opinion, we're one of the finer bands ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Sleater-Kinney

    The Woods
    (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2002

    Experimental Workout

    Films are short in format, long on imagination

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Mother Tongue

    Clearer and more fearless than ever, Sleater-Kinney is ready to wail

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Sleater-Kinney

    All Hands on the Bad One
    (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

    Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    Dropout Rock

    Illinois foursome Braid proves itself the happy exception to the college-town rule

  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    Sophomore High Jinks

    Trunk Federation returns from the road armed with a bold new album

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
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