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    April 21, 2014

    15 Things I Learned at Coachella

    2014 was a year of Coachella firsts for me -- it was my first time camping and not going as press. It was a series of highs and lows all bundled up into one fun, yet exhausting weekend. I'm still coughing up dust, but I can say this was one of the most fun Coachellas I've attended yet. I learn som ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Top 5 Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

    Music loving Phoneicans have been basking in Coachella's sunshine all week, and this weekend is no different. High-profile acts from the California festival will continue swooping into the Valley of the Sun. It's a great time to be a fan with disposable income. Local music festivals abound too, fro ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014
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    April 17, 2014

    How Chromeo's Patrick Gemayel Broke His Wrist in Phoenix

    Since Chromeo's formation almost a decade ago, they have become a leader in dance music with their innovative, modern take on funk. Most notably, the band's third album, 2010's Business Casual, released hits like "Hot Mess" and "Don't Turn the Lights On." Chromeo's fourth studio album, White Women, ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 50 Most Beautiful People at Coachella

    By Katie Bain So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Her ... More >>

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    January 9, 2014

    The 2014 Coachella Lineup Has Been Announced--and It's Good!

    Let me speak on behalf of everyone by saying "whoa, the 2014 Coachella lineup came out early." The news is still pretty fresh--Coachella sent out the lineup email a little after 9 p.m. last night, causing the internet to blow up as usual. It's tough to see beyond the headliners--though you should be ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2012
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    August 23, 2012

    Silver Medallion Steps Away from Rap Toward EDM Gloss

    See also: Carnegie of Silver Medallion Killed in Car Accident See also: Driver In Accident That Killed Silver Medallion's Carnegie Indicted for Manslaughter See also: Silver Medallion's Oren J. Struggles to Create a Fitting Legacy for His Late Partner Carnegie Silver Medallion was very different fo ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012
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    July 3, 2012

    A Brief History of White Boy Soul

    Mayer Hawthorne is a terrible, terrible rapper. Should you decide to hear "Haircut" drop a quick 16, be forewarned. But the man has pipes. The sharp-suited crooner showed a deep, well vetted knowledge of African-American music--most principally Stax and Motown soul--on last year's How Do You Do (Uni ... More >>

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    May 18, 2012

    Tumblr of the Week: The Hood Internet

    See also: Isaiah Toothtaker Discusses the Hood Internet-Produced Tooth Wavy It's been tough for us to stop spinning Toothy Wavy, the collaboration among Tucson-based Isaiah Toothtaker, Max B, and The Hood Internet, so it only makes sense that we'd wind up spending a some time with The Hood Internet ... More >>

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    May 4, 2012

    Beastie Boys Aren't Supposed to Die; R.I.P. Adam Yauch

    Beastie Boys aren't supposed to die, and they certainly aren't supposed to succumb to cancer when they're only 47. But that's what happened today: MCA has passed away. The Beastie Boys seemed eternally youthful -- from their punky beginnings to their prank-rap stardom, to their string of genuine a ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Is This It? Eight Songs to Listen to While Waiting for Coachella's 2012 Lineup Announcement

    Coachella's full lineup should be announced sometime this week. Last Friday, the festival tweeted a picture that read "Next Week" with the hashtag #Coachella2012. There's already been some speculation with fake fliers and what not, but the official lineup will be announced any day now. LA Times pred ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    10 Favorite Shows of 2011: Melissa Fossum

    Melissa FossumM83 wasn't #1, but I like this picture a lot.​ I went to a lot of shows this year. Thanks to last.fm, I can conform that I went to at least 56 concerts, not counting the numerous times I swung by Yucca Tap Room or Crescent Ballroom just for fun. That's one show every six and a h ... More >>

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    November 20, 2011

    Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre, 11/19/11

    Kreayshawn Marquee Theatre Saturday, November 19, 2011 I love Tempe for the most part. This city has lots of great restaurants and bars, but there are certain elements that drive me crazy. Thanks to a free Kreayshawn show and the big ASU/U of A game, most of the things I hate about Tempe came out ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Chromeo at Marquee Theatre, 10/18/11

    Photos By Melissa Fossum​ Chromeo Marquee Theatre Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Often weekends leave me plagued by choice. There's always so much going on. Where do I go? What do I see? It's not the sort of thing that normally happens on a Tuesday. But last night provided a few concert options ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011
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    October 13, 2011

    JFA, Lantern, Chromeo, and More Featured in This Week's Issue

    ​ This week's print edition of Phoenix New Times features a little slice of Phoenix skate punk history, with key players in the early days of seminal band JFA discussing Phoenix, skating, and the punk scene of the early '80s. All four original members of JFA play Hollywood Alley this Saturday (spr ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Death Cab, Cut Copy, Empire of the Sun, DFA 1979 to Headline Treasure Island Music Festival 2011

    Empire of the Sun, Death Cab For Cutie, Cut Copy, Explosions in the Sky, and Death From Above 1979 have been announced as the headliners for this year's Treasure Island Music Festival, according to One Thirty BPM.TIMF has brought a pretty solid lineup to the table for its fifth year. The bill has be ... More >>

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    April 17, 2011

    Coachella 2011 Saturday Recap

    Michael LopezThe Ferris Wheel at night​Two down, one to go. Saturday at Coachella was yet another success with even more of what made Friday such a positive, affirming experience. Friday, then, was no fluke -- this year's Coachella is doing everything right, as far as last year is concerned. There ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    April 13, 2011

    Coachella 2011 Set Times Are Up, Let the Conflicts Begin

    Coachella set times have been announced. The Chemical Brothers vs. Boys Noize? Sigh...​The 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival set times were announced ast night at a little past 11pm, as was rumored. The much-anticipated announcement was a big wave of relief for some and a harbinger o ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    January 18, 2011

    Duran Duran, The Strokes Tapped For Coachella; Official Lineup Coming Soon UPDATE

    ​Coachella's official lineup should be announced very, very soon -- lest anyone forget that this week is usually when the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival makes it big announcement.In lieu of the entire festival lineup, a few acts have already been confirmed for the festival's 2011 editi ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    DJ Roya Talks Obscura, Tron Legacy, Daft Punk, Temper Trap, Pussycat Dolls, and More

    DJ Roya​Name: Michele Chinichian AKA: DJ Roya Current gigs: Obscura, held at Rips Bar every second Saturday of the month. Genres spun: I play a blend of indie, New Wave, and Britpop at Obscura. I also enjoy spinning '80s pop, old school, electro, and the occasional Top 40 guilty pleasure. How ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    December 2, 2010
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    September 21, 2010

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds

    ​Music fans at Stinkweeds went after a lot of alt-rock this week.Blonde Redhead was the CenPho store's most popular album. Ra Ra Riot's summer release The Orchard made the top 10 as well, along with The Walkmen's new album Lisbon.1. Blonde Redhead, Penny SparkleSee the entire list after the jump.. ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Chromeo: Business Casual

    ​She'a a bountiful lady, that Tuesday September 14. With plentiful new music from most every genre, today is a cornucopia of musical offerings, a rare instance where picking one album is actually somewhat difficult -- lord knows that wasn't a problem on July 20. I digress -- today marks the t ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Chromeo, "Night By Night" (Midnight Conspiracy Remix)

    ​Song: Chromeo, "Night By Night" (Midnight Conspiracy Remix)Context: I asked Beef Vegan over at KWSS 106.7 to spin Chromeo's "Fancy Footwork" on my weekly appearance on The Morning Infidelity. You can hear that podcast here. I may have spun this if I'd have time to verify there was no profanity on ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Album Stream: Chromeo, Blonde Redhead, The Walkmen, Of Montreal

    ​​September 14 is a black Friday of sorts for the music world. There is an embarrassment of riches, new release-wise, set for that Meg Tuesday. NPR realizes this, so they're giving you a head start by offering album streams of 14 albums to be released next Tuesday. Which just so happens to be th ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Sept. 7 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, Adult Swim, Chromeo, Thai Elephant, and the Mesa Acid Attack

    ​​​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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    April 21, 2010

    An Open Letter To Coachella

    How can such an idyllic scene be such an absolute nightmare? Selling 75,000 tickets is a start...​​​Dear Goldenvoice, Promoter of the Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival,My name is Michael Lopez and I have been attending your festival for the past five years. In those past five years, I ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Weezer, Stevie Wonder and More

    ​Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival has announced a full line-up for this June. No real surprises here: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, and the Flaming Lips are the top of the pile.The Dead Weather, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Jimmy Cliff, Tenacious D, Zac Brown Band, ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Radiohead Taking A Break, British Rapper Threatens Prince, New Chromeo Mp3

    Electric Mustache: mp3: Chromeo "I Can't Tell You Why" (Eagle Cover) Idolator: ProTools: Proving What Anyone With Ears In 1989 Already Knew NME: Dizzee Rascal: 'I threatened to punch Prince Harry' NME: The Shins working with Danger Mouse on new album Pitchfork: No Age's Randy Randall Dislocates Shou ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    A-Trak and the 10,000 lb. Hamburger Tour Blows 'Em Away at Club Red

    Benjamin LeathermanA-Trak gets pulses pumping on Monday night at Club Red. Perspiration was the cologne of choice at last night's A-Trak show at Tempe's Club Red, as the sweltering 100-degree-plus temps inside the nightspot caused many a scenester to baste in their own sweat. Then again, it might' ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    You Asked For It: Dude Offline

    Dude OfflineMonkey BabyRamper RecordsGRADE: BWe've been doing You Asked For It for just over a year now and it's about time we had our first repeat customer. Dude Offline got his first record, Nerd Love, reviewed by Niki D'Andrea last year, and now he's waited long enough for his seven song mini-alb ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    Shout Out Out Out Out: Dumb Name, Album of the Year

    It's just barely March and I already have a solid pick for my favorite album of the year. Animal Collective gave us Merriweather Post Pavilion and I fawned over it. It's a solid offering, scaling back the Baltimore act's weirdness to produce some very catchy tunes. But I got a tip a few weeks ago to ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    You Heard It Here First: Yuksek

    Ah, new music Tuesday. It's always exciting to note what new albums come out on any given Tuesday, especially so early into the new year. While today may be a particularly slow day in the American market, one French artist has released some of 2009's finest work to date. The man in question is Pierr ... More >>

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    December 26, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>

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