Whitehorse @ Crescent Ballroom|11/27/12I don't know any Whitehorse songs, but then again, I don't know any Whitehorse songs. Allow me to explain. Over the summer, my editor assigned me to cover a sludge metal band from Melbourne, Australia called Whitehorse. As the band name isn't very creative, it ... More >>
Earth @ Rhythm Room|10/31/12"The last time I was in Phoenix, I was opening for The Lemonheads," Earth guitarist Dylan Carlson intoned with a chuckle last night at the Rhythm Room. "I was all by myself."
See also: Earth Drummer Adrienne Davies Discusses Cutting Loose (By Earth Standards)
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Before the genre tag EDM existed, there was IDM, or Intelligent Dance Music. Granted, it's a pretty pretentious name for a genre, but it fits incredibly well for Matthew Dear. His experimental, rhythm-driven pop is both energetic and introspective, a form of exploring multiple identities and his own ... More >>
Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today, we bring you a list from Jay Bennett, New Times' editorial operations manager and a contributor to Up o ... More >>
nickcaveandthebadseeds.comMulti-media master. In addition to his musical work with The Bad Seeds, Grinderman and The Birthday Party, Nick Cave has penned screenplays, scored films and just released his second novel.
Things getting better with age is an age-old cliché that rarely holds true f ... More >>
I love discussing music with our new Music Editor, Martin. More often than not we basically agree on most things. But I could not disagree more with his review of the Lucero show last night at the Rhythm Room. The first of my complaints is when talking about how the crowd was reacting (or the fact t ... More >>