Dinosaur Jr.

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    November 10, 2014

    6 Best Concerts in Phoenix this Week

    Shows are in season this week, with a slew of great options for musical entertainment in the Valley of the Sun. So kick back, relax, and get your concert on. We've got recommendations for you below, and be sure to check out our comprehensive concert listings for more info.

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    November 7, 2014

    An Open Letter to J Mascis

    Dear J Mascis: First of all, I am a big fan. From the first time I heard Dinosaur Jr back in the late 1980s to this very day, I have been a little awestruck. Your career is one any diehard music aficionado can respect. The first time I drove down Interstate 91 in Massachusetts and saw the exit for ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    King Tuff Describes the Evil Colors of His New Songs

    Vermont's King Tuff might have synesthesia, (the neurological phenomenon which activates multiple senses at once i.e. 'smelling' words or 'hearing' colors), and not even know it. Speaking to SPIN, the King (real name: Kyle Thomas) described the grungy sounds on his latest album, Black Moon Spell, in ... More >>

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    August 10, 2013

    Sebadoh - Crescent Ballroom - 8/9/2013

    SebadohCrescent BallroomAugust 9, 2013 There was a lot of love in the air at Crescent Ballroom last night as indie rock legends Sebadoh played their first area show in a while. A lot of the feely-good vibes came as much from the stage as they did from the crowd that was loaded with obviously longti ... More >>

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    August 5, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    The Monkees and the Jonas Brothers are both playing the Valley this week, which is a thinkpiece someone else is going to have to write--only one of them made our list of five Phoenix shows to see this week. Find out which one it is after the jump! (And view our complete concert calendar here.) (It ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    January 25, 2013

    Stop Hating on the 2013 Coachella Lineup

    Each year, like many of you, I impatiently wait for the Coachella lineup to be announced. Sometimes it's disappointing (if Daft Punk says they're not touring, chances are they're not playing the festival), but there's always going be a few redeeming artists. At best the lineup will be amazing, and i ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Official Lineup is Posted

    The wait, as they say, is finally over. You can cease all the speculation of who the hell is officially playing this year's Coachella as Goldenvoice unveiled the lineup in grand fashion. See also: -Who Is Really Playing Coachella This Year? -The Rolling Stones Aren't Playing Coachella, but Some ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    September 27, 2012
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    August 30, 2012

    Hear Lightning Bolt Drummer's New Solo Album Before Trunk Space Show

    There are many distinct "walls of sound," though it might be easy to generalize their impactful effect on ones cranium and aural canal. There's the Phil Spector recording technique which huddled a number of musicians across an equally scattered array of microphones, resulting in a panoramic, ensconc ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

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    August 16, 2012
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    June 7, 2012
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    April 6, 2012

    It's Easter: Here Are Five Musicians Whose Careers We Would Resurrect

    Easter Weekend is upon us my friends. Yes, the charming time of year when we hide plastic eggs filled with jelly beans and chocolate underneath rocks and behind trees. When children will spend hours devouring choco-bunnies and woofing down Starbursts while you get sauced on lite beer in folding dec ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    What's Selling: Rock-It-Man Top Selling Albums

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It isn't hard to find an excuse to drive up to the city of Flagstaff. The charming community, green trees and patches of snow offe ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    The Young at Yucca Tap Room, 1/4/12

    The Young, Mangled Men, ROAR, The Plainfield Butchers Yucca Tap Room Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Bits of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney's interview with Rolling Stone started hitting the web yesterday, with the bespectacled musician stating: "Rock 'n' roll is dying because people became okay with ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Seven Extraordinarily LOUD Live Bands (and Jucifer)

    ​There's something about LOUDNESS that's deeply appealing to fans of rock 'n' roll, especially when it comes to a live performance. The visceral shock, the days of tinnitus... it all coheres into something that transcends a recording and delineates the difference between headphones at home and ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011

    Five Movies Outshined By Their Soundtracks

    ​It's impossible to not hate almost everything about Twilight. The books changed what "vampire" means to an entire generation. Now, it's less about being an undead monster than it is about misunderstood hunks with sparkly pale skin. Then, the movies went on to solidify the idea that as long a ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    OFF!'s Dimitri Coats Talks Phoenix Oil Theft Charges

    ​ All of the record covers by OFF!, the hardcore supergroup fronted by Keith Morris of Circle Jerks/Black Flag, and have been designed by punk-art icon Raymond Pettibon.On cover features the phrase, "I've heard some wild stories about the band" scrawled in Pettibon's signature style. The band, rou ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    October 22, 2010

    Screaming Females: Castle Talk

    ​Artist: Screaming Females Title: Castle Talk Release date: September 14 Label: Don Giovanni Back in the day, I'd hate to miss a good show (I'm still not happy that my parents wouldn't let me drive to Kalamazoo one Monday night to see Scratch Acid and Big Black play, ditto the time I couldn't ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010
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    September 7, 2010

    Screaming Females at Trunk Space Last Night

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    October 8, 2009

    Built To Spill

    There Is No Enemy
    (Warner Bros.)

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    July 6, 2009

    Incoming: Lil Wayne, Daughtry, Cherry Poppin Daddies

    Robert Brandon MartinezLast time Lil Wayne came to town he was two hours late to the stage, causing a chain reaction of show-stalling shenanigans that involved the opener, T-Pain, coming back on stage wearing pajamas and a scarf to dance in a futile effort to quell the crowd. None of it worked and, ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    New Late Night TV Battles a Boon For Music Lovers

    The Late Show, Tonight Show and Late Night all have impressive music acts this next weekFirst, let me just get it out there: I watch a bunch of TV. I love it, and though I know it deadens my intellectual abilities, I'm not quitting. So, take it from a junkie, late night TV -- with the recent additio ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    A New Way to Tell Who Was Buzzing at SxSW

    If you are like most people reading about SxSW on every blog out there, it can be a bit overwhelming. But that is nothing compared to how overwhelming it can be to actually be at a festival where 300 bands are playing at every minute (how many stages does Coachella or EdgeFest have going at any one ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007

    The Kim Philbys

    Whir Whir Whir

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    May 31, 2007

    Dinosaur Jr.

    (Fat Possum)

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    May 25, 2007

    J.D. Stooks' Latest Steez

    By Brendan Joel Kelley Tempe singer/songwriter J.D. Stooks hit me off with one of his new tracks a couple days ago, "10 Lb Coat," which you'll find below. J.D.'s an incredibly talented kid, which you'll hear below and you can hear more of on his Myspace. He's actually out in L.A. this weekend, brin ... More >>

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    May 10, 2007

    Emperors of Japan

    Your Freak Majesty
    (Dark Black Records)

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    April 12, 2007


    Have to kiss a lot of prog

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    March 15, 2007

    Sebadoh Boy

    Reissue, reuinion, return

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    March 16, 2006

    Slowly, Stroke Them

    Rock phenoms graduate from it-band status

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    July 28, 2005

    Well Versed

    A little sun shines through the melancholia

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    September 20, 2001

    Band Aid

    Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives

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    July 5, 2001

    Big in Japan

    Destroy the New Rock(Honest Don's)

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    June 7, 2001

    Tiffany Anders

    Funny Cry Happy Gift (Up Records)

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    October 12, 2000

    Lightening Up

    Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis is back with a new album, a new attitude and a mouthful of food

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    August 31, 2000

    The Glands

    The Glands (Capricorn)

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    January 27, 2000

    Heartbreak Kids

    That's not despair in the air, it's Pollen

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    September 3, 1998
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    December 18, 1997

    Copy Cats

    In the tired realm of tribute albums, imitation is the sincerest form of flatulence

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    April 10, 1997
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