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  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    KONGOS Reveal Plans for New Music at Secret Show

    As if the 2,200 person capacity Marquee Theatre wasn't an intimate enough venue for the Phoenix homecoming of the now-platinum four-piece .KONGOS, the four brothers decided to throw their own little welcome home surprise party at Scottsdale's Rogue in the early afternoon before their Summer Ends Mus ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    Paul McCartney - US Airways Center - 8/12/2014

    While waiting for Paul McCartney to start his set Tuesday night at US Airways Center, I tried to think of living and performing musicians who are irrefutably rock legends (metal bands purposefully excluded). I came up with The Who, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Rush, and The Beach Bo ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Week

    Phoenix! It's our top five must-see shows this week.

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    July 22, 2012

    Talib Kweli, Club Red, 7/21/12

    Talib Kweli Club Red Saturday, July 21 There is only one word to properly describe Talib Kweli's performance at Club Red in Tempe: endurance. Those who crammed into the club had to handle less than ideal weather conditions, soaring humidity in the venue, and ongoing technical difficulties.

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    April 16, 2012

    Soulive, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, 4/15/12

    Soulive McDowell Mountain Music Festival at Compound GrillSunday, April 15 Groove is what you make of it, and Soulive makes plenty of groovin' music. This trio from New York City--brothers Neal and Alan Evans, on Hammond B-3 organ and drums, respectively, and guitarist Eric Krasno--draw inspiration ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012
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    November 22, 2011

    National Record Store Day's "Back To Black" Friday: 10 Releases Worth Leaving The House For

    Black Friday. One of those days when people like me hole up for one more day of food-coma bliss, fearing the heightened level of commercialism that turns consumers into zombified shopping maniacs, out for blood over $30 plasma televisions. But the upside to Black Friday is when the words Record S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    'American Idol' Teaches Us More About the Contestants, and the Show Is Not Boring for the First Time

    This teddy bear was the star of the night​Tuesday night was Beatles night on American Idol, and with no guest mentor, viewers were lucky enough to see clips of the contestants talking about each other, and real personalities were shown for the first time ever this season.And, everyone's also lucky ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Paul McCartney at Arena: Former Beatle's U.S. Tour Opens with a Bang

    Luke HolwerdaPaul McCartney performing at Arena in Glendale.​After nearly a half century in the spotlight, it's surprising to see Paul McCartney do much of anything new. How about two new things in a single night, as McCartney did while kicking off his Up and Coming Tour with a stellar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Top 10 'American Idol' Moments

    ​Paula Abdul already left, and Simon Cowell may be on the outs, too. But no matter what happens to American Idol, the singing competition has left us with plenty of memories we'll forver cherish. Here are 10 of our favorites to get you ready for the upcoming season, which begins January ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
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    April 21, 2005

    Casing the Show

    This year's music blowout had strength in numbers

  • Music

    April 13, 2000


    A load of the latest in heritage as Smokin' Joe gets nasty, Bill Frisell goes to Ghost Town, Greg Osby returns to form and everyone else gets the Gumbo once-over

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Adopt a Record Today!

    For the price of a can of soda, you can give love and shelter to some of the neediest, most neglected albums of the last century

  • Music

    December 9, 1999
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    September 16, 1999


    After 30 years, Apple finally does Yellow Submarine right

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Holy Rollers

    New compilation spotlights the growing underground force of the local Christian rock scene

  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    Paul's Rocky Revival

    With new book and home video, Paul McCartney tries to get in the last word on his fab past

  • Music

    June 29, 1995