The New Year promises to bring excitement to River Jones Music, as the label just added five bands from around the nation to its roster. From Portland comes Bike Thief and Alameda, from Austin comes the Technicolor Hearts, from Seattle comes Sophia Duccini and from Tempe comes local music scene fixt ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
Johnny PaycheckThe most common accusation of the Occupy protests has been that those gathered don't have one main voice; a streamlined, focused goal. It's a fair criticism, but it's a little difficult when you've been screwed over from every direction to pin down exactly what you want change.&nbs ... More >>
The Morning Infidelity on KWSS 106.7 are hosting their first concert event where, "it's all about performance." Six bands will duke it out tonight at The Rogue Bar for stage supremacy in a winner-take-all battle of the bands (our own Christina Caldwell will be acting as a judge).
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Jones is the owner of local record label River Jones Music.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? Growing up, I listened to KDKB, KUPD, KEDJ, and KUKQ. Now, I am always streaming music 24/7. But, in the car I liste ... More >>
Cass McCombs - Wit's EndWell it's finally here -- the last and final Tuesday of April. We've seen many a solid new release throughout the month, and the prospect of a promising May and June await the collective fancies of new music fans. Today's focus falls on venerable singer/songwriter Cass McC ... More >>
Christopher O'Riley is a classical musician who creates piano arrangements of modern rock songs. He has released tributes to Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and two Radiohead albums. His latest album, Out of my Hands, features the versions of songs by Nirvana, Portishead, Tears for Fears, The Sm ... More >>
Black Cactus Records does a little bit of everything -- people associated with the local collective design merch, record albums and make web sites for members.Now they're promoting shows, too. With touring bands, even.This Thursday, March 10th, the BC gang brings LA's Goldenboy to Mesa's Goathead ... More >>
Hutch Harris is the nice fellow on the leftLet's just get this out of the way now -- I am originally from Portland, Oregon. I have nothing but love for my beloved Beervana, and anyone that knows me knows that I like to talk your ear off about all things Portland. Hutch Harris, founding membe ... More >>
Scarlett Johansson on the left, Courtney Love on the right. You know, in case you couldn't tell them apart.So apparently, Scarlett Johansson, who, in case you forgot, collaborated with Pete Yorn on a record last year, is a fan of Courtney Love.According to NME, ScarJo likes Love so much she would ... More >>
Considering they already have six albums to their credit, it's great to say Philly band Dr. Dog truly hits their stride with Shame, Shame.With 2008's Fate looming in the background as some of the band's finest work, Shame had a lot to live up to. It mostly does.Shame, Shame, shows just how the band ... More >>