Creating an interesting, engaging, or exciting music video is no easy trick. In some ways, it sometimes can be as challenging as creating the song that its showcasing. While the audio end is covered, filmmakers or video creators have to conjure up a visual representation of the track being featured ... More >>
Welcome to the holiday season nexus. Please turn in your seasonally appropriate pop songs. Please return to the city where you work. Please await further instructions. Do not think about New Year's Eve. It's not here yet, and kind of a disappointment anyway. (View our complete concert calendar her ... More >>
Whether they were adding a bit of flair to an old favorite, taking the scene by storm, or continuing their march to the top, 2013 was a big year for Valley musicians under 21. Here's 10 of our favorites who spent most of 2013 in the all-ages sections of their own shows.
How Emby Alexander learned to love the cassette tapes trend and how they may have captured the Phoenix Lights in their latest video.
I've been talking to the judges, and they tell me that--because this is the last genuine weekend until Halloween--they're going to uphold your appeal about being able to wear costumes without being judged too badly about it. Well, most costumes. Good luck trying to get that super hilarious Miley C ... More >>
Happy Labor Day! We like to spend our Labor Day checking out Lil Wayne charity shows. (Note: That's not a picture of Lil Wayne.) We don't know how you like to spend your Labor Day week, which is why we've included no fewer than five options for enjoying yourself. If that's not enough, check out ou ... More >>
If you're old enough to be reading this post, there's a fair chance your parents carried a comically large camcorder around to capture your every toddle in the years before you were old enough to either love or hate the camera a little too much. You've seen the video enough times to know that the so ... More >>
Emby Alexander have had a pretty busy year. They released a self-titled EP in March, let Mandi Kimes (their backup vocalist) go, unveiled two music videos this summer and joined the roster of Bigo & Twigetti, a label in the UK. Their first single through the record company, "Dressed Undressing," is ... More >>
Phoenix doesn't just boast talented music makers, we also got this cool seraglio of directors. And when you combine the two, you get the kind of music vid that's worthy of all your indie cred. Cash it in right here with three kickass, locally produced music videos. Bogan Via - "Kanye" A certain ... More >>
In case you've got the memory of Mr. Magoo, Beck's latest musical release wasn't an album. Instead, it was just a book of sheet music. Called Song Reader, the book includes over 100 pages of original artwork and 20 songs that Beck wants you to bring to life. Already dozens, perhaps hundreds, of folk ... More >>
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.
There are only five shopping days left of Christmas...are you sick of hearing dogs "sing" "Jingle Bells" yet? At least the Sprint commercial with animals singing "Deck the Halls" is pretty cute. Fortunately, Emby Alexander breaks out of the obnoxious Christmas cover routine by putting its own spin ... More >>
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend. Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26: Lost Leaf Turns Five It's been five years since downtown beer and mus ... More >>
After three years, a music feature, and a bunch of gorgeous music videos, Boys & Frogs has decided to call it quits. But it's not so much an ending as beginning, according to songwriter Michael Alexander. "I just think it was time for me, personally, to move on. I've been trying to avoid calling it ... More >>