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Emma Pew

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    January 9, 2014

    9 Phoenix Frontmen And Frontwomen Who Will Make You Love Them

    Pop music has a proud tradition of socially awkward lead singers--the Brian Wilsons, the shoegazers, the Rivers Cuomos. They are not what this list is about. This is about the other kind of frontman and frontwoman--the one who gets inside your head, or maybe right up in your face.

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    December 23, 2013

    Black Carl and Dry River Yacht Club - Crescent Ballroom - 12/20/13

    Some weekends it really is a toss-up for what the best show in town is, the weekend of Dec. 20 was not one of those weekends. Black Carl and Dry River Yacht Club playing their final sets of 2013 was obviously the place to be for Phoenix music aficionados Friday night, when the two biggest bands in t ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    This set of concert recommendations won't apply to everyone, because we don't have one that takes place in an airport on your way back to your parents' house. But if you're sticking around, like me, you've got some options. Like Up on the Sun on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest local ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Feast For The Famished - The Sail Inn - 11/27/13

    TMI on KWSS brought out just about every big local act they could for their Feast For The Famished concert at Tempe's Sail Inn on the day before Thanksgiving. More than 300 people piled into the beloved local dive to hear great tunes ping-ponging back and forth from their outdoor stage to the indoor ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013
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    November 14, 2013

    Black Carl and Mergence Trade Mill Ave for The Mill

    Tempe is running out of venues. The Clubhouse disintegrated in 2012 following a gang-related shooting; Rocky Point Cantina disappeared after a bad reality show trip; most recently the Stray Cat closed suddenly, announcing the bad news on its last day in business. Which is not to say that's why Vall ... More >>

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    June 28, 2012

    Scott Lucas and the Married Men and Black Carl, Rhythm Room, 6/27/12

    Scott Lucas, Black Carl, Saddles Rhythm Room Wednesday, June 27, 2012 By Michael Cryer See also: Scott Lucas and the Married Men: Local H Frontman Stretches Out With Heavy Americana Somehow the stage shrunk last night at the Rhythm Room. Or at least it felt like it. Scott Lucas and The Married ... More >>

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    June 1, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows 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, June 1: Frequency Fridays @ DWNTWN Fridays used to be one of the pimpest nights of the week at Cent ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Hey, Ladies: Five Female Musicians at the Top of Their Game

    Anything you can do I can do better. Of course, that isn't the case if you can actually do it better. Just to be clear, this list isn't about girl power. No doubt, there are dudes who rock harder than some girls and girls who rock harder than some dudes. Talent isn't a gift that affects one gender ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012
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    November 9, 2011

    A "Black" Bands Primer: In Celebration of Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

    Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears​ Okay, seriously. Here us out. This is not a list of bands containing black people (some do, some don't), it's a list of bands with "black" in their band names. I came up with the idea shortly after The Black Lips performed at The Rhythm Room, and waited for a ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    Fall Harvest: 8 Freshly Released Local Songs

    Ladylike​In Arizona, we don't really get seasons. Phoenix weather is a wide swing between Satan's sweltering nether-regions and a slight chill. The only real way to indicate the passing of the seasons is with local music, wherein Phoenix's best release a cornucopia (sorry) of music come autumn (or ... More >>

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    July 19, 2011

    Eight Bands That Should Make a Children's Record

    ​They Might Be Giants' new album, Join Us, comes out today. If you've only been following TMBG for the past four or five years, you might be under the impression that this Brooklyn-based band is a children's music group. That would be understandable, considering Join Us is the first TMBG album si ... More >>

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    May 7, 2011

    Black Carl and Gospel Claws at The Duce

    Photos by Michael SepulvedaBlack Carl rocked the ring at The Duce.​Black Carl and Gospel Claws The Duce Friday, May 6Who would have thought a boxing ring would make such a great stage? And that an old warehouse turned retro mini-mall and bar would have good acoustics? But both were so Fr ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Black Carl Announce Record Club Subscription, Square Off Against Gospel Claws at The Duce Friday Night

    ​ Who's ready for a fight?! I'm sure that there's not actually any bad blood between Tempe-based soul/funk band Black Carl and indie-rockers Gospel Claws, but it's fun to imagine the two bands climbing into the vintage boxing ring at The Duce to settle a score and duke it out. Sure, they are just ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Catfish Mustache: Touch My Beer and I'll Kill Ya

    Catfish Mustache - touch not their beer​Artist: Catfish Mustache Title: Touch My Beer and I'll Kill Ya Basics: Let's start with what Catfish Mustache isn't (thank God): Countrified rock, emo, pop-punk. What we do have -- in lieu of all those super fun genres -- is some funk rock with s ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    Emma Pew, What Are You Eating?

    ​Emma Pew The vocalist for local soul band Black Carl performs this Saturday, August 28 at The Sail Inn. What'd you eat for dinner last night? Shrimp ceviche from La Grade Orange--it is mind-warping tasty. Favorite food: Cottage cheese. Up until a few years ago, the stuff completely freaked ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010

    Take a Spike

    The Desert Botanical Garden goes off at night

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    January 21, 2010
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    December 23, 2009

    Kinch's Christmas Party at Rhythm Room

    Victor PalaganoWhat Laura Says at Kinchmas. See more shots in our Kinchmas slide show.​The holiday season holds a special meaning for each of us. For most, the holidays are all about coming together with family and friends in celebration. For me the holidays have always been and always will ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Modifiest: Friday the Thirteenth

    ​Apart from a markedly talented five band bill, the first night of the last Modifest brought Modified Arts owner Kimber Lanning to the event's forefront. After Treasure Mammal completed an invigorating set, Lanning stepped toward the stage and addressed the crowd. "Music is my number one passion," ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
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    September 8, 2009

    Kinch Release New EP with Two Great Shows

    Roarke LaceyKinch performs on Roosevelt Street at September's First Friday. It was the first time Roosevelt has ever been closed for a concert.​Kinch's The Economic Chastisement EP release party back in February was one of the best little concerts I've seen this year, so I was pretty stoked about ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    March 12, 2009
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    January 1, 2009
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    November 24, 2008

    Irwin Benefit Boasts Two Brash Female Voices

    By Martin Cizmar st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } It was a bold move, putting Dry River Yacht Club on right before Black Carl. Here you have two of the biggest female voices in the Valley's indie rock scene -- Emma Pew of BC and DRYC's Garnet -- back to back. But, hey, when you're t ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    Black Carl

    Black Carl
    (self-released)

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