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    October 11, 2012

    2 Live Crew Live in Phoenix (in 1990)

    By Shea Serrano 8:45 p.m.: So here's what this is: More than 20 years ago, 2 Live Crew, one of rap's most notoriously offensive acts, performed in Phoenix. The concert was recorded and released as a live show album called The 2 Live Crew Live In Concert. It came out a few months after their Banne ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Controversial Psychological Thriller Compliance Based on True Story of Fast-Food Worker and Horrible, Horrible People (No, Not Chick-fil-A)

    A man calls a fast-food joint in Kentucky, tells the manager he's a cop and that an employee has stolen from a customer, and convinces the manager to strip-search the employee. Sounds ridiculous, right? Wrong. It really happened. The true story is the premise of Compliance, the psychological thri ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Failed Resolutions: Some of Robrt Pela's Favorite Memoirs are Total Busts

    ​In this week's issue of New Times, you'll see our annual Resolution Guide. This year: a collection of writers and contributors resolved to love their city. Some failed and succeeded (read Snapshots of a City, and New-Found Love for a Hometown), and others found reasons to love Phoenix because of ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Good Amount Kickstarts In a Quiet Way

    ​They say it ain't bragging if it's true -- but last time we wrote about someone's Kickstarter project, big things happened. Now I know that we aren't the sole reason Shawn Demumbrum's Smiths comic met and exceeded its goal. It's a great idea on its own, and the fact that The Guardian, Paste, and ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Train Makes 'Drops of Jupiter' Wine

    ​Pop music hit makers Train are making a "Drops of Jupiter" wine, according to Entertainment Weekly.Train's wine, which is a 2009 Petite Sirah, will be available for just $9.99 as of July 18. The proceeds from the sales will be donated to a charity called Family House.The idea for making the group ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light

    TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light​Well, we're smack dab in the crux of April's wheelhouse -- today is an overwhelming solid day with tons of new releases, this Saturday is Record Store Day and next Tuesday sees more quality releases. If April is to be considered the best month for new music in ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    First Ever Twitter Cover Band Created

    ​A group called Tw1tterband (@tw1tterband) has become the first Twitter music group, according to Paste.The project began when an Englishman named Richard Newman decided to reach out for singers, musicians and producers via Twitter to make a cover song together in honor of his two year Twitter ann ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Adam Levine, Cee Lo to Judge on NBC's 'The Voice'

    ​Mark Burnett has yet another reality show in the works. The upcoming singing competition called The Voice is coming to NBC. Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and Cee Lo Green of Gnarls Barkley and independent fame will be the judges, according to Entertainment Weekly.Christina Aguilera has also been negoti ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Elton John is Now a Father

    ​Sir Elton John and his husband David Furnish are now proud parents of a baby boy, according to MTV News.The pair welcomed Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John into the world on Christmas Day. Man, what a name.The surrogate mother is unidentified. Regardless, the baby is "healthy and doing well," th ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Another Possible Best-Seller of the Year in the UK for Susan Boyle?

    ​Could overnight British superstar Susan Boyle have the top album in the UK two years in a row?It's very possible, according to Billboard.Boyle just released her second album, The Gift, which debuted at the top spot on the UK charts. Her first album, I Dreamed a Dream, which was a Christmas album, ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Kanye West Responsible for "Worst Part" of Bush Presidency

    THIS was the worst part of Bush's presidency. What that guy on the right said that night.​It's soapbox time, everybody.In a recently taped interview with Matt Lauer, George W. Bush claimed that Kanye West's candid outburst on the September 2, 2005 Concert for Hurricane Relief telethon -- "George B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Chromeo: Business Casual

    ​She'a a bountiful lady, that Tuesday September 14. With plentiful new music from most every genre, today is a cornucopia of musical offerings, a rare instance where picking one album is actually somewhat difficult -- lord knows that wasn't a problem on July 20. I digress -- today marks the t ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010
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    July 29, 2010
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    July 12, 2010

    M.I.A.: /\/\/\Y/\

    ​Do you remember the first time you heard "Bamboo Banga," the lead track from Kala, the 2007 landmark hip-hop/pop artist M.I.A.? It seems like all that was a decade ago (both chronologically and musically) for the outspoken Maya Arulpragasam, known to the world as hip-hop visionary M.I.A.&nbs ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Scissor Sisters: Night Work

    ​A funny thing happened to NYC glam-poppers Scissor Sisters on their way to recording their third album, Night Work -- the band scrapped 18 month's worth of effort in order to finalize the album. Lead singer/utterly charismatic young man Jake Shears noted that the year and half of work left him "a ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    The Roots: How I Got Over

    ​There may not be a track released the rest of the year that has an ounce of the substance and effortless polish of "Dear God 2.0" off of How I got Over -- the long-awaited new album from The Roots.The song employs a genius guest vocal from Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk fame ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    Drake: Thank Me Later

    ​A funny thing happened to Jimmy Brooks, the dude in the wheelchair from Degrassi: The Next Generation. Yeah, he grew up to become Drake, hip hop's next biggest star.After what seems like two years of singles and mixtapes and other nonsense, Canadian sensation Drake's debut album, Thank Me La ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening

    ​What more can be said about May's slate of new releases that hasn't already been said? I have been proclaiming this month as the year's best for new releases, and LCD Soundsystem only solidify that with their newest effort, This Is Happening. The lead single from the album "Drunk Girls" was a war ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    She & Him - Volume Two

    She & Him - Volume Two​You may not know it by looking out at the gray, rainy Phoenix skies this week, but spring is upon us. The weather currently doesn't want to cooperate, but She & Him will more than happily oblige your springtime needs. The duo's sophomore effort, Volume Two, is a perf ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    December 11, 2009

    Nick Jonas Namechecks Prince, Lady Gaga Says She's Bisexual, White Stripes Boxed Set Due

    Electric Mustache: mp3: The Soft Pack - "C'mon"Idolator: Nick Jonas Names Prince As An Inspiration For His Solo AlbumIdolator: Kanye West Apparently Ends Feud With Entertainment WeeklyNME: No Doubt counter-sued by Activision over 'Band Hero'NME: Lady Gaga: 'I'm bisexual and I've had sex with women' ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    April 17, 2008
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    February 14, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    That Old Black Magic

    Smarty-pants Renaissance man revives the chitlin circuit – sort of

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    January 3, 2008

    Revenge of the Nerds

    Judd Apatow enjoyed a pretty good year

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    November 1, 2007

    Honey for Nothing

    No wonder all the bees are dying

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    January 19, 2006

    Double Fault

    Woody Allen’s latest can’t return serve

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    January 5, 2006

    The Reel Truth

    Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say, Puh-lease

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    March 10, 2005

    Talkin' 'Bot Love

    Like Big Fish for little kids

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    January 13, 2005

    Pick His Brain

    What the #$*! doc headlines expo

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    May 20, 2004

    The Princess & Me

    Everyone's favorite ogre is back for more

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    November 27, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z returns with The Black Album - and renewed disdain for the hip-hop game

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    January 2, 2003

    Year in TV: Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

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    December 19, 2002

    Adapt This

    If being Charlie Kaufman is no fun, watching Charlie Kaufman is a real drag

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    August 15, 2002

    Crush Groovin'

    Our male and female pundits attend the press junket and then ponder the subtext of surfer girls

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    May 30, 2002

    Dr. Strange

    Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics—and maybe the nuttiest

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    October 19, 2000

    Richard Davies

    Barbarians (Kindercore)

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    August 24, 2000


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    January 6, 2000

    Short Cutlets

    A Magnolia by any other name still smells like Altman

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    October 14, 1999

    Never Too Old to Tango

    Los Fabulosos Cadillacs take back the past with La Marcha del Golazo Solitario

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    July 15, 1999

    Are You Coming With Us?

    The Lo-Fidelity Allstars pose some dizzying musical questions with a riot of sounds and styles

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    June 11, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 11 - 17, 1998

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