Admit it, you saw the words "yoga" and "rave" and thought they were two mutually exclusive propositions. One involves healthy living and the other...uh, drugs and baby pacifiers is the first thing that springs to mind there. That thought has certainly crossed the mind of enterprising local rapper Wi ... More >>
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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 >>
Wikimedia CommonsSaxophones: First patented this week in music history.Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week.This week saw t ... More >>
This week's print edition of Phoenix New Times ran a shortened version of an interview with Gregg Gillis, a.k.a Girl Talk, the mashup mastermind who will tear the Marquee Theatre apart brick by brick on March 23.As promised, here's the full transcript of that interview -- all 4,200 words of it.
Artist: Sharon Van Etten
Release date: September 21
Label: Ba Da Bing!
If you're relatively unknown as a musical artist, as is Sharon Van Etten, and you name your record Epic, you'd better be damn sure your record doesn't suck. The good news for Van Etten is that her seven-song r ... More >>
Chris BurnsHung Dynast at Ice House TavernIt's not often you get to watch ice hockey the same time a rocking band performs, but that's exactly what you'll get at the Ice House Tavern this Friday, November 12 when Hung Dynasty takes the stage.The bar's live music stage is attached to the Arcadia I ... More >>
How can such an idyllic scene be such an absolute nightmare? Selling 75,000 tickets is a start...Dear Goldenvoice, Promoter of the Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival,My name is Michael Lopez and I have been attending your festival for the past five years. In those past five years, I ... More >>
Coachella Day 1: Vampire Weekend, La Roux, Imogen Heap, and The Specials
Despite major difficulty actually getting in to Coachella this year, the 2010 festival launched on Friday, April 16 full of great performances and over-sized art installations. Check out shots from Ra Ra Riot, Imogen Hea ... More >>
Courtesy of World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE superstar and straight edge icon CM Punk"I'm harder than any alcohol you can drink. I'm straighter than any line you can snort up your nose. And I certainly can hurt you a lot faster than any pill you can put on your tongue."
CM Punk is one discipline ... More >>
By jayceeloop on flickr creative commons.That drum machine is totally bitchin'.Back in the late 80's, little nine-year-old me saved my $2.50 per week allowance to buy my first cassette tape, "Faith No More: The Real Thing". I played that thing to death on some crappy, portable tape player with one s ... More >>