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  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    The 2014 Coachella Lineup Has Been Announced--and It's Good!

    Let me speak on behalf of everyone by saying "whoa, the 2014 Coachella lineup came out early." The news is still pretty fresh--Coachella sent out the lineup email a little after 9 p.m. last night, causing the internet to blow up as usual. It's tough to see beyond the headliners--though you should be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    The 25 Best Phoenix Club Photos of July 2013

    An emergency deployment to Hollywood Alley might have deprived them of sleep and beer money, but it wasn't about to keep our Club Candids photographers off their usual July beat: Taking pictures of people who would probably have left Phoenix for the summer if it weren't for the pool parties. As al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2013

    20 Photos from Fatboy Slim's DJ Gig at Maya Day & Nightclub

    For some party monsters in Scottsdale, the Revolutionary War apparently never ended. It's been exactly 230 years since the storied conflict with the forces of King George III that gave birth to our nation officially drew to a close, a fact that didn't seem to matter to a few of the rowdier patrons t ... More >>

  • Music

    July 4, 2013
  • Music

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Fatboy Slim and Five More 4th of July Events in Metro Phoenix

    Long before the "Harlem Shake," there was "The Rockafeller Skank." Doesn't ring a bell, huh? It should considering the 1998 plunderphonics-heavy groove was one of the more epic big beat hits from the enormous arsenal of British-born musician Norman Cook. Still clueless, bro? Perhaps you know the Eng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    The 4th of July is for buying Chinese fireworks and being a proud American. Maya Day & Nightclub is betting that you might also enjoy some music by a certain very famous British DJ. The War of 1812 is still felt pretty acutely 'round these parts, thank you very much. Regardless: Here's five shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Thomas Gold: "EDM Is an Open Field... I Love It."

    The Berlin-based DJ Thomas Gold will be visiting Maya, one of Scottsdale's newest hosts for EDM artists and events, this Friday. Up on the Sun spoke with Gold about his upbringing in music, how his touring and festival schedules have been going, and what we can possibly expect to see from him at Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2013

    Ten Raver Tips on How to Dress for Ultra 2013

    By Liz Tracy They danced. They rolled. They yelled: Glitter! Yes, these are ten talkative fashionistas of Ultra Music Festival 2013. Certainly, there were some better dressed, and others more sensibly garbed. But the following folks found during night one of 2013's three-day shit fest -- they wer ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Ryan Gaumont, What Are You Listening To?

    Ryan Gaumont Gaumont is a member of local sketch comedy troupe Bully Mammoth and is a stand-up comedian. See him perform at Stand Up Scottsdale! in Scottsdale this Friday, August 31 at 9 p.m. For more details, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Former Scottsdale Favorite Markus Schulz Among the Richest DJs in the World

    More than 15 years ago, trance wunderkind Markus Schulz earned some serious scrilla performing at now-defunct Valley clubs like The Works in Scottsdale and Freedom in Tempe, as well as spinning up EDM on local radio. The German-born trance artist, who resided in the Phoenix area back in those days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2011

    Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre, 11/19/11

    Kreayshawn Marquee Theatre Saturday, November 19, 2011 I love Tempe for the most part. This city has lots of great restaurants and bars, but there are certain elements that drive me crazy. Thanks to a free Kreayshawn show and the big ASU/U of A game, most of the things I hate about Tempe came out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, MTV: 30 Videos to Celebrate 30 Years

    I want my MTV back​Music Television turns 30 today, but the network doesn't look a day over 16 and Pregnant. Well before MTV started exploiting the incredibly difficult lives of irresponsible teens expecting a first child and balancing high school algebra, the Viacom-network played music vid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Fatboy Slim Talks Las Vegas, Detroit, Quitting Drinking, and How Cool Americans Think They Are

    ​ Norman Cook, a.k.a. Fatboy Slim, has been rocking beats hard since the late '70s, when he played in bands like Disque Attack and the Housemartins. He achieved mainstream popularity in the '90s, when "Praise You" blew up as a radio staple. In recent years, Cook has focused on production, stepping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    May 11 In Blogs: Russell Pearce, Craig Citizen, Fatboy Slim, Four Peaks, and Meghan McCain

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Chad Lanier, What Are You Listening To?

    Chad Lanier​Chad LanierThe executive chef of Modern Steak will show off his eats at The Original Taste 2011 food and wine tasting event this Saturday, April 2. Find out more information at When you put your key in the ignition, what station would play right now? Definite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    What's Spinning: Radio Phoenix

    Their 2009 winners are stil #1 for Radio Phoenix.​While Radio Phoenix keeps up on what's new, and fresh, and hip, they don't get so caught up on it that they can't appreciate things that are a couple weeks, or months, or years old. This isn't to say that retro hits will be charting, but if a good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Lady Gaga Gets More Airplay Than You May Have Even Expected

    They go gaga for Gaga.​Seemingly always in the news, Lady Gaga has once again found a way to top all the other pop stars out there. This time her single Bad Romance broke the record for most weekly plays in the history of Billboard's seventeen years of keeping track. The song was played 10,859 t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    2010's Most Anticipated Albums

    2010 brings with it the hope of a new, much better decade chock full of impressive albums​Some of you may or may not have noticed that the 2000s, or aughts for the cool kids, was a pretty crappy decade. That sentiment is becoming more and more prevalent as we inch toward a brand new decade, and B ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009

    Brazilian Wax

    South American DJ duo hit the decks at Rhythm Room

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    New Late Night TV Battles a Boon For Music Lovers

    The Late Show, Tonight Show and Late Night all have impressive music acts this next weekFirst, let me just get it out there: I watch a bunch of TV. I love it, and though I know it deadens my intellectual abilities, I'm not quitting. So, take it from a junkie, late night TV -- with the recent additio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 26, 2009
  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Markus Schulz

    Return of the non-native

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    2006 — The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Meth Boom

    The Crystal Method returns with Legion of Boom, another cameo-spiked celebration of nasty breaks

  • Music

    October 23, 2003


    The Civil War (Matador)

  • Music

    June 5, 2003


    Band finds focus on new album

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Primal Scream

    Evil Heat (Epic)

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    About to Burst

    On the road with a new album and a still-killer live show, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ain't no joke

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Soul on Ice

    Veteran breakbeat selector DJ Icey pushes funk into the future

  • Culture

    May 23, 2002

    The Prince

    At long last, the Godfather's son makes his first film, and it was not easy

  • Music

    April 4, 2002

    Norman Cook, Paul Oakenfold

    All Star Breakbeats (Hypnotic), Bust a Groove (Hypnotic)

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Gone Hollywood

    Turntable virtuoso Z-Trip returns to the desert in triumph

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Fatboy Slim

    Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Beastie Boys DVD Anthology: The Criterion Collection

    Beastie Boys (Criterion/Grand Royal/Capitol)

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Shut Up, Jeremy!

    Two rock critics tackle all 25 live Pearl Jam albums, and for what? Nothing, man.

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    Rave Review

    Witty dialogue, driving music keep Human Traffic jammin'

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Playing for Keeps

    The Jungle Brothers continue to chart new territory on their latest effort, V.I.P.

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Clearing Samples

    Moby returns to electronic music, and he's ready to Play

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Are You Coming With Us?

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

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Touch of Evil

    Blood, sweat and no tears, as Gwar and Derrick May infiltrate the Valley club scene

  • Calendar

    October 8, 1998