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    November 15, 2012

    Why Is There So Much Indie Rock on Television?

    By Dave Good It's hard not to notice: Indie bands seemingly soundtrack just about every sitcom, film and television commercial today. But why? Influential music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas swears it's not just about cheap labor. "It's far more of a creative decision than a monetary one," she say ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    Mastodon's Bill Kelliher on Covering Feist and The Flaming Lips

    Mastodon is old-school American heavy metal at its finest. The band is known for a distinct "sludgy" sound that mixes stripped and distortion-heavy instrumentals, intricate groove passages and vocal harmonies that alternate between clean melodies and harsh screams. The band has five full-length al ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Feist and Timber Timbre, Orpheum Theatre, 4/22/12

    Feist and Timber Timbre Sunday, April 22, 2012 Orpheum Theatre Last night's Feist show was excellent. Leslie alternated between beautiful whispers and melodic shouts. She delivered every note with a sort of gentle, delicate power. The theatre was in constant awe of her enthusiasm and her signature ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012
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    April 17, 2012

    10 Record Store Day Exclusives You'll Have to Fight Me For

    It's almost here: Record Store Day. The day the industry bands together and does its best to shine a light on the independent record stores that dot neighborhoods in cities all over the U.S. Now, I could take this opportunity to lecture about how music fans should treat normal days like Record Store ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Chairlift, Nite Jewel and Bell at Crescent Ballroom, 03/14/12

    See also: Download: Nite Jewel's Sultry, Direct Song "In the Dark" Chairlift, Nite Jewel, and Bell Crescent Ballroom Saturday, April 14 Watching the trio of on-the-rise bands at Crescent, I saw three very different approaches to both stage presence and synth-driven pop. Headliners Chairlift stru ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Sasquatch! Music Festival 2012: Beck Is Back, Jack White to Perform Solo

    Sasquatch! Music Festival​Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights and Tenacious D will be headlining Sasquatch! Music Festival this year.Kudos to the good people of Sasquatch for digging Beck out of the grave. Hopefully this means he's finally got some new material. Beirut, Girl Talk, The R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Feist: Coming to Phoenix and Dropping Video for "The Bad in Each Other"

    ​You know, if Coachella didn't sell out in record time, I'd argue that a lot of Phoenicians wouldn't really need to head out to Indio to catch some big-time shows. M.Ward and fIREHOSE? Coming to Phoenix. Florence and the Machine? Coming to Phoenix. At the Drive In, Refused, Godspeed You Blac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Melissa Fossum

    St. Vincent​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum. Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    Total Lunar Eclipse of the Heart

    Melissa FossumTotal eclipse...of the moon.​This weekend's lunar eclipses was exciting, especially if you were able to catch that elusive red moon. If you were among those who got up early or stayed up late (it was a nice break after writing my X review) to check out the lunar eclipse early S ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Lenni Rosenblum

    Hell no, this did not make my list.​I was fairly unimpressed by this year's new releases, which says a lot considering I'm not all that hard to impress, musically speaking. Although a lot of great albums came out, I don't think that 2011 was a very special year as far as new releases go, and frank ... More >>

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    December 7, 2011

    Darren King of MuteMath on Music Videos, Japan, and Being "Chrish"

    Claire Vogel​We're legit bummed that X103.9's Bush and MuteMath show was cancelled, but since it would have been tonight, we decided that our interview with MuteMath is definitely still worth a read. Mutemath drummer Darren King had a lot to say about stop motion photography, comparisons to the Bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Coachella Speculations Begin With First Fake Flier

    ​Beware, West Coast festival lovers! The Coachella flier that has started circulating is a phony.Whoever made this flier is both ridiculous and awesome. This is one hell of a lineup but is typically "wishlist," as these things tend to be. I'd really be pissed at Goldenvoice and other festival orga ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    October 18, 2011

    What's Selling: Revolver Records Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    ​​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Your friendly neighborhood record shop, Revolver Records, celebrates four years of buying, selling and trading LPs, CDs a ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Ten Albums To Still Look Forward To In 2011

    As we get closer to the end of the year there are probably quite a few music nerds who are already working on their best of 2011 lists. After all, there have been some pretty amazing records released this year from the likes of Kanye and Jay-Z to the Fleet Foxes. But before you start compiling tho ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Jim Adkins, What Are You Listening To?

    Jim Adkins​ Jim Adkins The singer and guitarist for Jimmy Eat World is playing Tempe Beach Park Friday, September 30 as part of Fall Frenzy. It will be the last show of the band's year-plus long tour supporting their album, Invented. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Amy Winehouse Dead at 27, Cause Remains Unclear

    ​English singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment Saturday. She was 27 years old, according to NME.While the cause of her death is currently unknown, it is suspected that she died of a drug overdose.More recent reports are saying that Winehouse died from an ecstasy overdose, accor ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    December 8, 2010

    10 Steps to Becoming the Next Indie Buzz Band

    Arcade Fire​So, it's Saturday night and you are playing another show in front of an empty dive bar. You can't figure out why your Linkin Park tribute band hasn't become more successful. You've spent hours working on your bands MySpace page, you've worked hard to get your original stuff played o ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Joanna Newsom at Orpheum Theatre Last Night

    Joanna Newsom​ Joanna Newsom Orepheum Theatre 11/07/2010 If there is one word that best describes Joanna Newsom's latest album, Have One On Me, it's "ambitious." Honestly, is there any other way to describe a triple album? In a lot of ways that ambition makes the record a tough listen. That's ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    December 13, 2009

    Metric at Martini Ranch

    Luke HolwerdaMetric at Martini Ranch​Scarf-and-sweatered, I took my place at the very end of a very long line that wrapped around Martini Ranch and down Stetson Drive. For amusement, confused attendees waltzed up and down the line, asking with perplexity, "Is this the will call line?" I gathered t ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009

    The Bookworm Turns

    Home-schooled nerd hits big with whimsical alt-pop

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    September 24, 2009
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    July 15, 2009

    Courtney Love Fueds With Guitarist Over 'Hole' Name, New Pearl Jam Album, New Thom Yorke Song

    So Much Silence:  Incoming: The Cool Kids, Aug. 14 (?) Electric Mustache: Video: Wilco and Feist - "You and I" on Letterman Electric Mustache: mp3: Bird Names "Taxicabs and Bicycles" Idolator: Courtney Love Has A Hole Lotta Things To Say To Her Former Guitarist Idolator: Injuries Continue To Ch ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    South London Calling

    Talented 20-year-old succeeds on substance, not style

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    January 26, 2006

    Tegan and Sara

    Only connect

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    May 12, 2005


    Let It Die