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  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Have you recovered from Mad Decent Block Party? Last weekend, everything musical in Phoenix paused to give space for what is arguably the largest EDM event that will happen this year. This week, the Phoenix music universe has adjusted, compensating for the overabundance of beats and turntables with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Top 5 Concerts in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

    Hear that? It's the clock counting down the hours until your weekend begins and it's nearing the magic moment known as quitting time. To help the time pass more quickly, you might consider what it is you'll actually be doing during the next couple days and nights of work-free bliss. Luckily, if you ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Why Courtney Cotter King Is Inspired By Fiona Apple And WALL-E

    Mesa-based pianist and singer-songwriter Courtney Cotter King is, among other things, the Valley's version of Zooey Deschanel. Not only is she a dead ringer for the new girl, Cotter King also achieves maximum quirk. Describing one of her songs, "White Rhino," she says, "I started writing the piano ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    June 6, 2013
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    February 11, 2013

    Grammy Awards 2013: Katy Clowns Bon Iver, Miguel Shows How It's Done, and Taylor Swift Dissed Her Ex

    The Grammys are a huge night for music fans. While we tend to shake our head and wonder how some of these artists won (ie. "Album of the Year"), it's entertaining to watch the live performances and keep fingers crossed for our favorite artists. fun. won big last night, sweeping up the "Song of the Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    The Pazz & Jop 2012 Critic's Poll Is Live

    Our sister paper, the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop music critic's poll is live, and the results are in: Frank Ocean's neo-neo-soul record channel ORANGE is the album of the year, and Carly Rae Jepsen's infectious (and impossible to escape) "Call Me Maybe" is the single of the year. This yea ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    The 10 Most WTF Moments of 2012

    Election years tend to carry more chaos then normal ones, but there was something else going on in 2012. Maybe it's the aura of apocalypse made people a little stranger this year. We had the Syrian Civil War, the Aurora Shooting, Israel being dicks to Gaza and vice versa, Mitt Romney was treated l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2012

    Top Five Phoenix Music Stories of the Week

    The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Please, Hold the "Criminal" Jokes: Fiona Apple Arrested in West Texas for Hash Possession

    So, songstress Fiona Apple played a set at Mesa Arts Center the other night. It was really very good, with Apple seeming quite happy in front of the crowd (bizarre rant about "small-titted girls" and her label aside). But anyway, that's Tuesday night's Apple news. Here's today's: Apple has been ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Fiona Apple and Blake Mills, Mesa Arts Center, 9/18/12

    Fiona Apple and Blake Mills @ Mesa Arts Center|Tuesday, September 18Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple has a reputation. Her public struggles with fame and her label give the impression that a Fiona Apple performance could fall apart at any moment. But it never came close last night at Mesa Arts Center ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2012
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    September 13, 2012

    Five Albums Every Man Should Have In His Bachelor Pad

    For those who are really terrible in this life, I imagine a special hell: reality TV hell. This awful place will be populated by the combined casts of Jersey Shore and The Bachelor Pad, two of the most painful shows ever. Why would I want to watch a television show that glorifies ignorance and margi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Blake Mills: Fiona Apple's Guitarist Makes Killer Pop on His Own

    Blake Mills isn't a household name, but like classic sidemen of lore (David Lindley, Ry Cooder, Leon Russell), he's makes an impact wherever he shows up. As a guitarist in Fiona Apple's band (he's performing with her on Tuesday, September 18, at Mesa Arts Center), Lucinda Williams, Cass McCombs, B ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012
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    July 5, 2012
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    June 19, 2012

    Incoming: Passion Pit, Pepper, Seether

    Yesterday we ran a list of our most anticipated summer releases featuring, among others, Fiona Apple and Passion Pit. Lo and behold, Apple announced a tour date in Phoenix, and now, we can add Passion Pit to the list. The indie-pop combo is heading to the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Tuesday, Septe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Five Summer Releases We're Excited About

    To our extreme delight, there are quite a few artists that are dropping new music this year for the first time in a long time. We've been waiting seemingly forever for No Doubt's next album. Thankfully a few other artists didn't leave us hanging for as long. We've selected five albums you definitel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Fiona Apple Is Coming to Mesa Arts Center

    Well, how's this for a good East Valley announcement day? Not only is Morrissey headed to Tempe's Marquee Theatre in November, but singer/songwriter Fiona Apple has announced a tour that brings her to the Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center on Tuesday, September 18. Touring in support of her highly a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Here's The Heavy Metal Soundtrack to Your Sexcapades You've Been Looking For

    We might not all agree on musical taste, I mean, metal, indie rock, jazz, hip-hop, none of it is made for everyone, but I think we can all agree that there's really nothing so appealing as all-out sex appeal. Sex might not be the first thing you think of when you think of heavy rock, but it's in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Say Anything's Max Bemis On His Inherently Disturbing and Weird Lyrics

    Max Bemis of Say Anything is one hell of a frontman. He's been through a lot emotionally, and his lyrics certainly prove it. But over the years and over the course of releasing several records, Max and the band have come a long way. The lyrical content has developed, and their sound is now more genu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Wednesday 3/14/2012

    ​If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Take Cover: Sweetbleeders Cover PJ Harvey

    ​ PJ Harvey's musical style suits Sweetbleeders well. These local rockers were spot on in reproducing her sound, even though a man was singing her songs. The idea to cover PJ Harvey arose when Stateside Presents' Charlie Levy asked the band to play Cover the Crescent a few weeks ago. Vocal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Eight Bands to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table

    One of our favorite Thanksgiving pics, Hannah and Her Sisters ​In less than a week, we'll all be around the table, eating the things that will undoubtedly lead to a full-on food pregnancy with the people we love (or despise) the most. Lucky for you, you get to bring the real goods. While thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michelle Edwards, What Are You Listening To?

    Michelle Edwards​Michelle Edwards The local improviser performs with Dangerville at 7 Minutes in Love on Saturday, February 12 at Space 55 at 9 p.m., immediately followed by Dangerville in the Cagematch improv competition, also at Space 55. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Mergence at Yucca Tap Room

    ​This flier might look old-fashioned, since the image is from a vintage cigarette advertisement for Tiplaet, but don't think the show at Yucca Tap Room this Friday, May 14 will be fuddy-duddy. The bands on the bill, which include Mergence, Banana Gun, Honey Pistol, Sister Cities and Wizards of Tim ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    April 8, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Honey Pistol at Long Wong's

    ​You can't help but feel a little dirty when looking at this flier for Honey Pistol's show at Long Wong's this Saturday, April 10.Ladybugs are supposed to be pretty and sweet--not insects you'd expect to see banging each other. But hey, at least they're doing it on a flower, and that does make it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2009

    Slayer Plays Through The (Dry) Heat

    SlayerTwo stages, 13 bands, more than nine hours of music, and yet the Rockstar Mayhem Festival could easily be summed up in one word: SLAYER!!!!!!!!!!!!! Unfortunately, New Times doesn't pay me for one-word reviews, and to be honest, a handful of other bands on the bill definitely made an impre ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    South London Calling

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

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    April 24, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
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    August 24, 2007

    Future Shock: The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Saosin, and more

    Get ready to crank your credit cards, PHX folks, ‘cause Future Shock’s back with the latest “just announced” concerts coming to town. This week’s edition is like a rock ‘n’ roll Baskin Robins, beeyotch, with acts representing the many different flavors the genre has to offer, from indi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl

    Delayed gratification

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Rebuilding Fiona

    Thankfully, Fiona Apple has decided to remain with us

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Regina Spektor

    Begin to Hope
    (Sire)

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    The Thrifty Ear

    Spend nothing on music this week

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    September 1, 2005

    Critical Fatwa

    Been there, heard that

  • Film

    April 24, 2003

    Bass Ackwards

    Irréversible desperately attempts to turn the world upside down

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Laura Nyro

    Time and Love: The Essential Masters (Columbia/Legacy) and Live From Mountain Stage (Blue Plate)

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Cat Power

    The Covers Record
    (Matador)

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

    Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Annual Retentive

    The 10 best rock 'n' roll records of '99

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Grrl Friday

    Local girl-rock showcase puts a tangible face on the music industry's "Women in Rock" hysteria

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Critics' Choice

    A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997

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    December 4, 1997

    Beauty and Sadness

    Recently emancipated from Atlantic, Juliana Hatfield tests the waters with a new indie EP

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    December 4, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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    January 2, 1997
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