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Florence and the Machine

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Sara McClellan, What Are You Listening To?

    Sara McClellan McClellan is the freelance writer, creative mentor and brand consultant behind Intuitive Horizon. She is also author of The World Needs Hope and is an inspirational speaker on hope, grief and empathy. Learn more here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    A$AP Rocky Does More Than Ca$h In On Hip-Hop and EDM Trends on LONGLIVEA$AP

    After signing a three- million dollar record deal with Sony Music in 2011, A$AP Rocky, the 24-year-old Harlem-based emcee had a hell of a 2012. Already considered to be on front line of the new wave of hip-hop artists, A$AP lived a life that many aspiring musicians only dream about. He delivered out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    DJ Ill-Legal? on Which Songs He'd Spin While the World Ends

    The walls, floors, and fixtures of Bar Smith are definitely gonna be quaking and shaking at some point later tonight. But despite what all those apocalypse nuts might lead you to believe, its not because seismic forces are tearing up the Valley is some end of the world scenario. Nope, its merely bec ... More >>

  • Film

    June 21, 2012
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    April 23, 2012

    Florence and the Machine, Coachella, and The Love Me Nots (With Jim Adkins) Over the Weekend

    Florence and the Machine @ Comerica Theatre When I streamed the band's Coachella performance last weekend so I could get an idea of what to expect when they came to Phoenix, I thought, "She's great, but something about the performance is kind of weird." To hell with those thoughts! Last night, Flor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2012

    Florence the Machine, Comerica Theatre, 4/20/12

    Florence the Machine Friday, April 20, 2012 Comerica Theatre When I streamed the band's Coachella performance last weekend so I could get an idea of what to expect when they came to Phoenix, I thought, "She's great, but something about the performance is kind of weird." To hell with those thought ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012
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    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

    January 24, 2012

    What's Selling: Renfield Record Exchange Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Jerome may be America's highest and largest ghost town, but that doesn't mean you can't dip into one of the many storefronts to thumb through some vinyl. Renfield Record Exchange specializes in rare vinyl records and out-of-print CDs, but you can also replace your El Camino album if it somehow gets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Florence and the Machine Coming to Phoenix

    Looks like the Coachella runoff just keeps on...uh...running off. Florence and the Machine, scheduled to play the Indio Festival on Sunday April 15 and 22, is making a side trip over to Comerica Theatre on Friday, April 20. 2011 was big for singer Florence Welsh -- her sophomore album, Ceremonia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds 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. Christmas is officially d-u-n, done. If you're like us you're probably still sitting in a tamale coma, wrapped in you're bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    The Kooks at Four More British Bands that Give Us Hope for a Second British Invasion

    'Ello America!​We here at Up On the Sun are a tad local-centric. We like it that way. We love our local bands and, when it comes to expanding our interests, typically American bands get the attention. But hey, you have to give credit where credit is due. There are plenty of bands infiltrating our ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    What's Selling: Hoodlums 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. It's been 13 years since neighborhood music store Hoodlums made their first sale. Last week we caught up with owner Steve W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: Awesome Girls in Bands

    http://awesomegirlsinbands.tumblr.com/​Even though I'm an awesome female, I'm not particularly girly. I prefer male vocals when I listen to music, I think women's sports aren't very important, and I can't stand feminists.But I still think it's important to recognize some truly great famous female ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Jeff Freundlich, What Are You Listening To?

    Jeff Freundlich​Jeff Freundlich Freundlich is the co-owner of Fervor Records, home to bands such as Super Stereo.  When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KWSS. Beef Vegan and the crew crack me up, and they embrace new music. What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Michelle Kable, What Are You Listening To?

    Michael Markowski Michelle Kable​Michelle KableThe associate artistic director for the Space 55 Theatre Ensemble invites you to the variety show 7 Minutes in Heaven, every Saturday in June at Space 55 at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $10, and more info may be found at www.space55.org.When you put your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    A Recap of the 2011 Grammy Awards: A Quick, Easy Guide to What Happened

    Dan MacMedan, USA TodayNicki Minaj, doing what she does best: always trying to get attention.​The 2011 Grammy Awards kept things classy this year: There wasn't even a single mention of Ke$ha during the entire show!Good job, Grammy people! Thanks for taking out the trash this year. Aside from the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Drake Collaborating With Florence and the Machine (VIDEO)

    ​Young Money rapper Drake and Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine are set to collaborate, according to Spinner.Who's Florence Welch, you ask? She's the singer in the band that sang that hit "The Dog Days Are Over." You know, the one in the overplayed commercials for the film Eat, Pray, Love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    10 Indie Rock Christmas Songs for Your Holiday Season

    Sufjan Stevens​ The Holiday season can be a stressful time. While it's meant to be the one time in the whole year that everyone is a little bit nicer and a little bit happier, certain things can make you just the opposite. If you're anything like me, you've procrastinated all year long and now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    The MTV Video Music Awards Get Worse Every Year

    ​MTV's annual Video Music Awards have been working their way steadily downhill for a few years now.This year's show was pretty damn near the bottom of the slope, one would hope. The 2010 iteration included predictable performances, a lack of pans to stars in the crowd, and a lack of award winners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Coachella from Behind a Lens

    Jonathan McNamaraCoachella 2010​A seething, primal mass of humanity jockeys for position in front of the main stage as the Indio sun beats down on Coachella 2010. They have moved beyond the point of patience and civility. Their shattered minds have but one thought as they claw toward the front of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Suge Knight Now Beefing With Kanye? Rapper Vs. Has Been Label Boss in Miami Suit

    ​If you've ever doubted Kanye West's place in the music game consider this: The man is now scrapping with legendary Death Row Records founder Suge Knight. You know, Suge. The guy who broke up N.W.A, dangled Vanilla Ice off a hotel balcony and stole Dr. Dre's long time lady.Though seemingly separat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Show Your Hatred of Dubstep & Afropop Indie with the Pitchfork 2009 Reader Polls

    It seems like you couldn't peruse a list of new albums in 2009 without some damn dubstep/grime album amongst the entries​Those talented/opinionated individuals over at Pitchfork have released their 2009 Readers Poll with plenty of lists, albums, and artists to vote on. It is pretty standard fare f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Lil Wayne's Lawyers Making Moves in Arizona Courts, Deftones Wiping Bassist Off Record, Casey Kasem Goes For Good

    Rolling Stone: Lil Wayne's Lawyer Questions Role of Drug-Sniffing Dog in Bust NME: Deftones re-record new album without bassist Pitchfork: Jay Bennett's Death: Overdose Idolator: Casey Kasem To Reach For The Stars For The Last Time Next Week Electric Mustache: Video: Know Your Enemy NME: Florence An ... More >>

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