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Fountains of Wayne

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Forty '90s Albums That Still Hold Up

    Steve Wiley is Up on the Sun's resident Record Store Geek. He shares stories of great music and wacky characters from his continuing 27 years in Valley record stores and the always zany music biz. At the end of July, I wrote about Five Reasons I Don't Write About New Music, the most important of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Week

    First, a "dumb drummer" joke: How do you get a drummer off of your porch? Pay him 10 bucks for the pizza. Now, our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Week.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Mike Viola on Get Him to the Greek, Breaking Bad, and Living with Kim Fowley at 13

    ​Mike Viola is one of those guys you've heard a hundred times and not realized it. He's the vocalist singing "That Thing You Do" (from the 1996 film of the same name); his '90s band The Candy Butchers scored serious buzz along side his friends Fountains of Wayne; he's written songs for Get Him to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Army Navy, Locksley and The Postelles Vie for Best Power Pop Release of Summer 2011

    Big Hassle MediaThe timeless power pop of Los Angeles' Army Navy makes for a great summertime soundtrack.​Like your favorite comfort food, power pop music is familiar, tasty and satisfying... and, sometimes, it's the only thing you want. If you consider The Raspberries' 1972 self-titled debut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2011

    America at Wild Horse Pass Casino, 7-15-2011

    America, though they have aged a bit since this photo was first taken ​America Wild Horse Pass Casino Friday, July 15, 2011 Sure, the venues that America is likely to play these days have gotten smaller, but it doesn't mean that the band isn't still capable of putting on a good show. The crow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Katy Perry Strips Down for 'MTV Unplugged'

    Katy Perry proves she doesn't need Auto-Tune on her new MTV Unplugged EP and DVD. The 25-year-old singer/songwriter belts it with a small band for the intimate concert and picks up an acoustic guitar, on which she wrote music for her debut album, One of the Boys. The short, seven-song show contains ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009
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    September 17, 2009
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    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Tune-Up For Summer

    freefoto.com Sunny pop music and summertime are made for each other like two soulmates holding hands on an oceanside stroll. With the weather heating up here in the Valley of the Sun, let's take a look at some great summer music... S-Curve Records Tinted Windows Tinted Windows (S-Curve Records) ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Fountains of Wayne deliver debut DVD

    After releasing their first album in 1996, power pop purists Fountains of Wayne finally deliver their debut DVD, No Better Place - Live in Chicago, 13 years later. While that may seem a little late in the game, it's about right on schedule for FoW time. After all, this is a band that earned a Grammy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    March 3 In Blogs: Meghan McCain, Randi Rhodes, Fountains of Wayne and More

    We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever: County Attorney Thomas Says County Request to Investigate Employee is " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Hanson, Smashing Pumpkins FINALLY Form Supergroup

    It was announced this week that SXSW will be getting yet another addition to its already fruitful lineup: Tinted Windows. The band consists of Taylor Hanson (Hanson, duh), James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) and Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne). It's an eclectic group, th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Little Pieces at Modified Arts

    By Joseph Golfen Better than: a sauna, but not by much. The little, wooden stage at the Modified Arts was sweltering. The air was still and thick with the type of humidity that rolls in with the monsoons every summer. “I know you guys probably get tired of bands coming to town and telling y ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Dan and the Deadhead

    The music that moved Dan Wilson and Al Franken in '07

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Sheer Samson

    Canadian redemption with The Weakerthans

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Fountains of Wayne

    Traffic and Weather
    (Virgin Records)

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Odes for V.D.

    Musicians muster up their favorite seduction songs

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Zippo Hot Tour

    Hold 'em high

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    To-ga! To-ga!

    Jett and Kreme slip between the sheets and go Roman at Dos Gringos

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    I Pod, You Pod

    Welcome to the days of wearing your pretensions -- all of them -- on your hip

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2004

    FBR Me ASAP

    It's Open season at TPC

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    Fountains of Wayne

    Jersey popsters cruise Interstate

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Fountains of Wayne

    Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve)

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Kitten Caboodle

    Josie and the Pussycats isn't a movie; it's a marketing meow mix

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Hanging On to Something

    Older, wiser Pistoleros are no longer defined by rock 'n' roll, but they're still committed to it

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Seems Like Old Times

    Back together after a decade of ups and downs, Dead Hot Workshop tries to restore its legacy

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    A Well-Known Drag

    Pop purveyors Superdrag keep the fight for artistic freedom alive with In the Valley of Dying Stars

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

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

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
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    November 13, 1997
  • Music

    May 15, 1997
  • Music

    May 1, 1997

    Wayne's World

    From the Fountains of Wayne springs pop eternal

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Dr. Cynic's Revenge

    Beat Angel Brian Smith's 10 Greatest Atrocities in '96

  • Calendar

    November 14, 1996
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