It's no coincidence local rockers Mergence have been likened to California's Cold War Kids. Not only is the Phoenix band a quartet, but it also has a knack for crafting bluesy, soul-inspired opuses -- kinda like those other guys. So it seems only natural that they would get the nod to rep the Valley ... More >>
We knew the daunting (impossible, really) task of picking 100 songs that define the sound of Arizona was going to be tough, but lucky for us, we had a lot of help, from you, our readers.
We opened up a Gmail account and took submissions from you, reading through liner notes and consulting unoffici ... More >>
Welcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com goes to the favorite hangout of a notable Phoenician and ask the "big" questions. This week we met up with local concert promoter Psyko Steve at Carly's Bistro.Name: Stephen "Psyko Steve" ChiltonAge: 27Occupation: Concert PromoterNew Tim ... More >>
A New York Times article discusses the ties between crime in Mexico and crime in Arizona. In the story, officials including Arizona attorney general Terry Goddard talk about how the Mexican drug trade and illegal immigration has led to murders, kidnappings, and home invasions (surprisingly, Mari ... More >>