[The Valley is a big place, and it puts out more interesting music than we could ever hope to cover. Every week or so, Mike Bogumill will use this space to cover a little more of it. In this week's edition: Music videos from Jock Club and Playboy Manbaby and an entirely unintentional music festival ... More >>
My Bloody Valentine is headlining, of course you should buy FYF Fest tickets; this is a no brainer. Okay, the decision isn't necessarily that simple. Backing up: FYF Fest is a two-day festival that takes place in downtown Los Angeles, featuring a variety of indie, electronic, punk, and comedy acts. ... More >>
A 19-year-old Arizona State University sophomore was found dead in her Tempe apartment yesterday, according to police.The student's name hasn't been released at this point, but police believe 22-year-old Luis Soltero, the woman's boyfriend, murdered her.
Glendale police found what appeared to be a lab for manufacturing the substance known as "spice" in the back of a convenience store.Arizona Department of Revenue officers were doing a routine inspection of Pronto Mart, near 59th Avenue and Missouri, and found some sort of manufacturing process going ... More >>
As one of the founders of SkyMall, and founder of an energy-development company, you probably could have guessed that Republican State Senator has a couple bucks in the bank.However, it's not every day that you can flip through the channels on your television and see a state senator on Home & Garden ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer, the chief executive of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver State™, will be spending her Wednesday morning speaking at the dedication of the scared ground known as the Tri-State Shooting Park.Somehow, folks in Bullhead City have survived 13 years without a public shooting ... More >>
UPDATE: One of the victims is an attorney involved in a legal dispute related to Harmon. Read more after the jump.Three people have been shot at an office complex in Phoenix, near 16th Street and Glendale Avenue.No suspect has been arrested, police vehicles have been parked outside a house near 28th ... More >>
The co-winner of the gigantic Powerball jackpot has been identified as Fountain Hills resident Matthew Good.Although we made a baseless guess that he lived in an estate on a golf course before winning millions upon millions of dollars, it turns out that he's just a moderately wealthy fellow in a fiv ... More >>
Abdullatif Aldosary, a convicted felon who lives in Coolidge, is accused of being the person who detonated an "explosive device" outside the Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande Friday morning, November 30th.Although a federal complaint doesn't accuse Aldosary of activity related t ... More >>
Yeah, there's that spectacle in the desert going on this weekend. And next weekend. And yeah, maybe there's a lot of us that didn't have enough skrilla to nab a couple of passes. Big deal.
You still have a chance to catch the next big festival later this year, although you'll have to go to the Mis ... More >>
The road to Austin's SxSW music and arts festival is a long and arduous one. A total of 1,006 miles to be exact. (Well, according to Google Maps anyhow.) One of the many Valley acts making the trek in March include local Latin reggae rockers, Fayuca.
Last week the trio announced a spring to ... More >>
Despite the fact that Downtown Mesa took a major hit last month when two of its beloved businesses (Evermore Nevermore and The Royale) closed down, there's no need to think it's the beginning of the end for the area's recent resurgence.
After all, Phoenix's Roosevelt Row has weathered the loss o ... More >>
Mmm...Hungry Howie'sBand: Race You ThereTitle: Acts of Treason, the band's debut LPBasics: Phoenix five-piece Race You There started out in Tucson, moving westward, toward the big city. Armed with ambition, the band tried to incorporate a few different styles in their music, which coalesces best ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a box in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.
Here are links to those posts.
What are the 12 guys from N.W.A's first album doing now?
Why does Tucson have such great pre-SxSW concerts while ... More >>
Image: Google MapsA man who stole a pipe from a Mesa smoke shop slammed his car into a manager who had tried to stop him, police say.
The incident began on Saturday just before 3 p.m. when the man, who wasn't identified immediately by police, walked out of DJ's Smoke Shop, 2034 We ... More >>
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A Sun City resident who wanted to honor the country's veterans persuaded the Arizona State Board on Geographic and Historic Names to slap a handle on a nameless Phoenix peak and (voila!) Veterans Mountain is born.
It's a sweet and sentimental idea, and Air Force veteran Lanny Bren ... More >>