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    January 13, 2014

    Dry River Yacht Club's New Video Tells "The Legend of El Tigre"

    Fans of Phoenix music already know that Dry River Yacht Club can rock all the best local music venues. They get down at the Crescent, they can pack the Sail Inn -- Marquee Theatre, Rhythm Room. Check, check, check. But a lot of local bands can do that. Where the Yacht Club stands out is its abili ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    The Whisperlights Announce Break-Up and Final Show at Crescent Ballroom

    After five years of fun and memorable shows, The Whisperlights are calling it quits. Like any faltering long distance relationship, they tried to make it work by getting the band together once a year or so. With members living on both coasts, it's difficult to get the full eight-piece band together. ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    Dry River Yacht Club Discusses "Crescidency" and Signing to River Jones Music Label

    We're only a week and a half into 2013, but Dry River Yacht Club is already having a great year so far. These gypsy rockers were one of the five artists added to the River Jones Music Label on New Years Day. The big news doesn't end there, the band is gearing up for its second performance at its Cr ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    Flier of the Week: Peachcake

    As you might be able to infer from the colorful vikings on the flier, Peachcake is pretty stoked for their upcoming trip to Norway.To spread the love before they get to Europe, they'll be gigging on Wednesday at the Monarch Theatre. Doctor Bones, Paperbird and Wino Vino will be gettin' down too."Aft ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Dry River Yacht Club Premieres "Rape of Persephone" Music Video

    Dry River Yacht Club has a flair for the dramatic, and the band's new video, "Rape of Persephone" is no exception. The opening shots make it look like the title sequence of a classic western film, until a woman in Greek garb stands on a ledge. The video for song parallels the Greek myth of Persep ... More >>

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    April 24, 2012

    Take Cover: Dry River Yacht Club Covers The Beatles

    The Beatles are a tricky band to cover, but local gypsy rockers Dry River Yacht Club were up for the task. The group learned Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band for Cover the Crescent and played the songs as close to the original versions as possible. "Every time I've heard a Beatles cover where ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Dry River Yacht Club's Henri Bernard on St. Ranger, Tintype, and The Pübes

    Clockwise from top left: St. Ranger, The Pübes, Henri Bernard of Dry River Yacht Club, Tintype​Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, in which Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artis ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Tobie Milford Explains "Tiny Eucatastrophes" (VIDEOS)

    River JonesTobie Milford performs at Modified Arts August 6, 2011​Check out this week's issue of Phoenix New Times for a feature on a guy many call one of the most talented young musicians in the Valley, indie singer/songwriter/violinist Tobie Milford. Milford performs with band The Whisperlights, ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Whisperlights Surfaces CD Release Party at The Duce, 6-28-11

    All photos by Melissa Fossum​The Whisperlights The Duce Tuesday, June 28, 2011 The Whisperlights are now two-for-two for hosting fun and exciting CD release parties. Almost a year ago to the date, the band released their debut EP, Wake Up Dead, at the Yucca Tap Room. To celebrate their first fu ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Whisperlights Announce Surfaces CD Release Party at The Duce

    ​ It's been quite a year for local indie band The Whisperlights. Their debut EP, Wake up Dead , has been out for about a year now. "Death" was ranked number one on Michael Lopez's Top Ten Best You Asked For It Songs. Former music editor Martin Cizmar included the album in his Best Albums and EPs f ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010

    Punk Rockers, Porn Stars, Born Losers, and Other Thanksgiving Weekend Cheap Thrills

    Porn star Priya Rai will be in attendance at Club Silver tonight.​Unless you happen to be some hermit living by yourself in a Hoarders house, chances are good that you'll be hanging out with your friends and family sometime during the next few days. But instead of sipping and supping with dear Au ... More >>