A new outlet for hip-hop culture and turntablist gear will make its debut this evening along Roosevelt Row, just in time for this month's edition of First Friday. Coolin Out Hip-Hop Shop, a new brick-and-mortar boutique run by the local nightlife promoter and clothing company of the same name, is op ... More >>
I know you don't care, but I made a Harlem Shake video. Don't worry, I'm not gonna show it to you. Because I am naïve when it comes to the internetz, I was actually a little surprised when it didn't become an instant viral hit. I'll be 100% honest with you: I made the video solely to make money. I' ... More >>
School of Rock's name is a little deceptive--Jack Black doesn't hang out at the Tempe bar and legendary guitarists aren't on hand to teach ASU students how to rock. On Saturday nights, the bar is only "rock" in name, though being located above Fascinations is pretty bangin' (pun intended).
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Tired of "Gangnam Style" yet?
Don't worry -- current meme "Harlem Shake," featuring students, office workers, and your mom getting down to Baauer's song of the same name -- is currently all anyone can talk about. The viral phenomenon has caught on like, uh, a virus, partly because it's really ea ... More >>
Ramble John Krohn, better known to the world as RJD2, adds another marquee date to Phoenix's already promising spring lineupIt may be too early to call it, but this spring already looks to be an impressive one for live music in the Valley. I know, I know -- it's not even 2010, but can't we just l ... More >>
The Godfather himself, Afrika Bambaataa.
Bar Smith's Wednesday night electro affair Pinky Ring has featured a bangin' array of guest DJs over the past six months (including local hero Z-Trip). And now the organizers behind PR are about to add another big name to the list: Afrika Bambaataa.
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