Of all the things Merle Haggard and Sigur Rós have in common, this is perhaps the most important: They're both playing in Arizona on Friday. But that doesn't guarantee they'll end up in today's Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend.
Of course, if you're at Country Thunder this weekend, ... More >>
It's been a hot minute since Portland-based indie rock stalwarts Modest Mouse put a record out (the band's latest EP, No One's First and You're Next came out in freaking 2009). Songwriter Isaac Brock insists new material is coming (but you know, he named his record label Glacial Pace), but for now i ... More >>
Oh you don't own a TV? How brave.
Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV.
We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>
See also: Up on the Sun: The Podcast, Episode 3, with Ron Livingston, Isaac Brock, Wanda Jackson, and More
"I wanted something with a lot of textures and songs [that] could take you somewhere new," says Abe Gil of Treasure MammaL in this week's issue.
But reading Gil is one thing. Seeing and hear ... More >>
Easter Weekend is upon us my friends. Yes, the charming time of year when we hide plastic eggs filled with jelly beans and chocolate underneath rocks and behind trees. When children will spend hours devouring choco-bunnies and woofing down Starbursts while you get sauced on lite beer in folding dec ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a list 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.
Who are the hottest women in metal?
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In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled Queens of Country, a new movie filmed on location in Cave Creek, Arizona, which debuts this weekend at the Phoenix Film Festival.
In this episode UOTS: The Podcast, we speak with Ron Livingston (Office Space), who stars opposite of Lizzy Capla ... More >>
Indie rockers White Rabbits are coming up fast and now they're on their way to potentially making it big. They recently appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman, and they released a fantastic music video for their single "Heavy Metal" in support of their album Milk Famous, which also just came ... More >>
Lizzy Caplan as Jolene GillisDirectors Ryan Page and Christopher Pomerenke (of Phoenix bands Less Pain Forever and Runaway Diamonds) are no strangers to "music movies." The pair's documentaries, Moog, The Heart Is a Drum Machine, and Blood Into Wine are all insightful looks at the various way ... More >>
It's now June, and the heat is on. Between the backyard barbeques and triple-degree temperatures, summer is here to stay.Pop music is littered with songs about summer, including "Summer Lovin'" "Summertime Blues", "Summer of '69", and how could we forget that "School's Out" for summer?Pull up a l ... More >>
Keith Richards is said to be recording new material at a studio in New York City, according to Spinner.There's no word yet on whether he's been working on material for the Rolling Stones, a solo project, or producer and drummer Steve Jordan's side project band, the Verbs.Rumors have been floating ... More >>