Christian Filardo is a local fixture in some ways. The 21-year-old is known as a noise musician, currently under the moniker Baseball Cap, and as an intermedia artist. He also is the founder of Holy Page Records, a record label that mostly releases cassettes of any music he finds interesting, rangin ... More >>
Extra Life, James Fella, Death House, Barren Nieces
Tuesday, July 10
Few bands can pull off genre-bending and blending without sounding contrived, but New York based group Extra Life does it easily with virtuosic precision and genuine finesse.
In support of a new album entitled Dream S ... 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.
What does James Fella of Gilgongo Records think of songs from Nathaniel Nichols, Seas Will Rise, and Jimmy Pines & ... More >>
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 artists. If you would like your songs to be considered for future Sound Off columns, please email music@ ... More >>
Where was your favorite place to catch a concert this past year? We're willing to bet all the cash we got in our Christmas stockings it was at the much-ballyhooed Crescent Ballroom. Or maybe at the Tempe Tavern or Scottsdale's Roxy Lounge. All three of these pimp live music palaces made a major s ... More >>
Punk is a dish best served in a confined space.
Wait, that's all wrong isn't it? Proverbs are always calling to me; Klingon or otherwise. But let's get back to the point here.
A lot of people are pretty damn excited about the sort-of-rebirth of Eastside Records and with good reason. The ... More >>
Steinbrink is opening a venue, not pizza store.With the folks over at Cityslaang and YOBS closing doors, musician Stephen Steinbrink (French Quarter) and James Fella, of Gilgongo Records, have stepped up to the plate with Yellow Canary Dance Hall, scheduled to take over warehouse venue Sound ... More >>
It's a tough time for small music venues looking to stay alive booking bands, and the folks at DIY club The Trunk Space are taking drastic measures to make sure they can continue bringing anarcho-punk bands and New Age Hip-Hop to their tiny stage. According to co-owners JRC and Steph Carrico, ... More >>