Clint KirkIt's not unusual to be an 18-year-old kid in a rock 'n' roll band, playing all-ages shows and house parties while still learning exactly what to do with that stringed thing in your hands.
It's less common to be an 18-year-old in a band that's huge in Europe, and get whisked away to tou ... More >>
My Friend Jason's Beach House at Madison Event Center
It was Friday the 13th this past weekend, which means it was the perfect time for the annual Jason Vorhees-themed dance party put on by local rave promoter Clix Bag of Trix. This year's edition had a bit of a beach party twist as hockey ma ... More >>
Jonathan McNamara The Love Me Nots It's been a wild year for The Love Me Nots. Not only did the band take time off for lead singer/organist Nicole Laurenne to beat breast cancer -- which she has, we're happy to report --but the band has reunited with original drummer Jay Lien, and recorded a new ... More >>
Jason GarciaThe Love Me NotsIf you're looking for an example of the old platitude that "attitude is everything," you could do a lot worse than Love Me Nots vocalist/organist Nicole Laurenne. Less than a year removed from a breast cancer scare that forced the band into a five-month hiatus, Laurenn ... More >>
http://happy-few.tumblr.comA fan photo from the Love Me Nots European tour.How is The Love Me Nots tour of Europe going? Pretty well, at least according to the foreign language reviews we're reading with the help of Google Translate.Now, honestly, it's sorta hard to tell just how professional the ... More >>
The French version of Rolling Stone magazine cannot get enough of Phoenix's own Love Me Nots. The mag ran a massive feature on the garage rock band in this month's issue, which you can read in translated form on the jump. The mag seems to relish comparing the band's sound to earlier acts, like th ... More >>
DJ Brook B will be a part of the final Social tonight at Incog.There's a certain dilemma involved with this weekend. Should one go all out and spend the next 48-72 hours living it up? Or do you pace yourself and conserve some energy since there's only three days or work (if that) next week due to ... More >>
Phoenix garage rock outfit The Love Me Nots are planning to do a split live record with The Hounds Below, a new project by Jason Stollsteimer of The Von Bondies. The record will be produced by Jim Diamond, the Detroit garage rock godfather behind the first two White Stripes records, Electric 6 an ... More >>
The top act in Phoenix's garage rock scene, The Love Me Nots, has set a September 18 release date for their new record, Upsidedown Insideout, which they recorded at Mesa's Flying Blanket Recordings with the legendary Detroit-based producer Jim Diamond. (You can read my interview with Diamond, don ... More >>
Bob Hoag (left) and his new bandmates in the Love Me Nots.Some news from the Love Me Nots: Drummer Vince Ramirez has left the band. Local uber-producer Bob Hoag will be jumping in behind the kit starting with a July 31 show at Yucca Tap Room. Hoag who runs Flying Blanket Recordings in Mesa, has a lo ... More >>
The Love Me Nots are scheduled to perform tonight at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe.Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? Here's the latest edition of our weekend sampler encompassing everything a slew of cheap and chic thrills available around the Valley.
1. Third Friday Art ... More >>