2012 isn't even over yet, and we're already feeling sort of nostalgic for it.
We saw a lot of great shows this year, so narrowing it down to the most mind-blowing 20 wasn't easy, but it was a lot of fun.
Enjoy, our Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012.
Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>
We don't want to jinx it, but a string of cooler nights and balmy afternoons has us feeling comfortable saying "Summer's done." The festival season has come to a close, and it's time to unpack that neglected denim and put away your jorts and Coachella Crocs for the season.
Of course, this summer r ... More >>
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You know you're in trouble when bloggers start resorting to cryptozoological terms to describe your long-awaited third record.
It' ... More >>
Miniature Tigers' brand new record, Dieyan Keytan, err, Mia Pharaoh, hits stores today, and in conjunction with the band's complete takeover of Phoenix this week (see our sister blog Jackalope Ranch's post about Joe Pagac's advert-mural on Roosevelt Row, the band is performing a special acoustic gig ... More >>
There are plenty of reasons to check out local artwork beyond it being one of the designated "days" our community has become so fond of. First Friday, Third Friday, Final Friday, Third Thursday, Second Saturday -- just leave the house already. Dozens of great places open their doors to cool ... More >>
Now that Martin Cizmar has baited me to respond to his blog
(he's good at that, isn't he?) about the Swell Season mural, I'll go
ahead and let everyone know that I actually really like it.The new and improved mural by Joe Pagac.Surprised?You shouldn't be. Even though I can be critical from time t ... More >>
The Swell Season memorialized in a mural in downtown Phoenix.Uh oh: Arty Girl is not gonna like this.At first Friday I noticed that the good folks at Stateside Presents have not heeded the words of advice Lilia Menconi dispensed in her blog criticizing the Monsters of Folk mural that appeared on ... More >>
By Hamner_fotos' on flickr Creative Commons.Now this is a good sign.Didja hear the big, big news?!?!?Finally, at long last, after
years of fighting a sea of people on the sidewalks of Roosevelt,
dodging cars while jaywalking and breathing the exhaust of the slowed
vehicles, Roosevelt Street is sh ... More >>
Ok, just a warning: I'm going to be mean in this blog.
But I assert that anything I say here does not hold a candle to the suffering
I feel everyday on my way to work, when I've had to take in a
begrudging eyeful of the Monsters of Folk Tour mural.The Monsters of Folk Mural by Joe Pagac.Yeah, I ... More >>
Courtesy of Steve ChiltonIf you've driven by Eye Lounge at Roosevelt and 4th Street lately you maybe have noticed this cool mural promoting the upcoming Monsters of Folk show at The Orpheum. Turns out local promoter Charlie Levy (the man behind Stateside Presents, which, if you've seen our Best O ... More >>