Josh Carter

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    April 16, 2014

    How Big Boi inspired Phantogram's latest album

    It is every artist's goal to be the next new thing -- clich├ęd as it is, any creative will eventually admit this desire. Few can make one radical thing while even fewer continue to deliver intriguing material. Phantogram, the electronic psych-pop duo from upstate New York, fall into the latter categ ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013

    Phantogram - Crescent Ballroom - 10/23/13 (Photos and Video)

    Phantogram Crescent Ballroom Wednesday, October 23, 2013 New York trip hop group Phantogram played its third show in Phoenix last night. The band put on a fantastic show almost two full years ago at Crescent Ballroom, leaving us to wonder if lightning could strike twice, but the band's popularity h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Phantogram: Our Songs Are About Love and Hope and Life and Death

    By Reyan Ali Pop music has long enjoyed -- and idolized -- partying, but over the last half-decade, songs about partying have grown increasingly hollow and obligated. Bangers like Katy Perry's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" and Ke$ha's "Take It Off" are hymns of unadulterated debauchery, placing li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Important concert-going note: Until Friday, at the earliest, it is still at least a little weird to go to a show--whether it's on this list or not--in a Halloween costume. We're just trying to help. (View our complete concert calendar here.)

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    November 6, 2011

    Phantogram at Crescent Ballroom, 11/5/11 (VIDEO)

    Photos and video by Melissa Fossum​ Phantogram Crescent Ballroom Saturday, November 5 It's been a good year for Phantogram. This trip-hop duo played a bunch of festivals, including Coachella, where they attracted a crowd of over 10,000 people in spite of sharing a time slot with The Strokes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Phantogram's Josh Carter on Sticky Fingers, Coachella, and the "Mouthful of Diamonds" Cocktail

    ​Phantogram is hitting the road in support of the follow up EP, or "mini-EP" as guitarist Josh Carter likes to call it, to the group's dynamic debut LP, Eyelid Movies. Last year, this trip-hop group played a packed show at Rip's Ales and Cocktails for Sticky Fingers. This time around, the ban ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010