In case you haven't set foot in a grocery store in the past week only to be assaulted by a red and pink barrage to the eyes, let us clue you in: Valentine's Day is on the way. You've no doubt began prepping (or, you've at least convinced yourself that waiting until the last minute is a good idea), o ... More >>
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I don't have cable and I don't have one of them-there digital converter boxes plugged into my television set, so it's not often I get to catch commercials.
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Coachella is a weird beast: In addition to hotly tipped acts like Avicci and Justice, big name standard bearers like Radiohead and The Black Keys, and holy-hell-they're-reuniting bands like Refused and At the Drive In, there's always a few bands that have just kept soldiering on, whose break-ups and ... More >>
Johnjay Van EsVan Es is the host of the Johnjay and Rich radio show heard on 104.7 KISS-FM here in Phoenix.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play? 104.7 KISS-FM. No other station is programmed on my radio dial -- fact.
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If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
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Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian WilsonMusic and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>