I wasn't raised on Anthrax or Zeppelin, or anything between in regards to the heavy metal alphabet.
No, the soundtrack of my youth was classical music. I competed in classical piano competitions for the better part of a decade, and Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Wolfgang Amadeus ... More >>
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Following fIREHOSE's blistering set of punk jazz, I was almost worried that the hushed immediacy of Portland-based singer/songwriter/produce ... More >>
Peoria-based indie popsters Boys and Frogs have a flair for the dramatic: witness the bands excellent and creepy videos.
But the cover for the trio's new mixtape, Sorry For the Weight (a pun regarding the wait for the band's follow-up to their last LP, Rain Dance Snowed In) takes the cake, ripping ... More >>
Melissa FossumTotal eclipse...of the moon.This weekend's lunar eclipses was exciting, especially if you were able to catch that elusive red moon.
If you were among those who got up early or stayed up late (it was a nice break after writing my X review) to check out the lunar eclipse early S ... More >>
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 >>
The Arizona Theatre Company is asking potential customers to buy tickets online or from its Tucson box office after a fire at state Attorney General Terry Goddard's house knocked out phone lines.Jennifer Spencer, spokeswoman for the company, writes in a comment on our post about the cause of the fir ... More >>