McDowell Mountain Music Festival's 2013 lineup, featuring The Shins, The Roots, Deer Tick, Les Claypool's Duo de Twang, and more, has expanded to include a host of local Phoenix-based acts. The weekend festival will now Kongos, Mergence, Banana Gun, Fayuca, The Veragroove, Yellow Minute, Decker, and ... More >>
The quickly expanding lineup of McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2013 has added two more big names to the roster: The Shins and Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes.
The 2013 installment of the festival is looking to have the most impressive lineup in MMMF history, as The Shins and Sharpe join Th ... More >>
Do you hear that? Off in the distance? It's the sound of a bass guitar being slapped. Furiously slapped.
That's kinda what Les Claypool (Primus, Oysterhead, Frog Brigade) does, and I'm betting that's what he'll be doing with his Duo de Twang (Claypol plus MIRV) on Sunday, March 24. The act has been ... More >>
Alt-country stumblers Deer Tick know how to keep up the pace. Songwriter John McCauley started the band back in 2004, and since then it's morphed from a solo project into a full-fledges rock 'n' roll machine, spitting cheap domestic beer and rangy Americana fury.
Back in October they released Divi ... More >>
Not a week goes by that we don't hear from someone around the nation about our story last year entitled "Lyme Aid," (here it is). Lyme disease is extremely rare in Arizona, according to the CDC and other sourcesThe piece concerned an ailing young Gilbert woman whose parents spent thousands o ... More >>
Deer Tick with The Flagship, the tour bus the band is auctioning for charity.Benefit shows can be a dime a dozen. And, due to their ubiquity, that can be about as much as they raise sometimes. Rhode Island band Deer Tick's taking another route, auctioning off a tour bus to raise funds for OxFam I ... More >>
Okay. We've received complaints that New Times makes a point of mentioning all the good bands that don't come to Phoenix yet rarely, if ever, mention it when they do. So . . . Deer Tick will be coming to the Trunk Space on April 14. Last time Deer Tick were in town, they ... More >>
Despite sweltering heat and scarce air conditioning, about 160 folks crammed into Phoenix's Modified Arts last night to watch the much-hyped Deer Tick as they rolled into town in their converted school bus to support their new record, Born on Flag Day. The boys, lead by singer/songwriter John ... More >>
We already told you a lot about Deer Tick in this week's paper, and we'll tell you a little more tomorrow, after tonight's show at Modified Arts but in the meantime we just wanted to give you a little reminder: DEER TICK IS TONIGHT.In case you're too lazy to click the above link:The group cranks out ... More >>