• Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    6 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Week

    Another month is on us. The Arizona State Fair has wrapped up, capping off an extremely good concert series with an epic old-school hip-hop show. Gone are the marquee names the state fair brought in October, but November ain't looking bad, either. Check out our picks below for this week, and browse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Apparently, Mayonnaise Enemas Are Considered Performance Art in Canada

    According to news reports from Canada, a performance at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival treated audience members to the show of a lifetime by including several mayo enemas and just a little bit of fellatio. "What I saw were not one, not two, but three mayonnaise enemas," Fringe Festival reviewer Mich ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    My Five Favorite Concerts During My Time at Up on the Sun

    Luke HolwerdaJemaine Clement, of Flight of the Conchords, from their May 2009 show ​For those keeping track (read: me), I have been blogging for Up on the Sun for nigh on three years now. I have more than enjoyed my time writing for the blog, wading through the hills and valleys of You Asked For I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Morning Poll: Should the Phoenix Coyotes Really Be Thanking the "Fans"?

    The Phoenix Coyotes: Bon voyage?​The Phoenix Coyotes season is over following a 6-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in game four of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last night. It very well could be the last hockey game played in Glendale as the team could potentially be whisked away to W ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2011

    Sunday Smackdown

    Changing Hands hosts wrassler turned writer

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Caribou at The Clubhouse Last Night​ CaribouClubhouse Music VenueOctober 9, 2010Canadian electronic act Caribou is essentially only one person, Dan Snaith. At least in the studio. When Snaith, who I was lucky enough to interview for this week's print edition hits the road, however, he is joined by bandmates.The question ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Drunk and Butt-Hurt: Canadian Hockey Fan Calls 9-1-1 to Beg for Phoenix Coyotes to Return to Winnipeg​Get over it, Canada. The Winnipeg Jets are now the Phoenix Coyotes and that's not likely to change anytime soon. Furthermore, there is absolutely nothing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police can do to bring your team back -- no matter how many times you get hopped up on crap ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Caribou: Swim

    ​Today seemed like it would never come, yet it has finally arrived -- Swim, the latest full-length from experimental/electronic outfit Caribou, is finally in stores. The album marks a departure for the brains behind Caribou, Dan Snaith, from the Polaris Prize-winning Andorra. With S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    Native Stun

    Think twice before applying for Canadian citizenship

  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Cracked Houses

    Homes all over Arizona are falling apart. Blame the bad soil -- and the lousy construction

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Hit Makers

    It's amazing what a scuffle can do for a rocker's career

  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    New discs from local artists

    Trench, Dolphins Kill for Love, The Eleven Forties, The Secret Life of Painters, Longshore, Split the Enemy, Intrinzik, Goliath Monsignor, Shelby James & The Crying Shames

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Junior Boys DJ set at Shake!

    North-of-the-border vinyl

  • Music

    May 19, 2005


    Expect pleasant surprises

  • Music

    August 5, 2004


    EPs are usually ignored by reviewers. Here are a few recent releases worth the attention.

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    The Notwist

    Different Cars and Trains (Domino)

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

  • Music

    May 15, 2003


    Up in Flames (Domino)

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Lazy Cowgirls

    Here and Now (Live!) (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Smooth Operators

    Haikus and lows abound in this month's jazz and heritage releases

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Booty Up, Kids!

    Giving meaning to bad TV

  • Calendar

    December 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 10 - 16, 1998

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Slow Ride

    Trashman goes for a drunken drive through suburbia

  • Film

    February 9, 1995