There comes a time in every music snob's life when they realize pre-judging a band based on the city where it resides and what musical genre it fits into is just as stupid as it sounds. In the case of L.A.-based duo In the Valley Below, a new musical project comprising singer/multi-instrumentalist ... More >>
Maria VassettThe Black Keys playing a concert at Mesa Ampitheatre.The Black Keys with Cage The Elephant and Stone Foxes Mesa Amphitheatre Thursday April 14, 2011 The duo is dead. That fact hadn't occurred to me until about ten songs into The Black Keys set at Mesa Ampitheatre last ... More >>
Third Thursday in Scottsdale proved a massive mish-mash of ages, scenes and reasons for attendance. Matt and Kim played a free gig for FM 103.9's free concert series, Sean Kingston was at Venue of Scottsdale, plus, there was that whole art walk thing. The Brooklyn-based duo Matt and Kim took the ... More >>
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Black Kids will get all "Partie Traumatic" on your ass at Shake! next month. Jacksonville, Fla. indie rockers Black Kids will grace DJ William Fucking Reed's popular weekly dance/rock night Shake! Saturday, April 25 following their show at The Clubhouse Music Venue at south Scottsdale's The Rogue ... More >>
By Benjamin Leatherman It’s a damn shame that in a city the size of Phoenix (the fifth largest in the nation last we checked) there’s a real dearth of cool independent music stores. But, hey, at least it lets us appreciate those scant few record shops that are available all the more. Like Revol ... More >>
For The Comas, New York cured the blues at the cost of creativity
A scientific study of the two-piece indie-rock boom
Bring It Back
Chart-busters for the week
Spouses in the house
The madness is back -- with prizes inside
Technicolor Bubbles keeps it in the family
Helio headlines Modified Arts
Want to see a good band? Go to Tucson.
Music spawned by marital bliss
Half of Less Pain Forever morphs into the minimalist Lovers of Guts. But does the one-man band have the stomach to perform solo?
The couple behind Mates of State are still in love, and their relationship as well as their music continues to grow
All they need is love. How sweet.