Matt Johnson

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2013

    Matt & Kim, Marquee Theatre, 3/9/13

    Matt & Kim @ Marquee Theatre|3/9/13I woke up Saturday eager to see Matt and Kim. My boyfriend suggested passing some time by catching a move. Hell, why not? So, off to Oz the Great and Powerful -- fucking worst movie I have ever put money toward. Oh, wait, my boyfriend paid. Whoops! Regardless, I wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend

    We're just a little bit biased about the best way to spend your weekend here in Phoenix. New Times' Carnaval Electrico with Cold War Kids, Mergence, Hanni El Khatib, and more, is clearly awesome, but get this: There's other cool things going on around town. No joke. Rampage Fest at the Sail Inn is k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    If You Love Cartel's Coffee, Wait Until You Try The Beer

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out and let you know our initial impressions. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few items, and satisfying curiosities (yours and ours). In our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Matt & Kim Make the Best NSFW Videos Ever

    Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino do whatever they want. They play with whatever kind of bands they want, they get naked in videos, they do the "Harlem Shake," and they picked a band name, Matt & Kim, that immediately establishes their singular style of indie/pop. See also: -Matt Johnson of Matt & Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

    It's a Katy Perry kind of year...​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a look at 2011's best videos. Enjoy! Quite a few bomb-ass videos have been released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Matt Johnson of Matt & Kim Talks SB 1070, Fighting Kim, and Getting Naked in Times Square

    ​You'll never see another musical duo that's as energetic and excited about playing music as indie rockers Matt & Kim. There's just two of them, but they put on one hell of a great show. The first thing their concertgoers often notice is how happy they are when they perform: vocalist/keyboardi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Matt and Kim at Clubhouse Music Venue Last Night

    ​Matt and KimClubhouse Music Venue in TempeOctober 6, 2010Summer seemed to end about 48 hours ago in Phoenix, when golf balls of hail fell from the October sky, finally banishing triple digit temperatures from the Valley for a few months.You'd never know it inside the Clubhouse Music Venue where ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2010
  • Film

    September 29, 2005

    Sinking Feeling

    A worthless Blue movie

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Uncertain Smile

    The The's Matt Johnson is back with a new record, a new label and something close to optimism

  • Music

    April 6, 1995