Melanie Fiona

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    What Stephen Marley Learned from Dad: "Do it for the Love and Not the Fame"

    Many musical offspring have faltered under the pressure of trying to live up to the level of greatness once bestowed on their popular progeny. Stephen "Raggamuffin" Marley has refreshingly bucked those odds, and has in fact, become a modern-day legend of reggae music in his own right, and has done s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2012

    Top Phoenix Music Stories of the Week

    The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Win Tickets to Talib Kweli's "Prisoner of Conscious" Show at Club Red

    Talib Kweli doesn't seem to like downtime. Last year he released the celebrated Gutter Rainbows, and Idle Worship, a nu-soul collaboration with singer-songwriter Res, teamed with Yaslin Bay (his partner in Black Star) for the Colbert Report, and took to the streets for Occupy Wall Street. It's dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Seven Suggested Songs For the Morning Commute

    Kholood EidThe morning commute can be a zen experience with the right playlist.‚ÄčThe morning commute can be a drag. A lack of sleep, caffeine or motivation can take its toll on a person. Luckily, there's music to at least help make the trip to work/school more bearable. Up on the Sun threw togethe ... More >>