Michael Roberts

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Before we go on to the picks for this week, let's reflect on the events of this past weekend. Phoenix hosted Dias de la Crescent, a massive outdoor festival that walled off Civic Space Park and attracted thousands (one estimate said 3,500) people of all ages and walks of life, and the bands that dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    A Fond Farewell to The Sail Inn

    It was a bittersweet send off, at best, this weekend at The Sail Inn. On the one hand, it was one of the most amazing local music lineups that could have possibly been arranged, but on the other, there was the idea that this was never going to happen again at this location looming in the back of y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2008

    Top Ten Indie Rock Albums of 2008

    By Michael Roberts In 2008, independent rock returned to the underground, where it belongs. Given the grand catastrophe that is today's record industry, most major-label executives don't have the time or energy to convince music fans they might like something a little out of the ordinary. They're t ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Death Wish

    The Final Exit volunteers call it assisted suicide. Prosecutors may call it manslaughter

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007
  • Music

    February 6, 1997
  • Music

    May 16, 1996