Mike Busse

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    April 17, 2009

    Stinkweeds Offers a Killer Comp of Local Music for Record Store Day

    Just in case you weren't already enticed into participating in tomorrow's Record Store Day after reading Steve Jansen's and Michael Lopez's scribblings on the nationwide event (which celebrates the independent spirit of mom-and-pop music emporiums), we've got one more reason for you. And it's kind ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008
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    August 13, 2007

    Lots of Locals, Live: The Sunset Festival, August 11 at Venue of Scottsdale

    Perhaps the anemic audience at the Sunset Festival caused Stiletto Formal singer Kyle Howard to dive off the balcony inside the Venue of Scottsdale toward uncertain injury (or at least certain expulsion from the club). Perhaps a caffeine binge caused Chronic Future to play an extra-long set. Maybe m ... More >>

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    April 29, 2007

    Backed Up

    Don't let the photo above scare you, it's only my homeboy Ryan Breen, a.k.a. the one-man electronic machine known as Back Ted N-Ted. He's just finished up his debut album, Pop Animal, that's scheduled to be released soon by Ohio indie Abandon Building Records. If you click on the tag below, you'll s ... More >>

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    April 4, 2007
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    March 23, 2007
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    January 23, 2007


    Neato! Spent the last week or so immersing myself in the 8-piece live hip-hop/jazz project known as Antedote the Neato Project. If you're not familiar, you ought to be (you can read more about it in the 2/1 issue of New Times). These eight musicians kick out soulful, intricate hip-hop with two MC's ... More >>

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    November 3, 2006

    More Weirdness

    You probably remember Chronic Future if you've been around the 'Nix for a while... "Scottsdale Brat"?? nevermind that shit though, Mike Busse is a sick fuckin' MC these days, and they're down with one of the most innovative/weird/twitchy beatmongers around, Ryan Breen. Breen is known publicly as Bac ... More >>

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    June 24, 2004

    Chronic Future

    Lines in My Face

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    May 15, 1997
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    April 24, 1997
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    March 6, 1997

    Straight Outta Scottsdale

    To the four suburban teen rockers in Chronic Future, the future's looking good