Covering Depeche Mode without a synthesizer can be a bit of a challenge, but Fatigo pulls it off with a piano, a trumpet, and some cool bass effects. "We are going to integrate some of Depeche Mode's synthy sounds [while] giving it that Fatigo south of the border sound," says vocalist Mike Montoya ... More >>
Maria VassettDeVotchKa performs at Marquee Theatre.DeVotchKaMarquee TheatreSunday, March 13Considering how many indie-centric shows took place around The Valley last night it wasn't a big surprise to find a smallish crowd at the Marquee Theater for DeVotchKa. It was a decent showing, but far fro ... More >>
The pop-punkers of the Maine aren't the only Valley band pimping a new music video this week. Latin funk/indie rock outfit Fatigo recently posted a YouTube version of their vid for "Tiger Pit," a laidback and torrid pop song the band created with Bisbee's Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl for last year ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanMalaki gets loud at the Trunk Space during Shizzfest.It's been something of a packed Saturday, what with Tour de Fat, the Tiki Throwdown, Oktoberfest, and various and sundry other weekend events happening around the Valley. If you've still got some energy and cash left, jump in ... More >>
Peachcake is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. on Saturday inside the Trunk Space. It's probably not the wisest move in the world to publically disagree with one's supervisor (hence that old chestnut, "Don't cross the boss"), but, hey, sometimes you gotta live dangerously. By now you've proba ... More >>
Tommie Sunshine is scheduled to appear at Bar Smith tonight for Fuse Fridays.Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? Here's the latest edition of our weekend sampler encompassing everything a slew of cheap and chic thrills available around the Valley.Tommie Sunshine's at Bar Sm ... More >>
Trunk Space has a cure for the summertime blahs
There are countless reasons why folks move to the PHX: new jobs, lower cost of living, uh...hotter women. DJ mig50 came here because of the Shizz. The 26-year-old musician became a die-hard member of the local music discussion board while living in Missouri and decided to relocate to Phoeni ... More >>
The family that plays together . . .
Feelin' blue? Go nuts at the Alwun House.
The Sweet Bleeders and Colorstore are two-timing each other
Online or onstage, Donald Martinez is the Shizz
If you build a scene, will they come? Let these local bands' collectives show the way.
30,000 bands can't be too wrong -- CD Baby hands 'em independence
Pero los Chivos!!
Seventh annual New Times showcase sells beer, inspires an imitator and hosts a middle-finger salute
Former friends host closed-mikes at opposite ends of town, but their pasts keep crossing