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Mike Montoya

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Take Cover: Fatigo Covers Depeche Mode

    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 >>

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    March 14, 2011

    DeVotchKa at Marquee Theatre Last Night

    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 >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Fatigo Teams Up With Nowhere Man and a Whisky Girl For "Tiger Pit" Music Video

    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 >>

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    October 10, 2009

    Shizzfest 2 is Currently Rocking the Shizz Outta Grand Avenue

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Check Out the Schedule For Tomorrow's Shizzfest 2

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Toga Parties, Underage Parties, and Sadisco*

    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 >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Thin Line Between Love and Heat

    Trunk Space has a cure for the summertime blahs

  • Music

    August 13, 2009
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    August 7, 2009

    DJ Dossier: mig50

    ​ 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 >>

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    August 1, 2008
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    April 28, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
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    July 28, 2005

    Bands of Brothers

    The family that plays together . . .

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Fatigo

    Menso
    (727 Records)

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    Ball Games

    Feelin' blue? Go nuts at the Alwun House.

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Side Projectors

    The Sweet Bleeders and Colorstore are two-timing each other

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Web of Sound

    Online or onstage, Donald Martinez is the Shizz

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    The Shizz

    This (Self-released)

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Band Together

    If you build a scene, will they come? Let these local bands' collectives show the way.

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Backdoor Boogie

    30,000 bands can't be too wrong -- CD Baby hands 'em independence

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    November 7, 2002

    Fatigo

    Pero los Chivos!!

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Mill Stones

    Seventh annual New Times showcase sells beer, inspires an imitator and hosts a middle-finger salute

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Open War

    Former friends host closed-mikes at opposite ends of town, but their pasts keep crossing

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