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Monsters of Folk

  • Music

    April 12, 2012
  • News

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The Roots: How I Got Over

    ​There may not be a track released the rest of the year that has an ounce of the substance and effortless polish of "Dear God 2.0" off of How I got Over -- the long-awaited new album from The Roots.The song employs a genius guest vocal from Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk fame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Music and Movies

    ​ School is almost back in session, but Hoodlums has kept busy even while the students are out of town. Tom Waits is at the top of their sales, local acoustic sereneders Dry River Yacht Club came in second, and Bobby Dylan's Christmas album is still going strong even though Christmas is, well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Kings of Leon Start New Fashion Line

    ​I realize this may be a highly unpopular thing to say, but I think it's time for the Kings of Leon to go on sabbatical. The Tennessee quartet and their overplayed songs have found just one more way to make being a hipster more obnoxious and, yes, more expensive. The Followill boys, who once cl ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
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    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Arty Girl Chimes in on The Swell Season Mural Discussion

    Now that Martin Cizmar has baited me to respond to his blog (he's good at that, isn't he?) about the Swell Season mural, I'll go ahead and let everyone know that I actually really like it.The new and improved mural by Joe Pagac.​Surprised?You shouldn't be. Even though I can be critical from time t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    The Swell Season Now Has A Mural (Controvery to Follow?)

    The Swell Season memorialized in a mural in downtown Phoenix.​Uh oh: Arty Girl is not gonna like this.At first Friday I noticed that the good folks at Stateside Presents have not heeded the words of advice Lilia Menconi dispensed in her blog criticizing the Monsters of Folk mural that appeared on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Arty Girl: Tonight Roosevelt Row Shuts Out Traffic & A New Mural Arrives

    By Hamner_fotos' on flickr Creative Commons.Now this is a good sign.​Didja hear the big, big news?!?!?Finally, at long last, after years of fighting a sea of people on the sidewalks of Roosevelt, dodging cars while jaywalking and breathing the exhaust of the slowed vehicles, Roosevelt Street is sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Arty Girl: Monsters of Folk Mural...No Thanks

    Ok, just a warning: I'm going to be mean in this blog. But I assert that anything I say here does not hold a candle to the suffering I feel everyday on my way to work, when I've had to take in a begrudging eyeful of the Monsters of Folk Tour mural.The Monsters of Folk Mural by Joe Pagac.​Yeah, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds

    ​Here's what's been flying off the shelves at Stinkweeds, the local record shop named Phoenix's "Best Place to Buy CDs." Let the coolness seep in and discover some fresh albums.Kings Of Convenience - Declaration Of DependenceFlaming Lips - EmbryonicBroadcast & The Focus Group - Investigate Wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Concert Review: The Pogues More Than Justify A $60 Ticket Price

    The original lineup of the Pogues, who impressed with aplomb last night at the Marquee Theatre.​"Tell me why people are willing to pay $60 to see an old fucking Irish punk band." This was the mandate that was handed down by music editor Martin Cizmar when I mentioned my desire to review last nigh ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009
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    October 6, 2009

    Monsters of Folk Mural Pops Up

    Courtesy of Steve Chilton​If you've driven by Eye Lounge at Roosevelt and 4th Street lately you maybe have noticed this cool mural promoting the upcoming Monsters of Folk show at The Orpheum. Turns out local promoter Charlie Levy (the man behind Stateside Presents, which, if you've seen our Best O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    October 6 In Blogs: Arpaio, Monsters of Folk, Prado and Auto Theft

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Terminate All Joe Arpaio's 287(g) Power, Demands ACLU Joe Arpaio Apparently in Violation of ... More >>

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