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    February 14, 2013
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    December 14, 2012

    Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012

    2012 isn't even over yet, and we're already feeling sort of nostalgic for it. We saw a lot of great shows this year, so narrowing it down to the most mind-blowing 20 wasn't easy, but it was a lot of fun. Enjoy, our Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012. See also: Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    Mike Watt: Avant-Garde Rocker Stays Real Busy

    Mike Watt answers the phone the same way he plays music and jumps into creative endeavors: without hesitation. "Watt!" he bellows, and within a moment he's off, sharing details of his creative process, and detailing his multitude of projects. See also: Bassist Mike Watt Reps Blue-Collar Ethos Se ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    March 23, 2012

    Up on the Sun: The Podcast, with Landmine Marathon, Hot Snakes, Lee Fields, and More

    Welcome to Up on the Sun: The Podcast's second episode. In this week's installment, we speak with Phoenix-based metal band Landmine Marathon about being handpicked by Metallica to play the Orion Music and More Festival in New Jersey, and hear a brand new tune from the band's upcoming EP "Bastard Ch ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Wilco at ASU Gammage on Twitter

    Melissa Fossum​ "Are you under the impression this isn't your life? Do you dabble in depression, is someone twisting a knife in your back?" Well, don't worry, "Wilco will love you, baby." And babies, you loved you some Wilco, even if they didn't play "Wilco (The Song)" or "(I Got You) at th ... More >>

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    January 22, 2012

    Wilco at Gammage Auditorium, 1/21/12

    Wilco Gammage Auditorium Saturday, January 21, 2012 Plenty of derisive things get said about Wilco being "dad rock." You can't get around the fact that songwriter Jeff Tweedy, bassist John Stirratt, drummer Glenn Kotche, guitarist Nels Cline, and multi-instrumentalists Pat Sansone and Mikael Jor ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    Wilco's John Stirratt on The Whole Love, The Autumn Defense, and Lacking Irony

    Though the Wilco lineup has solidified since 2007's Sky Blue Sky, the years leading up to that album were marked by turnover. Of the original lineup, only songwriter Jeff Tweedy and bassist John Stirratt remain. In fact, Stirratt's ties to Tweedy stretch all the way back to Uncle Tupelo, the seminal ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Sound Off: Audioconfusion's Jalipaz on Brian Chartrand, Gay Kiss, and Brown G.O.D.

    Brad Dwyer and Jalipaz at Audioconfusion Studios ​Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, where Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If you would like your songs to be considered ... More >>

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    September 10, 2011

    Carla Bozulich at Trunk Space, 9/9/11

    Jason P. Woodbury​Carla Bozulich, Badwater Bob, Where Dead Voices Gather, and Tobie Milford The Trunk Space Friday, September 9, 2011 "That's a pretty song, right?" -- Badwater Bob There's only about twenty people in the Trunk Space, and we're sitting on the floor. Badwater Bob is on stage, ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Jeff Tweedy of Wilco at the Orpheum Theatre

    ‚ÄčI will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.Perhaps it's pathetic that any music critic would have to re-affirm his interest in seeing his favorite band stay together through Bart S ... More >>

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    May 24, 2007


    Sky Blue Sky

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    October 9, 2003

    Stranger Danger

    Former Geraldine Fibbers front woman Carla Bozulich takes on Red Headed Stranger -- with help from ol' Willie himself

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    February 4, 1999
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    April 23, 1998

    High Wattage

    Punk godfather Mike Watt contemplates the connections between his life and that of his father

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    December 30, 1992