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.
Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>
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
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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 >>
"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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Jason P. WoodburyCarla 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 >>
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.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 >>