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    March 15, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend

    It's the weekend. Oh, yesh. We're pumped to bring your our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix this Weekend. See also: -Eight Must-See Concerts Over St. Patrick's Weekend in Metro Phoenix

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    November 15, 2012

    Why Is There So Much Indie Rock on Television?

    By Dave Good It's hard not to notice: Indie bands seemingly soundtrack just about every sitcom, film and television commercial today. But why? Influential music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas swears it's not just about cheap labor. "It's far more of a creative decision than a monetary one," she say ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    Total Lunar Eclipse of the Heart

    Melissa FossumTotal eclipse...of the moon.​This weekend's lunar eclipses was exciting, especially if you were able to catch that elusive red moon. If you were among those who got up early or stayed up late (it was a nice break after writing my X review) to check out the lunar eclipse early S ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Jim Adkins, What Are You Listening To?

    Jim Adkins​ Jim Adkins The singer and guitarist for Jimmy Eat World is playing Tempe Beach Park Friday, September 30 as part of Fall Frenzy. It will be the last show of the band's year-plus long tour supporting their album, Invented. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 13 through 19

    Wikimedia CommonsWeezer singer Rivers Cuomo: Born 41 years ago today.​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. Here's "This ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    Christopher O'Riley on Ultimatums from Nuns, NPR, and the New Radiohead Album

    ​ Christopher O'Riley is a classical musician who creates piano arrangements of modern rock songs. He has released tributes to Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and two Radiohead albums. His latest album, Out of my Hands, features the versions of songs by Nirvana, Portishead, Tears for Fears, The Sm ... More >>

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    December 28, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008

    Concert Review: Alanis Morissette at Dodge Theatre on Nov. 11

    It’s always amazing to me how long a massively huge album can reverberate, even if it’s not terribly influential or the subject of any significant critical acclaim. Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008

    Brian Chartrand

    Sleeping With Giants

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    January 10, 2008
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    November 15, 2007

    The Wiley One

    No. 7 Kid

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    July 19, 2007

    Cello Pop

    15 years against the current

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    May 17, 2007

    The Clientele

    Like marshmallows, but not fluffy

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    March 22, 2007
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    February 15, 2007

    The Autumn Defense

    Good influences

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    January 4, 2007

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition

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    October 5, 2006

    Bonnie "Prince" Billy

    The Letting Go
    (Drag City/Caroline)

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    August 17, 2006

    The Clientele

    Broken English

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    June 15, 2006

    Mohave 3

    Puzzles Like You

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    April 13, 2006

    Fever Pitch

    Changes of venue

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    February 9, 2006
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    February 2, 2006

    Jeff Hanson

    Strong but tender

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    January 26, 2006


    Epic freakiness

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    October 13, 2005
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    September 22, 2005


    Not sitting on a park bench

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    July 28, 2005

    Well Versed

    A little sun shines through the melancholia

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    April 28, 2005

    Damien Jurado

    Low-key does not equal boring

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    December 30, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records

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    October 14, 2004

    Badly Drawn Boy

    Damon Gough brings us his "breathtaking downer"

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    September 2, 2004

    Nick Drake

    Made to Love Magic

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    March 20, 2003

    Iron and Wine

    Samuel Beam rocks the Cradle

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    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

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    November 21, 2002

    Analysis: Beck's New Heart

    With Sea Change, Beck forgoes the 'Loser' of the past for a session with irony-free honesty. More power to him.

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    December 13, 2001

    Pedro the Lion

    It's Hard to Find a Friend (Jade Tree)

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    November 8, 2001

    Standards and Practices

    A guided tour of the best releases across the musical spectrum

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    October 4, 2001

    Say Nothing

    When two lovers meet in Serendipity, it's a rather unfortunate accident

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    August 23, 2001

    Chris Lee

    Plays & Sings Torch'd Songs, Charivari Hymns & Oriki Blue-Marches (Smells Like Records)

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    March 22, 2001

    The Tyde

    Once (Orange Sky/Dionysus)

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    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

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    November 30, 2000

    Behind the Music

    Damien Jurado's life is nothing like the bleak, miserable landscape he depicts

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    October 19, 2000

    Long Time, No CD

    More than two years after the release of its debut, Gloritone sates fans with a stopgap disc of demo material

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    October 19, 2000

    Born to Die

    Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life

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    September 21, 2000

    Damien Jurado

    Ghost of David
    (Sub Pop)

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    March 16, 2000

    Leona Naess

    (MCA Records/Outpost)

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    February 3, 2000

    Honk If You're Gay, Dad

    Is the UK's Gay Dad a nurturing rock patriarch or the Pop that embarrasses you in front of your friends?

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    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

    Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music

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    November 11, 1999

    Having His Cake

    Archer Prewitt's solo career takes on a life of its own with White Sky

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    October 29, 1998
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    April 24, 1997
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