Let's face it: We're always going to be the red-headed step-artform at comic book conventions. Superheroes have dominated movies for years, and videogames hit the comic-culture demographic pretty naturally, but music -- Jonathan Coulton and J-Pop and all the filkers on Livejournal aside -- has been ... More >>
Ryan Avery, wearing a safari hat, ran around with a megaphone. JRC turned on a record player and asked the crowd to arrange themselves from shortest to tallest. Then he grabbed random people, spun them around three times, put a cardboard box over their heads, and had them hit a Strawberry Shortcake ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanI Hate You When You're Pregnant performs for packed crowd at the Trunk Space.Gimmick bands. You either like 'em or hate 'em. I happen to fall in the former category. Groups like Man or Astroman, Mr. Pacman, or Captured! By Robots happen to be among some of my favorite acts. I ... More >>
Frances Michelle LopezThe crowd was thin at the Rhythm Room last night. There was virtually a show at every venue and gallery; all pulling the Phoenix music scene in various directions. However, the concertgoers who were fortunate enough to catch Brooklyn-based trio Growing and the UK's criticall ... More >>
Man-candy mixmaster Jared Alan will be holding court tonight at Sanctum.Officially, the re-launch for Jared Alan's notorious fauxShow Night at its new home isn't taking place until next Friday. Unofficially, however, the hunky hipster DJ is kicking things off a whole week early with an under ... More >>
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