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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 >>
Gun Outfit and Broken Water
Meat Market Garment Factory
Wednesday, May 30
I will declare, without the slightest inkling of doubt or hesitance, that Olympia, Washington has the best independent music scene in the country right now. The major hipster metropoli (Brooklyn, San Francisco, Austin) all ha ... More >>
No Age, Radio Moscow, The Growlers, The Goat, Avon Ladies, Earthmen & Strangers, and More
Yucca Tap Room
Saturday, March 31, 2012
I've never been a skater, but back in high school, my skate-rat brother and I were locked in a nuclear arms race with my brother to discover cool new bands and one-up ea ... More >>
In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled Queens of Country, a new movie filmed on location in Cave Creek, Arizona, which debuts this weekend at the Phoenix Film Festival.
In this episode UOTS: The Podcast, we speak with Ron Livingston (Office Space), who stars opposite of Lizzy Capla ... More >>
New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia opened recent track, "Almost Famous, with a succinct and powerful line: "I'd like to thank all my fans /And all my haters /For making me famous."
Beef is beneficial for both parties involved: Music outlets love covering it, fans love chiming in, and any collate ... More >>
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No AgeThe Trunk SpaceSunday, January 30, 2011The Los Angeles noise rock duo No Age has toured relentlessly during the past year. They were originally scheduled to play at The Clubhouse Music Venue in December, but rescheduled the end of their U.S. tour for last night ... More >>
L.A. based noise-punk band No Age had the year in 2010. They had some nice tours and their third album, Everything in Between, wound up on plenty of year-end lists. The duo started 2011 even better, appearing on The Late Show With David Letterman, where they performed their single "Fever Dreaming ... More >>
The Booze BombsWhether you like it or not, winter visitors are on their way to the Valley en masse, if they haven't touched down already. Some we can tolerate, others we despise. A good example of the former is German rockabilly foursome The Booze Bombs.
Consisting of a quartet of bombastic Berl ... More >>
Christine ValenzuelaWondering what it was like on the road for Kinch as they played three January residencies in Los Angeles, San Diego and Scottsdale? I slept in my car and drank fancy beer to bring you the story from California in this week's print edition. Speaking of Cali, Albert Ching, a Tem ... More >>
Shawn AndersonBest Coast singer Bethany Cosentino on stage at Clubhouse Music Venue on January 22, 2011.You know what record is severely -- "criminally," one might say if they were given to old timey rock writer sayings -- underrated? Hole's Live Through This. Some (a lot? a bit? -- I'm not exact ... More >>
Is this the greatest Christmas album of all time?Things are about to get real religious up in here, thanks to a just announced Amy Grant show this coming February.Other artists may have released their own successful Christmas albums in the past, but Grant's 1992 yuletide juggernaut Home For Chris ... More >>
Shawn AndersonBest Coast singer Bethany Constentino on stage at Rhythm Room on November 9, 2010.Best CoastRhythm Room, PhoenixNovember 9, 2010A comment left on my Facebook check-in at last Night's Best Coast concert at Rhythm Room:"Good luck listening to the same song with different lyrics over a ... More >>
"What the fuck is chillwave?????" Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast tweeted back in April, when MTVU blogger Lindsay Hood described her band as "chillwave," after dismissing genres like "lo-fi," "glo-fi" and "Gorillavsbearcore" in her blurb advancing the video for the band's single "When I'm Wi ... More >>