Peter Bjorn and John

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Matt Anderson, What Are You Listening To?

    Matt Anderson The local comedian performs at Monkey Pants Bar and Grill at 8:30 pm, Thursday, January 31. Follow him on Twitter @MattAnd3. When you put your key in the ignition, what station would play right now? I am an FM guy because I'm the poorest of them all. So, probably between 94.5 KOOL-FM ... More >>

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    November 10, 2012

    Jens Lekman, Crescent Ballroom, 11/9/12

    Jens Lekman @ Crescent Ballroom|11/9/12Jens Lekman calls his songs "stories." Introducing "I Know What Love Isn't," the title track from his 2012 LP, Lekman described driving around in a friend's crappy old car, listening to classic rock radio, and talking about "life, love, and things that that." ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    September 1, 2011

    Blow My Whistle: Best Songs With Whistling

    ​With August behind us, we are inching closer to the sold-out Foster the People show going down at The Venue Scottsdale on Tuesday, September 13. When the band's single "Pumped Up Kicks" came out, the dreamy synth pop sound washed over us like a wave of euphoria, even if we didn't catch the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Peter Bjorn and John: Gimme Some

    Peter Bjorn and John - Gimme Some​Did March come in like a lion and out like a lamb? That is to be determined. One thing is for sure -- April is set to whip March's ass as far as new releases are concerned. However, March has one last effort to try and knock April down a peg. That last-ditch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    15 Of 2011's Best Songs Thus Far

    ​As spring slowly materializes and bands switch gears from their winter hibernation to the festival circuit, more and more new releases are hitting store shelves. With them brings the prospect of that killer new song, one that makes you play it over and over in the hopes of either getting it out o ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010

    Obscura Relaunches At CenPho's Rips Ales & Cocktails This Saturday

    Jessica SmithObscura's DJ Roya doing what she does best.​It's been just over a month since the Ruby Room Lounge unexpectedly went teats up, and some of the monthly dance nights that were displaced by the closure are finding new life at various bars around the Valley.DJ Manchester recently launched ... More >>

  • Music

    August 20, 2009
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    August 19, 2009

    The Sounds World Tour to Include Stop at Marquee Theatre

    That is pretty much how I see The Sounds -- a smoking hot Swedish lead singer surrounded by some dudes who play various instruments​Delightfully Swedish new wave rockers The Sounds are planning a world tour in support of their latest album, Crossing the Rubicon, and they just so happened to includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    A New Way to Tell Who Was Buzzing at SxSW

    If you are like most people reading about SxSW on every blog out there, it can be a bit overwhelming. But that is nothing compared to how overwhelming it can be to actually be at a festival where 300 bands are playing at every minute (how many stages does Coachella or EdgeFest have going at any one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    SXSW Starts Anouncing Bands

    The first batch of bands for SXSW, the large music industry trade show, conference and festival every year in Austin Texas, have been announced. Unlike my Coachella post earlier this week, the list comes straight form so we know it is right (but subject to change). This year's line up has a ... More >>