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Pink Floyd

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    This set of concert recommendations won't apply to everyone, because we don't have one that takes place in an airport on your way back to your parents' house. But if you're sticking around, like me, you've got some options. Like Up on the Sun on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Pearl Jam - Jobing.com Arena, Glendale - 11/19/13

    Pearl Jam concerts are different. It's not just a typical bunch of guys up on stage cranking out rock songs; even in Jobing.com Arena it's an intimate, more personal affair. Artists talk about the energy that flows between audience and stage, and that's what's so obvious here. The bands cares; the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Five Statements Guaranteed To Annoy Music Elitists

    Some of my friends think I'm a music elitist. Totally untrue. After twenty-five years in record stores, and a lifetime of being a music junkie, I know more about music than the average bear. I cannot deny that. But an elitist? No way. I'm not even a decent critic. I can ramble poetic for ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Music Parenting 101 - Expand Your Kids' Musical Horizons While They're Young

    Luckily, I started when they were just pups. Because I discovered something on our recent vacation: The large window of musical influence that I've exerted over my kids all these years has shrunk down to almost nothing. We take a driving vacation every other year, and in past years I've been able t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Mergence Explains Why They Wrote "White Bark" In The Desert

    The atmospheric, bluesy local rockers in Mergence may already be known for keeping it weird with communes, nomads and robots with the release of their first album, Those Vibrant Young People Are Dead--but with their upcoming EP they are taking it to an entirely new level. It makes sense, since th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Sara McClellan, What Are You Listening To?

    Sara McClellan McClellan is the freelance writer, creative mentor and brand consultant behind Intuitive Horizon. She is also author of The World Needs Hope and is an inspirational speaker on hope, grief and empathy. Learn more here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Is Heavy Metal For Easy Girls?

    I know it sounds weird, but I've always been a fan of Men's Health magazine. But in a recent issue, the magazine featured an article about updating sex playlists from such old cliches, like substituting Air's Talkie Walkie in for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. This article linked back to one t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    The 10 Coolest, Scariest, Freakiest Songs About Heroin

    See also: 10 Songs About Cocaine See also: 15 Songs to Light Up to on 4/20 Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. It's in many ways the enduring holy trinity of pop music. Like it or not -- we're not advocating anything -- drugs are responsible for lots of great songwriting. So every Friday in August, we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Roger Waters Presents The Wall, US Airways Center, 5/15/12

    Roger Waters Performs The Wall US Airways Center Tuesday, May 15 The spectacle that is Roger Waters' The Wall tour deserves more than a cursorily run-through. The concert is as much theater and cutting-edge theatrics as it is a musical production, and each aspect deserves -- requires -- equal respe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Happy Mother's Day: Here Are 10 Excellent Mother's Day Jams

    See also: Five Bands/Arists Your Mom Really Doesn't Want You Listening To All right, suckers -- this is it. Mother's Day is Sunday, and there you are, short on cash, unable to buy flowers, unable to take her out to dinner, utterly and completely unprepared to show fitting tribute to the woman who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2012

    Coachella 2012 4/20: Let's Talk About Weed

    See also: *The Best of Coachella: Friday, April 20 *Our Complete Coachella Coverage Yesterday was 4/20. It was also Coachella. And so, the percentage of festival-goers who were stoned rose from a paltry 75 percent to a full 98 percent. (These estimates come courtesy of LA Weekly music editor, Ben ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Take Cover: Future Loves Past Covers Pink Floyd

    See also: Fate of the Galaxies Cover The Cure One of the greatest advantages of living in Arizona is the state's proximity to other cool places: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Mexico are all an afternoon's drive away. Spend two days on the road (or one if you have multiple drivers and a decent ride) a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Listen to New Hooves Song, "Animal Mother"

    We're pretty excited about Hooves' homecoming gig in March, and listening to "Animal Mother," our exclusive sneak peek at the band's upcoming Fetch, Little Doggie LP, justifies the commotion. A live staple at the band's shows for some time, the recorded version offers a certain clarity that isn't al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Guns N' Roses at Comerica Theatre, 12/27/11

    Guns N' Roses Comerica Theatre Tuesday, December 27 See also: Our complete Guns N' Roses and Sebastian Bach slideshow. Our interview with Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson. The line stretched around Comerica Theatre, and snaked all the way down Adams, placing us just across the street from t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    As the Stop Online Piracy Act Hits Capitol Hill, Five Artists That Speak Out Against File Sharing

    Sigur Ros​Yesterday, we blogged about the ultra-famous musicians that support music piracy in the face of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), recently introduced to the House of Representatives, which aims to protect the copyright laws of music and other downloadable intellectual property. Web ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange (Tempe) Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Since his solo debut, DC guitar whiz Tosin Abasi has enlisted the help of a second guitarist in Javier Reyes and drummer Navene Kop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Roger Waters is Coming Back To US Airways Center

    ​The last time Roger Waters pulled a big marketing stunt, it made a lot of people really mad -- so I'm not at all surprised that the piggy bank that showed up yesterday at the New Times building proves that Waters isn't into desecrating sad-indie kid memorials every time he tours. Nope -- this lit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    GOP Candidates and Their Theme Songs

    ​Herman Cain was served a tall order when this video leaked a few days ago. He's got a reputation to protect. That reputation: Future Chief Executive Pizza Man and past Godfather's Pizza CEO. Damn it, Americans love pizza. Who is he to hide his affection toward the garnished bread? He might as wel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. After taking most of 2010 off, Chicago indie-pop rockers Wilco are back strong with last week's The Whole Love release taking top h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    River Jones, What Are You Listening To?

    River Jones​River Jones Jones is the owner of local record label River Jones Music. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Growing up, I listened to KDKB, KUPD, KEDJ, and KUKQ. Now, I am always streaming music 24/7. But, in the car I liste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Ten Strange Names Rock Stars Gave Their Kids

    Wikimedia CommonsMama, don't let your babies grow up to be Bronxes -- or Diezels or Moon Units.​On Monday night, singer Jewel and her husband, Ty Murray, had their first child, a boy they named Kase Townes Murray. And while "Kase Townes" isn't that bizarre of a name, it's not as traditional as say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Pink Floyd's The Wall Turned Into a Musical? The 30th Anniversary Tour Might Not Be the Only New Wall Project

    Roger Waters: Writer of musicals and graffiti artist?​So I guess it's officially time for every superstar rock musician who was once edgy and cool to make a fucking musical. As if it wasn't enough for The Who to do it in the '70s or Green Day now, TwentyFourBit reports that Pink Floyd's Roger Wat ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Flaming Lips Take On Pink Floyd

    The Flaming Lips.​The general rule for New Year's Eve is to try and top every outlandish thing that you've done at a party in the last year. That's kind of tough if you're the Flaming Lips and you've already topped yourself more times than you can count. So Wayne Coyne and the boys did practical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    50 Cent Twitter Spam, Free Pixies EP, New MIA

    Electric Mustache: Download A Free Pixies EPIdolator: Oh Awesome, I Got Twitter-Spammed By 50 CentIdolator: No Doubt Are Not Feeling Hella Good About Their "Band Hero" CameosNME: MIA working on 'Gucci Mane meets Animal Collective' albumNME: Strokes' Julian Casablancas preparing 'Pink Floyd laser sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Concert Calendar for This Weekend: Jordin Sparks, Digital Summer, Nappy Roots, The Game, and More

    The Nappy Roots are scheduled to perform on Friday at Club Red in Tempe. Now that the chill of winter is starting to subside (temps are supposed to get into the high 70s) you've got little excuse to stay cooped up inside your domicile this weekend. Why not book it to the ongoing Renaissance Festi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    The Top 10 Concept Records of All-Time

    In anticipation of Queensrÿche's upcoming new album, we take a look at our picks for the "Top 10 Concept Albums of All-Time," ordered from least to most outstanding, with apologies to Iron Maiden's Seventh Son of a Seventh Son and Styx's Kilroy Was Here for just barely missing the list.

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2008

    Female Bonding

    Thinking outside the box in Scottsdale

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Daft Punk

    Alive 2007
    (Virgin Records)

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007
  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    W.O.M.B.

    New baby alert

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Studying Stones

    Truth at 33rpm
    (self-released)

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Wolfmother

    Hairitage

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Flaming Lips

    At War With the Mystics
    (Warner Bros.)

  • Dining

    November 17, 2005

    Iron Chef

    Maybe the Valley's best

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Coldplay

    X&Y
    (Capitol)

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Queensrÿche

    Umlaut pioneers bring noisy lucidity

  • News

    December 2, 2004

    Petting the Pussycat

    Kreme enjoys a dom's ass-whacking, which drives Jett to drink -- heavily -- at the Pussycat Lounge.

  • Music

    June 26, 2003

    Dub Bomb!, Baby

    The influence of Jamaican remixes has spread far and wide since British punk rockers took to dub reggae in the 1970s.

  • Music

    June 19, 2003

    Dead Meadow

    Shivering King and Others (Matador)

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Blue States

    Man Mountain (Eighteenth Street Lounge)

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Pink Floyd

    Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd; Wouldn't You Miss Me?: The Best of Syd Barrett (Capitol); (Harvest/Capitol)

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Air

    10,000 Hz Legend (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Green Day

    Warning (Reprise)

  • Dining

    March 16, 2000
  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Obsessions, Passions, Perversions

    New Times music critics reveal their deepest, darkest record-buying secrets

  • Music

    September 5, 1996

    One Man, One Name, Five Pianos

    Ariel fuses the works of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Coolio to a Liberace aesthetic in "The Power of Five"

  • Music

    June 20, 1996
  • Music

    February 1, 1996
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    May 25, 1994
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