• Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Reubens Accomplice Returns With Sons of Men (Download)

    See also: Reubens Accomplice --It's Not a Dill Spear, Either See also: Reubens Cubed: Reubens Accomplice Makes a Bi-Coastal Album While Still Keeping a Desert Address You know you're in trouble when bloggers start resorting to cryptozoological terms to describe your long-awaited third record. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Half String: Vintage Phoenix Shoegazers Reunite for California Tour

    See also: Vintage Phoenix Shoegaze Band Half String Reissued by Brooklyn Label Captured Tracks The term "shoegazer" may have been birthed as a pejorative, but at this point, it's practically a badge of honor. The shoegaze movement of the '90s, which found British and American bands drenched in reve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Top 40 Songs with Arizona in the Lyrics: Songs 40 through 21

    Wikimedia CommonsArizona: Land of sun and song.​There have been more than 140 songs with lyrics about Arizona in them. Seriously. Some of them have been big hits by huge acts, too ("Get Back" by The Beatles, "Take It Easy" by The Eagles). The lyrics to these songs capture various snapshots of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Shares Alma Mater with Margaret Hance, Ann Symington

    courtesy of Scripps College Gabrielle Giffords in Mennonite garb, 1993. ​An eclectic collection of politically involved Arizona women have graduated from Scripps College, Gabrielle Giffords' alma mater. Margaret Hance, Phoenix mayor from 1976-83 went there. Class of '45. So did Ann Symin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Job for a Cowboy Tour Dates and Landmine Marathon Album Stream

    Job For A Cowboy​Wanna hear some free local metal? MetalSucks is hosting an exclusive stream of Landmine Marathon's new album, Sovereign Descent, which hit stores on Tuesday, March 16.In other Phoenix-area metal news, Glendale's Job for a Cowboy have announced a spring headlining tour that kicks o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Sonic Youth Reschedules Phoenix Date, West Coast Tour

    Mr. Sampras stands in the middle right, between the familiar forms of Kim and Thurston.​Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has fractured his left wrist in that most punk rock of ways -- playing tennis -- requiring the band to reschedule their upcoming west coast tour. The new dates include a stop a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Tim and Eric From Adult Swim Coming to Tempe

    Adult Swim fans -- and we know there are a lot of you out there -- are about to freak out. Tim and Eric of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! fame are coming to Tempe next month as part of a national tour. It's a follow-up to this year's tour, which sold out in all 14 cities last April and May."M ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Borrowed Time

    The body Brooke Sterling works so hard to love was built to kill her

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Redneck Rampage

    A documentarian takes a look at the little boy -- now an angry man -- that he left back home

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2003

    Drag Kings

    Speed freaks set the pace at FIR

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Brave New World

    No makeup. No gimmick. No shtick. But does Mesa's fast-rising Jimmy Eat World really stand a chance against the likes of Britney and the Backstreet Boys?

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Flight From Phoenix

    In 1944, 25 German POWs tunneled out of the Papago Park internment camp. Now, a Valley playwright has excavated their adventure.

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Politically Indirect

    Eschewing overt dogma, Texas rockers At the Drive-In don't encourage riot, they embody it

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    California Dreaming

    A new four-disc compilation attempts to give the West Coast East Side sound its proper place in rock 'n' roll history

  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Multicultural Stew

    Ric Orozco uses lowriders and a controversial take on Hispanic history to excite his art students. The Isaac School District wonders whether he's teaching art, or culture or either.

  • Calendar

    May 16, 1996