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Prince (Musician)

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Remembering Chris Gaines, Garth Brooks' Alter Ego

    By Jaime Lees Inspired by Garth Brooks' recent announcement of his world tour, we thought we'd take a minute to look back on our favorite era of Garth-ness: the invention of Brooks' alter-ego, Chris Gaines. Alter-egos help an artist feel free to express sides of their persona that might make their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    25 Must-See Metro Phoenix Concerts in June

    Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2013

    Hug of War's Hip Hop Will Make You Warm and Fuzzy and Thoughtful

    When was the last time a rap record made you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? When was the last time you bought a rap cassette? If the answer to these queries is "never" and also "never,'" you owe it to yourself to represent at Parliament in Tempe this Saturday as part of the Day 2 festivities of Ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Arizona State Fair Concerts: Who You'll See and When in 2013

    Arizona State Fair concerts aren't like most concerts--and this isn't even about the average age of the performers involved. They're different because you can go to them almost by accident. Exhausted your fried food budget? Unwilling or unable to win your sweetheart a gigantic, unlicensed Angry Bird ... More >>

  • Film

    August 22, 2013
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    April 4, 2013
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    July 10, 2012

    You Ready for the State Fair? A Guide to the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Schedule

    See also: Snoop Dogg at the Arizona State Fair See also: Judas Priest at the Arizona State Fair It used to be that playing the state fair circuit meant you were a has-been, that your rock 'n' roll career had gone belly up (you know, like billed after the puppet show, Spinal Tap-style). Maybe it' ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2011
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    June 25, 2010

    Bob Log III, Adam Arcuragi, Sticky Fingers' Michael Jackson Tribute, and More

    The ladies love Bob Log III, who's scheduled to perform at Chopper John's on Saturday Night.​Although downtown may or may not be ovah (depending on the particular mood of our fair editor Martin Cizmar), but in the meantime, East Phoenix might just be coming alive when it comes to live music. In a ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
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    April 26, 2009

    The Flaming Lips Dazzle at McDowell Mountain Music Festival

    Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots of The Flaming Lips in our slide show. Major labels get a lot of flack. Whether it's because they supposedly put out nothing but overly-commercialized crap, or because they're suing computer-using kids in a vain effort to salvage their busted business model, it's rare ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    Free Vanity

    A local metal artist plans to give away half a million CDs

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
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    September 4, 2008

    Roca Dolla

    Roca Is a Classic
    (5Fith Coast Records)

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    You Asked for It: Roca Dolla

    I had already planned to review the new CD from local hip-hop icon Roca Dolla when I received a phone call from local MC Justus yesterday. Justus is a veteran of the Phoenix hip-hop scene, and he's recently started doing a guest blog for us, called "Free Vanity

    A local metal artist plans to give away half a million CDs

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Addiction and Subtraction

    Nikki Sixx is back, minus smack

  • Music

    January 11, 2007
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    March 23, 2006

    Dream Weaver

    Denny Le Nimh, the Yoda of PHX rock DJs, parties with the Kreme posse at Paco Paco for Plus One

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Quiet Riot

    Rockin' the house but shying from the spotlight, DJ Element is the Valley's no-flash grandmaster

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    An Honest Mistake

    Yes, he's awake

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the top 10 music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Yo La Tengo/Dump

    Summer Sun (Matador) A Grown-Ass Man (Shrimper)

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Madonna

    American Life (Maverick/Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Metro Area

    Metro Area (Environ)

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    B-Boy Wonder

    Megadef is the smack-talking, beat-juggling wild child of an embattled DJ scene

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    Astro Creep

    Rob Zombie rebounds from a Universal nightmare with another Sinister offering

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    White Men Can't Rap

    But they talked your ear off about war, morality and patriotism in the '60s. Is Young America again ready for More Talk, Less Music?

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    The Great Escape

    Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Payne-Less

    The artists currently known as Less Pain Forever reveal their greatest hoaxes. But will the last time be the charm?

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Back to Earth

    Elliott Smith's 'moment' has passed; now he's just making music

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Suspended Animation

    When Pearse Cullinane left Dublin to work for Fox Animation Studios in Phoenix, he hadn't counted on losing his rights in a right-to-work state. These days the only line he's drawing is in the sand.

  • Film

    July 6, 2000

    The Sick Sense

    What's truly frightening about Scary Movie is that parts of it are actually funny

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    True Believer

    From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    2000 Maniacs

    If He Only Had a Brain Next: CPS Case Workers See the Darndest ThingsBut Strangely, There Was No "I WAS GREENFIELD ELEMENTARY'S IDIOT OF THE MONTH" Sticker Urine LuckSoul on IceAscent of a Woman?Lawn OrderCrime in a BottleSo That's What They

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

    Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music

  • Music

    December 2, 1999
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    August 26, 1999
  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Harm's Way

    Arizona Music Forum finally reaches local musicians with its first local jam

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999
  • Calendar

    August 27, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 27 - September 2

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Dandy Lions

    Novelty single aside, Portland's Dandy Warhols should have more than 15 minutes of fame awaiting them

  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Bowled Over

    Tempe Bowl fires a strike in its first shot as a rock venue

  • Music

    April 17, 1997

    Strange Brew

    For one day, the second annual New Times Music Awards Showcase pours all the Valley's various scenes into one big, weird melting pot

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Dr. Cynic's Revenge

    Beat Angel Brian Smith's 10 Greatest Atrocities in '96

  • Music

    July 4, 1996

    Here We Are Now, Scrutinize Us

    The Entertainment Monitor sticks its nose in the music business

  • Music

    December 14, 1995
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    November 9, 1995
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    September 1, 1993
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