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    September 1, 2014

    Pop Music Plagiarism's Worst Offenses: A History

    By Luke Winkie Nobody has written an original rock song since 1953, and the entire music industry is founded on exchanging blurry photocopies of other people's work. Sure, some art is outright plagiarism, but even when it's in a gray area, it's an opportunity for cash. Case in point: Australian psy ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    Black Carl and Dry River Yacht Club - Crescent Ballroom - 12/20/13

    Some weekends it really is a toss-up for what the best show in town is, the weekend of Dec. 20 was not one of those weekends. Black Carl and Dry River Yacht Club playing their final sets of 2013 was obviously the place to be for Phoenix music aficionados Friday night, when the two biggest bands in t ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Up On The Sun's 12 Most Popular Phoenix Music Stories of 2012

    Is this year over yet? Well, close enough. So in honor of 2012 we've dug through the past 12 months of stories looking for the greatest hits. Below you'll find the stories (minus most of the newsy stuff) that people clicked on each month. And if thousands of other people clicked on these stories, yo ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Tim Tagtmeyer, What Are You Listening To?

    Tim Tagtmeyer Tagtmeyer is a member of the sketch comedy group Bully Mammoth, which has a show at Tempe Center for the Arts Saturday, August 18. For more info, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KJZZ -- local public radio, but I ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Top Five Local Music News Stories of 2011

    The Ghost of Eastside Records​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a look at 2011's some of the most memorable music stories from 2011. Enjoy! Well kids, anoth ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Coachella Speculations Begin With First Fake Flier

    ​Beware, West Coast festival lovers! The Coachella flier that has started circulating is a phony.Whoever made this flier is both ridiculous and awesome. This is one hell of a lineup but is typically "wishlist," as these things tend to be. I'd really be pissed at Goldenvoice and other festival orga ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    How Tourbait Could Bring Your Favorite Band to the Valley and Get Them to Play the Songs You Want... Or Not

    ​If it all pans out the way Tourbait hopes, the traditional concert with a standardized, band-written set list could be a thing of the past. The new website basically works as a mediator between the band and fans. Say a mid-sized band like Dawes is coming to town and you really want to hear " ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    MOE'Z ART C.D. release with KONGOS, Milo The Mayor and DJ Treis

    moe'z Art​Shows at the Yucca Tap Room are nearly always free, but rarely are they this eclectic. Tonight hip-hop, indie rock, world music, and blues are scheduled to be featured on the Tempe hotspot's stage. Tonight sees the release of MOE'Z ART's The Beast. This hip-hop artist is Brooklyn-b ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    Del the Funky Homosapien to Perform Free Marquee Show September 16

    ​ Apparently you can get Funky for free. Now we feel awkward about paying for it this whole time... Del the Funky Homosapien, perhaps best known as the rapper behind trip hop's Gorillaz, is giving his music away left and right. Like some kind of mad used car salesman. His prices are so n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Radiohead Debuts New Track: "Staircase"

    ​If Radiohead's February full-length King of Limbs left you scratching your head, feeling like you just didn't "get it," here's another track to add to the whoosh, over-the-head pile.  ​Or, you know, maybe it will offer some clarity. The slightly more melodic, bass-driven "Staircase," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    June 22 In Blogs: John McCain, SMoCA, Radiohead, Tuna Tartare, and James Ray

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    May 26, 2011
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    April 11, 2011

    RAC (Remix Artist Collective) to Play Bar Smith on May 6

    ​RAC (Remix Artist Collective) are playing Bar Smith on May 6. Not familiar with RAC? Well you're certainly familiar with the artists they've remixed -- U2, Radiohead, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, John Lennon, The Shins, and Pink Floyd, among a ton of others.The Collective is pretty populist, tackling indie a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Pavle Milic, What Are You Listening To?

    Pavle Milic​Pavle Milic You can find the co-owner of restaurant FnB at the Old Town Farmers' Market in Scottsdale every Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? If my wife drove, it's highly likely that NPR will ... More >>

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    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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    February 18, 2011

    Stop the World: Radiohead Released New Album 'The King of Limbs' 24 Hours Early

    ​Radiohead decided to give their fans a huge treat and move up the release of their latest album, The King of Limbs, by a day, according to Spinner.The release date of the physical version of the album has been advanced as well, having been moved up from May 9 to March 28.The album can be download ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Yeasayer Drop a Live Album; You Pick the Price

    ​Yeasayer's new album Live at Ancienne Belgique was released on Christmas, according to Pitchfork.The concert, which was recorded on October 28, 2010 in Brussels, has been released as a 13-track live album that is available for download on the band's website.As a Christmas treat from the band, fan ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: Helmet, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Charlatans, Small Black, and more

    ​It's amazing how much music is released in a year. I've listened to nearly 270 records in their entirety this year, yet I still have a huge stack of unlistened CDs on my desk, several unlistened digital downloads in my iTunes, and a lengthy list of high-profile stuff I never got a chance to h ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Sufjan Stevens Releases New Music Video For "Too Much," Performs it on Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)

    ​It was a busy weekend for indie king Sufjan Stevens, according to Pitchfork.He released a music video for his song "Too Much" today. The video kicks off with a colorful visual mess that looks like it came straight out of an M.I.A. video. The rest of it is a series of hipsters that are sporting a ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    The Parlotones on Dancing, Politics and Making it in America

    ​Chances are few in the crowd at Arizona Fall Frenzy will have heard of The Parlotones but, believe it or not, they've sold more records than The Killers, U2, and Coldplay.In their native South Africa, at least.Like X-Japan, this band who's huge on the other side of the world -- as in, they sell t ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    What Does The Suburbs Hitting #1 Mean for Indie Rock?

    ​Arcade Fire is an indie band. I don't say that just because they sound like an indie band -- though they do -- but because they're actually signed to an indie label.All three Arcade Fire albums came out on Merge, a North Carolina-based company that was started in 1989 so D-I-Yers Superchunk could ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Mergence at Yucca Tap Room

    ​This flier might look old-fashioned, since the image is from a vintage cigarette advertisement for Tiplaet, but don't think the show at Yucca Tap Room this Friday, May 14 will be fuddy-duddy. The bands on the bill, which include Mergence, Banana Gun, Honey Pistol, Sister Cities and Wizards of Tim ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Best Depressed

    Xiu Xiu and anthems of self-loathing

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    March 11, 2010
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    December 2, 2009

    Beyonce and Of Montreal Duet, Lily Allen Steps Aside, AC/DC Sneakers

    Electric Mustache: Electric Mustaches ALBUMS OF THE YEAR!!!Idolator: Sean Kingston Tweets Song About Tweeting As The Internet ExplodesNME: Lily Allen confirms break from musicNME: Flaming Lips to cover Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side Of the Moon' at New Year's Eve gigPitchfork: Radiohead's Marching Band ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Neil Finn, family and friends make melodious music for poverty relief on 7 Worlds Collide

    Frenz.comSinger/songwriter Neil Finn gathered family and friends in his native New Zealand to create and record a double album in three weeks.​ A sage singer/songwriter named Willie Nelson once extolled the joys of "making music with my friends" and a younger, but perhaps no less sage, singe ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    August 17, 2009

    New Radiohead EP, Rock Landmarks, Little Known Facts About Soulja Boy

    NME: Radiohead to release new EPElectric Mustache: Pains of Being Pure at Heart, "Higher Than The Stars"Idolator: Just What "American Idol" Needed: More DramaIdolator: Madonna: Still Better Than Everyone At Making Catholics Really, Really AngryPitchfork: Justice Department Backs Crazy $1.92 Million ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Radiohead Taking A Break, British Rapper Threatens Prince, New Chromeo Mp3

    Electric Mustache: mp3: Chromeo "I Can't Tell You Why" (Eagle Cover) Idolator: ProTools: Proving What Anyone With Ears In 1989 Already Knew NME: Dizzee Rascal: 'I threatened to punch Prince Harry' NME: The Shins working with Danger Mouse on new album Pitchfork: No Age's Randy Randall Dislocates Shou ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Wale at Bar Smith Wednesday, Supergrass Teams With Radiohead Producer, Denny's "Rockstar Menu" Adds New Bands

    So Much Silence: Wale at Bar Smith Wednesday NME: Supergrass members form band with Radiohead producer Spin: Yusuf Islam to Coldplay: I Forgive You Rolling Stone: Gym Class Heroes, Good Charlotte Join Denny's "Rockstar" Menu Pitchfork: White Stripes' Crazy 2007 Canadian Tour Gets a Documentary Film ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Paul McCartney MGMT, Le Tigre Christina Aguilera, Kurt Cobain's Ghost on Stage

    NME: Paul McCartney: 'I want to work with MGMT' - video Pitchfork: Radiohead Open Digital Store, Sell In Rainbows CD 2 Electric Mustache: Mp3: Rock Plaza Central "(Dont You Believe the Words of) Handsome Men" Rolling Stone: Guitar Hero: Van Halen Nixes Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar Spin: Jack White ... More >>

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    June 6, 2009

    Sonic Youth Singer Disses Radiohead, T.I. Gets Hitched, Mini T's on AOL

    Pitchfork: Kim Gordon Disses "The Radiohead Model" So Much Silence: Miniature Tigers on The Interface Spin: Coldplay's Next Record "Might Be Bad" NME: T.I. marries longtime girlfriend 'Tiny' Rolling Stone: Daryl Hall on His "Oddball" Life in Hall & Oates, Web Series Waved Rumor: Rock Clip of the Wee ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009
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    March 19, 2009
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    October 1, 2008

    You Asked For It: Smokescreen

    For a Phoenix band, Smokescreen sound pretty British. Not, like, Blur British, but British enough. It’s not the vocals – singer Gus Holwerda doesn’t sound like Liam Gallagher or anything – but the band’s musical vocabulary definitely owes a debt to the lads across the pond.

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    July 1, 2008

    What’s Selling: Rockzone Records

    By Benjamin Leatherman Rockzone Records, 1721 East Warner Road in Tempe, isn’t your typical music store. It’s more of a haven for vinyl junkies like our music columnist Steve Jansen, who prefer their sounds to flow from an old-school needle and groove instead of some new-fangled iPod or CD play ... More >>

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    June 5, 2008

    Tricky Dick

    Sleazy lounge crooner presents the hardcore hits

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    May 14, 2008

    Buying into Blackmarket: Why this Lake Havasu City band deserves your attention

    I first saw Blackmarket at the 2007 SxSW festival. The band was performing on a bill with retro-metal monsters Danava, and they went on early, to a mostly-empty club. What struck me about that performance was all the heart Blackmarket put into it -- they sounded as professional as any arena band, a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Celebrity Playlist

    Looking at the music of 2007 from a different direction

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    February 1, 2007

    Philanthropy vs. Marketing

    Smokescreen Just received a CD and e-mails from the local band Smokescreen, and I'm torn between two opinions about its marketing strategy. I like the band; it sounds like lush late-'90s alt-rock in the vein of Radiohead or the Pumpkins, but not too clone-esque. Here's the strategy though: the band ... More >>

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    January 11, 2007

    Beat on the Brat

    How to program your baby's musical tastes and pretend not to be trying

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    September 15, 2005

    Critical Fatwa

    Universal Records

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    June 9, 2005

    Aqualung

    It's baroque, but don't fix it

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    September 12, 2002

    Coldplay

    A Rush of Blood to the Head (Capitol/Parlophone)

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    June 7, 2001

    Powderfinger

    Odyssey Number Five (Republic/Universal)

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    June 7, 2001

    Spinning Plates

    Radiohead doesn't make albums. It has accidents.

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    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

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    October 19, 2000

    Radiohead

    Kid A (Capitol Records)

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    October 12, 2000

    Shotgun Franny

    Local blues diva gets some Texas-size love from the Red-Headed Stranger

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    April 13, 1995
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