October is a great time of year for a few different reasons. You've got the Arizona State Fair, Oktoberfest, the weather starts to get nice outside, and most importantly, it's now Octobeard. For those not familiar with Octobeard it's defined by urbandictionary.com as: A celebration of facial hair ... More >>
Jeff FreundlichJeff Freundlich
Freundlich is the co-owner of Fervor Records, home to bands such as Super Stereo.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? KWSS. Beef Vegan and the crew crack me up, and they embrace new music.
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Anton MackeyAnton Mackey
Mackey is a yoga teacher at LifePower Yoga and Summit North Scottsdale and a fitness trainer at FITLIFE Scottsdale.
What songs are you vibing on these days? "Hold You," by Gyptian (Major Lazer remix); "I Wanna," by Sahara & Bob Sinclair (featuring Shaggy); "One by O ... More >>
Bring in Le Noise, bring in da funk.Neil Young stole the top spot on the chart this week at Hoodlums Music and Movies.Guitar king Eric Clapton also made the list with his latest album, as did classic rocker Robert Plant with his most recent release. English indie pop band Mumford & Sons slipp ... More >>
Record store junkies at Hoodlums Music and Movies have a taste for alternative and blues funk sounds. This week, new records from folk men Ryan Bingham and Ray LaMontagne's were highly sought after. Local boys What Laura Says were quite popular as well.
1. Ryan Bingham, Junky Star
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Toby Keith's I Love This Beard and HatSome big name bands are boycotting Arizona over SB 1070? Who needs 'em when you've got such big name acts as Toby Keith, Southern Culture on the Skids and, um, Wang Chung coming to town! Dammit, Arizona is screwed.While it's nice that some bands still de ... More >>
By Randall Roberts
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a
remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and
researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics,
technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans.
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Neil Percival Young during the late '60s.
Here's some irony for you. In November 1968, future rock 'n' roll hall of famer Neil Young was paralyzed with fear before his solo show at the Canterbury House in Ann Arbor. According to a recent NPR story on the music legend, he had gone Splittsville from h ... More >>