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Rebecca Black

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    February 12, 2013

    Just Take Our Money Already: Krispy Kreme Resurfaces in Phoenix

    For many, 2011 was a year of planking, Rebecca Black's ear-bleeding hell of a horrible song called "Friday," and Junderpants. But if you were a doughnut lover living in Arizona, you might most remember 2011 as the year every Krispy Kreme in the state (save for one in Mesa) shut its sticky, smeared d ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Blood Diamonds, Grimes, Kreayshawn and Tragik Make Fools of Themselves in New Group L$D

    See also: Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre See also: Grimes at Rhythm Room For the most part, Blood Diamonds, Grimes, Kreayshawn and Tragik are each decent artists as separate entities (with the exception, of course, being Kreayshawn). For whatever reason, they've teamed up to form a group called L$D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Can You Explain One Direction? No, Seriously

    I can't even start writing this blog without thinking about what an utter hypocrite I am. When I was 12, I obsessed with the Backstreet Boys. I may or may not have wished my Nick Carter poster a good night as I went to sleep. I felt like their music spoke to me the same way Fleet Foxes or Sufjan St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Andrew W.K. Coming to Tempe; Here's Five Party Jams to Celebrate

    In the midst our daily humdrum of going to work, eating, and sleeping, it can be very easy to overlook one of the most important things in life: Partying. Luckily we have someone like Andrew W.K., who has based his life and career on the concept of "partying," expanding its definition and celebratin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Eight-Year-Old Juliet's Hardcore Song About Fish and Her Dog

    One of the most fundamental rules of the internet is that everything is more entertaining with cats or kids (okay, not everything, perv). After seeing Jorge and Alexa Narvaez perform this adorable version of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' "Home," we had high hopes for any kid singing outside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

    It's a Katy Perry kind of year...​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 best videos. Enjoy! Quite a few bomb-ass videos have been released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Nine Worst Songs of 2011

    Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. This week, we've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a different approach, turning our gaze to the worst of 2011's worst. Enjoy! Another year has come and gone. The y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    The Black Keys Video for New Single, "Lonely Boy," Plus Four Other Videos With Awkward Dance Moves

    ​When you look up the definition of "viral video" in the internet dictionary, The Black Keys new video for "Lonely Boy," the first single off the highly anticipated El Camino, would be the prime example, complete with links to other articles awkward hand claps and hip gyrations. The new vide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Katy Perry at Comerica Theatre, 8/3/11 (VIDEO)

    Maria Vassett​Katy PerryAugust 3, 2010 Comerica Theatre Katy Perry's latest concert is called the California Dreams tour, and by the diverse sights and sounds at her sold-out show last night at Comerica Theatre, the tour does seem like the wildest, sweetest, most colorful dream Perry could have co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Five Totally Rad Things About Katy Perry

    ​If every discerning music nerd only gets to pick one pop princess to admit to unapologetic digging, I totally pick Katy Perry.Yes, she's good looking-- that's a given, but it's much more than that. Perry has a sort of easygoing charm, a rare thing in the realm of radio dominating queens. Yeah, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Rebecca Black Releases Crappy But Not As Bad Second Single and Video, 'My Moment'

    ​Rebecca Black is back, according to Rolling Stone.Thankfully her new song and video, "My Moment," isn't as bed as her mess of a first single, "Friday."The new song is essentially about the last song. She's sticking it to the man and addressing her haters by rubbing it in her face that she's going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2011

    Rockstar Mayhem Festival at Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, 7/15/11

    Maria Vassett​Megadeth, Godsmack, and Disturbed at Rockstar Mayhem Festival Friday, July 15, 2011 The Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion"You guys are fucking amazing, Phoenix!"This was the first thing I heard as I approached the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion for the Rockstar Mayhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Kids React Takes On Epic Mealtime

    How do kids react to Epic Mealtime? Let's find out.​Here at Chow Bella, we have a special, unclogged space in our bacon-wrapped hearts for Epic Mealtime; a calorie-laden cooking show making waves of Jack Daniels BBQ sauce on Youtube. We were hooked the moment we watched the carnivorous creato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 20 through 26

    Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian Wilson​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Katy Perry Features Rebecca Black, Hanson, Kenny G and Glee Stars in New Video For 'Last Friday Night'

    ​Katy Perry features a handful of stars in her new music video "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)", according to MTV News.In the brand new video, Perry throws a kick ass '80s house party at her home with the help of party co-host and my homegirl Rebecca Black, house band Hanson, and sax master Kenny G, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Beastie Boys Release 'Fight For Your Right Revisited' in Full

    ​The Beastie Boys' bombass release of their short film Fight For Your Right Revisited is finally here, according to Consequence of Sound. Is it just as good as you imagined it would be? No, because it's even better.There is a lot of rapping, a ton of celebrity cameos, and most of all, there is a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Baseball "Moving Inexorably" Toward Mediocrity, 10-Team Playoffs, Per Bud Selig

    Crooks and Liars Bud Selig: Businessman.​There's only one October in baseball, and it's followed by November. The month of December comes afterward.   No, we're not re-writing Rebecca Black's drizzling Friday. We're talking about the playoffs, and Major League Baseball's insistence th ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Tom Hanks to Bring American Idiot to the Silver Screen

    ​Tom Hanks has big plans to move American Idiot into movie theaters, according to Consequence of Sound.Considering that Hanks and the guys of Green Day are involved in the film, there's little doubt that it'll bring a lot of people into theaters. Plus, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our April 14 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.Here are links to those posts. What happens when a Rebecca Black fan lash out at a New Times blogger? What's the real reason The Railroad Revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Rebecca Black's Only Fan Lashes Out at Writer

    ​​Thank you, dear readers, for occasionally taking the time to give us at Up On The Sun some feedback on our writing. When I was growing up, my parents always told me that it's impossible to please everybody. Boy, were they right. Unfortunately it's impossible to please all of our readers, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    DJ Funkface Talks Steve Aoki, Beatport, Sex in the VIP Room, Club Freedom, and More

    DJ Funkface​Name: James Edwards Hammerschmidt III AKA: DJ Funkface Genres spun: Whatever is on Beatport's Top 10. Current gigs: My cousin asked me to work her wedding next weekend. I'm also dating one of the go-go girls at Axis/Radius, so I'm hoping to get a guest slot there sometime soon. Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    "America, Pioneering the Way to Faster, More Efficient Teen-Pop Sensations" - This Week's Noise Complaint Comic

    ​Remember Rebecca Black?Her Hung-ian fame is probably already on the wane, but Up On The Sun cartoonist Robbie Pfeffer remains fascinated by her meteoric rise and nearly simultaneous fall. It used to take years for a teen sensation to become a tabloid fodder. No more.Check out Pfeff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    From Print: Blogs Teased in our 3/24 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts... When you want to wage jukebox warfare, what are the best songs to take into battle? What are Asking Alexa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Jacksons on 3rd Now Open - Again

    ​ Downtown club Jackson's on 3rd has come and gone in recent years, but the bar is once again officially open.  The club re-opened early this month, and have revived their infamous weekend parties. Friday nights feature no cover for ladies and a $5 cover for gentlemen before 11pm. Saturday ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Rebecca Black Concert at Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall: This May or May Not Be a Joke

    ​There may or may not be a Rebecca Black concert at Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall in June.Some outlets, such as our sister paper in Orange County, have reported the fliers for Black's mall tour are not a joke. The New York Times had reported the same thing but is now backpedaling.If the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Rebecca Black's "Friday:" Justifiably the Laughing Stock of America

    I damn well hope Rebecca Black never becomes a member of an academic honors society.There comes a time where parents should consider shitting all over their child's dreams by telling them there are better things to do with their time than try out for shows like American Idol.Perhaps, your son o ... More >>

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