Rob Locker

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    The 10 Most Influential Punk Records of Arizona

    This obsession with lists is overwhelming at times. Full disclosure, not a fan, unless it rankles someone somewhere or serves some sort of purpose I can get behind. I enjoy irritating people almost as much as I enjoy making people feel good and I can live with the dichotomy. Perhaps someone should m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    More Oral History of Phoenix Skate Punk

    ​Over the past couple weeks I interviewed key members of the early '80s Phoenix skate punk. The results, printed in this week's issue, coincide with this weekend's JFA 30th Anniversary show at Hollywood Alley. Everyone I spoke to was funny, insightful, and has a genuine lifers; people doing it ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006

    '06 Pandemic Poll - AZPX SkateRock installment

    Rob Locker of local skateboard/record label/promotion company AZPX does what many folks only wish they could do - release records by great local artists past and present like Junior Achievement and the Smoky Mountain Skullbusters and throw shows by skate rock greats like JFA. Here's what Locker has ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Old School

    Two thirtysomething skateboarders attempt to resurrect Phoenix's skate-punk past