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Robert Pollard

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Prom Body Might Be Tucson's Next Musical Export

    So far, the most talked about band from Tucson this year is Prom Body. During the month before the release of its second album, Naughty by Natural, the band has gotten coverage from Spin and NPR, among others, and are poised for a breakthrough not seen since The Bled or Calexico. In reality, Prom ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 24, 2014
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    March 4, 2014

    Vertical Scratchers: Dynamic Soundscapes, Psychedelia Influences, and Left-of-Center Melodies

    Vertical Scratchers come with one helluva goddamn resume. John Schmersal is a former member of '90s synthpunk luminaries Brainiac (and Enon and Crooks on Tape and a touring member of Caribou, but who's keeping track?), and partner Christian Beaulieu has put in his time with Triclops! and Anywhere. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2012

    In Honor of Robin Gibb, Here's His Greatest Hits, "The End of a Quaver"

    Robin Gibb of legendary psychedelic popsters-turned-disco kings The Bee Gees, has passed away at the age of 62. If you first learned of Robin Gibb's deteriorating health from Facebook, it was through links to newspaper articles and not the usual reposting of YouTube music videos, in part because tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Jim Adkins, What Are You Listening To?

    Jim Adkins​ Jim Adkins The singer and guitarist for Jimmy Eat World is playing Tempe Beach Park Friday, September 30 as part of Fall Frenzy. It will be the last show of the band's year-plus long tour supporting their album, Invented. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

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

    ‚ÄčArcade 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 >>

  • Music

    March 4, 2010
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    December 28, 2006

    Bee Gees

    The Studio Albums 1967-1968
    (Reprise)

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    October 26, 2006

    Robert Pollard

    Normal Happiness
    (Merge Records)

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    Centro-Matic

    Love You Just the Same (Misra)

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Hi-No, Steverino!

    Steve Allen is credited with writing more songs than Dylan, Gershwin and the Baha Men combined. The big question is, where are they?

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    On the Dark Side

    Indie rockers Death Takes a Holiday make meaningful music out of Satan, despair and their own righteous anger

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Obsessions, Passions, Perversions

    New Times music critics reveal their deepest, darkest record-buying secrets

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

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

  • Music

    September 9, 1999

    Picture Him Big Time

    Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard says he's ready for the radio. But is the radio ready for him?

  • Music

    April 22, 1999
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    February 4, 1999

    Home Truth

    Local musicians increasingly find their bliss in the parallel universe of home recording

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    December 24, 1998

    Critical Mass

    A recap of the releases that made it worthwhile to own a CD player in 1998

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    June 5, 1997
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    May 9, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    June 8, 1994

    MONITOR LAGGARDS

    WHEN IT COLLECTS AIRBORN SAMPLES OF RADIOACTIVE DUST, PALO VERDE THINKS SMALL

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    June 1, 1994

    SECRETS OF THE PALO VERDE INN

    WHEN IT SOLD A WORKERS' DORMITORY LAST YEAR, APS LEFT THOUSANDS OF ITS OWN DOCUMENTS BEHIND. THOSE FILES SHOW DANGEROUS MISMANAGEMENT OF THE NATION'S LARGEST NUCLEAR PLANT.

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