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Ryan Breen

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Phoenix's Treasure MammaL Joins Forces with Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne

    Treasure MammaL has been one of the weirdest musical acts in Phoenix for a decade, and soon the rest of the country will share Phoenix's spirit animal. Treasure MammaL has been invited by the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne to play on his upcoming compilation tribute to the Beatles' classic Sgt. Pepper's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Legendary Organic Trip-Hop Ensemble OTO Reunites Tonight in Downtown Phoenix

    http://www.voiceplaces.com/downtown-phoenix-phoenix-2993585-l/

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    December 21, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    December 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Colorstore's Final Show Will Honor Mark Erickson

    The news of Mark Erickson's suicide in September hit the Phoenix music community hard. Erickson was a familiar face on stage, performing in local groups including ROAR, Gospel Claws, and Sweetbleeders. But it was Colorstore, the band he fronted for nearly a decade, that most reflects Erickson's com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    The Strobes Remix T. Rex Anthem "Bang a Gong (Get it On)"

    ​ Sometimes a remix doesn't need to drastically depart from an original song. The Strobes -- a Phoenix-based DJ collective featuring William Reed, Ryan Breen, Thomy Hoefer (AKA Prince $$) -- doesn't go off the map with their take on T. Rex's classic rock anthem "Bang a Gong (Get It On)," keeping t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 2009
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    May 4, 2009

    First Friday, Zack de la Rocha, Back Ted N-Ted and Dogfish Head Beer Over the Weekend

    First Friday in Photos Local music was the focus of First Friday on May 1, 2009. Back Ted N-Ted hit up Roosevelt Row for an outside gig, while local favs What Laura Says, and Dry River Yacht Club battled it out for band supremacy at Phoenix Art Museum. See more shots in our First Friday slide show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2009

    Back Ted Bring New Material To First Friday Show

    Jonathan McNamaraBack Ted N-Ted outside Lost Leaf on Roosevelt RowIn the disorganized menagerie of music and art that you'll find at a typical Phoenix First Friday, I've found that it's usually best to show up without plans and let the muse lead you. Friday night I showed up with a mission, though: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Flier of the Week: Back Ted N-Ted

    Not only does Back Ted N-Ted have a kickass poster for this First Friday show at The Lost Leaf, the band also has new music up on their MySpace. "Loose Control" sounds a little like the stuff Ryan Breen produced for Medic Droid, formerly of Modern Art Records, while "Parks At Dusk" seems like a cont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Austin Hearts AZ

    In some ways, Arizona's first "official unofficial" showcase at SxSW wasn't a big deal. Other cities, states, and countries have been doing it for years. Hell, Seattle's party is even promoted by a flier in the high-value real estate of the official party envelope you pick up with your badge. Butfor ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
  • Music

    January 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Back Ted N-Ted in Multimedia

    So you've read this week's music feature on Back Ted N-Ted's Ryan Breen and you're asking yourself, "where can I see more of these guys?" We've got two words for you: slide show. That's right, if you haven't seen it already, peep these shots from Back Ted N-Ted's show at The Trunk Space on January ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008
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    May 15, 2008

    Crazy Little Thing Called Love

    Scorpius show is the opposite of institutional thinking

  • Music

    March 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 29, 2007

    Backed Up

    Don't let the photo above scare you, it's only my homeboy Ryan Breen, a.k.a. the one-man electronic machine known as Back Ted N-Ted. He's just finished up his debut album, Pop Animal, that's scheduled to be released soon by Ohio indie Abandon Building Records. If you click on the tag below, you'll s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2007

    Miscellany

    Neato! Spent the last week or so immersing myself in the 8-piece live hip-hop/jazz project known as Antedote the Neato Project. If you're not familiar, you ought to be (you can read more about it in the 2/1 issue of New Times). These eight musicians kick out soulful, intricate hip-hop with two MC's ... More >>

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Sound Systym

    Disc out of the box

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    More Weirdness

    You probably remember Chronic Future if you've been around the 'Nix for a while... "Scottsdale Brat"?? nevermind that shit though, Mike Busse is a sick fuckin' MC these days, and they're down with one of the most innovative/weird/twitchy beatmongers around, Ryan Breen. Breen is known publicly as Bac ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005

    Big Draw

    C'mon and take a free comic

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Casing the Show

    This year's music blowout had strength in numbers

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Enter the Machines

    Back Ted N-Ted puts laptop rock on the local radar screen

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Future Tense

    Chronic Future, long absent from the local scene, reemerges with a major-label deal

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    Niche Market

    Despite the bleak gallery scene, up-and-coming artists make a home for themselves at ASU

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2000

    Austin Hearts AZ

      In some ways Arizona's first "official unofficial" showcase at SxSW wasn't a big deal. Other cities, states and countries have been doing it for years. Hell, Seattle's party is even promoed with a flier in the high-value real estate of the official party envelope you pick up with you ... More >>

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