Math the Band @ Trunk Space|11/3/12Imagine if that goofy indie rock cred of The Shins and Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, the "Napoleon Dynamites" of music, hadn't lost so much popularity and had instead evolved, embracing the EDM subculture with sentimental Millenial generation video game sample ... More >>
The reports of the romance's death have been greatly exaggerated.
That's what we're taking away from the video for "Dream Girl," from Phoenix's Treasure Mammal. A standout song from his excellent Checkognize, the track has a silky, '90s R&B groove and characteristically outlandish lyrics from song ... More >>
Saturday, March 17, 10:00 a.m.
Today is our "off day," with only one show booked. But it's a big one, at Barbarella near Sixth Street, Austin's main drag. Treasure MammaL was put on the bill by Josh Lambert of The Octopus Project, so the pressure's on.
Luckily, the show isn't until 5:00 p.m., giv ... More >>
Friday, March 16, 9:00 a.m.
I wake up to the above photo.
This tour feels more than three days old.
Outside, the morning is overcast but refreshing. While my bandmates sleep, I do push-ups and yoga in the backyard; Treasure MammaL teaches you not to give a fuck in public. I reflect on the poor ... More >>
See also: Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead
Editor's note: Tye Rabens, a contributor to both our sister blogs Chow Bella and Jackalope Ranch, is on tour with Phoenix agit-pop collective Treasure MammaL, heading to Austin for SXSW. He'll be periodically checking in with us from the road.
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Like every douchebag in college who suddenly became your friend after they found out you scored a bunch of weed, Burger King has offered Colin Firth a chance to design his own burger if he wins an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The King's Speech on Sunday.
Wow, really? His own ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanBeer and booze are once again flowing at the Scottsdale space formerly known as biker place the Billet Bar. The spot, which is located at 3752 North Scottsdale Road, has taken on a rebooted identity as the newly opened Bar 350.
Owner Johnny West is hoping his joint will becom ... More >>
Photo courtesy of fitness360online.com
It's a new year, which means it's time to make some resolutions. But before you consider finally getting your ass to the gym -- and your head out of the fridge -- you should know something: your personal trainer hates you.
And why shouldn't he/she? As ... More >>