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    December 4, 2012

    Math The Band, The Trunk Space, 12/03/12

    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 >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Treasure Mammal Outlines a Classy Date: Sizzler, Crystal Pepsi, and Planned Parenthood

    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 >>

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    April 5, 2012
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    March 23, 2012

    Treasure MammaL's "Real Talk Diaries" Chapter Six

    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 >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Treasure MammaL's "Real Talk Diaries" Chapter Five

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Treasure Mammal's SxSW "Real Talk Diaries" by Tye Rabens

    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. Fuck. This is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Burger King Invites Colin Firth to Design Burger, or Thanks, But I'm Busy Until Forever

    ​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 >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Now Open: Bar 350 in Scottsdale

    Benjamin Leatherman​Beer 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 >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Why Your Personal Trainer Hates You

    Photo courtesy of ​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 >>