The fierce beats and relentless grind of industrial music drives the DJ sets of Tommy Suftko into the stratosphere. The 32-year-old selector, who performs as LSDJ, regularly drops hard-charging hits from Front 242, Skinny Puppy, and VNV Nation into his mixes, blending heavy sounds with bass flourish ... More >>
Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday.
The '80s weren't all bright chords and poppy dance songs.
The emergence of new wave also ushered in the era of the slow, ghoulish drones of goth rock.
Phoenix's resident d ... More >>
I guess it shouldn't be surprising that The Devil's Carnival showed up in Scottsdale on Easter Sunday. After all, what better day for the gleeful underground horror, rock musical, freaks and geeks to get dressed up and go out to play while everyone else is decorating eggs and eating jellybeans?
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Friday the 13th is supposed to be unlucky, or at the very least, a little disturbing.
Apparently the folks at the uber-hip Sticky Fingers dance party got the memo: tonight the crew of resident DJs host spastic noise-makers Melted Cassettes, described by the crew as being akin to "Aphex Twin,Skinny ... More >>
Christopher DanowskiChristopher Danowski
Danowski is the co-conspirator of Theater in My Basement, which is working on a new series of performance/video/installations on the nine muses and planning for the next Teatro Caliente festival in January 2011.When you put your key in the ignition and tur ... More >>
Photos by Maria VassettFront Line Assembly's Bill LeebFront Line Assembly The Nile Theater in Mesa June 7, 2011It's not often that an old school industrial band comes through town and plays a venue that isn't a sports bar or some shady, swinger-filled fetish club, but Front Line Assembl ... More >>
Mark Tomlinson (a.k.a. DJ Dark Mark)Name: Mark Tomlinson
AKA: DJ Dark Mark
Genres spun: I started out playing with what I knew best -- EBM, industrial, and rhythmic noise. As of late I have been mixing a lot of dubstep and drum 'n' bass into my industrial sets.
Current schedule: I am one of th ... More >>
With the last Shake! scheduled for this Saturday, it's a safe bet a lot of hipster types are going to be looking for new indie dance nights. Obscura is stepping up to the plate at CenPho's Ruby Room with a Flight of the Conchords night on Friday, November 13.DJ Funkfinger of Shake fame is the nig ... More >>
David SedarisFinally, a week packed with concert announcements! As we told you yesterday, The Arizona State Fair has Bob Dylan and a bunch of American Idol contestants coming, and that's not the only big show coming in October, as Boys Like Girls, the Atticus Tour, and Tech N9ne all bring thei ... More >>
Music and conceptual artist Kevin Ogilvie's been known by a couple names since forming industrial band Skinny Puppy in 1982. As a member of Skinny Puppy, he took the stage name "Nivek Ogre," but these days he's known just as "Ogre," and he's making solo music that deviates from Skinny Puppy's machin ... More >>