A funny thing happened in 2013. Both of us -- two curmudgeonly writers who between us have lived in Arizona way closer to 100 years than either would like to admit -- came to a shared conclusion. We like Phoenix. That's funny because for years we've loved to hate this place -- even as we wrote doz ... More >>
Sondre Lerche @ the Musical Instrument Museum| 9/25/12"Ever since I saw Psycho, I've wanted to come to Phoenix." That's how Sondre Lerche introduced himself to Phoenix last night at the Musical Instument Museum, and in a time of SB1070 band boycotts, it's pretty refreshing for a musician to referenc ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
Jason Segel's forthcoming movie The Muppets will feature a stellar soundtrack, according to Consequence of Sound.Muppets: The Green Album is a collection of classic Muppet hits being covered by some pretty talented rocker stars. The soundtrack, titled The Green Album, gets a slightly ironic twist, c ... More >>
Stereogum has premiered Sondre Lerche's new video "If Only," a perfect visualization of the light, heartfelt songI have been told they always say "with Thursday comes the promise of a music video premiere." Well damned if that isn't the case today, compliments of the hardworking folks at Stereogu ... More >>
Well, I managed to survive another fun and frantic SxSW festival. While I'm laid up at home recovering, I thought I'd bring you some of the highlights from this year's fest.
Chart-busters for the week
Strong but tender
Midwestern boys on their own
Ultra Chilled 03 (Ultra)