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    May 10, 2013

    Top 10 Overproduced Matchbox Twenty Moments I Enjoy in Spite of Myself

    Matchbox Twenty tickets go on sale today at noon -- the show's July 26 at Comerica Theatre -- which means that this weekend is a time for you to reflect on whether, why, and how much you love America's most indestructible post-grunge band. For me those answers are yes, because they're so overprodu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Nicki Escudero, What Are You Listening To?

    Alas, after 3 years of asking Valley dwellers what their favorite musical tastes are, What Are You Listening To? is coming to an end. Today, Up on the Sun has been gracious enough to feature my own tastes as the farewell blog, and after week after week of putting this blog together, I couldn't be mo ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    October 17, 2012

    David Duarte Makes Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

    Forks up, Phoenix! Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row present the third annual Pie Social Saturday, November 3rd, from 2 to 6 p.m. on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. We've got an all-star line up of bakers making pies for you to taste, and from now til Pie Social, we'll introduce them to you, one by on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Grimes, Crescent Ballroom, 10/8/12

    Grimes @ Crescent Ballroom| 10/8/12What a difference six months makes. The last time Canadian synth-pop visionary Grimes visited Phoenix, her set was riddled with painful sound problems and an unruly crowd. Rumor had it Grimes herself separated the bathroom fight that resulted in a swarm of cops in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Jeffrey Wiles, What Are You Listening To?

    See also: Douglas Proce, What Are You Listening To? See also: Ryan Gaumont, What Are You Listening To? Jeffrey WilesThe stand-up comedian performs at the Hidden House in Phoenix Wednesday, September 26 at 9 p.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Summerland Tour at Comerica Theatre, 7/3/12

    Summerland Tour Featuring Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Marcy Playground, and Lit Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comerica Theatre See also: Our full Summerland slideshow, featuring Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Sugar Ray. See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia? See als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Spice Up Your Life With The Spice Girls Musical

    After reading Lenni Rosenblum's blog about Dave Matthews Band, I considered calling this "Fuck you, I Love The Spice Girls," but the thing is, I don't think I'm alone here. The Spice Girls got their share of critical jabs, I'm sure, for for a certain generation of girls (yeah, mostly girls) born in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Tumblr of the Week: I Love the '90s

    See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia?We figured we'd keep our nostalgic '90s kick going by bringing you some more of the best music you thought you had forgotten but will always remember. Let's take a trip down memory lane, courtesy of >I Love the '90s.As much as it pains us to say this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    All About Achiote

    Here in the Southwest, chances are pretty good that everyone's had their fair share of Mexican food. But as much as we all love to eat the stuff, how much do we really know about the flavors that we're so helplessly addicted to? Unless you grew up with a Mexican grandmother (don't we wish) or have s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Spice Up Your Life at Baiz Market

    If you're looking for a way to spice up your life, you can't go wrong at Baiz Market, a Middle Eastern grocery with its own restaurant, Al Hana.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Mallory Kregle, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Mallory Kregle Kregle is one of the FOX Sports Arizona Girls. Check them out on Facebook here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Usually 104.7 KISS-FM. Other than that, I usually have my iPod plugged in. There's nothing like jamming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    10 Favorite Shows of 2011: Melissa Fossum

    Melissa FossumM83 wasn't #1, but I like this picture a lot.​ I went to a lot of shows this year. Thanks to, I can conform that I went to at least 56 concerts, not counting the numerous times I swung by Yucca Tap Room or Crescent Ballroom just for fun. That's one show every six and a h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Five Songs To Christmas Light Your House To

    By this time you should be out of your turkey coma, foraging through your garage for that shabby box labeled: Christmas Lights. All that talk about department stores jumping the gun after Halloween is behind us, because it's time to show your Christmas cheer and light the night skies with those fam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: Eyes Set to Kill​After featuring The Format last week, we're going for a bit of a genre switch-up.Turns out fans of post-hardcore band Eyes Set to Kill are pretty fanatical about their love for the band, so this week we're bringing you FY [F**k Yeah] Eyes Set to Kill.More on ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2011
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    October 12, 2011

    Six Misleading Band Names

    You might be misjudging Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr... except for the whole race car theme. ​Growing up you were always told not to judge a book by its cover, but judging a band by its name? That's pretty easy. The Black Keys? They're blues rock, of course. Spice Girls? The poppiest pop imaginable. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Adele Denies Ex-Boyfriend Any Royalties From Her Album '19'

    British soul pop singer Adele knows all too well that only the strong survive. And like a strong woman should, she stood her ground and refused to give her ex-boyfriend a portion of her royalties when he came crawling back to her, according to Spinner.Her ex has broken the silence between ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010

    The Spice is Right

    Put the South in your mouth at Heritage Square

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Guess That Gadget

    How well do you know your favorite cookhouse contraptions? Can you tell a melon baller from a cookie scoop? See if you can guess today's gadget and check back next week for the answer. ​Here are a few of our guesses, add yours to the comment box below: - Nemo meets a young boy who bends a sp ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
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    July 14, 2008

    KISS, Marilyn Manson, the Brady Kids and . . . Max and the Marginalized?

    Max and the Marginalized: Tuesday, July 15, at Modified Arts By Clay McNear Max Bernstein, Jon Ryggy, and Dave Watrous -- the musicians who comprise the political-punk band Max and the Marginalized -- will be shocked by what I'm about to do. What's that, you ask? Lump them in with Vanilla Ice and ... More >>

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    June 5, 2008
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    February 7, 2008
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    December 20, 2007

    Pity: Our Greatest Marketing Tool

    A look at 2007's most successful train wrecks

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    These Boots Were Made for Rockin'

    And you can't call them Al

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Back on the Sun

    Brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood's road to the Meat Puppets reunion

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Lily Allen

    Alright, Still

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Puffy AmiYumi

    Tasty duo says "Hi Hi"

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    The Dames CD Release Party

    Boys, booze, and a big sound

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    Girls With Balls

    Gurinder Chadha scores with a sporty crowd-pleaser

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    White Wash

    The White Stripes create mystique the old-fashioned way: lying and keeping mum

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Britney Spears

    Britney (Jive)

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Bless This Mess

    The Go-Go's, sweethearts of pop, move beyond old sins

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Saint Etienne

    Interlude (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    The Donnas

    Turn 21 (Lookout! Records)

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    January 11, 2001


    Paperdoll EP (Artemis Records/Ng Records)

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Race for the Prize

    After a monumental 1999, the Flaming Lips return to the road, ponder their legacy and look toward the future

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    February 3, 2000

    Honk If You're Gay, Dad

    Is the UK's Gay Dad a nurturing rock patriarch or the Pop that embarrasses you in front of your friends?

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    January 7, 1999
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    September 24, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    Close Encounters

    Spice Girls shrewdly work every angle at Desert Sky

  • Calendar

    August 27, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 27 - September 2

  • Music

    March 12, 1998

    Love, Classical Style

    Record labels increasingly turn to theme albums to invigorate slumping classical market

  • Music

    March 5, 1998

    Academy Fight Song

    Mr. Smith goes to Hollywood and jumps to the majors

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Lost in Spice

    Trashman takes a fateful trip to the cinema

  • Film

    January 22, 1998

    Flavor of the Weak

    Prepackaged Spice World is strictly by-the-numbers

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Grrl Friday

    Local girl-rock showcase puts a tangible face on the music industry's "Women in Rock" hysteria

  • Calendar

    November 27, 1997
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    June 5, 1997
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