It was a bittersweet send off, at best, this weekend at The Sail Inn. On the one hand, it was one of the most amazing local music lineups that could have possibly been arranged, but on the other, there was the idea that this was never going to happen again at this location looming in the back of y ... More >>
Say you've been waiting for your favorite band to perform at a music festival. You've spent some time scoping out the best spot on the lawn, and you've sacrificed any object you can spare to carve out your spot. It's a tough decision to give it up to check out a local band on another stage, but thos ... More >>
By Reyan Ali Admit it: You've always longed for a music video that, in sum, features shots of bananas, pineapples, and other fruit; an explosively gaudy color scheme; several bizarre green-screen backgrounds seen at a rapid-fire pace; a rap interlude; a saxophone solo; lyrics about French bread and ... More >>
His major label debut, channel ORANGE, was only released digitally a week ago and physically yesterday, but I'm going to wager a guess: You're sick of hearing about Frank Ocean. The singer/songwriter has been the subject of hundreds of insightful think-pieces, a talking point in the (necessary) di ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: DJ Dana, Courtney Marie Andrews, Sun Ghost, Source Victoria Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, in which Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If yo ... More >>
Though she didn't start playing music professionally until after she had moved away, Katy Davidson of Key Losers (formerly of Dear Nora) says that Phoenicians seem to be able to sense that she's a native. "It's a cool feeling," she says over the phone from Fun Fun Fun Fest, where she perfor ... More >>
Lindsay Cates on the 1s and 2s Okay, so the 15 Favorite Songs thing. It happened. I freaked out a little (a lot) picking my selections, but it was a fun, in a self-aggrandizing way. I wrote yesterday that it was nearly impossible to do what the event asked: come up with 15 songs that you love a ... More >>
The Zombies Celebrity Theatre Friday, September 30, 2011 50 years is a long time. There's no getting around it -- The Zombies, lead by original members Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, have been at it for a five decades; much longer than the original run of The Zombies, from 1961 to 1968, would ... More >>
Foxs Glee is Second Only To iTunes Nowadays
As per Jimmy Fallon's request, Christopher Cross played his debut 1980 single "Ride Like The Wind" with the Roots Last week on his show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, host Jimmy Fallon mentioned that he came down with a sore throat over his weekend and spent most of it listening to his iPod, whic ... More >>
Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová of the Swell Season are scheduled to perform on November 17 at Mesa Arts Center.Life's filled with second chances. Case in point: If you weren't able to get into last year's sold out appearance by the Swell Season at the Orpheum, you've got another shot. The Os ... More >>
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After stepping out of the studio, Pharrell Williams finds the rock-star role suits him just fine
Prince's monumental performance at the Dodge Theatre stands among the greatest shows to hit the Valley in recent years
Hard-house veteran DJ Feelgood still has the fever
Valley rig-rockers Flathead face an uncertain future
Kevin Costner conquers the mound in For Love of the Game
A tumultuous year inside the crucible that is the National Hockey League
Cliff Sarde and Nick Francis piece together a desktop CD and get a major-label deal in the process
New Radicals / Randy Newman
If you don't think Yoko Love's funky, just smell their fingers
THE PROBLEM FOR CRITICS AND JAZZ POLICE IS NO PROBLEM TO HARRY CONNICK JR. HE'S CROONING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK.
Wouldn't you like to be Sgt. Pepper, too?