Vial of Sound @ Crescent Ballroom, 4/13/2013
Obviously, I was not at Coachella. But I don't get what the big deal about it is, so I didn't care. Besides, something great happens when a bunch of local talent comes together. Sure, music scenes have their pitfalls, their petty grudges, the recycled re ... More >>
Zero Zero Album Release Party @ Rogue Bar | 10/5/12As you might notice by the timing of this posting, I come from that age-old school of being fashionably late. (I try to limit these things to social gatherings, dinner dates and house parties, but every so often the habit bleeds over into work.) I'v ... More >>
Peachcake, the colorful local dance band knows how to put on an entertaining live show with plenty of funky outfits and confetti to go around. The band recently performed at a Norwegian music festival for the second time and has somewhat of a cult following abroad.
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Local electronic pop band Peachcake is used to putting out fun, dance-y music with existential lyrics, and their latest single, "The World Is Our Platform to Mean Something," is no exception. You won't hear many pop songs indirectly inspired by soil these days, but this track is one of them. The son ... More >>
As you might be able to infer from the colorful vikings on the flier, Peachcake is pretty stoked for their upcoming trip to Norway.To spread the love before they get to Europe, they'll be gigging on Wednesday at the Monarch Theatre. Doctor Bones, Paperbird and Wino Vino will be gettin' down too."Aft ... More >>
In last week's issue of New Times, we profiled 10 new(ish) bands we expect to dominate Phoenix iPods and boomboxes this long, hot summer. We'll be focusing more deeply on those artists over the next couple of days on Up on the Sun.
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Any fan of the local electronic pop band Peachcake knows the guys are a fun, colorful bunch who aren't afraid to act silly or don costumes on-stage. The new video for their song "You Matter" is a perfect reflection of the band, showcasing their sunny musical outlook and do-it-yourself work ethic ... More >>
For as much awareness that has been brought upon HIV in recent years, it's still called an "unhuggable" disease because of the stigmas and misconceptions surrounding it -- though, no, hugging someone with AIDS will not cause you to catch it yourself (duh).In an effort to educate community member ... More >>
This is the iPod you could win from PeachcakeLocal electro pop band Peachcake may be just one of the most social media savvy bands in the Phoenix area. The group crafted a cool Facebook "Like" drive, where you can enter to win a customized iPod simply for "Liking" their Facebook page. Existing fa ... More >>
HemoptysisThere's nothing more metal than shooting a music video in 100 degree-plus heat in the Arizona summer.That's exactly what local metal band Hemoptysis did for their new clip, "M.O.D.," off their debut full-length album, Misanthropic Slaughter. The video was shot this past September at an aba ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: Moe'Z Art, Decker, Hemoptysis, PeachcakeWelcome 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 you would like your son ... More >>
Rebecca Anne Ruiz'This Wasn't Our Plan,' from PeachcakeIt's been less than a month since local pop band Peachcake released their current EP, This Wasn't Our Plan, and if you haven't gotten a copy yet, now you can download the disc for free at www.peachcake.bandcamp.com. According to singer Stefan ... More >>
Katherine VegaPeachcakeIn this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, local electro pop band Peachcake catches the Valley up on what they've been up to the past year and how they've matured since they came together. Recently, the International Peace Bureau made the song "Were We Ever Really Rig ... More >>
The dubstep scene is the Valley right now. How big? There are at least four different nightsdevoted to the bass-heavy dance music genre by our count. For instance, the cats over at Subversion are bringing in some of the biggest dubstep DJs in the world every Thursday night, including Jakwob, ... More >>
The ladies love Bob Log III, who's scheduled to perform at Chopper John's on Saturday Night.Although downtown may or may not be ovah (depending on the particular mood of our fair editor Martin Cizmar), but in the meantime, East Phoenix might just be coming alive when it comes to live music.
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Peachcake is scheduled to perform tonight at Civic Space Park.If attending myriad First Fridays have taught us anything, it's that the name of the game is truly "right place, right time." Example: You could spend the entire evening over on Grand Avenue gawking at the various pint-sized art spaces ... More >>
Local psychedelic dance duo Peachcake are the latest Phoenix band to record a session for Daytrotter, an influential Chicago music blog. Like Dear and the Headlights and some others before them they were treated to a cool mid-fi recording session and the above portrait -- though we have to say it ... More >>