When it comes to music, do kids today have it better or worse than the generations before them?
I decided to do some research into the matter. By "research" I mean I asked my teenagers some questions, and then compared their answers to my opinions. Around here, we call that science. (What do y ... More >>
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that our you the reader might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants.
So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories ... More >>
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Sad news out of Tempe today: Hoodlums Music and Movies is going into "hibernation" on Wednesday, August 15.
It's a curious term, hibernation ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.
Here are links to those posts.
What did Hoodlums Music owner Steve Wiley have to say about owning a record store for 13 years?
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Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling.
It's been 13 years since neighborhood music store Hoodlums made their first sale. Last week we caught up with owner Steve W ... More >>
Birthday parties for 13-year-olds are usually pretty awkward (or maybe I'm thinking of my own, just-sorta-pubescent 13th birthday), but that doesn't seem to be the case with Hoodlums Music's 13th birthday bash this weekend. On Saturday, November 5, the local record store institution celebrate ... More >>
Hoodlums was packed during a recent vinyl art show, just one of the many special events the store's owner hopes will keep it afloat.Let's say you own a record store post-Napster. Now, let's say that record store burns down.I don't know about you, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't consider re-opening ... More >>
The owner of Hoodlums music store in Tempe is taking on the Marquee Theatre over ticket prices. Ticket price stories tend to make my eyes glaze over pretty fast (I'm a critic, I don't pay!) but Arizona Republic freelancer Serene Dominic did an interesting little piece on the matter. The debate ... More >>