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.
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So long, 2012.
You were a weird, uncomfortable, and scary year. You were also wonderful, at times so unbearably wonderful that I thought my brain was going to explode as I struggled to wrap my head around your pure, blindingly bright joy. You had all the things a monumental year should: elections, ... More >>
Byron Fenix is a bit different than your normal DJ or selector. First off, you normally won't find him performing at some glitzy club, as he generally prefers to spin at far funkier venues and events, such as The Lost Leaf, Djentrification's Civic Space Jam, or at his monthly gig Cosmic along with R ... 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.
Although it's been more than five years since Steve Conrad pulled a regular air shift on local public radio station KJZZ, the 38-year-old disc jockey still gets many chances to share his love of jazz, blues, and soul songs on vinyl.
From time to time, Conrad says he helps out fellow KJZZ jock Blais ... More >>
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We like to think we've got similar attitudes about music and food: There's a time for the out-there stuff, there's a time for the cheap and greasy, and there's a time for everything in between.
Whether you're into dining on bone marro ... More >>
It's safe to assume that if you're going to the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises tonight, you've already seen Batman Begins and The Dark Knight a few times this week (or you plan on watching about 10 hours worth of Batman movies today). You've washed your lucky bat-underwear and opened you ... More >>
It's a classic scenario: Boy meets girl. Boy can't have girl. Boy and girl build up a bunch of tension and hook up anyway, usually to some romantic acoustic song like "Save Tonight."
This song has been used to fit that scenario in shows like Daria, Felicity, and A Lot Like Love. Eagle-Eye Cherry's m ... More >>
Thought malls and retail have already been doing it for a couple weeks, we're going to go ahead and make an official statement: It's not totally okay to listen to Christmas music.
And while plenty of Xmas jams are mind numbing, annoying earworms, there's always some good to be had.
Enjoy ... More >>
Kids today, y'know? Thinking that all they need to figure out transcendental psychedelia is a tube of face paint, some Jodorowsky DVDs and a handful of funky -looking mushrooms. Pshaw!
They should take a cue from their peers in Prince Rama, a Brooklyn-based act specializing in profoundly psychedel ... More >>
Christopher HassiotisWill Cullen Hart of the Olivia Tremor Control and Circulatory System.
Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise TourThe DuceFriday, March 4"Can you turn up the toy piano?" is not a request many soundmen get, or that many bands make, so it's probably a good thing that the Elephant 6 Holiday S ... More >>
CaribouClubhouse Music VenueOctober 9, 2010Canadian electronic act Caribou is essentially only one person, Dan Snaith. At least in the studio. When Snaith, who I was lucky enough to interview for this week's print edition hits the road, however, he is joined by bandmates.The question ... More >>
Artist: Flying LotusTitle: CosmogrammaRelease date: May 3Label: Warp RecordsA while back, a reader posted a comment on one of my Nothing Not New posts asking why I continued to listen to electronic/laptop music even though I don't care for it all that much.Well, first of all, in the spirit of the ... More >>
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