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    January 30, 2014
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    January 30, 2014
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    August 22, 2013
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    August 16, 2013

    Keith Morris Talks FYF Fest and the Future of FLAG

    Last week, we published a segment of our interview with Keith Morris in response to Greg Ginn's lawsuit. The lawsuit talk only made up about five minutes of our 30-minute discussion. The main purpose of the interview was to discuss FLAG's presence at FYF Fest, a two day music festival in downtown L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Should You Buy FYF Fest Tickets This Year?

    My Bloody Valentine is headlining -- of course you should buy FYF Fest tickets; this is a no brainer. Okay, the decision isn't necessarily that simple. Backing up: FYF Fest is a two-day festival that takes place in downtown Los Angeles, featuring a variety of indie, electronic, punk, and comedy acts ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    Tinariwen - Crescent Ballroom - 4/22/2013

    I couldn't understand a word Tinariwen were singing Monday night at Crescent Ballroom. I didn't know a single song, and there was no set list to cheat from -- and I couldn't find anyone to ask about it. But I was completely blown away by the deep, rhythmic, heartfelt pulse of a music that draws fr ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    October 22, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    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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    September 27, 2012
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    July 10, 2012

    You Ready for the State Fair? A Guide to the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Schedule

    See also: Snoop Dogg at the Arizona State Fair See also: Judas Priest at the Arizona State Fair It used to be that playing the state fair circuit meant you were a has-been, that your rock 'n' roll career had gone belly up (you know, like billed after the puppet show, Spinal Tap-style). Maybe it' ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Lollapalooza: "It Was 20 Years Ago Today..."

    ​It's kind of hard to imagine that Lallapalooza is 20 years-old. I wasn't in attendance in 1991, but the event still feels like a cultural touchstone for me (due in no small part to the "Homerpalooza" episode of The Simpsons, which introduced me to Sonic Youth, and cemented my growing love for The ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    James Franco Unveils His Sole Weakness in Superbad New Collaboration

    ​​After some hardcore investigation, we finally uncovered something that James Franco doesn't completely excel at. ​We found your weakness! Suck it, Franco.

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    June 15, 2011

    Cee Lo to Become a Talk Show Host on Fuse

    ​Rapper, proucer, and The Voice vocal coach Cee Lo Green will kick off his own talk show on Fuse on June 22, according to Paste.The upcoming show, entitled Talking to Strangers, is a performance and interview series that's all about Cee Lo sitting down to interview indie, rap and R&B arti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    The Black Keys File Lawsuits Against Ad Agency

    ​The Black Keys have sued ad advertising agency for using their hit single in a commercial without getting permission or paying royalties, according to Pitchfork.The blues rock duo has filed two lawsuits against Della Femina Rothschild Jeary and Partners for using The Black Keys' song "Tighten Up" ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Keith Richards Reportedly Recording New Material

    ​Keith Richards is said to be recording new material at a studio in New York City, according to Spinner.There's no word yet on whether he's been working on material for the Rolling Stones, a solo project, or producer and drummer Steve Jordan's side project band, the Verbs.Rumors have been floating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light

    TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light​Well, we're smack dab in the crux of April's wheelhouse -- today is an overwhelming solid day with tons of new releases, this Saturday is Record Store Day and next Tuesday sees more quality releases. If April is to be considered the best month for new music in ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    The Kills: Blood Pressures

    The Kills - Blood Pressures​I'm just going to come right out and say it: April will be the best month for new music in 2011. It is frightening how many good new releases are set for next month -- Fleet Foxes, TV on the Radio, Panda Bear and The Kills, just to name a few.The Kills are kicking off A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Sharon Van Etten on Meeting Musicians in Bars, Dating Guys in Bands, and Going Platinum

    Chantal Anderson​Indie music's new sweetheart Sharon Van Etten is making a big splash in the music scene. She's been touring around the country endlessly, making awesome stops including this great performance she did for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Plus she's been playing gigs intern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    South By Stateside: Day 2 Last Night at The Sail Inn

    ​It's a real shame that Mother Nature didn't see if fit to cooperate with Stateside Presents' plans for South By Stateside: Day 2, the annual Phoenix run off of indie-bands on their way to the West Coast from Austin's South by Southwest Festival. The nine band bill was divided pretty evenly betwee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Your Guide to Navigating Blogger-Created Genre Names

    ​ "What the fuck is chillwave?????" Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast tweeted back in April, when MTVU blogger Lindsay Hood described her band as "chillwave," after dismissing genres like "lo-fi," "glo-fi" and "Gorillavsbearcore" in her blurb advancing the video for the band's single "When I'm Wi ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    William S. Burroughs Documentary to Be Released by a Beastie Boy

    We all know that people are multi-dimensional, and cannot be defined by one singular act or piece of art that they produce. Having said this, it's hard to imagine that the same guy who sings "Hey Ladies" would be interested in a documentary on William S. Burroughs. Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boy better ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    This Just In: Brooklyn Has Own "Sound," Numerous Bands

    Brooklyn has become a mecca of sorts for indie rock in the past decade, with numerous new bands emerging from its brownstone-lined streets​I was listening to Sirius XMU yesterday while driving with the air conditioning on, since it's a balmy November in the Valley. On came a song by new indie/psyc ... More >>

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    October 6, 2009

    Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson Set to Play Modified

    Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, one of Brooklyn's best kept secrets, is playing Modified Arts come November​Being an indie singer/songwriter from Brooklyn doesn't exactly put you on the shortlist of being unique. You have to have either an amazing voice, be an extremely talented musician or have ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009
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    June 11, 2009
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    June 3, 2009

    Sony Ruins eMusic's Indie Credibility, Raises Rates

    eMusic adds Sony and pisses off its indie rock-savvy clienteleThese troubling financial times call for belt-tightening across American society. We all know what's going on with the auto industry, and the record industry is not safe from this recession. As announced Monday, online music retailer eMus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    McCartney, Cohen and Morrissey: Older, Big Name Acts Are Today's Big Draws

    Fresh off a weekend that found Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen and Morrissey all play one of the biggest outdoor music festivals in the U.S. -- in one day -- we find ourselves, as a music-loving society, head over heels for live acts with a touch of gray. It doesn't help that the festival in question, ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Outside Lands Festival Dubs Beasties, Pearl Jam Worthy Headliners

    Pear Jam is set to rock it on out at this year's Outside Lands FestivalAs we all eagerly await the set times to be announced for this weekend's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival announced its initial lineup. The headliners for the second edition of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Amazon Trots out Their "100 Greatest Indie Rock Albums of All Time"

    Amazon takes their shot at indie rock's 100 greatest albumsThe fine folks over at amazon.com decided that the time was ripe to assemble a list of the best indie rock albums of all time. Indie rock is a genre either really easy to define or kind of confusing to define, but that sentiment did not hol ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Phoenix to Play Saturday Night Live

    Take a look at those handsome Frenchmen. Can you guess which one is married to Sofia Coppola? (Second from the left)Fleet Foxes? Check. TV on the Radio? Check. Parisian rockers Phoenix join the ranks as the next hip, trendy band to grace SNL's music stage this season. Their next album, Wolfgang Amad ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    February 10, 2009

    TV on the Radio on The Colbert Report: Better than the Grammys

    The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cTV on the Radio - Dancing ChooseColbert Report Full EpisodesFunny Political NewsChristian Bale ParodyJoke of the DayTV on the Radio appeared on The Colbert Report on Monday night to perform their single "Dancing Choose," off their latest album, the cri ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Pazz and Jop 2008 is Out

    Pazz and Jop, the annual Village Voice poll of music critics, is out. Conducted since 1971, the poll is the original metacritic, aggregating music writer's annual best of lists in to one mega list. Unsurprisingly, TV on the Radio won the number one spot, as it did in all the major music magazines, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    Round Up: Best Of Our Best Of Lists

    Happy New Year! Up on the Sun and Phoenix New Times have had a lot of lists for you over the past month. Like, more than we can count. Just in case you missed some, here are a few of our favorites:Phoenix's best records of 2008: The best 10 records released in this town last year, including Kinch,  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2008

    Top Ten Indie Rock Albums of 2008

    By Michael Roberts In 2008, independent rock returned to the underground, where it belongs. Given the grand catastrophe that is today's record industry, most major-label executives don't have the time or energy to convince music fans they might like something a little out of the ordinary. They're t ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    The Best Album of 2008? Sorry 'Science,' I Go With Girl Talk

    Can an album comprised solely of samples really be an artistic achievement? Honestly, I'm a little bit torn about naming Girl Talk's Feed The Animals the best album of the year. After all, it is a record made up entirely of mashups, so, strictly speaking, there's not a note of new music in this ba ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Rolling Stone: Still Blowing Bob Dylan

    Rolling Stone, that music magazine that felt it necessary to feature the ladies from MTV's The Hills on the cover of its May issue, just released its list of top 50 albums of 2008. Wouldn't you know it; they put Bob Dylan at number two. Why not number one, Rolling Stone? Maybe because they realize ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    October 30, 2008
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    October 7, 2008

    Kings Of Leon’s New Album And Leonard Cohen's Old Albums Are What's Selling Big-Time At Hoodlums New Store

    By Benjamin Leatherman Much like the mythical bird from which our ‘burg draws its name, popular record store Hoodlums has risen – quite literally – from the ashes. As Steve Jansen wrote in this week’s issue, the music emporium’s former location on the ASU campus was gutted by a tragic fir ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    January 24, 2008
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    May 17, 2007

    No Sleep for Brooklyn

    Guest star day

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    January 4, 2007

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition

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    January 4, 2007

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It

    The year in unfair shares

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    December 21, 2006
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    January 5, 2006

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Sometimes awesome live bands also make magic in the studio

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    December 30, 2004

    Smells Like Indie Spirit

    Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again

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    August 21, 2003

    TV on the Radio

    Young Liars (Touch & Go)

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