Between The Mountain Goats that created early solo boom box recordings and the collaborative band that toured its 2012 album, Transcendental Youth, with a horn section were the duo years. And it's as a duo that The Mountain Goats will perform at Crescent Ballroom on Wednesday, June 18.
By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star ... More >>
Earth @ Rhythm Room|10/31/12"The last time I was in Phoenix, I was opening for The Lemonheads," Earth guitarist Dylan Carlson intoned with a chuckle last night at the Rhythm Room. "I was all by myself." See also: Earth Drummer Adrienne Davies Discusses Cutting Loose (By Earth Standards) The contr ... More >>
L.A. based noise-punk band No Age had the year in 2010. They had some nice tours and their third album, Everything in Between, wound up on plenty of year-end lists. The duo started 2011 even better, appearing on The Late Show With David Letterman, where they performed their single "Fever Dreaming ... More >>
Will symbols like these become the norm for newspapers of the future? Gannett Company, the parent company of the Arizona Republic, launched pay walls for three of its newspapers yesterday, charging Internet users to look at the papers' content. The new, pay-to-read format at the Tallahassee D ... More >>
Mayor Phil Gordon knows what it's like to be a big fish in a small oasis during a junket to Saudi Arabia this week with nine other U.S. mayors: Phoenix is by far the largest city represented. Middle Eastern media reports the mayors were received today by the Acting Governor of Riyadh, Prince S ... More >>
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and nine other mayors will travel to Saudi Arabia this month on a junket paid for by the Saudi government, Arizona Republic reporter Scott Wong reports this morning. When we looked at the list of mayors Wong published, though, something struck as odd: They were all men. Bu ... More >>
Sensitive indie prodigy Conor Oberst discovers new aggression with Desaparecidos
The new glass-and-steel federal courthouse shatters the image that government structures have to be stodgy
R&B legend Sam Moore finds serenity in Scottsdale
While society frets over the threat of school massacres, a more insidious and lethal rampage mounts on the streets, unacknowledged
A Glendale couple forges a national alliance and a personal bond in their mutual quest to find the 2,087 Vietnam-era POWs and MIAs
Scottsdale's Greg Crane calls himself an entrepreneur. Prosecutors in three states call him a grifter. But he's such a young man.
THE OFFICE OF THE COURT MONITOR IS SUPPOSED TO HOLD THE MENTAL-HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM ACCOUNTABLE TO ITS CLIENTS. BUT NOBODY'S BEEN HOLDING THE OFFICE ITSELF ACCOUNTABLE.
HE HELPED MASTERMIND A MAJOR GOLD FRAUD IN FLORIDA. SO WHAT THE HELL IS HE DOING AT A CHURCH IN GLENDALE