Since the dissolution of Ohio-based experimental trio Emeralds in early 2013, guitarist Mark McGuire has kept busy. He's explored smooth jams with his project Road Chief, and contributed to Do the Beast, the first album from the Afghan Whigs since 1998. He also found time to record and release his ... More >>
Let me speak on behalf of everyone by saying "whoa, the 2014 Coachella lineup came out early." The news is still pretty fresh--Coachella sent out the lineup email a little after 9 p.m. last night, causing the internet to blow up as usual. It's tough to see beyond the headliners--though you should be ... More >>
You've got a lot of reading to do, guys: snuggled tightly in this week's massive Best of Phoenix 2012 issue is a regular issue of Phoenix New Times. In anticipation of the busiest musical weekend of the year, you'll find pieces about KUPD's two-day metal festival Desert Uprising, EDM waterpark party ... More >>
See also: Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather Conditions See also: 10 Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You By Reed Fischer Ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFS?! This past weekend's running of Lo ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: DJ Dana, Courtney Marie Andrews, Sun Ghost, Source Victoria Welcome 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 yo ... More >>
Shawn AndersonTwilight Singers Clubhouse Music VenueSaturday, May 28Earlier this year, Sub Pop released Dynamite Steps, the latest album from Greg Dulli and The Twilight Singers. The record is typically Dulli; dark, funky, with soul inflections wedged between big rock guitars, electronic ambiance ... More >>
Few bands are better suited to soundtrack a stiff drink and a contemplative stare than The National, who have been issuing literate, dark records for the past decade. High Violet, their latest, is another notch on their belt, full of powerful songs that combine their Midwest gravitas with New Yor ... More >>
A tasty psuedo-Brit pop indie concotion
Apollo Stars (National)
Clumsy's Marc Solomon proves the perfect Replacement
The South by Southwest music conference might've been a disappointment this year, but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered
Never You Mind (Heroes & Villains/Vagrant Records)
Skip Spence made one brilliant album, then spent the next 30 years dying in obscurity. Now, a new tribute album is giving him life again.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me / The Clash Tribute: Burning London / Jon Dee Graham
With the Breeders on hold, Kim Deal pares down her sound and gets Amped up
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