The Afghan Whigs

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Blag Dahlia of the Dwarves: I Really Only Care About What Women Think

    Blag Dahlia (birth name: Paul Cafaro) of the Dwarves is looking for women to come to their July 17 show at Yucca Tap Room with the Queers, Masked Intruder, and the Atom Age buck-naked and ready for fun. He knows it gets hot in Phoenix, so "Why not be comfortable?" according to Blag. If the Dwarves s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Mark McGuire Stops Thinking and Starts Shredding

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    The 2014 Coachella Lineup Has Been Announced--and It's Good!

    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 >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    September 27, 2012

    Dust Off Your Flannel: Is the Underground Rising to the Mainstream?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    25 Gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Sound Off: DJ Dana on Courtney Marie Andrews, Source Victoria, and Sun Ghost

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Twilight Singers at The Clubhouse Music Venue

    Shawn Anderson​Twilight 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Bryan Devendorf of The National Talks SB1070, Sounding British and Chick-fil-A

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    The Ms

    A tasty psuedo-Brit pop indie concotion

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    September 19, 2002


    Apollo Stars (National)

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    June 28, 2001

    Achin' to Be

    Clumsy's Marc Solomon proves the perfect Replacement

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Texas State of Mind

    The South by Southwest music conference might've been a disappointment this year, but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    New Amsterdams

    Never You Mind (Heroes & Villains/Vagrant Records)

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    War in Peace

    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.

  • Music

    May 27, 1999


    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me / The Clash Tribute: Burning London / Jon Dee Graham

  • Music

    August 29, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
  • Music

    April 18, 1996

    Raw Deal

    With the Breeders on hold, Kim Deal pares down her sound and gets Amped up

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    April 20, 1994
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    December 30, 1992