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    July 14, 2014

    Tucson Band Animus Divine Thinks Future is Bright for Arizona Metal

    Heavy metal and hip-hop hybrid outfit Animus Divine (AD) is one of many low-profile and yet highly talented bands operating in the scorching deserts of Arizona. Based out of Tucson, the streetcore musicians have their eye on the prize to master the entertainment industry, but AD lead singer Chuck Cl ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013
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    April 17, 2013

    Phunk Junkeez, Jim Adkins Re-Create the '90s for a Good Cause Tonight

    Phunk Junkeez and Jimmy Eat World do not have a lot in common. The Phunk Junkeez' major-label video was about "Me N Yer Girl" booty-shaking; Jimmy Eat World's was about two kids who fall in love and put their clothes back on. Jimmy Eat World hit on the mixture of fast-paced pop and before-it-was-a ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    DJ Ill-Legal? on Which Songs He'd Spin While the World Ends

    The walls, floors, and fixtures of Bar Smith are definitely gonna be quaking and shaking at some point later tonight. But despite what all those apocalypse nuts might lead you to believe, its not because seismic forces are tearing up the Valley is some end of the world scenario. Nope, its merely bec ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    August 7, 2012

    Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    My Band T-Shirt: Classic Concertwear, Pit Stains and All

    Plenty of people visit the merch stand at concerts. Some people buy an item with the intent to wear it again and again, and it unexpectedly becomes destined to live on the top shelf of a closet where it won't be seen again for years. Others sport their band merch until it's been sufficiently worn ou ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Tumblr of the Week: The Kitten Covers

    ​It's tough to hate kittens. It's even tougher to hate kittens that rock out to David Bowie. Just admit it: they're irresistable.Denying the cuteness of the cats isn't an option when those little critters are standing in on some major artists' album covers. This week we're bringing you The Ki ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Andrew W.K. Coming to Tempe; Here's Five Party Jams to Celebrate

    In the midst our daily humdrum of going to work, eating, and sleeping, it can be very easy to overlook one of the most important things in life: Partying. Luckily we have someone like Andrew W.K., who has based his life and career on the concept of "partying," expanding its definition and celebratin ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

    It's a Katy Perry kind of year...​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a look at 2011's best videos. Enjoy! Quite a few bomb-ass videos have been released ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Coming to Arizona; Is Coachella 2012 Next?

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers, now featuring Anthony Kiedis as Machete ​Those speculating about Coachella 2012 (I for one would love to see Refused, but a reunion would ruin the whole breakup, and if Tom Waits is indeed playing, I'll probably soil myself) should take note of the little logo at the ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Thanksgiving Mixtape: 13 Songs That Say Thank You

    ​Family time over the holidays carries enough stress with all the arguments about who sits where, who brings what, and why Grandpa really shouldn't have another Harvey Wallbanger. Again. So to ease some of your Thanksgiving anxiety, we in the New Times kitchen offer up a bunch of tunes to up your ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Muppets and More: Music Movies With Jack Black

    http://blog.thaeger.comMuppet look alike: Fozzy Bear and Jack Black​Everybody's favorite friendly gang of puppets are finally coming to a theater near you very soon, just in time for Thanksgiving.Jason Segel and The Muppets are not only bringing you what will probably be an excellent movie but als ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Sebastien Millon, What Are You Listening To?

    Sebastien Millon Sebastien Millon You can check out the local artist and fashion designer's work here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? NPR. I love keeping up on the news, but they also have so many great stories on culture, in ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Kesha at Comerica Theatre, 9/20/11 (VIDEO)

    Maria Vassett​KeshaSeptember 20, 2011Comerica TheatreAfter Kesha's strong show last summer at Marquee Theatre, it was exciting to see what the young singer would bring to a bigger venue and how she would change up the set. Her past performance had been so impressive, surel ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    PBS Website Hacked, Fake Tupac Story Posted

    ​One of the most awesome, hilarious, ridiculous hacking pranks has gone down. A group of hackers recently got into PBS' web system and posted an unusual story about deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, according to Yahoo News.The hacker group, which calls itself Lulzsec and the Lulz Boat, posted a fake s ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Chad Lanier, What Are You Listening To?

    Chad Lanier​Chad LanierThe executive chef of Modern Steak will show off his eats at The Original Taste 2011 food and wine tasting event this Saturday, April 2. Find out more information at When you put your key in the ignition, what station would play right now? Definite ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Alice Cooper Headed to Rock Hall of Fame

    Alice Cooper will be inducted to Rock's hall of fame.​Congratulations, Alice, you're headed to Cleveland.Alice Cooper, the shock rocker raised and residing in Phoenix (Detroit is also trying to claim him today) has been selected for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Biz Markie Talks Yo Gabba Gabba!, Beastie Boys, and Jeff Goldblum

    Biz Markie and the gang from Yo Gabba Gabba!​ Not a lot of old-school rappers would be a good fit on a children's television show, but Biz Markie is definitely the exception to that rule. The popular rapper and beatboxer is probably best know for his hit "Just a Friend" as well as the song ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Another Piece of Pop Culture Retired: Sony Walkman

    ​"What's a cassette tape?" Parents, you'll never hear your children asking that ever again now that Sony has retired the Walkman, according to Paste.It turns out that the last of the Walkmen left Sony in April. The 30-year-old portable cassette player couldn't outlast the competition of music play ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Lollapalooza 2010: Everything That Rises Must Converge

    Look! It's the Cribs (and that guy who used to be in the Smiths)!​Lollapalooza 2010 on Sunday was a little off from the other days from the start.  At the begininng of the day, it looks like the elements were going to ruin the day with a nasty storm running through downtown Chicago.  Th ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Nothing Not New: Podcast #4

    Peter M. Storch​Oh, do we have a show for you this time around. We're all very excited here at New Times studios because we've grasped the podcast technology to the point that our shows almost sound passable.But you're not listening to this stuff to hear music editor Martin Cizmar (he even says th ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    April 1, 2010
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    February 25, 2010
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    August 6, 2009
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    July 24, 2009

    Amy Winehouse Not Guilty, Jay-Z's Mayoral Campaign, Thom Yorke Writes for 'New Moon'

    NME: Amy Winehouse found not guilty of assault NME: Jay-Z replaces Beastie Boys at All Points West Idolator: Jay-Z Enlists Kanye West And Rihanna For His Mayoral Campaign Idolator: Jordin Sparks Is Not Singing About Giving Head On Her New Record Pitchfork: Director: Thom Yorke Wrote New Song for New ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008
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    July 3, 2008

    Another Brick in the Waltz

    Happy un-birthday from the polkacore boys

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    July 1, 2008

    Gunnin' for that #1 Spot

    By Joseph Golfen Jerryd Bayless was in a tough spot. Two towering players blocked his path, but the Phoenix native was determined to take it to the hoop. He swerved between the two giants, jumped and seemingly flew toward the backboard. Gracefully juggling the ball from hand to hand to avoid the o ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008
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    November 22, 2007
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    March 29, 2007

    Asylum Street Spankers

    It will hurt them more than it hurts you

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    April 21, 2005

    Cover Story

    Bisbee band (re)makes an album

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    July 8, 2004

    What's Selling

    The Top 10 sellers at Zia Record Exchange (2510 West Thunderbird), for June 28 through July 4:

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    July 1, 2004
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    June 17, 2004


    Righteous rock rolls into the Marquee Theatre

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    September 26, 2002
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    July 4, 2002

    DJ Shadow

    The Private Press (MCA)

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    May 30, 2002

    A Def Ear

    Poet posse in for a shout-out

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    December 27, 2001

    Uncanny X-Man

    DJ pioneer Rob Swift of the X-ecutioners turntable crew isn't just spinning his wheels

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    October 11, 2001

    The Strokes

    Is This It (RCA)

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    March 8, 2001

    The Meters

    Kickback (Sundazed Music)

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    March 30, 2000

    Master of the Universe

    Mix Master Mike wants you to know how the tables turn

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    February 3, 2000

    Various artists

    Fire & Skill: The Songs of the Jam
    (Ignition/Epic Records)

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    June 24, 1999

    Axis Powers

    A look at what makes Tucsonans gush over one of Scottsdale's cheesiest dance clubs

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    October 1, 1998
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    September 17, 1998

    Party Favors

    KPTY finds room for novelty in the Top 40 format

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    December 30, 1992
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