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    November 13, 2014

    EDM Phoenix Changes Its Name to Element 14

    It's commonplace for new businesses to make any number of tweaks and adjustment within the first few months of opening, and EDM Phoenix is no exception to that rule. The proprietors of the newly opened downtown dance club, which debuted last month along Central Avenue, recently rechristened the pla ... More >>

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    May 23, 2014

    Five Must-See Concerts Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Memorial Day is when we, as a nation, proudly get together and celebrate the men and women of the armed services who have died in order to give us an extra day off. Bad joke. But the reality is so damned depressing it's hard to think of anything else. It might have vanished from our country's coll ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Top Ten Songs About Dust

    July 5, 2011: The day everyone's cars were rendered absolutely filthyI was going to say that unless you were living under a rock the past few days, you probably heard about Tuesday night's massive dust storm -- known as a haboob in some parts of the world (parts that aren't home to Republican presid ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Coachella 2011 Set Times Are Up, Let the Conflicts Begin

    Coachella set times have been announced. The Chemical Brothers vs. Boys Noize? Sigh...​The 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival set times were announced ast night at a little past 11pm, as was rumored. The much-anticipated announcement was a big wave of relief for some and a harbinger o ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Linkin Park Made Their OK Computer

    All hail A Thousands Suns, the finest dystopian fusion a major label can buy

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    February 1, 2011

    Info Leaked About Britney Spears' New Album

    ​An internal Jive Records memo that contains information about Britney Spears' upcoming album has been leaked, according to Rolling Stone.The memo stated that Britney's album will be released on March 15. It also revealed collaborations with Dr. Luke and Max Martin.The majority of the information ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Duran Duran, The Strokes Tapped For Coachella; Official Lineup Coming Soon UPDATE

    ​Coachella's official lineup should be announced very, very soon -- lest anyone forget that this week is usually when the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival makes it big announcement.In lieu of the entire festival lineup, a few acts have already been confirmed for the festival's 2011 editi ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    November 8, 2010

    Lily Allen's Worst Week Ever

    ​Poor Lily Allen. Her pop music hiatus is now very understandable, considering how much drama she's dealing with right now.Here's a quick recap of the 25-year-old singer's woes: First she suffered from being somewhat of a one hit wonder in 2007. Then in 2008, she suffered a miscarriage with Ed Sim ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    The 88: The 88

    ​Artist: The 88Title: The 88 Release date: September 28 Label: Rocket ScienceWhat do you do if you're a band like The 88? You're top-flight songwriters and musicians, you get your songs placed in all kinds of big-name TV shows and high-profile TV commercials, you tour the country opening ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Warpaint: The Fool

    ​Artist: Warpaint Title: The Fool Release date: October 25 Label: Rough Trade The musical path taken by L.A. foursome Warpaint is well trodden -- but this kind of ultra-moody, sort of experimental, Joy Division-indebted music is usually plied by men. But Warpaint is a quartet of women, and in ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Screaming Females: Castle Talk

    ​Artist: Screaming Females Title: Castle Talk Release date: September 14 Label: Don Giovanni Back in the day, I'd hate to miss a good show (I'm still not happy that my parents wouldn't let me drive to Kalamazoo one Monday night to see Scratch Acid and Big Black play, ditto the time I couldn't ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    What's Spinning: Radio Phoenix

    This is Flying Blanket, Vol. II​When running a radio station without the confines of corporate ownership and the need for mainstream FM commercial viability, the charts have the freedom to run wild. Radio Phoenix then, is always a mix of indie chic, local cool, and a hint of the unexpected. This w ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Authority Zero: Stories of Survival

    ​Artist: Authority ZeroTitle: Stories of SurvivalRelease date: June 22Label: Suburban NoizeI have a friend who's a native Phoenician and longtime fixture in the Valley punk scene, both as fan and musician. He loves West Coast punk, thinks Southern California spawned the best of the best punk, espe ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    Tittsworth, Pat Benatar Dance-offs, Gay Beast, and Other Cheap Thrills This Weekend

    ​In case you're not up on all the latest hip-hop news, Mr. Earl Simmons (a.k.a. DMX) got himself sprung from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's tender care earlier this week after spending four months incarcerated in the county hoosegow. "THE DOG IS OUT THE CAGE!!" exclaimed the hardcore rapper's Twitter on Wed ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Half of 2010

    Dum Dum Girls​Today marks the halfway point of Nothing Not New. That means I've listen to nearly 140 records in their entirety in the first six months of 2010. Just another 140 or so to go before I can retreat to the familiarity of my record collection.To recognize the occasion, the Up on the Sun ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    Foals: Total Life Forever

    ​Artist: FoalsTitle: Total Life ForeverRelease date: June 22Label: Sub PopThough I disagree with a commenter on one of my posts this week (Shawn from excellent local music blog Electric Mustache) about the merits of electro-punk Sleigh Bells, I agree with him that S.B. are a band that you either l ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    White Hot

    Caucasian, yes. Vanilla Icey? No.

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    September 19, 2008

    This Weekend: Roller Dames, Shiny Toy Guns and The Hives

    By Jonathan McNamara The weekend is upon us once again. I know it will be hard to break away from the weekly tedium and (gasp) have some fun, but fear not! You won't have to fret about what to do. Just take a look below, take a deep breath in and enjoy your time off. Friday: Shiny Toy Guns at Mar ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Brown Box Breakout

    DJ AL3 pushes all envelopes

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    November 2, 2006

    Déjà Dance

    Newest DDR: Same game, fresh set list

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    August 31, 2006

    Primal Scream

    Riot City Blues

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    December 8, 2005


    Confessions on a Dance Floor

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    November 17, 2005

    The Crystal Method at Myst

    Home with the range

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    May 12, 2005

    Mixing It Up

    Variety is the spice of Coachella

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    March 10, 2005



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    February 3, 2005
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    January 27, 2005

    Panic! at Andersons

    The madness is back -- with prizes inside

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    December 30, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past

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    February 19, 2004

    Electro-Style Wars

    Sometimes, as in the case of onetime Phoenician Sandra Collins, you can't judge a trance DJ by her cover

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Meth Boom

    The Crystal Method returns with Legion of Boom, another cameo-spiked celebration of nasty breaks

  • Music

    May 15, 2003


    Up in Flames (Domino)

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    March 27, 2003

    Surviving the Jungle

    Electronic music never erupted the way the faithful hoped it would, but jungle, and DJs like AK1200, still thrive in the underground

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    February 13, 2003

    Primal Scream

    Evil Heat (Epic)

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    January 2, 2003

    Letdowns: Bummer, Man

    Five artists came with the promise of a new day -- and defused faster than a wet firecracker

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Soul on Ice

    Veteran breakbeat selector DJ Icey pushes funk into the future

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    July 5, 2001

    Basement Jaxx

    Rooty (Astralwerks)

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    December 14, 2000

    Fatboy Slim

    Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars (Astralwerks)

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    December 2, 1999

    Clearing Samples

    Moby returns to electronic music, and he's ready to Play

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    October 8, 1998
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    August 6, 1998

    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    While radio rethinks its support for electronica, Sipping Soma emerges with electronic music that's instantly hummable

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    April 9, 1998
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    October 30, 1997
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    April 24, 1997

    Eye of the Orb

    Picking the "ever growing pulsating brain" of Alex Paterson, don of ambient

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    April 10, 1997
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    April 10, 1997
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    October 19, 1995
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