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  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Before we go on to the picks for this week, let's reflect on the events of this past weekend. Phoenix hosted Dias de la Crescent, a massive outdoor festival that walled off Civic Space Park and attracted thousands (one estimate said 3,500) people of all ages and walks of life, and the bands that dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Why Do I Keep Laughing at These #WackWednesday Lonely Island Songs?

    The Lonely Island is a lot like one of those cans that's filled with spring-loaded snakes -- most of their humor comes from how long it takes for the joke to reveal itself, and how surprising it still is when it finally does. Their current string of #WACKWEDNESDAY releases -- "Semicolon," featuring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Who Is Really Playing Coachella This Year?

    Historically, the Coachella line up has always been announced in January. That means the official line up should be announced any day now, along with some artists that will hopefully make their way to Phoenix between dates. There have been a number of fake posters circling the net-- some credible a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Matt Anderson, What Are You Listening To?

    Matt Anderson The local comedian performs at Monkey Pants Bar and Grill at 8:30 pm, Thursday, January 31. Follow him on Twitter @MattAnd3. When you put your key in the ignition, what station would play right now? I am an FM guy because I'm the poorest of them all. So, probably between 94.5 KOOL-FM ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Our 10 Favorite Martian Songs in Honor of Curiosity

    Ever since Curiosity survived the seven minutes of terror and landed on Mars last Sunday, we continue to be fascinated by the rover's pictures. Last week the device, which looks like it could be Wall-E's cousin, took a cool black and white panoramic shot of the red planet. The environment kind of lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Beck's Sheet Music Album: Bourgeois PR Stunt or an Audition for Fans?

    See also: Beck, Modern Guilt (Review) See also: Beck, The Information (Review) Beck is the Tom Sawyer of modern music: he never grows up, and we love him even when he's annoying or faking his own death. And now, like Sawyer's famous white fence episode, Beck is getting someone else to do his job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Seven Collaborations Mick Jagger, Arcade Fire, and Foo Fighters Could Take a Hint From

    Saturday Night Live is ending its 37th season with a bang. Last week, classic alum Will Ferrell hosted the show, reprising his parody of George W. Bush, and the 100th SNL Digital Short was aired. Things look to get even bang-ier with this Saturday's season finale, featuring Mick Jagger taking the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Hipster Foodie Mauled By Bear to 80's New Wave Soundtrack in Very Satisfying Video

    It would appear that the internet sensed Laurie Notaro's unconstrained loathing for foodies and unleashed its own critique of food fetishists. Behold the Lonely Island-esque work of The Key of Awesome! and American Hipster and rejoice. Lampooned: Aggressive food photography, obnoxiously long descr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Favorite Spring Break Music Performances

    It's Spring Break 2012 time, suckahs! A time for all that overrated hanging out on a boat stuff, drinking until you're blackout drunk and hooking up with pasty-wearing hard-bodied strangers. Even though MTV dropped their "music television" moniker, they are still synonymous with the college-aged ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    Boink and Run: Eight Songs for Your Walk of Shame

    Happy New Year, everyone. Here's hoping that you didn't start 2012 off with a great big mistake. It's easy to do: New Year's Eve is an easy night to drink like a fish and drunk dial. I'm sure many of you got lucky Saturday night, but hopefully your beer goggles weren't too thick. At any rate, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Peel Me Off This Velcro Seat: 15 Songs About Being Bored

    ​Summer vacation is a wonderful thing, but once you reach the end of the internet, the prospect of going back to school starts to look good. Fall semester may be right around the corner, but there's still plenty of time to watch reruns and unlock all those stubborn Xbox achievements. Savor the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Travis Barker Calls His Critics Nazis

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is not responding well to those who have critiqued his new solo album, Give the Drummer Some, according to Spinner.Many fans of his work with Blink-182 have recently expressed that they don't particularly care for his solo work. Barker responded by calling his crit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Valentine's Day Songs That Tell it Like it is

    Not everyone is either totally head-over-heels in love or bitter and lonely on Valentine's Day.Some people are a little more realistic -- a little more down to earth -- about things.What about the rest of us? Whether you recently got dumped, have a crush, or just wanna get laid, there's a song out t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010
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    June 1, 2009

    2009 MTV Movie Awards: Quite Enjoyable, Actually

    No, host Andy Samberg didn't high five any cats, but he did introduce one that plays the keyboard The blogosphere is abuzz from last night's MTV Movie Awards, and it's not because MTV viewers are all huge Twilight fans (I'll let you guess that particular demographic). True, the vampire movie based o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 26, 2009

    I-Video Killed the TV Stars

    Internet filmmakers make with the funny

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    N.A.S.A.: Fun Concept, Boring Reality

    As we come right smack into another Tuesday rife with new releases, I will choose to focus my energies on one particular release, N.A.S.A.'s The Spirit of Apollo. N.A.S.A. (North America/South America) is the collaboration between DJ Zegon (Ze Gonzales) and Squeak E. Clean (Sam Spiegel). Apollo has ... More >>