The Rolling Stones

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    May 28, 2014

    Portraits of Lindsey Stirling Fans

    Lindsey Stirling leaped and danced across the stage at The Marquee last night in Tempe. Stirling is known for her unique blend of classical and modern electronic music styles. She plays violin over original dubstep tracks and other remixes. Her live shows are a complete production, equipped with man ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    The 9 Things You Do In Rock and Roll Heaven

    Like most American children, I was indoctrinated into the Christian tribe. In case you somehow aren't familiar with the mythology, one of the main ideas is that if you do what the book says, you'll go to a place called heaven. Now, the book doesn't lay it out very clearly, so my God-fearing mother ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    The VeraGroove, Last Exit Live Take To YouTube for an Acoustic Performance

    If you're old enough to be reading this post, there's a fair chance your parents carried a comically large camcorder around to capture your every toddle in the years before you were old enough to either love or hate the camera a little too much. You've seen the video enough times to know that the so ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Portugal. The Man's New Album: Evil Friends, Track by Track

    Put on almost any Rolling Stones record and it is instantly recognizable as the Rolling Stones. There is no mistaking the gritty sound and straight-up rock 'n' roll riffs. Now, put on a Portugal. The Man album. It, too, is instantly recognizable by the complex layers and textures in each song, the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Stop Hating on the 2013 Coachella Lineup

    Each year, like many of you, I impatiently wait for the Coachella lineup to be announced. Sometimes it's disappointing (if Daft Punk says they're not touring, chances are they're not playing the festival), but there's always going be a few redeeming artists. At best the lineup will be amazing, and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    10 Songs About Cocaine

    See also: 15 Songs to Light Up to on 4/20 Drugs are responsible for lots of great songwriting, so every Friday in August, we're going to take a look at various drugs and their impact on popular music. Disclaimer: I've never actually snorted cocaine, so I'm going to assume that Chuck Klosterman's d ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Help Name Relentless Beats' New EDM Night at The Monarch Theatre

    How does one come up with a killer name for their weekly club event? The promoters of Bar Smith's über-popular Sticky Fingers night, for instance, cribbed from the Rolling Stones. Meanwhile, the folks behind The Blunt Club parlayed the hip-hop world's love of weed into the name of their night when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Jose Garces, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Jose GarcesThe Iron Chef and James Beard award-winning chef is executive chef of Distrito, Old Town Whiskey and Garces Trading Co. To-Go at The Saguaro Hotel. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I have Sirius/XM in my car, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Keith Richards Gets Brass Balls

    Wikimedia CommonsKeith Richards​Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will be honored at Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards on Friday, June 10. And what does he get for playing guitar and surviving rampant drug use for almost 50 years? Brass balls, of course. We imagine Richards is one of those " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Keith Richards Reportedly Recording New Material

    ​Keith Richards is said to be recording new material at a studio in New York City, according to Spinner.There's no word yet on whether he's been working on material for the Rolling Stones, a solo project, or producer and drummer Steve Jordan's side project band, the Verbs.Rumors have been floating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Paul Simon Releases Tracklist, Info on Upcoming Album 'So Beautiful Or So What'

    ​Folk master Paul Simon has just released details about his upcoming album, according to Consequence of Sound.So Beautiful Or So What will be a 10-track LP, and it's scheduled to be released on April 12.Simon has put out a music video for the first track, entitled "Getting Ready For Christmas Day. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    'American Idol' Live! at US Airways Center Last Night

    Luke HolwerdaAmerican Idol Live​American Idol Live! August 12, 2010US Airways CenterFor Valley residents who always wanted to make it out to the American Idol studios but never did, last night at US Airways Center was their opportunity to see the top 10 contestants from 2010's season perform on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    21 Questions: Nate Anderson

    Nate Anderson at the Compound GrillWelcome to 21 Questions​, a regular feature where goes to the favorite hangout of a notable Phoenician and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with Ear Candy's Nate Anderson at the Compound Grill. Name: Nate AndersonAge: 28Occupation: ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    What's Selling: Record Store Day Roundup

    ​This week, looking at What's Selling is a little different. That's because Saturday was the long-anticipated Record Store Day, and hopefully you didn't miss out.Not only did all of our favorite local record stores have live in-store performances, but they sold a ton of exclusive material only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Johnny Depp Keith Richards = New Documentary

    ​You may remember that little trilogy titled Pirates of the Caribbean, which featured Keith Richards playing the part of Captain Teague Sparrow, the father of Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp. Apparently, Depp's friendship and fascination with Richards goes far beyond that of a pretend father/s ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    September 8, 2009

    Motel 6 Offers Free Rooms to Touring Bands, Alice Cooper Trash Talks Preppy Indie Dudes, T-Pain Releases iPhone App

    Idolator: Jay-Z Takes Control Of The Board (Room)Idolator: Golf-Playing Rocker Laments Preppy Indie Dudes' Lack Of BallsNME: Ex-Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman slams 'Guitar Hero' And 'Rock Star' gamesPitchfork: Want to Sound Just Like T-Pain? There's an App for ThatRolling Stone: What Made "Braid" a Pun ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    May 11, 2009

    Alice Cooper Joins Obama at ASU Graduation Wednesday

    As the press release announcing Alice Cooper's appearance at Arizona State's graduation ceremony Wednesday says, the local shock-rocker has played on some pretty big bills: John Lennon, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix. Even Pele.All big, but not Barack Obama big.Cooper will perfor ... More >>

  • Music

    February 12, 2009
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    January 22, 2009

    Red-Hot, White, and Brown

    Canadian-Indian comic seeks world domination

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    July 10, 2008
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    April 3, 2008
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    September 20, 2007

    Kanye West

    (Island Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella)

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    August 30, 2007

    Highwire Fiction

    In a Crowded Room

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    November 2, 2006
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    July 27, 2006

    Numbers on Napkins

    (Bad Stain Records)

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    World Leaders Pretend

    U2's self-invented legacy is a figment of Bono's imagination

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    March 3, 2005
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    July 22, 2004

    Thrilling Me

    Not-so-softly with their songs

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    El Tri

    It's about love, pride and politics

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 20, 2001
  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    The Beatles Anthology

    The Beatles (Chronicle Books)

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    Backstage Past

    Cameron Crowe's autobiographical Almost Famous is a classic rock gas

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Taylor Made

    Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor goes through the past wryly

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    A Glitch in Time Saves None

    Where were you when the lights didn't go out? All the dangers of Celebration 2000 that Phoenix shut-ins sat out.

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Rock of Pages

    Taking stock of the worst music books ever written

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Well Respected Man

    With The Storyteller, Ray Davies finds a new way for rock to age gracefully

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Revering the Raiders

    After 40 years on the road, Paul Revere still works hard for the money

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Season's Gratings

    Trashman gets a hangover for Xmas

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    November 6, 1997
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    October 9, 1997
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    November 18, 1992
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    January 31, 1990

    Sons of Beatles

    Wouldn't you like to be Sgt. Pepper, too?

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