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    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 >>

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    August 18, 2014

    Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week, 8/18 to 8/21

    Check out our picks for the best shows happening in Phoenix this week. Don't forget the browse our comprehensive music listings if you'd like more options.

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    May 8, 2014

    Black Keys to Play US Airways Center November 10

    The Black Keys announced a nationwide tour in support of their forthcoming album, Turn Blue, and they will stop by Phoenix on November 10 to play the US Airways Center. No word yet on ticket price, but if you pre-order the album through the Black Keys' website you can get first shot at tickets sta ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Beyond The Monster Mash: 6 Halloween Novelty Songs That Aren't Terrible

    With a bit of a chill in the air and leaves changing bright hues of yellow and red (on TV, anyway, or up in Oak Creek Canyon), it's about as fall-y as you can get around these parts. And what else heralds the arrival of the season? "The Monster Mash," Bobby "Boris" Pickett's 1962 novelty tune about ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Who Decides What Rock is "Classic Rock?"

    Not everyone has the luxury of having an auxiliary jack in their car stereo. With the amount of leaks, holes, and weird noises coming from my engine, I'm lucky my beat up truck still runs period. I can't be asking for a decent stereo. So my commuting music consists entirely of FM radio, which is sti ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Top 5 Contemporary Blues Rock Bands That Don't Totally Suck

    Our sister blog, West Coast Sound, has caught a lot of shit lately for their disdain for neo-blues rockers The Black Keys. Just remember we're only critics, and opinions are just opinions. Nicholas Pell even offered up some alternative blues bands for you to dig. The problem is, as commenter AlexNic ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Boom Chick, Rogue Bar, 7/26/12

    Boom Chick The Rogue Bar Thursday, July 26, 2012 See also: Q&A: Frank Hoier And Moselle Spiller Of Boom Chick On Touring, Honoring The Blues, And Nirvana About a week and a half ago, my dad opened a show at the Rogue Bar. When he, my mother, and I arrived at the venue he said, "It's pretty bad wh ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Throwback Thursday: Garbage Still Rules

    Alternative/industrial rock darlings Garbage released its fifth album, Not Your Kind of People last month, and the record shows no signs of wear or dust after a seven year break. The band steps slightly away from the alterna-pop that earned them radio domination in the '90s, with synths and slower s ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Music Maker Workshops Battle of the Bands at Club Red, 5/6/12

    Music Maker Workshops Battle of the Bands Club Red Sunday, May 6, 2012 Pint-sized rockers of Ahwatukee's Music Maker Workshops dueled it out at the school's first battle of the bands of the year last night at Club Red in Tempe. The school takes kids between the ages of 8 and 17, and gives them the ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    The Pretty Reckless: Taylor Momsen Says Hit Me Like a Man at Martini Ranch This Weekend

    ​Gossip Girl fans looking to see Little J in action when Taylor Momsen and her band The Pretty Reckless come through town may not recognize the 18-year-old when she takes the stage at Martini Ranch this Saturday, March 10. The vibe will be more Courtney Love than CW fare, as Mo ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Beau MacMillan, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Beau MacMillanFood Network star MacMillan is the executive chef of elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa.  When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? ESPN Sports Radio.What's the first album you bought? Led Zeppelin, ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Wait a Minute Mr. Postman: 10 Songs About the Mail

    ​By now it's news to no one that the United States Postal Service is in trouble. As detailed by Nick Greene earlier this month at Village Voice's Running Scared, this means print media is in for a punch (you know, while it's down and everything), your bills are going to show up later than they ... More >>

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    December 7, 2011

    Darren King of MuteMath on Music Videos, Japan, and Being "Chrish"

    Claire Vogel​We're legit bummed that X103.9's Bush and MuteMath show was cancelled, but since it would have been tonight, we decided that our interview with MuteMath is definitely still worth a read. Mutemath drummer Darren King had a lot to say about stop motion photography, comparisons to the Bl ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, MTV: 30 Videos to Celebrate 30 Years

    I want my MTV back​Music Television turns 30 today, but the network doesn't look a day over 16 and Pregnant. Well before MTV started exploiting the incredibly difficult lives of irresponsible teens expecting a first child and balancing high school algebra, the Viacom-network played music vid ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Carla Logan's Olive Tapanade

    Kholood Eid​In the kitchen with: Carla Logan, aka Carly Making: olive tapenade It's a sweltering July afternoon, but inside Carly's Bistro it's dim and cool, with blinds drawn to filter out the light. And although we came during the lull between lunch and dinner, the owner's life is plenty ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    The Black Keys Done With New Album

    ​Considering The Black Keys got booked for seemingly every major music festival in the last year or two, it's a mystery how they could have accomplished finishing another album. But somehow they actually did it, according to Consequence of Sound.Dan Auerbach says the next album "doesn't sound like ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    The Raconteurs Are Back!

    Now that he's got all that hilarious and awesome palling around with Stephen Colbert, out of his system, Jack White is getting back to business. The Raconteurs, arguably the dude's main gig now that The White Stripes have called it quits, are back, according to Consequence of Sound.The Raconteurs ha ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Predicting the Top Ten Lines From Forthcoming Reviews of The Strokes' Angles

    The Strokes - Angles​Angles, the fourth album from New York indie rock gods The Strokes, will be released two weeks from tomorrow. We've already heard both lead single "Under the Cover of Darkness" as well as another track from the album "You're So Right." Our own Lenni Rosenbaum offered up t ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Jack White Angry With eBay Auction Participants

    ​Jack White is pissed off at his own fans, according to Antiquiet. Jack's own Third Man Records' recent eBay auctions for one of five copies of the White Stripes' rare first album reissue didn't quite go as planned. He's angry at flippers, the fans that buy these albums for cheap prices and resell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Glastonbury Going Green... But Who's Playing?

    ​Worthy Farm, home to the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts in the UK, now boasts what festival organizer Michael Eavis calls "the best solar power system in the country," according to NME.The cluster of 1,116 solar panels that is fixed on top of the cowshed at Worthy Farm is pr ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    OK Go FTW With Toasty New Viral Video

    ​OK Go is back with a brand new soon-to-be-viral video, according to SPIN.The video for the new song, entitled "Last Leaf," shows that the band has gone in a new direction with their visuals. Rather than another video that showcases the Rube Goldberg Machine (which was shot 89 times), a treadmill ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    September 9, 2010
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    June 9, 2010

    Jack White and Conan O'Brien Have Surprise Date Tomorrow

    If there are two people in the entertainment world who know how to get folks talking, it's Jack White and Conan O'Brien. Both are kings of the lost art of the whisper campaign, getting word of mouth buzzing both in real life and virtually whenever they make even the slightest move. While the pair a ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    Pearl Jam Pay $210,000 to Offset Their Carbon Footprints

    Could you be looking at the new Washington State Pearl Jam Forest?​According to NME, Pearl Jam will be planting $210,000 worth of trees in Washington state. Why, you may ask? Well, in order to make up for all of the environmental damage they did during last year's U.S. tour. The band believe ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    Losers' Ball at Sail Inn

    Dex and Sara Romweber rockin' it.​It was ironically named The Losers' Ball, but if you know anything about how people market stuff nowadays, you'd correctly guess that Sail Inn's show had incredibly cool musicians playing for a bunch of incredibly cool people. That started right at the top of the ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Nick Jonas Namechecks Prince, Lady Gaga Says She's Bisexual, White Stripes Boxed Set Due

    Electric Mustache: mp3: The Soft Pack - "C'mon"Idolator: Nick Jonas Names Prince As An Inspiration For His Solo AlbumIdolator: Kanye West Apparently Ends Feud With Entertainment WeeklyNME: No Doubt counter-sued by Activision over 'Band Hero'NME: Lady Gaga: 'I'm bisexual and I've had sex with women' ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    November 26, 2009
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    July 23, 2009

    Mariah's Memoirs, The Thermals in Phoenix, Jackson Nurse Served

    Electric Mustache: The Thermals Return to Phoenix in September Idolator: Ghostface Has Not Received The Memo About The Death Of Autotune Idolator: Mariah Carey Making People Wait For Her "Memoirs" NME: Jack White to open White Stripes' archive to fans Pitchfork: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's Alec Ounsw ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009
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    May 11, 2006

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    March 9, 2006

    Media Darlings

    Rising above the demo tide

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    March 2, 2006

    Get Down With Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Party

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    December 1, 2005

    Battle Acts

    Which act deserves your entertainment dollar this week?

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    September 29, 2005

    The Grrls Next Door

    Brrlesque for a new generation

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    September 1, 2005

    The Volebeats

    Like Her
    (Turquoise Mountain)

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    July 29, 2004

    The Hives

    Tyrannosaurus Hives

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    July 29, 2004

    Helio Sequence

    Helio headlines Modified Arts

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    April 15, 2004

    The Dagons

    The duo steps out of the dark and into the Valley of the Sun

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    February 12, 2004

    Mates of State

    Music spawned by marital bliss

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    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

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    May 8, 2003

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Fever to Tell (Interscope Records)

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    December 26, 2002

    Rock Crock

    One man travels through the best of what American music magazines offer -- and needs a shower

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    October 3, 2002

    About to Burst

    On the road with a new album and a still-killer live show, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ain't no joke

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    June 27, 2002

    Seedy Recovery

    "America's Rolling Stones" gather no moss

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