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Titus Andronicus

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    September 13, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Two very different festivals this weekend: One, Desert Uprising, will fill Ak-Chin Pavilion with metalheads and hard rock fans for acts like Alice in Chians, Jane's Addiction, and Avenged Sevenfold. Lushfest, the other, will fill The Sail Inn with local music fans ready to see Future Loves Past perf ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013
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    June 4, 2013

    Six Reasons to See Ceremony Tonight at Rhythm Room

    Hardcore/post-punk act Ceremony returns to Rhythm Room tonight, and it is not a show to miss. I saw the band perform for the first time about six months ago, opening for Titus Andronicus. The vibe of the night was a little weird -- it was Election Night -- but it ended up being one of my favorite sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Coachella's "Bloom" Video: WTF Does it Mean?

    Yesterday afternoon, the home page of the Coachella website changed to a video called "Bloom," which shows plants and art exhibits sprouting from the ground. Some look pretty creepy--did those worm/slug things 30 seconds into the video really just form a structure? At least the rest are fairly cute ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Top 5 Punk Albums of 2012

    Happy New Year loyal punk fans. If you really tied one on and you're nursing your hangover by chugging some Pedialyte, punk music may be the last thing you want to listen to. But 2012 was a great year for punk releases, which made this list difficult to narrow down to a top five. See also: -10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Retox and Regents, Yucca Tap Room, 11/6/12

    Retox and Regents @ Yucca Tap Room|11/6/12By Mike Bogumill While most people were at the Titus Andronicus and Ceremony show enjoying a bar rock act and a hardcore band, both of which escaped their respective niches to achieve crossover success among general indie audiences, two bands with similarly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Titus Andronicus and Ceremony at Crescent Ballroom, 11/6/12

    Titus Andronicus and Ceremony @ Crescent Ballroom, 11/6/12"Good night, good luck, and four more years!" said Patrick Stickles as he high-fived fans from the stage as Titus Andronicus wrapped up a solid set that ran almost two hours. The night wasn't as political as it could have been, both bands o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Keller Williams, Limbeck, Titus Andronicus, and More Just Announced Shows

    Keller Williams will be hitting The Marquee Theatre on Friday January 18th, pushing his latest release Pick, where he teamed up with The Travelin' McCourys to deliver his unique brand of bluegrass/folk/jazz. When we last caught Williams, at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival, he blew us away. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Metallica Curates Orion Music and More Festival: Who Picked Which Bands?

    Metal legends Metallica recently announced the two-day Orion Music and More Festival, where the band will headline each night by playing a different classic album, Ride the Lightning and The Black Album, in their entirety. There's a super-long video on the festival site featuring an interview with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Replacements Fan Documentary Color Me Obsessed to Screen Tonight at Phoenix Art Museum

    One of the preeminent rock bands of the 1980s finally has gotten the rock-doc treatment, and local fans of The Replacements will get a chance to see it at 7:30 p.m. today at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue. Color Me Obsessed is self-admitted Replacements fanboy Gorman Bechard's lo ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011
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    May 27, 2011

    Stephen "Psyko Steve" Chilton, What Are You Listening To?

    Maria VassettStephen Chilton​Stephen "Psyko Steve" Chilton The Valley-based music promoter has more than 20 events he's producing, which may be found at www.psykosteve.com When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? When I am in the car, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Titus Andronicus Thought Time Touring With the Pogues Sucked

    ​Highly hyped New Jersey band Titus Andronicus' tour with the Pogues infuriated Titus' lead singer, Patrick Stickles, according to Paste.The Pogues, who the members of Titus Andronicus consider to be musical heroes, didn't give their opening band the time of day. They never once watched Titus open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Incoming: CSS, The New Pornographers, Pinback, Titus Andronicus, Slick Rick

    Slick Rick The Ruler​This week's just announced shows list is one of the longest in quite some time. There's a higher quotient of indie rock upcoming shows announced this week, with plenty of Coachella scraps.Yes, even if certain music-related boycotts recently gussied up their websites, bands are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Feb. 7 In Blogs: Super Bowl, Pinback, Caramelpalooza, and Bristol Palin

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Soulja Boy Claims He Wrote "Whip My Hair"

    ​Now that the song has been out for a while, Soulja Boy is claiming he wrote Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair," according to Idolator.Yeah right, I'm calling bullshit. On Sunday, Soulja Boy (@SouljaBoy) tweeted in self-important all caps, "YES ITS TRUE I WROTE 'WHIP MY HAIR' FOR WILLOW SMITH. THATS WH ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 20, 2010

    Pitchfork's Top 10 Albums of 2010 Explained

    Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig​The wonderful people over at Pitchfork just released their 10 best albums of 2010 today. In what should have came as no surprise, Kanye West took the top spot. His latest album had been given a notorious perfect 10 a month ago and, if Rolling Stone and Spin have anyth ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Hooves

    The Decline of Western Civilization, Part IV

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Sept. 7 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, Adult Swim, Chromeo, Thai Elephant, and the Mesa Acid Attack

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Music

    September 2, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    Bob Corritore, Titus Andronicus, Al Jardine, and More in This Week's Issue

    Bob Corritore, local blues extraordinaire​This week's music feature is on Bob Corritore, the supreme blues enthusiast. He discusses how leaving Chicago resulted in a series of fortunate events for him in Phoenix. Between being a disc jockey and co-owning the Rhythm Room, he has plenty to keep hims ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Mojo

    ​Artist: Tom Petty and the HeartbreakersTitle: MojoRelease date: June 15Label: RepriseHow many of you have acts that you'd never call yourself a fan of, would never buy one of their records, or pay money to see in concert, yet recognize that the acts have been around for so long and written songs ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: Delta Spirit, Stereo Total, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Cringe, The Dig, and more

    ​Let's clear off the desk, shall we?Stereo Total: Baby Ouh! -- This band on the Kill Rock Stars label is a multi-lingual new-New Wave boy-girl band with songs sung in English, German, and French. It's quirky with a capital "Q" and not nearly as charming as it thinks it is. Still, most songs are un ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: CocoRosie, Natalie Merchant, Disco Biscuits, The Sadies, Small Black, and more

    ​It's been a pretty big past two weeks for indie rock: Hold Steady, New Pornographers, Flying Lotus, The National, The Dead Weather. That's a lot of heavy-hitters. Meanwhile, some lower-profile stuff has been piling up on my desk, so it's time to give you a rundown of the other stuff I've been lis ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010
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    May 13, 2010

    Cloven-Hoofed Devils

    The Decline of Western Civilization, Part IV: Hooves

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    May 13, 2010

    Male Bonding: Nothing Hurts

    ​Artist: Male BondingTitle: Nothing HurtsRelease date: May 11Label: Sub PopRemember all the buzz about Wavves last year? I thought they were just okay. Hopefully, their next record (slated for release this year) will be better. In the meantime, I'll be listening to the new record by Male Bonding, ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    Nothing Not New: Podcast #2

    ​Hey, we're back with another podcast for your listening pleasure. This time around, music editor Martin Cizmar joined me as we talked into the internal microphone of my office's Mac G5 to create podcast magic.The best thing about tag-teaming the recording of a podcast is finding out things about ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Titus Andronicus at Chyro Arts

    ​Scottsdale's Chyro Arts doesn't have many concerts to go, which is really a shame. As shoegazey New Jersey punks Titus Andronicus noted in their own way the sometimes music venue/sometimes theater has a distinct vibe."We want you to feel free to sit on the couches while we play," said singer Patr ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    March 18, 2010
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    March 18, 2010

    Hemoptysis, Zooey Deschanel, and Greeley Estates in This Week's Issue

    Hemoptysis.​This week's music feature is about Masaki Murashita, the 24-year old lead singer and guitarist of local neo-thrashers Hemoptysis, a band that is rocking SXSW as we speak.Also in this week's issue you'll find pieces on Zooey Deschanel's musical career, and the local post-hardcore band G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    The Dust Jacket: Velvet Eazy E and A Bowling Pin

    ​Welcome to The Grand Tour, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com takes you inside practice spaces, tour vans and seedy apartments occupied by Phoenix-area bands. This week we give you a look inside the industrial cozy space of Phoenix rockers The Dust Jacket. If you would like your band featured, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Titus Andronicus to Play Phoenix on Upcoming "Monitour"

    ​ Last Wednesday was a huge day for Phoenix concert announcements. Devendra Banhart, High on Fire and Past Lives lead the way with shows announced in Phoenix and Tempe. It brings me great joy to find these shows and announce them, especially when I notice a trend of more and more bands choosing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    February 15 In Blogs: Strong Beer, Gallo Blanco, and Carlos Mendoza

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio a Liability in Orange County Sheriff's Race, and His Photo-Op with Hispanic Ha ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    Jay Reatard's Cause of Death Determined

    ​According to the medical examiner in Shelby County, Tennessee, where Memphis is located, 29-year-old Jay Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death." His real name was Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., and on Jan. 17 he was buried near Isaac Hayes. At the ti ... More >>

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    July 29, 2009

    Titus Andronicus Ready to Rock Modified in September

    Glen Rock, NJ rockers Titus Andronicus are set to bring their indie rock stylings to Phoenix come September​Yes, folks, the hits just keep on coming. Indie rock shoegazers Titus Andronicus have announced a September 26 date at Modified Arts. Andronicus' debut album The Airing of Grievances was lau ... More >>

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    October 21, 2004

    Last Call

    Hang up and shut up at the theatre

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    September 16, 2004

    Tongue and Groove

    Count Smokula lights up the Trunk Space

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    May 31, 2001

    Summer Stalk

    The curtain hasn't fallen on all Valley theater action

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