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    October 5, 2013

    Six Innocent Songs Forever Tainted by Breaking Bad

    All bad things must come to an end, or so we were told by countless teasers and promo adds for the final season of Breaking Bad. Looking back on how we got to the conclusion, it's easy to see all the fantastic attributes that made Bad so good. The writers and directors incorporated stunning visuals ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Prince (First Show) - Marquee Theatre - 4/30/2013

    PrinceMarquee TheatreApril 30, 2013 His Royal Purpleness reigned supreme at Marquee Theatre last night, and like most of the people who saw him there, I'm still taking it all in. We just saw a legend perform at a mid-sized venue and we were close enough to actually see his face (when he wasn't hidi ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012
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    July 7, 2012

    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at Talking Stick Resort, 7/6/12

    Joan Jett Talking Stick Resort Friday, July 6, 2012 Joan Jett is one of those musicians whom everybody should see if they get the chance. She's an inspiration to every girl who ever picked up a guitar, pioneering the riot grrl movement before it had a name (she later produced a Bikini Kill album). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Download: Digital Leather, "Young Doctors In Love"

    When we last checked in with Shawn Foree, the man behind synth punk band Digital Leather, he was touring in support of his Fat Possum LP Warm Brother. He's been busy since then, releasing a mini-LP, Infinite Sun on Volar Records (which featured a song "co-written postmortem" by Foree's friend and fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Cage the Elephant's Brad Shultz Talks Religious Music, Coachella, and More

    Cage the Elephant​ In 2009, it was nearly impossible to go a day without hearing "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked" by Kentucky band Cage the Elephant. It was featured on video game soundtracks, movie soundtracks, and it was on heavy rotation on many rock radio stations -- it's probably on the radio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Ten Most Overplayed Sports Arena Songs (with Music)

    ​I was grumblings of the Suns' porous, lackadaisical defense during a recent game when a different debate started between my girlfriend and I.Which Green Day album is "Brain Stew" is on again? The answer, of course, is 1995's Insomniac. But a better question is why such an odd query came ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Ten Songs That Make Me Hate Music

    ​We all have those select few songs we can't stand. Songs that, when they come on your car stereo, make you seriously consider jerking the car into a ditch just to make the pain stop. Songs that a wily FBI profiler could blast at us to stop a hostage situation.Not that anyone is planning to take h ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Queen of Blackhearts

    Joan Jett wants "a fair shot" for Sinner

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Jukebox

    Emerald Lounge
    1514 North Seventh Avenue

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    Mambo King

    After half a century of percussive brilliance, Tito Puente still wants the moon and stars