Looking for something to do this weekend? "Night Owl" is a quick guide to special nights at bars and clubs around town. We'll give you a few hints re: cover, dress code, music and atmosphere. Every other Tuesday marks The Hot Plate at The Lost Leaf.The Hot Plate doesn't heat up your Tuesd ... More >>
In this week's music feature, New Times takes a look at the music and history of Valley DJ/reggae performer Tony Culture. Culture acts as sort of an elder statesman of reggae in Phoenix, and our interview covered much more ground than I had room to include in the paper. Culture is scheduled to p ... More >>
Kurt VileThis week's issue features Tony Culture, a local artist who has his roots in Jamaica. As a fan of the Studio 1 and "lovers rock," he loves many styles of reggae. He's a do-it-all MC, DJ and Sound System master. His wife owns Afida's Hair Culture, which is where you can see Tony ... More >>
DJ Organic by Xappa For a crate digging DJ, nothing is quite as exciting a truly rare find. Dry spells are common; you can go months of searching high and low through thrift shops and garage sales with nary a decent find.For Dominic Khin Htay, known better by his professional handle DJ Organic, t ... More >>
Boasting a collection of over 8,000 45's, you never know exactly what Sir Smeezy, AKA DJ Smite is going to bring out for his Hot Plate night ever first Tuesday at The Lost Leaf. The man's vast collection spans genres from funk, salsa, punk and gospel, and all are fair game when he takes to the t ... More >>
If you missed Tony Culture spinning reggae and dancehall music during last weekend's ultra-packed First Friday celebration, don't worry. You can always catch the dreadlocked DJ working the turntables next month. Or the month after that. And then the month after that.
In fact, the Jamaican-b ... More >>