Tony Patino

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    February 11, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week in Phoenix

    For every up there's a down. It's like reading the awesome news that Elton John plays on the new Queens of the Stone Age record the same day you read Christina Applegate is leaving NBC's Up All Night.. Bummer! So here's the bad news: It's Monday, which is the worst. But some good, too: There's some ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    13 Phoenix Bands You Need to Know in 2013: The Complete List

    As 2012 draws to a close, we couldn't be more optimistic about the state of music in the Valley of the Sun. With new bands emerging from various scenes and subgenres, it can be hard to keep up with the latest in Phoenix music. What follows are our picks for 13 acts that will make an impact on the S ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    December 6, 2012
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    February 8, 2007

    Calamari Volta

    The Squids are alright

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    January 25, 2007

    The Squid Revealed

    As you may have read, I've been harassing the guys in Attack of the Giant Squid to let me hear their long-in-development-but-nearly-finished album. Last night they finally came through, treating me to a listen-through at guitarist Tony Patino's house. You'll have to wait for the 2/8 edition of my c ... More >>

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    December 29, 2006


    deep fried squid For the last couple of months - since this blog began, really - I've been harassing my fellow hard-drinker Tony Patino of Attack of the Giant Squid to leak me some preview tracks from the as-yet-untitled album the band's been working on. If you don't know, the Squid is an improvisa ... More >>

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    January 30, 2003

    Wallpaper Chase

    On the coffee-house circuit, the trick is in outperforming the decor