Welcome to our Label of the Month feature, where we'll expound on some of our favorite music manufacturing companies, the folks that help mold the entire picture for amazing artists and shoot those ideas out into the world. This month, we're aiming our sights on Ghostly International, the Ann Arbor, ... More >>
Arizona Congressman Trent Franks recently addressed accusations that his attempt to ban the imaginary problem of race/gender-based abortions in the United States was just part of some agenda to end all abortions in the country.Well... yeah.Franks was on the Concerned Women for America radio show ... More >>
James KingYour Caption HereLast week, we asked our readers to offer suggestions for an appropriate caption for the above photo we snapped of presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, recalled Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, and fagala-fearing Congressman Trent Franks for this week's New ... More >>
www.savingantiquities.orgTrent was hereA North Carolina man was sentenced to 60 months probation for scratching his name into petroglyphs along the Colorado River that are more than 1,000 years old.In addition to the probation, Trenton Austin Ganey must pay $10,000 restitution and complete 100 co ... More >>
How Phoenix's Smokus Pocus Accidentally Joined the Sound Strike Boycott
I have to admit the announcement that Nine Inch Nails is "boycotting" Arizona kinda slid by me yesterday.After all, like most right thinking people I sorta assumed Trent Reznor was off doing the soundtrack for some children's television program I've never heard of, or civilly married to Marilyn M ... More >>
Xiu Xiu and anthems of self-loathing
In case anyone's been living on the moon for the past week, the latest scandal rocking the U.S. Senate these days involves racial comments made by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and "the maverick's" not sittin' this one out.
Flickr via allysdad's photostream Trent Oeltjen's outstanding offensive efforts for the D-Backs over the past week have put the Australia-born ballplayer in a field of his own. If nothing else, the Arizona Diamondbacks' disastrous 2009 season will be remembered for the number of breakout s ... More >>
I'm not sure what the highlight of Wednesday's big tea-bag-Obama-hate-fest at the Capitol was for me. Was it the high-school girl carrying a sign comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin? Or the belligerent dork talking to state Senator Thayer Verschoor about how he (the d ... More >>
Last week I told you about a story in the Wall Street Journal about Artist approved scalping. Well over the weekend Trent Reznor of NIN posted in the NIN forum on his website a long explanation of the current situation from the perspective of some one in the middle of it. His explanation is br ... More >>
Nine Inch Nails will supposedly be making their final appearance in the Valley for the foreseeable future on Friday, May 15, at Cricket Wireless Pavillion. I say "supposedly" because of the following: A). The date hasn't been confirmed by the venue or its management (but has been reported here, here ... More >>
Amazon just announced their list of the Bestselling Albums of 2008 on their MP3 digital service. At first glance you might not think much of the list: Coldplay, Death Cab For Cutie, 3 Doors Down, Beck, and Radiohead are all near the top of the list. What is remarkable and noteworthy is the #1 spot, ... More >>
By Ray Stern Republican Congressman Trent Franks didn't mince words when Joe Dana from Channel 12 (KPNX) asked him about the immigration sweeps Sheriff Joe Arpaio conducted last week in Surprise, which is part of Trent's Congressional turf. “I think that our focus should not be upon going after ... More >>
Valley shop makes every day Go Skateboarding Day
Vaughn ensures it's amicable
Vinyl is deep and wide at roaming event
Letters from the week of August 26, 2004
Think your kid could be the next Shea Hillenbrand or Curt Schilling? Hook him up with the major leaguers in metro Phoenix youth baseball.
Forget Janet Jackson. The Purple One - now he'd make a great Super Bowl attraction.
Much like his Hawaiian waves, flip-flop folkie Jack Johnson finds a near-perfect groove
Honeydogs: Here's Luck (Palm)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy turns Gibson's into a scene from Swingers
Swingers hoists low-budget toast to "cocktail nation"
The guiterrorists in Germany's KMFDM "rip the system" with gallows humor and high-tech aggression